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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg approached Samsung to make the next Facebook Home smartphone, sources claim, though the likelihood of Samsung following the ill-fated HTC First is seen as being low. LG will begin mass producing flexible OLED displays for smartphones in Q4 2013, the company has confirmed, though while it has teased “major clients” it won’t confirm which manufacturers may offer handsets using the screen tech. Aston Martin has taken the wraps – and the roof – off its latest sportscar, the Aston Martin Vanquish Volante, dubbed the ultimate grand tourer and the first of the British marque’s drop-tops to feature a fully carbon-fiber skin. Mercedes aims to have its cars talking with each other and warning drivers of potential hazards ahead by the end of the year, with the company the first to deliver Car-to-X wireless to its range. Sony has been forced to hurriedly yank the latest PS3 update, v4.45, after reports that some gamers were finding their consoles had been bricked after installing the new firmware. Tokyoflash is known for its unusual watches and odd displays that make you feel like you’re drunk trying to decipher them, but the Tokyoflash Intoxicated is the first that actually aims to tell you how inebriated you actually are. HTC has taken the wraps off of the Butterfly S, the follow-up to its first 1080p Butterfly smartphone, and now pumped up with features like UltraPixel from the HTC One. Tesla has announced a partial recall of the Model S electric car, after the discovery of a shortcoming in how the rear seats are fixed to the EV’s body. Microsoft is set to reveal new versions of the Surface RT tablet, using Qualcomm Snapdragon processors alongside existing NVIDIA Tegra chips, sources claim, with the goal of adding integrated LTE support. Huawei has backtracked on suggestions that it is weighing making an offer on Nokia, with the Chinese company now saying it “has no plans” to buy the Windows Phone firm.