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Sencha works with SAP to simplify development of HTML5 apps

Sencha has worked with SAP to make it easier for users to build HTML5-based applications using Sencha Touch 2 and a new connector, the company said on Monday.

UBS to take legal action against Nasdaq over Facebook IPO

Swiss bank UBS is planning to take legal action against Nasdaq OMX Group to recoup losses it made related to the Facebook IPO, the company said on Tuesday as it reported its second quarter results.

Apple gains on Android camp in the US, according to market researcher

Android's market share dropped and Apple iOS' share grew as smartphone unit sales decreased in the U.S during the second quarter, according to market research company Strategy Analytics.

RHEL now available on Reserved Instances in Amazon's cloud

Amazon Web Services has added the ability to run Red Hat Enterprise Linux as a Reserved Instance, which allows users to cut their costs, the company said on Monday.

LG adds 3D gaming to smart TVs

LG Electronics is adding 3D-enabled gaming to its smart TVs with the arrival of five titles in its app store, the company said on Sunday.

Six ways to make mobile networks perform better

To achieve higher download and upload speeds, vendors and operators are planning to use a number of different technologies over the coming years in both HSPA and LTE networks.

Adobe says no Flash Player for Android 4.1, plans to withdraw app on Aug. 15

There will be no certified implementations of Adobe Systems' Flash Player for Android 4.1, and on Aug. 15 the player will take a bow and no longer be available for download from Google's app store Play, Adobe said in blog post on Thursday.

Google's App Engine comes to Europe

Google has added the ability to run App Engine applications on a cluster located in Europe, in order to improve performance for local users, the company said at the Google I/O developer conference.

HP improves thin client performance with new tool

Hewlett-Packard's new Velocity software helps IT staff optimize network performance for users who work on its thin or zero clients, the company said on Wednesday.

Qualcomm introduces updated augmented reality platform, new SDK

Qualcomm has expanded its augmented reality platform with cloud-based image recognition, and announced a new SDK for adding contextual information to apps and a developer competition for Windows 8 RT.

Nokia releases Windows Phone update for Lumia 800 and 710

Nokia has started rolling out a Windows Phone software update for the Lumia 800 and the Lumia 710, which includes Wi-Fi tethering and a feature that silences incoming calls and messages when the phone is turned face down, the company said in a blog post on Wednesday.

Interest in small cells grows, but installation challenges abound

Small mobile base stations are getting more attention as operators combat growing data volumes, but rolling out the equipment cost effectively is far from easy, Telefónica UK's chief radio engineer Robert Joyce said during a round table discussion organized by the Small Cell Forum.

Operators will test Wi-Fi roaming, simplified login in Q4

The Wi-Fi Alliance has begun certifying products that simplify access to hotspots and roaming between different mobile service operators; providers and equipment vendors are expected to test these products in the fourth quarter, the Wireless Broadband Alliance said on Tuesday.

Google allows developers to answer user comments in Play app store

Google is adding the ability for developers to respond to reviews and comments posted about their apps on the Play app store, the company said in a blog post on Thursday.

Flipboard arrives for Android with Google+ and YouTube

Flipboard is now available for Android. The app, which aggregates content in a magazine-like format, also integrates content from Google+ and YouTube, a Flipboard blog post said on Friday.

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