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AMNews: Windows Phone Tango, 700,000 Android Devices Activated Daily, Zero-day Vulnerability in Windows 7

Amazon, Microsoft and Nokia all considered announcing takeover bids for struggling smartphone maker, Research in Motion. Online retail giant Amazon hired an investment bank to conduct a review of a possible takeover bid for RIM, but the BlackBerry maker a=has showed no interest in being acquired.

Google has revealed that the company is activating 700,000 Android devices every single day. The head of Google's Android division, Andy Rubin, announced this milestone in a post on Google+, the company's social network platform.

A new zero-day vulnerability has been discovered in the 64 bit version of Microsoft's Windows 7 operating system, which is capable of crashing the system and allow hackers remotely run code if exploited, reports PC World.

There is a high possibility that Nokia will launch a new Tango update for the Windows Phone 7 during the forthcoming edition of CES. The Finish mobile giant could also present a demonstration of its highly anticipated future products Lumia 719 and Lumia 900 during the same event, more precisely on January 13 if we are to believe all the recent speculation.

Popular iOS physics based game Cut the Rope has received a much needed update ahead of the App Store lock down. The game now comes with support for iCloud, which allows users to synchronise their game progress in real time, reports AppAdvice.