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Obama administration steps in over Apple Samsung patent row, vetoes iPhone, iPad import ban

Obama administration steps in over Apple Samsung patent row, vetoes iPhone, iPad import ban

By 5 August 2013

The Obama Administration in the US has vetoed a ban on the import and sale of several Apple smartphones and tablets in the country. Samsung won a patent battle with its American rival in June, wheb the International Trade Commission in the States decided... >>

'Four more years', Barack Obama scores US presidency and most popular tweet

'Four more years', Barack Obama scores US presidency and most popular tweet

By 7 November 2012

Not only has Barack Obama been elected for a second term as US President he's also smashed a world record for the number of retweets he's had with his posting of a celebratory embrace with his wife Michelle. The most popular tweet ever simply states "Four... >>

Become your favourite US presidential candidate with an AR Zaphat

Become your favourite US presidential candidate with an AR Zaphat

By 22 October 2012

With just over two weeks of campaigning left to go, and the latest polls suggesting that Obama and Romney are neck and neck in the key US presidential battleground states, it could be something as simple as an augmented reality-enhanced trucker's baseball... >>

President Evil: US candidates made over Resident Evil 6 style

President Evil: US candidates made over Resident Evil 6 style

By 2 October 2012

To mark Resident Evil 6 hitting shops today (2 October), Capcom has cheekily reimagined the two candidates for the forthcoming US presidential election as zombies. The pictures illustrate what could happen to President Barack Obama and challenger Mitt... >>

Barack Obama ready to Hangout in Google+ circles

Barack Obama ready to Hangout in Google+ circles

By 23 January 2012

Ever wanted to hangout with President Obama? It's not likely to happen given his busy schedule and the fact that he's always surrounded by a team of trained assassins. Not a hangout with a lower case h at least, but a Hangout is on the cards. That's right,... >>

Twitter CEO appointed to Barack Obama advisory panel

Twitter CEO appointed to Barack Obama advisory panel

By 27 May 2011

While Twitter has been closely examined by the UK government of late, for its part in the recent football star super injunction scandal, the US President is hoping to draw upon the knowledge and Internet know-how of its CEO as part of a new advisory panel.... >>

Barack Obama: White House phones not cool

Barack Obama: White House phones not cool

By 18 April 2011

Barack Obama has criticised the technology in the White House's Oval Office, and specifically its phones and communication devices. Speaking to a collection of donors in Chicago on the need for innovation in technology, the US President let slip that... >>

Barack Obama launches presidential campaign through YouTube

Barack Obama launches presidential campaign through YouTube

By 4 April 2011

Where once a US presidential campaign would have kicked off with poster or a series of TV adverts, Barack Obama's camp has used the Internet and, specifically, YouTube to launch his bid for re-election. While the US election is not due to take place until... >>

Steve Jobs, Mark Zuckerberg and others dine with the President

Steve Jobs, Mark Zuckerberg and others dine with the President

By 18 February 2011

Just because you’re on medical leave doesn’t mean you can’t have dinner with the President of the United States. That’s exactly what Steve Jobs, CEO of Apple, has been doing this week, after Barack Obama invited a number of tech head honchos to... >>

VIDEO: Barack Obama - he's on fire!

VIDEO: Barack Obama - he's on fire!

By 8 October 2010

From downtown.......Boomshakalaka! We all know that Barack Obama is a bit of a B-baller, he's often spotted dodging and dunking on the White House basketball court, but we're not sure that he's really as good as EA Sports are making him out to be in this... >>