Sales of smartphones are decreasing this year

The growth in global revenues of smartphones will slow this year, before the arrival to the market of lower price devices, which would affect the average selling prices, said Thursday the Gartner research firm. The demand in mature markets like North America and Europe is...
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Facebook in U.S. will have new gender identity

For the first time Facebook will enable an option to allow users of the social network to identify with a different gender to male and female. Last Wednesday, the social network announced that the basic user profile for members in the U.S. now includes a customizable category...
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Ecuador dropped a position in FIFA ranking

The national team fell a position, while Brazil won a position in the  world ranking released on Thursday by the International Federation of football associations (FIFA) of February, which took into account 42 international matches, of which only two were official and other...
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In July EU aims to implement an agreement to facilitate trade

The President of the European Commission (EC), José Manuel Durão Barroso, said yesterday before the director general of the world Trade Organization (WTO), Roberto de Azevedo, the need to implement “in the end of July”,the agreement for the facilitation of trade...
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Profits in arrears from Ecudos will be paid

Francisco Vacas, head of the Ministry of Labour Relations announced that starting tomorrow, Friday, workers of the sugar company Ecudos might know through the web portal of the ministry the amount each one will receive for profits from the period 2004 to 2007. Ecudos is one of...
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Protests in Venezuela leave three people dead

During the clashes of yesterday between government supporters and opponents of President Nicolas Maduro, three people died, dozens were injured and 30 were arrested. Luisa Ortega Díaz, Venezuela’s attorney general, confirmed the death of two people after receiving bullet...
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U2 will honor Nelson Mandela at the Oscars

According to the organizers of the 86th installment of the Academy Awards, to be held in next March, the Irish rock band U2 will perform live for the first time, its song “Ordinary Love,” from the movie about the late Nelson Mandela, “Mandela: Long Walk to...
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Russia, U.S. and the UN will meet with two Syrian delegations today

According to international news agency EFE, this February 13, 2014 two delegations representing Syrian government and the opposition will hold a meeting with the “Number Two” of the diplomacy of Russia and the U.S., and international UN mediator Lakhdar Brahimi....
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Snowstorm strikes U.S. and claim several lives

A violent snow storm should reach Washington on Thursday, having left a dozen dead in the south of the country and cause blockage of roads and lack of electricity in thousands of homes. More than 3,700 flights scheduled for Thursday were canceled at several airports, the airlines...
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The Panama Canal gives one week to Sacyr to reach an agreement

The administrator of the authority of the Canal of Panama (ACP), Jorge Quijano, announced that the financial conflict with the Grupo Unidos por el Canal (GUPC), dispute that from February 5 has paralyzed the enlargement works of the inter-oceanic canal, must be definitely...
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