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Zuckerburg Time Person of the Year as Facebook crime soars

Zuckerburg Time Person of the Year as Facebook crime soars

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Mark Zuckerburg, billionaire founder of Facebook, has just been made Time magazine's Person of the Year under the shadow of reports that Facebook is becoming a hive crime - both oniline and in the real world. A report just out has marked Facebook as having... >>

Personal use of company laptops putting companies "at risk"

Personal use of company laptops putting companies "at risk"

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Research carried out by Opinion Matters and Vodafone has found that people with work mobiles and laptops are potentially putting their companies at risk with personal use of the devices once 5.30pm comes around. Sampling from over 1000 business people... >>

Mario Kart Wii tops global games chart for 2008

Mario Kart Wii tops global games chart for 2008

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Global sales data has shown that Nintendo's Mario Kart Wii was the biggest selling game across the world in 2008, selling nearly 9 million games across the UK, US and Japanese markets. This data has been compiled from a collaboration between GfK Chart-Track,... >>

Brain Training "does not improve mental sharpness"

Brain Training "does not improve mental sharpness"

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All those hours spent on your DS crunching numbers and memorising words on a brain training game, may well have amounted to nothing if a recent report is to be believed. Researchers at the University of Rennes in Brittany have concluded that there is... >>

Nintendo consoles smash US sales records in 2008

Nintendo consoles smash US sales records in 2008

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Following the news that Nintendo's consoles managed to smash European sales records in 2008, new US sales data has shown it has done the same across the pond as well. In 2008, a total of 10.17 million Wii consoles were sold to the American public, breaking... >>

Konami announces Wii Balance Board game

Konami announces Wii Balance Board game

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Konami has announced a new game due out later in the year that will utilise the Wii Balance Board. Called Marbles! Balance Challenge, the skill-based action title will see gamers trying to help an ant called Anthony save his colony by locating the mythical... >>

Microsoft to increase Xbox Live Friends limit

Microsoft to increase Xbox Live Friends limit

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Microsoft executive Aaron Greenberg has said that plans are in the pipeline to up the number of Friends you can have on Xbox Live. "I can't commit to when that will happen, but that is something we want to do", he said in a recent interview. "It's definitely... >>

Fifa '09 named best selling All Format game 2008

Fifa '09 named best selling All Format game 2008

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End-of-year data from ELSPA and Gfk-ChartTrack has shown that Fifa '09 was the best-selling All Format game of the year, thanks to two million copies being snapped up since October. Mario Kart came in a close second, but did make the best-selling single-SKU... >>

Wii Sports becomes best-selling game of all time

Wii Sports becomes best-selling game of all time

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Wii Sports has pipped retro favourite Super Mario Bros. as the best-selling game of all time. In a list of worldwide sales put together by VGChartz, Wii Sports has apparently sold 40.52 million units (including bundle sales), while Super Mario Bros. sits... >>

PlayStation console sales up 60% on 2007

PlayStation console sales up 60% on 2007

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Just as Nintendo and Microsoft were celebrating on hearing the NPD data for their US November sales, Sony was doing the same, despite its PS3 console selling the least out of the three major players. Year-to-date sales of Sony's consoles combined are... >>