Top

Sony closes Liverpool Wipeout video game studio

August 23, 2012

Sony has closed down one of Britain's oldest video game studios after a review of the operations of the facility. Before closing, Sony Liverpool had around 100 members of staff. It was first opened as Psygnosis in 1984 until the Japanese electronics giant purchased the developer nine years later. Sony Liverpool's early ...

Germany lifts 17 year ban on Doom

September 1, 2011

A German ban on sales of Doom to teenagers was lifted after 17 years today. The classic video game had been on an index of monitored and controlled titles since in 1994, which is when it was deemed as highly likely to harm youth. Just like pornography, all sales of the ...

Atlantis heading home for farewell

July 21, 2011

Space shuttle Atlantis is fully prepared to make one final descent to Earth tiday. The famous orbiter and its four man crew are scheduled to depart from the runway at Florida’s Kennedy Space Center just before sunrise today. At "wheel-stop", its 13-day mission back to the space station will be completed. More ...

Facebook exposed by Google

May 12, 2011

It has been revealed today that Facebook pursued a smear campaign against one of its biggest rivals, Google. Those representing the social network have been forced to admit that it hired the services of a PR firm that planted anti-Google stories around the internet related to user privacy. Details of the ...

Carphone Warehouse unveils royal wedding handset

March 24, 2011

As royal wedding fever sweeps the nation, Carphone Warehouse has become the latest company to cash in on the trend for patriotic merchandise. Alcatel has released a royal wedding themed handset for their Smartphone, which is available for all memorabilia fans now. Adorned in the colours of the Union Jack, the ...

Romanian admits huge online scam

February 18, 2011

A Romanian man has admitted his part in a scam that saw customers of AutoTrader, Craigslist and eBay conned out of $2.7 million. The Department of Justice in the US announced yesterday that Adrian Ghighina, 33, of Bucharest, pleaded guilty at Illinois District Court to charges to money laundering, bank ...

Vodafone attack Apple subscription fees

February 16, 2011

Mobile phone makers Vodafone have become the latest company to slam new rules that allow Apple to take a 30 percent cut for newspaper subscriptions made through iTunes. Vittorio Colao, Vodafone's chief executive, spoke about the contentious issue during the Mobile World Congress trade event being held in Barcelona, Spain, ...

Ebay pushes PayPal into limelight

February 11, 2011

EBay Inc put its online payments unit PayPal business into the spotlight predicting doubling of revenues by 2013. BGC Partners analyst Colin Gillis said that people are investing in eBay because of PayPal. Although PayPal has been the company’s main growth driver, in the minds of investors, questions still loom about ...

Google remains mum on e-newsstand launch

January 6, 2011

Google is working hard to bring competition to Apple's digital media offerings on iTunes, as the internet giant enters talks with media corporations to create an e-newsstand. Google has already entered talks with Time Warner, Conde Naste and Hearst Corp, as it looks to bring media apps to its Android smartphone ...

BT causes a stir with Content Connect

January 4, 2011

BT has launched a new service that has already stirred up controversy amidst accusations that the move creates a 'two-tier' internet. Content Connect allows ISPs to use BT's network to require content providers to pay a fee for high-speed video delivery. The move could see "net neutrality" brought to an end, ...

Next Page »

Bottom