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Tuesday, 3 May 2011

9-Year Old Boy with Leukemia Makes Game with Plants vs. Zombies Creators

9-Year Old Boy with Leukemia Makes Game with Plants vs. Zombies Creators

As part of the Make-a-Wish Foundation, 9-year old Owain Weinert, who has pre-B Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia, is making a game together with Plants vs. Zombies creators PopCap Games.

TomTom Sold User Data to Dutch Police

TomTom Sold User Data to Dutch Police

TomTom sold user data to Dutch police, and says it was "to help them identify congested areas for safety reasons and to help determine where road capacity needs to be increased." Unfortunately, it looks like the police had other ideas in mind, as they used the data to determine locations for speed traps! As you can guess, customers are none too happy with their data being sold.

Guy Tattoos Nintendo 3DS AR Card on Body

Guy Tattoos Nintendo 3DS AR Card on Body

The Nintendo 3DS is able to read certain augmented reality cards and animate them, so what happens when you tattoo them on your body?

Independent Study Reveals Differences between Active and Passive 3D Glasses

Independent Study Reveals Differences between Active and Passive 3D Glasses

A new independent study sheds light on the differences between active and passive 3D glasses technology. Unfortunately, there are no conclusions on human health.

Sony Online Entertainment Service Hit by Hacker Attack

Sony Online Entertainment Service Hit by Hacker Attack

After the initial salvo on Sony's PlayStation Network and its Qriocity services, its Sony Online Entertainment (SOE) service has also been hit, with approximately 24.6 million SOE accounts possibly stolen.

Friday, 29 Apr 2011

Panasonic to Cut 17,000 Jobs Over Next Two Years

Panasonic to Cut 17,000 Jobs Over Next Two Years

Panasonic has announced that it will cut 17,000 jobs over the next two years.

Thursday, 28 Apr 2011

Which Camera Apps to Get for Your iPhone?

Which Camera Apps to Get for Your iPhone?

David Pogue of the New York Times recommends the best camera apps for your iPhone, so as to "save you the four years (and thousands of dollars) it would take you to try out all 6,500 apps."

Yahoo Sells Delicious

Yahoo Sells Delicious

Delicious users can heave a sigh of relief. The neglected Yahoo property has been sold off to YouTube co-founders Chad Hurley and Steve Chen.

Q&A: Steve Jobs & Top Apple Execs on Location Tracking

Q&A: Steve Jobs & Top Apple Execs on Location Tracking

The internet has been all a-flurry ever since a pair of researchers debuted an app which showed how iOS4 was tracking user movements. Yesterday, Apple published an official 10 point Q&A on the matter, and granted an interview with All Things Digital.

Wednesday, 27 Apr 2011

Accenture Takes Symbian Off Nokia's Hands

Accenture Takes Symbian Off Nokia's Hands

With Nokia jettisoning Symbian, Accenture has swooped in to take control. Approximately 3000 Nokia employees will collaborate with Accenture to continue providing support and development for current and future Symbian users.

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