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Here's who hacked into Sony network!

In a startling revelation, a hacker group has come forward to take responsibility for breaking into the Sony network and stealing over one million passwords, email addresses and other information. Read on...

The Green Websites

One click will reduce your carbon footprint further. With these green websites around you don’t even have to step out to save the environment.

Nintendo says server breached, no data lost

Nintendo, the Japanese maker of the Wii game console and Super Mario games, says it was targeted in recent online data attacks, but that no personal or company information was lost.

Microsoft loses Word patent battle

Software giant Microsoft finally lost its battle over Word patent with Toronto's i4i Inc. Rejecting Microsoft's appeal, the US supreme court upheld the 2009 lower court order against Microsoft to pay $290 million in damages to the Toronto firm.

World's first eco-friendly engine launched

Virgin America has become the world's first airline to order a new type of fuel-efficient engine from industrial giant General Electric - and it's launched a fare sale to celebrate.

Now, CIA website falls prey to hackers

Hacker group Lulz Security has claimed that it brought down the public-facing website of the US Central Intelligence Agency. The alleged hack on occurred on the same day the group opened a...

Google to digitise 250,000 British Library books

Internet giant Google will digitise 250,000 books from the British Library, said a joint statement from the two organisations. Google will cover all digitisation costs.

Google attempts to battle radicalisation

Technology giant Google, having conquered the internet and the world around it, is taking on a new challenge: violent extremism.

Microsoft's Office 365 challenges Google

Microsoft Corp is making its biggest move into the mobile, Internet-accessible world of 'cloud' computing this week, as it takes the wraps off a revamped online version of its hugely profitable Office software suite.

Facebook, Skype to launch video chat

Just as Google's next big thing 'Google Plus' is all set to launch, Facebook and Skype are about to strike a deal that would bring the video chatting service to the social networking site.

Key facts about Skype

Facebook will integrate Skype video chat with its social networking service, striking a deal to cement Facebook's role as a communications hub.

iFake: Chinese cheats clone Apple store

China's passion for iPads and iPhones has triggered widespread cloning and even brawls. Now, it has gone further with a fake Apple store so convincing even the staff think they work for Steve Jobs.

Google honours creator of mobile art

The latest Google Doodle celebrates the 113 birth anniversary of Alexander Calder, the American sculptor and artist famous for inventing the mobile sculptures and mobile art.


3G off to shaky start

The much tom-tommed 3G services are yet to deliver on promise as mobile consumers struggle with clunky performance and high tariffs. And yet, there is talk of 4G already. Rachit Vats and Anita Sharan report. Mobile track

Apple, Samsung legal tussle lands in Australia

Documents presented to the Federal Court of Australia show Apple is seeking to permanently ban the sale or promotion of the latest Galaxy Tab 10.1, which would compete with Apple's iPad, in Australia.
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