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Microsoft sues Motorola over Xbox patent issue

Seattle: Microsoft Corp stepped up its legal battle with Motorola Inc on Tuesday, as the software company accused the phone maker of charging excessive royalties on network technology used in Microsoft’s Xbox game system. The suit, filed in federal court ...

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Google bans phone application used in spying

London: A controversial mobile phone application, which helps a cell phone user read the text messages of others secretly, has been removed from sale by Google. Google said the application, called SMS Secret Replicator, violated its terms, The Independent reported ...

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RIM unveils Blackberry PlayBook tablet

San Francisco: Research In Motion unveiled a tablet computer on Monday that it hopes will leapfrog Apple’s iPad with its potential for social networking, media publishing and corporate uses. The tablet, named BlackBerry PlayBook, has a seven-inch (18 cm) screen ...

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‘76% Indians victim of cybercrime’

New Delhi: India seems to be the worst affected nation online, with over three-quarters of Indian web surfers having fallen victim to cybercrimes, including computer viruses, online credit card fraud and identity theft, security solutions provider Symantec said. According to ...

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Mouseover bug bites Twitter

New Delhi: Another security flaw has hit the popular microblogging website Twitter. The bug on the Twitter website caused pop-up messages to appear or opened third-party websites when users just hovered the cursor over a link. The latest Twitter security ...

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‘Wireless recharge of mobiles from 2012′

London: Cell phone users may soon be able to recharge their devices wirelessly. Japanese technology company Fujitsu has developed a system capable of simultaneously charging multiple portable electronic devices such as mobile phones, digital cameras and laptop computers without the ...

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