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Nokia begins rolling out Nokia Belle updates to handsets

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Nokia has announced it has officially started rolling out updates for its Symbian-powered handsets, delivering the new Nokia Belle update to bring an fresh new look, added features and improved performance. The update will roll out to the Nokia N8, Nokia E7, Nokia E6, Nokia X7, Nokia C6-01, Nokia C7 today,...
Nokia begins rolling out Nokia Belle updates to handsets

Nokia confirms white Lumia 800 to launch in Europe by the end of February

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Nokia has announced it will debut a white version of its Lumia 800 Windows Phone by the end of February, adding to the cyan, magenta and black models which went on sale in November. Like its older brethren, the white Lumia 800 will feature a 3.7-inch AMOLED ClearBlack curved display, a 1.4 GHz...
Nokia confirms white Lumia 800 to launch in Europe by the end of February

TNW’s Daily Dose – 24 hours of tech news in 5 minutes [Audio]

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Netflix releases its first original content, the Super Bowl smashes a Twitter record and one Russian mobile operator has encouraged its customers to compete to be the ultimate 3G data hog. It’s all in today’s Daily Dose. You can catch The Daily Dose every Monday through Friday right here on...
TNW’s Daily Dose – 24 hours of tech news in 5 minutes [Audio]

Nokia 808 PureView heads to Mexico, sends high-resolution postcards

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Hold off on that Aeroflot booking just for now. While this isn't the US release many will be anticipating, it looks like Nokia's big-eyed 808 PureView phone is getting a release a little closer to home. Those of you wanting to sample some of that 41-megapixel delight, now need...
Nokia 808 PureView heads to Mexico, sends high-resolution postcards
Researchers Build Hard Drive of Future With Frickin’ Lasers

Nokia 808 PureView to launch in India and Russia from this month

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Nokia has said that it will begin rolling out its Symbian-powered Nokia 808 PureView to “select markets” in May, initially launching the 41-megapixel device in Russian and Indian markets. Having launched in this year’s Mobile World Congress, the device won awards for its impressive optics and ability to capture incredible...
Nokia 808 PureView to launch in India and Russia from this month

Nokia 808 PureView available this month in Russia and India

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Are you eagerly awaiting to get your hands on Espoo's 41 megapixel Symbian Belle flagship? We bet you are, and perhaps today is your lucky day -- if you live in India and Russia, that is. Nokia's just officially announced that the 808 Pureview will be available this month...
Nokia 808 PureView available this month in Russia and India

After Raising $100 Million, Russia’s Amazon (OZON) Acquires Russia’s Zappos (Sapato)

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OZON, often dubbed the ‘Amazon of Russia’, has acquired 100% of Sapato.ru, often dubbed the ‘Zappos of Russia’. I hope I don’t really need to remind you that Amazon acquired Zappos back in 2009. The acquisition of the online shoe and accessories retailer, which had been whispered about for the...
After Raising $100 Million, Russia’s Amazon (OZON) Acquires Russia’s Zappos (Sapato)

StatCounter: Google Chrome became the world’s most popular browser…for a day

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Last week, Google’s Chrome browser became the world’s most popular browser for the first time, topping the charts for just a single day (on a Sunday no less) as it continues to see increased usage all over the world. Chrome’s growth was charted by website analytics service StatCounter, which noted...
StatCounter: Google Chrome became the world’s most popular browser…for a day

Distimo takes a close look at four fast-emerging mobile app economies

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The Next Web got an exclusive first look at the latest report from mobile app store analytics company Distimo, in which it takes a detailed look at four fast-growing emerging markets outside of East Asia (which is also still booming, thanks for asking): Russia, Brazil, Mexico and Turkey. The company...
Distimo takes a close look at four fast-emerging mobile app economies

Win a vacay for downloading 419GB over 3G?

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Well, only in Russia, where telco MegaFon doled out prizes for those who used the most amount of data on its 3G unlimited data service....
Win a vacay for downloading 419GB over 3G?

