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Will the latest smartphone burn up its competition? Are video game sales about to skyrocket? Plus other burning questions.

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Jan 28, 2013

by Jim Kerr

Are you in the market for a new smartphone?

With iPhone sales lagging, Blackberry giving it another go and Android use on the rise, there’s a new player in the game. Mozilla is announcing plans to launch a Firefox-powered smartphone that will be based on HTML5 web programming language. Is the market becoming too saturated?

Is your tech company having a hard time staying a step ahead of the competition? Apparently moving to Russia, which one electronics retailer refers to as its “time machine,” is a good first step.

Now might be the time to start investing in companies like Sony and Nintendo – reports say the Chinese government could soon end a 13-year ban on video game consoles.


We all know that Twitter is a great resource for businesses, but here’s a new one for you: a recent study from the University of South Carolina says it could also help you lose weight!

It’s been said that employees are the building blocks of any good organization…unless that organization is Lego. In that case, it’s the actual building blocks, which were patented 55 years ago this week.

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