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F-Secure: Sony hacked again

05/20/2011, The recent hacks that attacked Sony nearly a month back, taking down the PlayStation Network (PSN) and Sony Online Entertainment for a good three weeks or so surely raised the ire of many users who were so used to seeing their home console work without...

Bionic hand affixed to Austrian man voluntarily

05/19/2011, An Austrian man actually decided to take an interesting plunge in the name of medical science – by volunteering his hand to be amputated so he can be fitted with a bionic limb. The patient, known as “Milo” (not his real name, of course),...

Sony PlayStation Network hacked – not

05/18/2011, Update: It seems that this was not a hack – but rather, Sony’s way of plugging the security hole by taking down the password reset page while they fix the innards before putting it back online. Read the full story here. No, the title...

Parents can control child’s Facebook page with new bill

05/17/2011, California, the Golden State, might soon see parents being given the legal authority to control their child’s Facebook page if a new bill under consideration is passed, of course. Facebook won’t be the only site affected by this bill as other...

Parents name baby as Like after Facebook button

05/16/2011, You know just how crazy the world can get? Well, a pair of Israeli parents who are absolutely in love with Facebook have decided to name their daughter after Facebook’s iconic “Like” button – simply because both Lior and Vardit...

Foldable AMOLED display never creases even after 100,000 times

05/15/2011, Are you an engineer who thrives on solving problems? Well, it is said that when it comes to the design of mobile devices, one of the biggest challenges to overcome would be to maximize the display while minimizing the size of the device. Researchers from...

Chromebook Preview

05/14/2011, We live blogged the Google I/O keynote on Wednesday where major announcements were made, including the launch of the Google  Chromebook computers manufactured by Samsung and Acer that will be available June 15 in the US for $449 (Samsung WiFi version),...

Google Chromebooks might not be so secure after all?

05/12/2011, The recently announced Google Chromebooks might have gotten the world to sit up and take notice (especially when Angry Birds is made available for it over the Web!), and depending on which group you are on, there is a very different reason for doing so....

Palm Touch Panel turns your palm into a touchscreen display

05/10/2011, The Kajimoto Laboratory at the University of Electro-Communications is currently researching a brand new technology known as the “Palm Touch Panel”, where it is capable of transmitting tactile information via the screen straight onto the palm...

Google I/O 2011 wrap-up

05/10/2011, We have done our best to cover the Google I/O 2011 conference live, but for those who did not manage to follow our live blog, fret not – there is always the power of summarization to help you figure out what was hot and what was not in the event...

LG’s 3D AR browser to ship with LG Optimus 3D smartphone

05/09/2011, LG has worked with augmented reality pioneer Wikitude, and their collaboration has resulted in the first three dimensional AR browser in the world that will debut on the upcoming LG Optimus 3D smartphone. Just what does the Wikitude 3D browser deliver to...

Nissan LEAF Review

05/05/2011, The Nissan LEAF is the first mass produced full electric car: no gas tank, no tailpipe. But the LEAF is of course not the first electric car ever made. The EV1 from GM and the Tesla Roadster have been on the roads for years and technically speaking not...

Scoop.it Content Curation Service

05/05/2011, Scoop.it has been in private beta for sometimes now, and yesterday the service launched new features including the ability to share their scoop.it posts on Facebook pages, LinkedIn, WordPress blogs, Tumblr; Facebook accounts and Twitter were already...