Daily Archives: December 6, 2010

Tim Bradshaw

Google will release the latest version of its flagship Android smartphone this month, made by Samsung and offering a curved screen and faster processor.

The Nexus S is the first handset to feature the latest version of Google’s Android operating system, dubbed Gingerbread. It comes as smartphones running Google’s software overtake Apple and close in on Nokia in global market share. More than 200,000 smartphones running Android are activated every day, Google says. Read more

Chris Nuttall

Facebook has announced a new look for its members’ profile pages, which, while largely cosmetic, does encourage users to add more information on their work interests.

In upgrading to my new profile page, I was prompted to add my current work information, a move that puts the 500m-strong social network in closer competition with the LinkedIn service. Read more