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  • News: Nintendo: 'No Plans' for Xenoblade in US

    Despite the best efforts of Operation Rainfall, Nintendo of America is remaining stubbornly resolute in its refusal to bring "the big three" RPGs to North American players.

  • News: Google+ Invite Process Shut Down Amid 'Insane Demand'

    A day after Google unveiled its brand new social networking service Google+, the company decided to open up the invitation process late Wednesday afternoon to those lucky enough to have already been invited to participate in the service.

  • News: Keep your Mac safe while traveling

    Whether you tote a light-as-a-very-heavy-feather MacBook Air, or a slightly heavier MacBook, it’s fairly painless to take your laptop with you when you travel for work or play. But many people forget to change their Macs' settings when they move from their regular network to something more public. The settings that make it easy to share your files, music, and photos at home or in the office make it just as easy for strangers to stumble upon your data when you're at a coffee shop or on a cruise ship. Here's what you need to do to make sure your Mac isn't unnecessarily vulnerable when you travel.

  • News: HP TouchPad to launch 15 July, from £399

    It was confirmed today that the HP TouchPad tablet PC will be available in the UK on the 15 July, from £399. UK customers have been able to pre-order the TouchPad from 19 June.

  • News: Free preview of new Times iPhone app offered

    The Times has launched an updated version of its iPhone app and is offering it for free for a limited time.

  • News: Lloyds cuts over 7,000 suppliers and slashes back office

    Lloyds Banking Group has announced plans to reduce the number of its suppliers by more than 7,000 as part of efforts to save £1.5 billion in 2014.

  • News: iPad 2 production could cause difficulties for Amazon

    Amazon's rumoured tablet device could face production constraints because Apple's iPad 2 dominates the available tablet production capacity.

  • News: Samsung Galaxy S2 is 'UK's favourite smartphone'

    According to online comparison and switching service uSwitch the Samsung Galaxy S2 is the most popular phone in the United Kingdom, beating even Apple's iconic Apple iPhone 4 handset for the second consecutive month.

  • News: ASA tells Virgin Media to pull broadband speeds advert

    The Advertising Standards Agency has forced Virgin Media to end its online campaign for greater transparency about internet speeds in broadband advertising after. After complaints from BT and BSkyB the ASA decided Virgin's campaign was misleading.

  • News: Nokia sells messaging unit to Synchronica

    Nokia is selling its operator-branded messaging business to Synchronica, a British developer of mobile messaging software, the companies said Thursday. The business unit provides e-mail and instant messaging services to the likes of AT&T and Verizon.

  • News: IBM announces computer memory breakthrough

    IBM researchers have successfully stored multiple bits of data in the cells of phase-change memory chip. This will allow the creation of non-volatile memory with as much capacity as NAND flash but with vastly greater performance and longevity for enterprise-class applications.

  • News: E-Verify needs to be improved, Obama says

    The Internet-based E-Verify employment eligibility system can be an important enforcement tool in the fight against illegal immigration, but only if it can be made error-free and reliable, President Obama said on Wednesday.

  • News: EnterpriseDB adds HP-UX support

    Version 9.0 of EnterpriseDB's Oracle-compatible database is now available, with new support for Hewlett-Packard's HP-UX operating system, the company announced Thursday.

  • News: Worm hits popular Chinese Twitter-like service

    A popular Twitter-like service in China with 140 million users was hit by a worm earlier this week that resembles past attacks that infected Twitter and MySpace, according to a security analyst.

  • News: Arrests made in China over Alibaba fraud case

    Chinese police have arrested 36 suspects for allegedly operating scams that netted US$6.6 million from customers from customers of e-commerce platform Alibaba.com and other sites.

  • News: Energy distribution firms want stronger smart grid security

    The government's roll out of a smart grid energy network needs a more thorough and "coherent" look at security, according to an official report.

  • News: Major risks to £11.3bn smart meter rollout

    The national rollout of smart meters, set to cost £11.3 billion, faces “major risks” on value for money according to a tough report by the National Audit Office.

  • News: Al-Qaida communications knocked offline, says expert

    Terror group al-Qaida has been left without a trusted operational channel on the Internet for distributing its media and propaganda, according to a terrorism expert.

  • News: Japan's gaming market sinks 16 percent in first half

    Japan's console and portable gaming market sank 16 percent in the first six months of the year as new software failed to make a splash and sales of hardware fell, according to data released on Thursday.

  • News: British Hackers Take Down Al-Qaeda Websites

    A group of British hackers today took down Al-Qaeda's communication network and websites, preventing the terrorist organization from posting online messages and videos.



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