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Is Microsoft making a back-up plan by investing in Cyanogen?

James O'Malley Android, Microsoft, Mobile phones Leave a Comment

Perhaps the most intriguing news of the day is that Microsoft has bought a minority investment in Cyanogen Inc - the company that is behind the popular Android "fork" CyanogenMod. CyanogenMod doesn't come as standard on normal Android phones - instead it is an open source alternative to Google's version of Android that can be…

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The UK Top 10 video games chart: GTA V still reigns supreme

Stuart O'Connor Gaming, Microsoft, Nintendo, Playstation 3, PlayStation 4, Sony, Top 10 Video Games Chart, Video games, Wii U, Xbox 360, Xbox One Leave a Comment

Grand Theft Auto V holds on to No.1 for a third consecutive week. Rockstar/Take 2’s blockbuster has now notched up a total of seven weeks at No.1 which is more weeks on top than any other GTA title. Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare and FIFA 15 swap places with Activision Blizzard’s title up…

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The UK Top 10 video games chart: GTA V holds on strong at the top

Stuart O'Connor Gaming, Microsoft, Nintendo, Playstation 3, PlayStation 4, Sony, Top 10 Video Games Chart, Video games, Wii U, Xbox 360, Xbox One Leave a Comment

Grand Theft Auto V comfortably holds on to its No.1 crown following its return to the top last week. FIFA 15 climbs a place to No.2, just edging ahead of Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare which is down to No.3. With no new releases to speak of the Top 10 is made up…

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The Digest: Uber promises 50,000 jobs in Europe… and 4 other things people are talking about today

Stuart O'Connor Apps, Computer Security, Google, Internet, iPhone, Microsoft, The Digest, Transport, Travel Gadgets, Windows Leave a Comment

Uber taxi firm promises 50,000 jobs under 'new' Europe deal | BBC News "The chief executive of the online taxi-sharing firm Uber has said he wants to make 2015 a year of rapid expansion in Europe. Travis Kalanick told a conference in Munich that Uber could create 50,000 jobs as part of a…

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The Digest: Console sales rise… and 4 other things people are talking about today

Stuart O'Connor Computer Security, Computers, Internet Of Things, Microsoft, Mobile phones, PlayStation 4, Sony, The Digest, Video games, Xbox One, YouTube Leave a Comment

Console sales up dramatically in 2014 as Xbox One finishes strongly | Engadget "Console fanboys, get ready to gloat - or mope. Actually, (nearly) everybody can be cheered by the latest data from NPD, which showed console sales up a cool 20 percent from last year to to over $5 billion. Leading the…

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The UK Top 10 video games chart: GTA V kicks off the new year on top

Stuart O'Connor Computers, Gadgets, Gaming, Microsoft, Nintendo, Playstation 3, PlayStation 4, Sony, Top 10 Video Games Chart, Video games, Wii U, Xbox 360, Xbox One Leave a Comment

The second week of 2015 sees a return to No.1 for Rockstar/Take 2 and Grand Theft Auto V. This is actually only the fifth No.1 for GTA V, which some people may find surprising given its status as fastest-selling game within a seven-day period and also the fact that this game has sold…

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The Digest: Netflix denies VPN crackdown… and 4 other things people are talking about today

Stuart O'Connor Facebook, Gadgets, Microsoft, Netflix, The Digest Leave a Comment

Netflix: VPN crackdown claims 'false', says executive | BBC News "Netflix has criticised 'false' reports it has been cracking down on customers using a work-around to watch media blocked in their area. The company denied reports it had stepped up its attempts to block access via virtual private networks (VPNs). Netflix said its…

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