HELSINKI (Reuters) – Nokia surprised investors with strong quarterly earnings and raised its full-year profit margin forecast as network operators install more powerful systems to cope with surging mobile data traffic.

    

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BEIJING (Reuters) – The mobile industry has long held that Samsung’s broad range of mobile devices makes it nimble in changing markets, while Apple loses out by rigidly sticking to its high-end gadgets.

    

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FRANKFURT (Reuters) – The European Central Bank said on Thursday its website had been hacked and some email addresses and other contact information stolen but insisted no market-sensitive data were affected.

    

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By TMZ Staff Robin Thicke is waving the white flag … telling people in his camp his marriage to Paula Patton has collapsed.Thicke certainly gave a strong sign the union is over by listing his L.A. home Monday. Paula has not lived in the house since their…

    

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By TMZ Staff Disney star Orlando Brown is in the crosshairs of prosecutors after an audiotape surfaced in which he allegedly threatens to kill a woman, her daughter and her mom.Police were called to the woman’s North Hollywood apartment Monday just after…

    

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LONDON (Reuters) – Paracetamol, a painkiller universally recommended to treat people with acute low back pain, does not speed recovery or reduce pain from the condition, according to the results of a…

    

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By TMZ Staff NY Giants star Victor Cruz is about to make you cry … or at least tear up … ’cause TMZ Sports has the video of his surprise marriage proposal to his longtime GF — and it’s downright romantic.

    

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By TMZ Staff Sean Stewart is ready to fight his landlord in court who is going after him for back rent … claiming she shamelessly painted over dangerous mold … mold that made him sick.Stewart’s landlord posted an eviction notice on Sean’s door July 16,…

    

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By TMZ Staff Amy Winehouse’s fans are marking the 3rd anniversary of her death by trashing her lawn with cigarettes and empty booze bottles … and Amy’s mom tells TMZ it’s a fitting tribute.Janis Winehouse says she’s totally cool with the random drug and…

    

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PARIS (Reuters) – Dassault Systemes is to buy business planning software company Quintiq, its second acquisition this month, taking the French management solutions company into the metals, mining, oil and gas, rail delivery and freight industries for the first time.

    

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By TMZ Staff “Real Housewives of New York” star Aviva Drescher doesn’t have a leg to stand on … by claiming she never used her prosthetic appendage as a weapon — and there’s video proving she’s lying.We got Drescher outside Sanctuary Hotel in NYC Tuesday…

    

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By TMZ Staff Rich Homie Quan wasn’t lashing out at a fan when he smacked a guy at a concert earlier this month … he was dishing out justice to a dude he says was TRYING TO ROB HIM.As we reported … Quan was performing on stage in Racine, Wisconsin July 4 when…

    

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By TMZ Staff Paul Le Mat is best known for playing the drag racing John Milner — opposite Ron Howard and Richard Dreyfuss — in the 1973 film “American Graffiti.” Guess what he looks like now!

    

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By TMZ Staff “Glee” star Naya Rivera canceled her engagement to Big Sean — but held on to their planned wedding date. Thank God she found a new groom for the big day!Solo weddings can be so depressing.

    

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SEOUL (Reuters) – LG Electronics Inc reported on Thursday its strongest quarterly profit in more than three years, beating analyst estimates thanks to a pickup in television sales and a turnaround in its mobile phone business.

    

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SEOUL (Reuters) – SK Hynix Inc., the world’s second-biggest memory chipmaker, on Thursday said shipment growth would slow in the third quarter as it posted its first drop in quarterly profit in two years, casting doubt on medium-term revenue growth.

    

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BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s antitrust regulator has confirmed that Qualcomm Inc, one of the world’s biggest mobile chipmakers, has a monopoly, the state-run Securities Times newspaper reported on Thursday, as Qualcomm’s chief executive held talks in China.

    

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DENVER (Reuters) – A federal judge ruled on Wednesday that Colorado’s ban on same-sex marriage was unconstitutional, but stayed his ruling until the issue is decided by a higher court.

    

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By TMZ Staff “Big Brother” producers just broke the news to Ariana Grande’s brother that his grandfather passed away — and the whole ‘BB’ house is rallying around him.TMZ broke the story earlier today … Frankie Grande’s grandpa died on Tuesday, but Ariana…

    

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SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Facebook Inc’s fast-growing mobile advertising business helped drive a 61 percent increase in revenue during the second quarter, beating Wall Street’s financial targets and sending shares to a record-high in after-hours trading on Wednesday.

    

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CARACAS (Reuters) – An abandoned Caracas skyscraper dubbed the world’s tallest shanty-town after a squatters’ takeover could be demolished once its inhabitants are out, Venezuela’s leader said on…

    

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SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Federal Trade Commissioner Julie Brill, speaking in Washington on Wednesday, expressed concern about the way apps on smartphones and mobile devices are siphoning sensitive health data, and how some of that information may then be shared with third parties.

    

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By TMZ Staff Ray J is facing a sexual battery charge over that Bev Hills arrest in May, and now we know it’s all because there’s a big difference between grazing ass cheeks and grabbing boobs.Ray allegedly went up top — even though cops originally said it was a…

    

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SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Researchers have found a flaw that could expose the identities of people using a privacy-oriented operating system touted by Edward Snowden, just two days after widely used anonymity service Tor acknowledged a similar problem.

    

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DENVER (Reuters) – A federal judge ruled on Wednesday that Colorado’s ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional, but temporarily stayed his ruling until the issue is decided by a higher court.

    

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