Microsoft back in phone business with folding Android device

Microsoft is back in the smartphone business — sort of — with a new Android-powered folding device it claims fills a needed gap in mobile computing. The tech giant began taking orders Wednesday for its Surface Duo, a dual-screen handset starting at US$1,399. Microsoft first announced the device last October. “We designed Surface Duo for

UK, US extend trade talks as 2020 deal looks unlikely

Talks will continue into autumn Britain | US | trade | Brexit Britain said Wednesday trade talks with the United States would continue into the autumn, as hopes fade for a quick deal to coincide with London leaving the European Union’s trading regime. The UK government said “positive progress” had been made after a recent third round of US talks and