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MediaTek and Gameloft team up to put more games on phones

Semiconductor company MediaTek and Gameloft have joined forces to develop games for phones based on MediaTek's chipsets, they announced on Friday.

Samsung launches low-end Windows Phone with 4-inch display

Samsung Electronics has announced the Samsung Omnia M, a Windows Phone with a 4-inch Super AMOLED display that will first become available in Europe.

Twitter acquires email marketer RestEngine

Twitter has acquired RestEngine, a two-and-half-year-old company that has helped social app publishers send emails based on a user's social graph, RestEngine said on Thursday.

Citrix boosts VDI offering with products, acquisition and details at cloud-based future

Citrix Systems is upgrading XenDesktop, acquiring Virtual Computer, introducing a new type of hardware-assisted thin client and initiating a cloud project in an effort to make its virtual desktop infrastructure offering more attractive.

Nokia loses UK patent appeal against IPCom, repercussions debated

London's Court of Appeal has dismissed Nokia's attempt to overturn a ruling that it infringed on an IPCom patent. Nokia said the decision won't affect its current products, but IPCom doesn't agree and is continuing to seek an injunction against all Nokia 3G phones, it said.

Amazon Web Services aims to make life easier for Windows developers

Amazon Web Services (AWS) now allows ASP.NET developers to take advantage of Elastic Beanstalk, which has been developed to make it easier to roll out cloud-based applications, the company said on Tuesday.

Ericsson lets operators speed up mobile, fixed networks using caching

Using caching technology from Akamai Technologies, Ericsson's Smart Cloud Accelerator, announced Wednesday, is designed to allow operators to improve performance in both fixed and mobile networks.

Sony launches 13-megapixel smartphone with LTE, but only for Japan

Sony Mobile Communications has launched two new Android-based LTE smartphones for the Japanese market; the light-weight Xperia SX and the Xperia GX, which has a 13-megapixel camera, the company said on Wednesday.

3LM, Symantec and Wyse all aim to simplify management of mobile devices

At three different events in three different U.S. cities 3LM, Symantec and Wyse Technology are all showing upgraded or new products to help IT staff better cope with the smartphones, tablets and other devices users are allowed to bring to work.

IT budgets grow as SMBs spend more on tablets and cloud services, says survey

Small and medium-sized businesses are spending more money on IT, including adopting tablets, cloud services and virtualization to a greater extent, according to Spiceworks' State of SMB IT survey.

Samsung, Qualcomm join forces on wireless charging

Samsung Electronics and Qualcomm have joined forces and formed the Alliance for Wireless Power (A4WP) which aims to accelerate the development of wireless charging, the companies said Monday.

LinkedIn tp buy SlideShare for $119M

LinkedIn is acquiring SlideShare, which allows its users to share presentations online, for US$118.75 million as it tries to find new ways to make its site more useful, the company said on Thursday.

Samsung launches the Galaxy S III smartphone

Samsung Electronics has launched the Galaxy S III, which comes with a quad-core processor, a bigger screen and a host of software features, including voice recognition, the company said at an event in London.

Xamarin has ported Android from Java to C#

Xamarin has ported Android to C# in an effort to improve its own development tools and show that the OS doesn't have to be dependent on Java.

Nokia sues HTC, RIM and Viewsonic over patent infringement

Nokia has filed claims in the U.S. and Germany saying that products from HTC, Research In Motion (RIM) and ViewSonic infringe a number of the company's patents, it said on Wednesday.

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