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Technology 11 Nov 2010 | 12:00 AM

Cuba smokes Castro plot in Black Ops videogame

b>HAVANA/b>: Cuba harshly criticised a new videogame in which US special operations soldiers try to kill a young Fidel Castro, saying that the violent role-playing glorifies assassination and will turn American children into sociopaths.

Technology 11 Nov 2010 | 12:00 AM

Amazon in paedophile book flap

b>NEW YORK/b>: Amazon.com Inc. is selling a self-published guide that offers advice to paedophiles, and that has generated outrage on the Internet and threats to boycott the retailer.

Technology 12 Nov 2010 | 12:00 AM

Amazon no longer selling guide for paedophiles

b>NEW YORK/b>: Amazon.com is no longer selling a self-published guide for paedophiles. It is unclear whether the online bookseller had pulled the item, or whether the author withdrew it.

Technology 12 Nov 2010 | 12:00 AM

New ‘Call of Duty' blasts last year's sales record

b>NEW YORK/b>: i>Call of Duty: Black Ops/iblasted entertainment records this week by raking in US$360mil (RM1.15bil) in its first 24 hours on sale - a dramatic and lucrative indication that videogames have cemented their place as mainstream entertainment on a par with movies, books and music.

Technology 16 Nov 2010 | 12:00 AM

E-mail secondary as Facebook revamps messaging

b>SAN FRANCISCO/b>: Facebook is betting that one day soon, we'll all be acting like high school students - more texting and instant-messaging, at the expense of e-mail.

Technology 22 Nov 2010 | 12:00 AM

Nokia admits power problems in N8 handset

b>HELSINKI:/bNokia Corp said its top N8 model, aimed at making up lost ground in the smartphone market, has had power problems with some handsets not turning on after recharging.

Technology 29 Nov 2010 | 12:00 AM

Making it on the App Store

IF THERE is one thing you can say about Apple it's this - since the introduction of the Apple App Store on the iPhone, iPod touch and the iPad, the landscape has forever changed on how applications are distributed and sold.

Technology 30 Nov 2010 | 12:00 AM

Getting between teens and their screens

Are texting and Facebook really worse for kids than TV?

Technology 03 Dec 2010 | 12:00 AM

WikiLeaks dropped by domain name provider

b>STOCKHOLM:/bWikiLeaks' American domain-name system-provider withdrew service to the wikileaks.org name after the secret-spilling website once again became the target of hacker attacks.

Technology 06 Dec 2010 | 12:00 AM

Options narrowing for WikiLeaks chief

b>GENEVA/b>: WikiLeaks' elusive founder, his options dwindling, has turned to Switzerland's credit, postal and Internet infrastructure to keep his online trove of US State Department cables afloat.