10 Things You Need To Know This Morning (GOOG, AAPL, FB, MSFT, HPQ)

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Good morning! Here's the news: Here's the breakdown on the Superbowl's impressive Twitter traffic. You can win a vacation for abusing your 3G connection in Russia. Google has poached an Apple exec for a big secret project. The least stealthy startup in the Valley has officially launched. Mark Zuckerberg's...
10 Things You Need To Know This Morning (GOOG, AAPL, FB, MSFT, HPQ)

Russian carrier MegaFon holds contest that gives 'unlimited 3G data' a whole new meaning

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Unlimited data plans may be a distant memory for most in the US, but the situation is looking much better in Russia. There's perhaps no better example of this than a recent contest orchestrated by MegaFon, the country's second-largest cellular provider. The company challenged its customers to usurp as...
Russian carrier MegaFon holds contest that gives 'unlimited 3G data' a whole new meaning
Lamborghini to launch luxury phones in Russia this summer

Europe’s online advertising market grows to 21 billion euros, now accounts for 20% of total spend: IAB

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The online advertising market grew 14.5 percent year-over-year to a market value of almost 21 billion euros, according to IAB Europe, which has just released the results of its sixth annual AdEx Benchmark survey. The findings of the survey, which were released today at IAB Europe’s Interact conference in Barcelona,...
Europe’s online advertising market grows to 21 billion euros, now accounts for 20% of total spend: IAB

Facebook shares fall to new low

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Facebook shares fall to a new low below $29, less than two weeks after its high-profile flotation, as Russia's biggest social network cancels its planned share sale....
Facebook shares fall to new low

Google closes Motorola Mobility purchase; Sanjay Jha out, Dennis Woodside in as CEO

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Having received final approval from Chinese authorities at the weekend, Google has announced that its $12.5 billion acquisition of Motorola Mobility (MMI) has finally closed, with Dennis Woodside becoming the company’s new CEO, replacing former chief Sanjay Jha. Google says that the acquisition closed at a price of $40 per share in...
Google closes Motorola Mobility purchase; Sanjay Jha out, Dennis Woodside in as CEO

“Deezer now covers all European countries from Iceland to Russia (46 countries).”

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The headline is actually a sentence lifted from a press release issued earlier this morning by music streaming and discovery company Deezer, which aims to rival the likes of Spotify and Rdio on an increasingly global level. Starting today, Deezer is apparently available in all of Eastern Europe in addition...
“Deezer now covers all European countries from Iceland to Russia (46 countries).”

Updated Apple TV with 1080p Video Support to Maintain $99 Price Tag

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9to5Mac reports that it has now received pricing information from reliable source "Mr. X" on the part number for the updated Apple TV revealed last week, with the new model coming in at the same $99 price as the current model.The Apple TV J33 model, MD199LL/A – J33 BEST -USA,...
Updated Apple TV with 1080p Video Support to Maintain $99 Price Tag

Russians say they intend to establish permanent moon bases

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At Washington meeting between heads of national space agencies, Russia's space agency puts down a moon marker. [Read more]...
Russians say they intend to establish permanent moon bases

Android Overtakes iOS In App Downloads In UK, Germany, Russia. U.S. To Follow Next Month

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With Android accounting for the majority of smartphones worldwide at the moment, it’s finally also starting to become the most dominant player in apps, too. Figures out today from analytics firm Xyologic note that Android now accounts for the majority of downloads in the UK, Germany and Russia, and predicts...
Android Overtakes iOS In App Downloads In UK, Germany, Russia. U.S. To Follow Next Month

Apple tried but failed to poach freshly minted Motorola Mobility CEO Dennis Woodside

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With Google’s $12.5 billion acquisition of Motorola Mobility finally completed, a new report has brought to light the fact that Apple, one of its biggest rivals, tried to lure away Google executive Dennis Woodside, who was just named as Motorola’s new CEO. Citing two people familiar with the matter, Bloomberg Businessweek...
Apple tried but failed to poach freshly minted Motorola Mobility CEO Dennis Woodside

E-commerce in Russia: The rules are different

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Russia is the last e-frontier in Europe. So why haven't big companies like Google and Amazon had much luck there? By Maelle Gavet, contributor FORTUNE -- When it comes to the likes of Amazon, eBay and Google, one might think Russia would welcome such foreign Internet giants with open arms....
E-commerce in Russia: The rules are different

Russia's unlikely internet giant

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How a minor US blog site became a hotbed of Russian dissent...
Russia's unlikely internet giant

Spontaneous iPhone combustion? Again?

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An Apple service center in Russia is allegedly the scene of another spontaneous combustion of a smartphone. [Read more]...
Spontaneous iPhone combustion? Again?

Twitter signs first search deal in Russia

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Users of the leading Russian search engine will now be able to search for tweets, as part of a new partnership, while Twitter continues to be unable sign a similar deal with Google....
Twitter signs first search deal in Russia
Russian space agency confirms plans for Moon base
Ustream is pissed about DDOS attack, may launch Russian site tomorrow
Russian Internet policy at odds with that of Western countries

Java-based Web Attack Installs Hard-to-detect Malware in RAM

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A hard-to-detect piece of malware that doesn't create files on infected systems was dropped onto the computers of visitors to popular news sites in Russia....
Java-based Web Attack Installs Hard-to-detect Malware in RAM
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