News@10: PlayStation Move, 600,000 iPhones Sold & A 'Brain Tumour Pandemic'

Sony's new PlayStation Move motion-sensing controller will go on sale in the US on 19 September, the company announced at the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) show.

A researcher studying the health effects of mobile phone use has warned of a "brain tumour pandemic". The warning came after a team of researchers re-evaluated data from the £15 million, decade-long Interphone study.

UK Government ministers have been banned from using iPhones for official communications. Guidelines issued by the Communications-Electronics Security Group (CESG) at GCHQ, Cheltenham, also advise Government departments against issuing iPhones to staff.

Shares of Apple shot up today as the company issued a succinct statement saying that it had taken preorders for more than 600,000 iPhone 4 from its network partners in 24 hours, the biggest ever transaction of this type.

Samsung is beefing up its Android-based offering by adding two more Galaxy-themed smartphones following the Beam; the Galaxy 3 and Galaxy 5 now means that the Korean manufacturer has the biggest Android range, second only to HTC.