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iPhone tops in US as Android rules the world

Apple's iPhone remained the most popular smartphone among US buyers in the closing months of 2012 while Android handsets were on top worldwide, Kantar Worldpanel ComTech reported on Tuesday.

dateJan 22, 2013 in Software
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Spain fines top 3 telecoms companies $159 million

(AP)—Spain's National Competition Commission has fined top telecommunications operators Telefonica, Vodafone and Orange a total of €120 million ($159 million) for abusing their dominant position and charging excessively ...

dateDec 20, 2012 in Business
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Climate scepticism highest in US, Britain

Awareness of climate change is high in many countries, especially the tropics, but in Britain, Japan and the United States many are doubtful about the cause, a poll published on Thursday said.

dateOct 04, 2012 in Environment
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EU clears UK 'mobile phone wallets' venture

The European Commission said Wednesday that it has cleared a joint venture between operators Telefonica of Spain and Vodafone and Everything Everywhere in Britain in mobile phone commerce.

dateSep 06, 2012 in Telecom
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The NBA league is more equal than the ACB

Competitiveness amongst NBA teams is more constant throughout seasons than during the ACB basketball league (Spain), which also falls after every Olympic Games. According to a study from the University of ...

dateAug 13, 2012 in Mathematics
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Amadeus quarterly profit soars 30 percent

Spain's Amadeus, the world's biggest processor of travel bookings, on Friday announced second-quarter net profits of 164.6 million euros ($200.9 million), up 30.3 percent on the same period last year.

dateAug 03, 2012 in Business
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Biodiesel can cut greenhouse gas emissions

Researchers in Spain have discovered that greenhouse gas emissions can be reduced through the use of biodiesel. The group from Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (UPM) in Spain investigated the benefits ...

dateJul 19, 2012 in Environment
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Fossil egg links dinosaurs to modern birds

Researchers from Spain identified in Lleida a series of dinosaur eggs with a unique characteristic: They are oval in shape. The discovery represents proof in favor of the hypothesis that birds and non avian theropods, dinosaurs ...

dateJul 12, 2012 in Archaeology & Fossils
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