9.-- Samsung Electronics and Google signed an agreement to cross-license their patents, reducing the risk of costly legal disputes over intellectual property and likely fostering greater collaborate between the two tech giants, The Associated Press reported.

Seoul-based Samsung said Monday the deal covers patents to be filed over the next 10 years as well as existing patents. 

10.-- Daft Punk won on Sunday four Grammy awards, including best dance/electronica album for "Random Access Memories" and pop duo/group performance for "Get Lucky." Lorde's song "Royals" won song of the year and best pop solo performance.

-- Written by Joseph Woelfel