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Ahrendts joins Apple as the senior vice president for retail and online stores and will be responsible of overseeing the strategy, expansions and general operations of these stories.... She will report direct to Tim Cook.

Ahrendts, who was chief executive at fashion retailer Burberry for almost 10 years, isn’t the first left-field choice Apple has made when it comes to ret...

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When speaking to Australian publication ARN recently, Microsoft exec Jack Cowett – who works on marketing the Surface tablets – inferred that some consumers didn’t know the difference... between the Surface Pro and Surface RT.

“We think that there was some confusion in the market last year on the difference between Surface RT and Surface Pro,” said Cowett. “We wa...

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Since April 2013, patients have been asked whether they would recommend hospitals and clinics to their friends and family if they needed similar care or treatment.

The program, called the “Friends... and Family Test” is being made available in several locations around the UK including Birmingham and Solihull Mental HealthNHS Foundation Trust (BSMHFT) and their partnered charities. The surveys are given...

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In the past, concerns have been raised on how health can be effected by too much screen time (particularly in education), the ‘tablet hunch’ and desktop keyboards, with the latter two in... particular often cited for causing posture problems and bringing about repetitive strain injury.

However, while those issues may not cause any serious health issues, the latest report from a co...

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Microsoft's Surface reseller program, which debuted in the U.S. last month, has now been extended to 17 other countries including Canada, France, Germany, Italy, and the UK.

"In... addition to offering Microsoft’s extended warranty and accidental damage, resellers bring a variety of additional value-added services to the Surface family, such as asset tagging, custom imagin...

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In a note on its Nokia Conversations blog, the company said that it ‘can’t tell you what it is yet’ but advised visitors to return to the blog for the announcement at 9.a.m UK time... on Tuesday.

Nokia announced its high-end Lumia 1020 smartphone in New York just a few days ago, which could mean that the announcement is a new tablet or phablet device.

Online reports s...

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Times of India reports that the entry-level tablet’s specifications are currently being finalized but claims that the government will demand that the model has a 7-inch 800 x 480 resolution display,... at least 1GB of RAM, 4GB of internal storage and the Android Jelly Bean OS (presumably Android 4.1).

What is less clear though is whether UK vendor Datawind will continue working on the project. The...

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But Windows 8 tablets got a boost from BA CityFlyer this week when the British Airways subsidiary announced it’s the first UK airline to deploy Panasonic’s rugged Toughpad tablets for flights... operating out of London City Airport.

Specifically, Toughpad FZ-G1 tablets running Windows 8 Professional, are being used by engineers and flight crew on each of the airline's aircraft.

T...

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The company, which rebranded from Research in Motion at the start of the year, posted a $98 million net profit for the final quarter of its financial year, a rise of $9 million from its previous quarter... but a loss of $125 million against the same period one year ago.

Revenue was also down, dropping from $4.2 billion to $2.68 billion, while the number of BlackBerry handset subscribers dropped by th...

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The offer, first detailed in the print newspaper today, will be offered to readers signing up for a one-year digital or print subscription and will run until December 17. The deal only applies to Google's... 8GB Nexus 7 tablet, which usually retails for $199.

A digital-only subscription to the FT starts at $447 per year, while annual access to both the print and digital editions comes in at $597. 

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