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Oracle and Nokia strike mapping deal

Nokia and Oracle have joined forces on mapping, with details of the deal to be announced at the Oracle OpenWorld conference on Monday.

Adobe ships PhoneGap Build to simplify cross-platform development

Adobe Systems has launched PhoneGap Build, a service that aims to make it easier to develop cross-platform mobile applications by allowing them to be compiled in the cloud, the company said on Monday.

London iPhone 5 buyers disagree on need for LTE, but look forward to bigger screen

The iPhone 5's bigger screen was the big draw among people waiting in line for the new model, while opinions are split over whether to sign up for an LTE subscription or not.

Microsoft scores victory in German patent fight with Motorola

Google-owned Motorola Mobility is infringing a Microsoft patent related to text input, a lower regional court in Munich decided on Thursday. The verdict will result in a sales ban on some phones and Motorola will also be liable for damages if an expected appeal is unsuccessful, the court said.

Unity's development platform will support Nintendo Wii U

Unity Technologies has joined forces with Nintendo to provide development tools which can be used to produce games for the upcoming Wii U console.

HTC hopes colors will help new Windows Phones 8S and 8X stand out

HTC and Nokia are turning to brighter colors to help their Windows Phone 8-based devices stand out in the ultracompetitive smartphone sector.

Samsung increases future smartphone storage capacity to 128GB

Samsung Electronics' semiconductor arm has begun volume production of 128GB embedded memory modules for next-generation smartphones, tablets and other mobile devices, the company said on Tuesday.

Cloudian hopes to woo enterprises with free edition of storage platform

Cloudian has launched a free, community edition of its software and object-based storage platform, which can store up to 100TB and be integrated with Amazon's cloud, the company said on Tuesday.

Motorola launches Razr i smartphone with 2GHz Intel Atom processor

Google-owned Motorola Mobility has launched its first smartphone with an Atom processor from Intel, the companies announced at an event in London on Tuesday.

Euro-based body starts handing out its last block of IPv4 addresses

RIPE NCC, which allocates IP addresses in Europe, the Middle East and parts of Central Asia, has started to hand out IPv4 addresses from the last block that it holds, the organization said on Friday.

Amazon Web Services simplifies private cloud configuration, adds SQL Server

Amazon Web Services (AWS) has made it possible to connect to its Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) service using static routing, while also allowing enterprises to run SQL Server within the private cloud, the company said on Thursday.

Apple's iPhone 5 a mixed bag for European operators

Deutsche Telekom in Germany and EE in the U.K. stand to gain from Apple's decision to support only one European LTE band, 1800MHz, on the iPhone 5, while Vodafone is on the losing end in both countries.

Amazon allows European mobile developers to get paid electronically

Amazon is making it easier for developers in some European countries to get paid for selling their apps on the Amazon Appstore, the company said in a blog post on Wednesday.

Microsoft prepares developers for Windows Phone 8 SDK launch

Microsoft started accepting on Wednesday requests for access to the Windows Phone SDK 8.0 Developer Preview program, the company [said in a blog post.

Amazon Web Services allows users to sell reserved instances

Amazon Web Services (AWS) has announced an online marketplace where users of its cloud computing services can sell their reserved server instances to other companies, the company said on Wednesday.

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