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Sony cautions media over its leaked emails, sensitive documents

NEW YORK: Sony Pictures Entertainment demanded Sunday that media outlets should not publish its leaked emails and stolen documents obtained by hackers through the recent cyber-attack on the studio. “We are writing to ensure that you are aware that SPE does not consent to your possession, review, copying, dissemination, publication, uploading, downloading or making any use of the stolen information,” ... Read More »

‘Pirate Bay’ comes to surface after its closure

LONDON: Isohunt, a website providing access to mostly pirated material, has cloned the database of its competitor, The Pirate Bay, after it was shut down last week. The cloned site is online and fully functioning, according to users. The Pirate Bay, one of the world’s most visited websites, has been closed since a police raid in Sweden last week. Isohunt, ... Read More »

Google’s Hangouts emerging as tough competitor for Skype

NEW YORK: Google’s Hangouts is being used by more and more people from all over the world. At first, Skype was ruling the World. However, there is a competitor, Google’s Hangouts, which can steal Skype’s users. Skype allows users to add up to nine people in a group video chat, but for that, if they live in the US, they ... Read More »

Apple’s 1st generation iPods selling at Amazon, eBay under £700

LAHORE: Apple’s first generation iPods are selling like hot cakes at eBay and Amazon. According to latest reports, some versions of the iPod, which retailed for 229 pounds when Apple sold it, are selling for 670 pounds on Amazon. eBay has sold more than 3,000 of the models since it stopped selling in stores from October. Cheaper versions of the ... Read More »

Google, WordPress introduce new software to explore businesses in 1.2m cities

NEW YORK: Google and Word Press have launched in collaboration a new device for exploring the businesses of 1.2 million cities around the world. Street View Maps. City is a worldwide geographical website application with 1,200,000 cities in its database. The website incorporates establishments recognized by Google Maps API and then applies a sophisticated level of detail for each location. ... Read More »

Square Enix plans to bring all titles of Final Fantasy to PS4

TOKYO: The main reasons of the popularity of Final Fantasy is that people have been attracted to Sony’s consoles and now it seems that Square Enix is planning on bringing all the mainline titles in the series to PlayStation 4. Speaking to Game Watch, Shinji Hashimoto stated that re-releases will not be limited to the newly announced Final Fantasy VII ... Read More »

Galaxy Note Edge exclusively available at Vodafone UK in £479 with cheap 3G package

LONDON: Samsung Galaxy Note Edge has been landed in the UK at Vodaphone stores. For the uninitiated, the Galaxy Note Edge is a variation of Sammy’s big Note flagship, and it looks just like the Galaxy Note 4 with one major difference. That difference is the beveled edge on the right side of the phone (sorry lefties), and from there, ... Read More »

Apple Inc’s Canadian unit contract may discourage wireless carriers from reducing price of other handsets

OTTAWA/TORONTO: Canadian consumers may have ended up paying higher prices for cell phones and wireless services because of contracts between Apple Inc’s Canadian unit and domestic carriers, the Canadian Competition Bureau said in a court filing. The iPhone has given Apple extraordinary bargaining power with mobile carriers around the world, and the Canadian watchdog wants to know if it used ... Read More »

Hyperdimension Neptunia Re;Birth 2: Sisters Generation launched

TOKYO: Idea Factory International revealed Hyperdimension Neptunia Re;Birth 2: Sisters Generation (try saying that title five times fast without dying of asphyxiation) would indeed be getting a special collector’s edition. Apparently fans have been clamoring for this for quite some time, with their demands finally being answered (with compact discs!). Channeling 1997, his insanely colorful special edition package will include ... Read More »

iPhone 6’s biggest rival Samsung Galaxy S6 to release in March 2015

SEOUL: Race of releasing ‘smartest’ phones is at its peak, and after Apple’s iPhone 6 and Google’s Nexus 6, Galaxy S6 is probably the next biggest phone launch probably in March next year. What will the phone look like? If there’s anything Samsung needs to change in their Galaxy s6, it definitely ought to be the design of their phone. ... Read More »

