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AT&T sued after charging the FCC for Nigerian scam calls

23. Mar 2012, 23:25

AT&T sued after charging the FCC for Nigerian scam calls

On Thursday, the Department of Justice said that they have filed a lawsuit against AT&T for allowing their IP Relay service, which is aimed at helping the speech and hearing impaired, to become a haven for Nigerian scammers. ... more

D&B subsidiary in China investigated after bold claims to undercover reporters

21. Mar 2012, 11:00

D&B subsidiary in China investigated after bold claims to undercover reporters

After bragging to an undercover journalist that they have a database with details on 150 million people, Shanghai-based Roadway D&B found its offices raided by police once the reporter’s story was broadcast. ... more

Adoption rate for new iPad hits 5 percent mark in U.S.

19. Mar 2012, 19:55

Adoption rate for new iPad hits 5 percent mark in U.S.

That was fast. Released on Friday, Apple’s iPad has already penetrated 5 percent of the U.S. market, according to data collected by Chitika. ... more

Users love search accuracy but remain anxious about privacy

12. Mar 2012, 15:15

Users love search accuracy but remain anxious about privacy

According to a report from Pew Internet, search engines remain popular among Internet users, and they’re extremely satisfied with the quality of results returned after a given query. At the same time, most adults disapprove with the collection of personal information in order to offer targeted advertising and personalized search results. ... more

Apple suffers iPad shortage pre-orders delayed

12. Mar 2012, 14:45

Apple suffers iPad shortage  pre-orders delayed

According to Apple, customer response to the iPad 3 has been off the charts, and due to this, the promises made to those who pre-ordered the device that it would arrive on launch day have been retracted. ... more

Microsoft: Cloud will create 14 million new jobs by 2015

6. Mar 2012, 00:26

Microsoft: Cloud will create 14 million new jobs by 2015

On Monday, Microsoft released the results of an IDC study they commissioned, which predicts 14 million new jobs across the globe by 2015, with more than a million of them here stateside. Further, the study reported that more than 60-percent of the spending for public IT cloud services came from the U.S. ... more

AMD enters lo-w-power server sector via purchase of SeaMicro

2. Mar 2012, 12:45

AMD enters lo-w-power server sector via purchase of SeaMicro

Expanding its business focus beyond the crafting of core processors, chipmaker Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) has this week announced the acquisition of low-power server vendor SeaMicro. ... more

World of Worry as Blizzard hacks 600 jobs

1. Mar 2012, 16:55

World of Worry as Blizzard hacks 600 jobs

We all know that World of WarCraft is an unparalleled PC success that’s all-but untouchable in the realm of massively multiplayer role-playing games (MMORPG). Or is it? ... more

HP lays off 275 more WebOS employees

29. Feb 2012, 18:21

HP lays off 275 more WebOS employees

Having already abandoned its TouchPad tablet computer and announced its intention to push WebOS into open-source territory, Hewlett-Packard (HP) has this week revealed it is to shed some 275 jobs from its struggling software division. ... more

Sony: We've already shifted 1.2 million PS Vitas

29. Feb 2012, 18:13

Sony: We've already shifted 1.2 million PS Vitas

Despite feeling the austerity pinch, it would appear gamers still have access to enough disposable income to willingly splash out on a brand new slab of cutting-edge hardware. ... more

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Intel announces more smartphone partnerships
Intel bringing Atom processors to smartphones
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Proview willing to settle with Apple in iPad dispute
Study: No money is no issue for smartphone buyers
Facebook Timeline: How to Cure Alzheimer’s for Social Networking
Researchers from Purdue and UNSW take a step towards quantum computing
Fujitsu bringing smartphones and tablets to Europe
Sorry, but we quite like Microsoft's 'bland' Windows 8 logo

Porsche, Maria Sharapova and CFDA Join for Charity

08/21/14 7:32 am

German sports car maker Porsche, together with their tennis star brand ambassador Maria Sharapova, have teamed up with the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) on the 20th anniversary of the ‘Fashion Targets Breast Cancer Campaign.’ Sharapova was named the face of the 2014 campaign and Porsche presented a summer soiree to celebrate and highlight the milestone. […]

Lamborghini Huracan LP 620-2 Super Trofeo (PICTURES)

08/21/14 3:33 am

Lamborghini have revealed some pictures of their new Huracan LP 620-2 Super Trofeo race car. The track-spec version of the supercar, which will race in the North American, Asian and European series of the 2015 Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo, made its debut at this year’s Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance. It is based on the road-going […]

The 10 Most Expensive Celebrity Cars

08/20/14 1:51 am

What do Simon Cowell, Birdman, Flo Rida, Lil Wayne and The Game have in common? They all drive Bugatti Veyrons — the world’s fastest car. But when it comes to price all are outdone by Jay Z’s Maybach Exelero, which cost an eye-watering $8million. Also featuring on the list of the top ten most expensive […]

2015 Kia Sportage Details

08/19/14 3:47 pm

Kia have released trim details for the 2015 Kia Sportage. The popular crossover is available in three trims and all of them have been given some interior upgrades. The LX trim comes with standard fears like 17-inch alloys, solar and privacy glass, keyless entry and a six-speed auto box. The EX version gets larger 18 […]

The 20 Best Celebrity Ice Bucket Challenge Videos

08/19/14 9:30 am

Celebrities have been queuing up to take part in the ice bucket challenge to raise awareness for degenerative disease ALS — with hilarious results. Everyone from Britney Spears to Bill Gates has been getting in on the act, helping raise millions for the ALS Association. Here we look at 20 of the best celebrity ice […]

