Tag Archive for Germany

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Encrypted Skype-rival Wire is now open source

The encrypted messaging service Wire has announced that it is going open source. With the source code for the Wire clients now available, developers are free to test the strength of the privacy provision offered by the service.

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The ARCHOS 50 Diamond is a high-spec Android smartphone for less than €200

Powerful Android smartphones sold at affordable prices was one of the stories of 2014, as far as China’s mobile market was concerned. With the new year now upon us, French company ARCHOS is hoping to spread this low-cost phenomenon with the introduction of the ARCHOS 50 Diamond.

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Rivals struggle as Android sees European growth surge

Android has recorded strong growth in Europe’s biggest five economies. Google’s mobile operating system now has a 68.6% share across Germany, the UK, France, Spain and Italy, according Kantar Worldpanel ComTech’s sales data for the last three months of 2013.

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Google gets involved in HTC/Nokia patent dispute

After pursuing HTC through the British court system, Nokia has continued its patent battle in Germany. As a result of the latest action, an injunction has been secured throughout the country again all of HTC’s Android smartphones, following a ruling by the Munich I Regional Court.

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Twitter to be preinstalled on some Android handsets in Europe

A deal between Twitter and Deutsche Telekom will see Twitter integrated into some Android handsets in Europe. The agreement will apply to selected Android phones sold on its networks in Germany, the Netherlands, Romania, Croatia and Greece.

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Google Play Music All Access expands to Germany

Google’s music subscription service has launched in another major European market. Following agreements with the major record labels, Google Play Music All Access in now available in Germany.

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