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No 'charity' over Red Bull F1 engine situation

But those talks stopped when it became clear Mercedes would not supply Red Bull and Ferrari said they could not supply them their 2016 engine next season. "But the team in Milton Keynes have demonstrated their ability to work to massively tight deadlines and I'm sure we'll be able to meet whatever targets we need to so long as we come to a decision in the next couple of weeks".

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Nokia Networks to Test pCell Tech

Nokia said that pCell has the potential to enhance the capacity of conventional TD-LTE networks in certain use cases, while remaining compatible with unmodified devices. If the tests are successful, and the technology proves to be solid and economically feasible, Nokia will integrate it into existing systems. On the photo: Visitors look at Windows-enabled smartphones, including the Nokia Lumia series, at the Microsoft stand the 2015 CeBIT technology trade fair on March 16, 2015 in Hanover, ...

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Amazon opens its first physical bookstore

Amazon Books (catchy name, right?) will stock around 6,000 titles at the same price as on its website. Books include a placard which has their Amazon .com rating and customer reviews. "We don't think there's anything ironic", Cast said . "We're certainly excited about this one". Now in its 20th year of existence, Amazon's opening of a physical store could represent a landmark moment in the history of retail should the company decide an expanded physical presence is something ...

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Microsoft Office Apps for Android Updated with New Features

In addition, Office Online documents will have direct links to carry out instant messaging conversations or video calling sessions. Improvements to Microsoft Office for Android have been small but consistent, and today brings another round of updates to Excel, Word and Powerpoint.

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Surface Book and Pro 4 Firmware Update Fixes Screen Flickering, Improves Stability

More details about the updates are available at the Microsoft update site. Microsoft's latest patch should fix the problem. There's been enough reported issues with Microsoft new hardware devices (the Surface Book in particular) that incoming fixes are as highly anticipated as Santa Claus on Christmas Eve.

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Finally! The Wii U Outsells…The Sega Dreamcast

Amiibo sales continue to be "robust" though specifics wasn't offered, while the company also reiterated we'll see at least one Nintendo Direct this year. The Wii U is still failing to keep our attention after having three years to get up to speed. It's reportedly a minor slip and nothing a high profile release can't fix, like next month's "Yo-Kai Watch".