Apple to unveil new version of iPhone 6 for women to replace iPhone 5c

BEIJING: Here’s a good news for women as iPhone has reportedly announced to launch a lower-cost 4-inch version of the iPhone 6 to replace the iPhone 5c. According to a Chinese website, the handset will be launched in 2015, which follows a move towards larger screen sizes, with the most recent models boasting 4.7 and 5.5inch screens. The Feng.com report ... Read More »

Microsoft Lumia 535 Dual SIM now available in Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR: The Microsoft Lumia 535 Dual SIM is available now in Malaysia for a very affordable price of RM429 only! This bargain mid-range smart phone comes with a 5 inch QHD IPS display that is protected with Gorilla Glass 3. The device is powered by a 1.2GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 processor, slotted in with 1 GB RAM, 8GB ROM, ... Read More »

Apple to sell 71.5 million iPhone 6 sets during Christmas holidays

NEW YORK: This Christmas you will not be alone but with the Apple’s latest handset iPhone 6, which will double your Xmas celebrations. As per an investors report, Apple will sell 71.5 million iPhones during the current quarter. If true, that number would be about a 40 percent jump over the 51 million iPhones sold during the final quarter of ... Read More »

Mobilink, Ufone launch iPhone 6 in Pakistan in collaboration with Apple at Rs81,499

ISLAMABAD: Mobilink and Apple are going to launch Apple iPhone 6 series in Pakistan. After this partnership, customers can now pick up an iPhone 6 of their choice from selected Mobilink Business Centres across Pakistan. All iPhones purchased from Mobilink will be given 3G data services free of cost for a period of 6 months. Wasif Mustafa, Head of Marketing Mobilink ... Read More »

Microsoft CEO read The End of Absence, Constant Connection, Pressed for Time

NEW YORK: Satya Nadella the current Microsoft CEO is one of 50 notable people from tech, business, politics, sports, entertainment and the arts who shared their favorite books of 2014 in the Wall Street Journal’s annual “Books of the Year” roundup, published today in the weekend edition of the newspaper. It’s hard not to wonder when Nadella found the time ... Read More »

‘Bravely Second’ to attract the game lovers with Sumptuous New Character Art

TOKYO: In addition to an enhanced re-release this year, called Bravely Default: For the Sequel, users will also be getting a full blown sequel next year entitled Bravely Second. The name of the first game actually came from a mechanic used in combat. Specifically the storing of battle points, called a “Default”, or the use of multiple attacks, known as ... Read More »

Heavenly Sword developer currently working on a new IP called Hellblade

TOKYO: Heavenly Sword, DmC and Enslaved: Odyssey to the West developer Ninja Theory is currently working on a new IP called Hellblade. But that isn’t the only iron it has in the fire at the moment: That’s interesting, isn’t it? Perhaps the mysterious Project Razer is making a comeback, or Sony has finally decided to make a Heavenly Sword sequel ... Read More »

Facebook & Microsoft confirm dropping of Bing in Search Box but Bing is still powering Yahoo’s list

NEW YORK: Both Facebook and Microsoft officials have confirmed that the social networking giant has officially dropped Bing from its search results. That’s not to say that Microsoft and Facebook are splitting up for good, though. They’ll still work together in other ways, just not with Facebook’s search capabilities. “We’re not currently showing web search results in Facebook Search because ... Read More »

Hyperdimension Neptunia Re;Birth 2’s Collector’s Edition reveals for the fans

TOKYO: Idea Factory International revealed Hyperdimension Neptunia Re;Birth 2: Sisters Generation (try saying that title five times fast without dying of asphyxiation) would indeed be getting a special collector’s edition. Apparently fans have been clamoring for this for quite some time, with their demands finally being answered (with compact discs!). Channeling 1997, his insanely colorful special edition package will include ... Read More »

Pakistani govt to keep YouTube blocked for indefinite period

ISLAMABAD: The government will continue to keep the YouTube blocked for an indefinite period as currently no technical solution is available which can block 100 percent objectionable contents on the social website. Therefore the government is not ready to take any risk by officially opening the social website without a foolproof mechanism in place. Pakistan had blocked the access of ... Read More »