Continental Tyres did a study and found out that people who are good in playing video games are the ones who are bad drivers in real life. If that is true, then good players of games like Need for Speed and Formula 1 have higher chances of crashing their cars on the road as compared to other normal people.
For the study, some 2,000 motorists aged between 17 and 39 took part in it and they were quizzed about their habits and attitudes. Some 50 per cent of them were regular gamers while the rest were non-gamers.
Communication Minister Roy Padayachie had called for unbundling of Telkom's local loop and the National Treasury has supported this idea. They have said that the unbundling will be done by November this year.
Local loop is a copper-cable network that is used by Telkom to deliver Internet and also distribute telephony services to all the homes and businesses across the length and breadth of the country. Unbundling on the other hand means it would be allowing all operators who are involved with Internet and telephony market to get cost-effective access.
Although, Facebook has tried to keep down its role in the protests that took place in Egypt and Tunisia, there are now reports that show its involvement.
These reports that surfaced mysteriously show the active involvement of these social networking sites and also show how they have been used for supporting the civic and democratic engagements of these societies.
At the middle of the ongoing riots in Libya, the authorities there have decided to shut off all the Internet access points to its citizens.
As a result, the ones that had '.ly' as suffix are the ones which were thought to have been affected because of this.
But nothing like that happened and sites like bit. ly are doing well. The idea of shortening the link had become popular just some years back when social sites like Twitter and its users felt the need to shorten the URL for easy handling and tweeting. In shortened version, long links can be fitted in up to only 140 characters.
It has been come to be known that O2 has filed an application with the financial regulator for getting license for e-money. This money will be used in launching its mobile contactless payment services that is to begin operations by the second half of this year.
O2, the telecom company has filed its application with the Financial Services Authority. Its approval is going to make it an independent financial services provider and the road to partnering with banks will then be opened.
A couple of the major IT companies in the world will be forming fifteen jobs under the study in Northern Ireland worth multi-million pounds. Around £1.7m worth of money has been put in by Invest NI into the virgin physical joint collaboration of SAP UK with Intel Corporation.
The second generation of Apple Peel 520, which is designed by Yosion, eliminates the line between the iPod Touch and the iPhone.
The recently introduced Apple Peel 520 acts as both a protective case and a kind of adapter which provides an iPod Touch with access to a cellular data network.
However, the Apple Peel is not the first Peel introduced so far. The ZTE Peel from Sprint has already been available in the market. But, the ZTE Peel allows users to make calls only with VoIP through apps such as Skype.
Action-oriented limb-slicing horror Dead Space 2 is capable of leaving gamers as an emotional wreck. This sickening and heart-testing game is a monster of a sequel and offers bigger scares and more excitement than one can expect.
Isaac Clarke, sole survivor of a rescue team sent to the USG Ishimura in the previous game, is back with Dead Space 2. He lives in the year 2511. He finds himself on the Sprawl- a space colony erected on a broken hunk of Saturn’s moon.
Apple iOS is performing better than Google’s Android operating system in enterprise activations, a report by Good Technology claims.
According to the report, the adoption of Apple’s iPads in financial services sector is remarkable. The iPad is either being used or tested for use by more than 80 per cent of Fortune 100 companies.
During the final quarter of 2010, the iOS-based devices accounted for more than 65 per cent of all activations in all enterprice-level businesses. iPad activations of all new devices jumped from 14 per cent to 22 per cent during the same period of time.
Software giant Microsoft Corp. has requested the US International Trade Commission ban on imports and sales of TiVo set-top DVR boxes, accusing the TiVo of infringing four patents.
The complaint submitted to US ITC in Washington states that TiVo infringed technology patented by Microsoft in 1990s and 2000. The ITC is a quasi-judicial agency which has the right to bar imports of products found to violate US intellectual property rights.
TiVo imports the digital-video recorders from Mexico, where they are manufactured, to sell them in the United States.
Apple's new TV ad "Two is better than one" is praising both AT&T and Verizon as both are now providing network to the iPhone. The Apple iPhone has recently been made available on AT&T's rival network provider Verizon. Earlier, AT&T had the exclusive rights to sell the iPhone.
Apple's new ad demonstrates two iPhones next to each other performing exactly the same tasks at exactly the same time, to give the impression that the two network providers are equal.
Finnish handset maker Nokia's upcoming smartphone, the Nokia N9, will run MeeGo operating system and come equipped with several outstanding features.
The Nokia N9 will reportedly feature an advanced 1.2GHz Intel Atom processor, a 4.2-inch OLED touch-screen display, QWERTY keyboard and a whopping 12-megapixel photo snapper with xenon flash and Carl Zeiss optics.
Other striking features of the smartphone include 768MB of RAM, 1GB of ROM, FM radio, micro USB, HDMI output, A-GPS, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth.
Internet search giant Google on Friday acknowledged an increase in web spam complaints, but defended its spam-fighting policies.
The California-based company denied accusations that websites with Google adverts were getting free pass. The company claimed that it had made it more difficult for spam-packed websites rank high in search results.
Google was responding to complaints that its search results were spammy and awkward. Google engineer Matt Cutts wrote in a blog that they were hearing the feedback from the web loud and clear.
Emerging reports claim that Apple is replacing standard Phillips or Torx screws on iPhone 4s with tamper-resistant "pentalobe" screws so that no one can fiddle with internals of the phone.
A report published in the Daily claims the Cupertino, California-based consumer electronics giant's repair stores are fitting pentalobe screws in iPhone 4s brought for servicing.
Experts are of the view that main motive behind Apple's recnt move is to force iPhone users to rely only on Apple repair services.