Fastest Animals In The World

08/19/14 6:43 am

Running scientists have found that man is more adapted, evolutionarily, to running long distances than almost every other animal. Things that help are our lack of hair, our ability to shed water through sweating and the fact we are able to keep from storing heat by breathing and panting. We are also built with springy […]

Mexican Gran Turismo Fan, 24, Wins Nissan NISMO Racing Deal

08/19/14 3:42 am

A Mexican Gran Turismo fan has won a place on the Nissan NISMO race team after winning a PlayStation competition which sees gamers given the chance to become real-life racing drivers. Ricardo Sanchez, 24, beat 26 other finalists from six countries in a week-long Nissan PlayStation GT Academy Race Camp at Silverstone race track in […]

2014 Pebble Beach Concours Pictures

08/19/14 3:07 am

Here are a selection of the best 2014 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance pictures. This year’s edition of the famous car show has already seen the unveiling of the McLaren P1 GTR design concept, and a one-off 2014 BMW i8 Concours d’Elegance edition (see pictures below) sold for a record $825,000. The German car’s first road-going […]

McLaren P1 GTR Design Concept Pictures

08/18/14 9:35 am

McLaren  have unveiled the McLaren P1 GTR design concept at the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance in California. The company says the track-focused P1 GTR will be most track specific and powerful model built by their Special Operation so far. The 3.8-litre twin-turbo V8 combined with an electric motor will develop 986 bhp.  The car also […]

Car Games Update August 7th

08/07/14 2:46 pm

Well things have been a little slow on the car games front but we are back to it again starting this week. Here are three quite cool titles you can check out and play for free in our car games section. First up is the rather cutsey looking Wheely 3, don’t be deceived though this […]

Dodge Start Funny ‘Don’t Touch My Dart’ Ad Campaign

08/07/14 7:34 am

Dodge have enlisted the help of comedy actors Craig Robinson and Jake Johnson to promote the latest Dodge Dart. The ads feature Craig Robinson as the proud owner of a brand new Dodge Dart. However, he does not want his tactile neighbour (Jake Johnson) getting too close to his new baby. Each of the ads features […]

2015 Jaguar F-Type Price

08/05/14 3:26 am

The 2015 Jaguar F-Type coupe will have a starting price of $65,000 — while the convertible version will cost from $69,000. For that price you get a 3-liter supercharged V6 engine producing 340hp which goes from 0-60mph in 5.1 secocnds with a top speed of 161mph. If you step up the F-Type S you get […]

10 Weird Phobias

08/04/14 7:19 am

We look at some truly weird phobias We’re all scared of something or other — but while most of us are able to deal with it people with serious phobias are totally unable to get to terms with their fears. And while lots of people are scared of things like failure or spiders, some phobias […]

Ebola Symptoms And How It Liquefies Your Organs

07/31/14 3:12 am

An outbreak of the deadly Ebola Virus which started in Guinea in February has so far killed nearly 700 people — and is rapidly spreading. If you haven’t heard of Ebola, it’s a pretty nasty piece of work. Actually, if truth be told, it’s the stuff of nightmares. The virus is believed to originally be […]

10 Amazing Open Letters That Caught The Public’s Imagination

07/30/14 2:09 am

A Dutch dad’s heartbreaking open letter to Russian President Vladimir Putin following the death of his daughter Elsemiek de Borst on Flight MH17 went viral after touching the hearts of people around the world. Hans de Borst wrote the letter, below, after Elsemiek was killed with 297 others when the Malaysian Airlines jet was blown […]

10 Things We Didn’t Know This Time Last Week

07/24/14 4:04 am

It’s been a busy week around the world — the aftermath of flight MH17 being shot down over Ukraine, and the Gaza/Israel conflict escalating. There’s also been lots of interesting revelations. Here we look at ten things we didn’t know this time last week. 10 A man has built the biggest ever fart machine in […]

10 Real Life Human Cannibals

07/21/14 10:16 am

A twisted nurse was this week found guilty of sexually grooming and planning to eat a 14-year-old girl. Dale Bolinger, 58, from Kent, England, told the Mexican girl, called Eva, in an online chat: “The idea of us making love and then eating you is a VERY great turn on! I have been called a very generous lover […]

10 Celebs Still Earning Megabucks Despite Being Dead

07/19/14 3:30 pm

Just because you’re dead doesn’t mean you have to stop earning money — and in the case of some celebrities that can mean huge sums of cash. According to financial website Forbes, the highest earning living celebrity is Madonna, who earned $125 million from June 2012 and June 2013. But that was dwarfed by the highest […]

10 Hollywood Couples Who Starred In Movies Together

07/19/14 9:32 am

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie are set to star together for a second time in new film By the Sea. The Hollywood couple, who will also co-produce the drama, first appeared in a movie together in 2005′s Mr and Mrs Smith — the film on which their relationship blossomed. But the pair are not the only […]

21 Genius Cockney Rhyming Slang Phrases

07/19/14 8:14 am

Can you Adam and Eve it? Cockney Rhyming slang is without doubt one of the most beautiful and hilarious expressions of the English language anywhere in the world. Both poetic and utterly bizarre, it sees a combination of odd phrases used to replace simple every-day words. Used since the mid-19th century by tough working class types in the East […]

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