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Kodak launches photography-centric Android handset --- Ektra

Kodak launches photography-centric Android handset --- Ektra

On Thursday, camera manufacturer announced the launch of a new, photography-centric Android-powered smartphone --- the Kodak Ektra.

The Ektra smartphone, chiefly targeted at mobile photography buffs, will become available for purchase in Europe in December 2016, and will be priced at _499/£449. Kodak plans to launch the handset in the US as well -- probably in spring 2017 -- depending on market demand.

Three scientists get Nobel Prize in chemistry for creating nano-sized machines

Three scientists get Nobel Prize in chemistry for creating nano-sized machines

Three European scientists were awarded the 2016 Nobel Prize in chemistry for creating tiny molecular machines by energizing and steering molecules, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences announced.