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Our sister site Techradar has acquired some images of what it believes to be a version of BBM running on Android, with the shots showing something familiar-looking and known as "BBM BETA" for Google's mobile OS.
The MoS has converted its iPhone app to Android, letting Google users listen to streaming radio, sample snippets of forthcoming releases and even purchase tickets for events -- and have them delivered "direct to your phone" for easy club access.
A bunch of mouse-pushers in the Met Police's e-crime division have put in a solid claim for an above-inflation pay rise, claiming to have saved the UK around £140m thanks to cracking down on various forms of cyber-crime.
Rihanna has spoiled it for everyone -- new guidance from TV regulator Ofcom has again called for broadcasters to watch the amount of grinding and bottom shots in music videos and performances shown before the 9.00pm "watershed" psychological barrier.
Your pounding of the shopping centre halls can finally be put to good use thanks to some ingenious paving slabs. Before you ask -- yes, they do light up, but no, they don't pump Billie Jean muzak out of hidden speakers. Missing a trick, Westfield.
It's Friday, you're still in work, but it's that time -- beers o'clock. Break out the Shot Glass USB! Even invite Nigel up from IT, and see if he wants a shot. But only one. You know what he gets like.
Sharp makes quite a few smartphones, but we're yet to see any arrive in Euro-friendly format. But that's about to change, with its 3D Aquos Phone scheduled to arrive on Orange. Orange France, but that's still nearer than Japan.
Rumours have it Microsoft is making content deals for Xbox Live, with LoveFilm specifically on the cards. With the PS3 packing LoveFilm, BBC iPlayer, ITV Player and 4oD, the Xbox could certainly do with a content boost in the UK. [Bloomberg via TechRadar]
Using Microsoft's infinitely hackable Kinect 3D sensor, the crazy cats at Honda's Research Institute in California have been teaching ol' Asimo new tricks, including the ability to bust-a-groove courtesy of real-time motion mimicking.