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Samsung reveals teaser about event in June; to unveil Windows and Android devices

TO unveil Windows and Android devices

Facebook's maiden office in UK takes off

It’s great news for the Facebook lovers! Facebook, the social networking lead is going places. It has officially opened an engineering office internationally for the first time in London, United Kingdom.

London riots: BBM, Facebook, Twitter blamed

Phenomenal growth of social media has proved to be a boon for many. On the other end of the spectrum, it has had its share of controversies, as detractors harp about the flip side of this form of media.

Cameron under pressure to delay News Corp., BSkyB deal

News Corp.’s troubles don’t seem to be ending any time soon.

BP to receive $1bn from partner in blown-out well

BP announced in London Friday that one of its minority partners in the blown-out well in the Gulf of Mexico has agreed to pay $1 billion. The money is being paid as a part of the cleanup costs owed by the BP’s partner, MOEX Offshore.

Pink Floyd member's son charged in protest

London -- The son of Pink Floyd guitarist David Gilmour was arrested Sunday for grabbing the Union Jack to climb a monument during protests in London.

Police told the BBC Charlie Gilmour, 21, tried to damage the flag on the Cenotaph war memorial Thursday and was arrested on suspicion of violent disorder and attempted criminal damage.

Gilmour, a student at Cambridge, apologized Friday, saying he was "mortified by his moment of idiocy."

He added, "I would like to express my deepest apologies for the terrible insult to the thousands of people who died bravely for our country that my actions represented."

'Women in Film and TV' awards presented

London -- Actress Sheila Hancock says she felt unworthy, but "very honored" to receive a special award at the 20th Women in Film and TV Awards in London.

Hancock, 77, said women's roles in television have been "totally transformed" since her career began, the BBC reported.

Hancock appeared in the shows "Bleak House," and "New Tricks."

Carey Mulligan won the award for best performance at Friday's ceremony.
Andrea Arnold won for best director. Jane Goldman won the writing prize.

"When I started in the business, there were no women in executive positions, no women producers or directors and certainly no camera women," said Hancock, who got her first big television break in the early 1960s.

Nadal, Berdych win matches at ATP Finals

London -- World No. 1 Rafael Nadal and sixth-seeded Tomas Berdych claimed straight-set, round-robin victories Wednesday at the ATP World Tour Finals in London.

Nadal won six consecutive games in one stretch of a 7-5, 6-2 win over third-seeded Novak Djokovic after Berdych had beaten No. 8-seeded Andy Roddick 7-5, 6-3.

Those decisions left Nadal leading Group A with a 2-0 mark while Djokovic and Berdych are 1-1 and Roddick is 0-2 going into Friday's final matches of the round robin.

Djokovic was tied 4-4 with Nadal when he had a contact lens issue. After a lengthy stoppage of play, Djokovic returned and the players split two games. But then Nadal ran off six straight games, winning the first set and taking a commanding 4-0 lead in the second.

Federer, Soderling win at WTA Finals

London -- World No. 2 Roger Federer and fourth-seeded Robin Soderling posted round-robin wins Tuesday at the ATP World Tour Finals in London.

Federer defeated No. 5-seeded Andy Murray 6-4, 6-2 and is 2-0 in Group B play while the No. 5-seeded Murray fell to 1-1. Soderling is also 1-1 after a 7-5, 7-5 win over seventh-seeded David Ferrer, who dropped to 0-2.

Federer lost only eight points in nine service games in the win over Murray. He broke Murray's serve at love in the third game of the first set and grabbed the advantage with a break to end a lengthy game at the beginning of the second set.

Federer sweeps past Murray in London

London -- World No. 2 Roger Federer ran past Andy Murray in straight sets Tuesday in posting his second round-robin win at the ATP World Tour Finals in London.

Federer defeated Murray 6-4, 6-2 and is 2-0 in Group B play while the No. 5-seeded Murray fell to 1-1. Fourth-seeded Robin Soderling and seventh-seeded David Ferrer had their round-robin match scheduled for later Tuesday. They both lost their opening matches.

Federer lost only eight points in nine service games in the win over Murray. He broke Murray's serve at love in the third game of the first set and grabbed the advantage with a break to end a lengthy game at the beginning of the second set.