- Reads from WWW
Tuesday, 3 May 2011
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.
The Nintendo 3DS is able to read certain augmented reality cards and animate them, so what happens when you tattoo them on your body?
A new independent study sheds light on the differences between active and passive 3D glasses technology. Unfortunately, there are no conclusions on human health.
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 has announced that it will cut 17,000 jobs over the next two years.
Thursday, 28 Apr 2011
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."
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.
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
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.
Once, Friendster was hot. Now, it's a measure of how old you are on the internets - honestly, does anyone use Friendster anymore? MOL Global of Malaysia, its current owner, has decided to cull early posts and old photos on the site.