Posts Tagged ‘Germany’

Arsenal’s new boundaries all too evident against Borussia Dortmund

imageDespite its last-gasp nature the point gained in Germany will ultimately be seen as a good result by Arsène Wenger

Talk to the football fan on the street in England about Europe’s super-clubs and the chances are that Borussia Dortmund will not merit a mention. Bayern Munich will normally be advanced as Germany’s representative, as the discussion incorporates the rival powers of Spain, England and Italy. (more…)

Google gives HTC patents so it can sue Apple

imageGoogle is stepping up its battle with Apple by handing mobile phone manufacturers patents they need to sue the iPhone maker.

The web search giant has sold nine key patents to HTC, allowing the Taiwanese mobile phone manufacturer to sue Apple for infringements of intellectual property.

Apple was already locked in an intellectual property dispute with HTC regarding a number of alleged breaches of Apple patents in its Android handsets. However, on Thursday HTC lodged counter-suits against Apple in two US courts using some of the patents transferred from Google, and also filed a complaint at the US International Trade Commission. (more…)

World Snooker Championship 2011: Mark Allen pulls back from the brink


• Northern Irishman beats Matthew Stevens from 9-6 down
• John Higgins takes 6-3 overnight lead against Stephen Lee

Mark Allen , a semi-finalist here two years ago and a quarter-finalist last year, produced a remarkable recovery from three down with four to play to beat Matthew Stevens 10-9 and advance to the last 16 of the World Championship. (more…)

Google Android confirms smartphone dominance

imageGoogle’s Android operating system now powers nearly four in ten of all British smartphones
New research has confirmed Google growing dominance in mobile phones across Europe. In Britain, 38 per cent of all smartphones now run Google Android, compared to 35.9 per cent in France and 35.5 per cent in Germany. (more…)


This was the best game we have seen so far. GERMANY scored most goals yet in FIFA World Cup 2010. This win put them on top of Group D and they are sharing the top spot with Ghana who won the match earlier against Serbia. Goals from Lukas Podolski and Miroslav Klose put the game out of reach in the first half for Aussies. (more…)