News@10: European Commission Sues UK Over Phorm, Microsoft Kinect & Google Street View In Antartica

BT has announced that it will be connecting Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly with super-fast broadband, a project touted as the biggest fibre-optic roll out in the United Kingdom. The telephony and broadband service provider has revealed its plans to provide at least 90 per cent of homes in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly with a super-fast fibre-optic broadband connection

Google has launched Street View in Antarctica and quickly stumbled across a major conundrum - there's no street on the remote continent per se. Launched back in May 2007 in the US, the mapping service proved to be one of Google's most popular and controversial services of the last few years and is now an integral part of any traveller's planning process.

Microsoft has posted a how-to video for its forthcoming Kinect motion controller for the Xbox 360 and provided some hints as to what might affect the way it works. Microsoft suggests that since Kinect need to scan the room's floor prior to playing, any object lying around may reduce its accuracy.

The European Commission has taken the UK government to court over the authorities inability to deal effectively with privacy issues, highlighted by the case of Phorm, the behavioural advertising technology that BT secretly tested on its customers.

A market analyst has dismissed Nintendo’s announcement to delay the launch of its upcoming 3DS games console, stating that it may be delayed even further. Analyst at Wedbush Morgan, Michael Pachter went on to predict that the company will charge less for the product in the western market.

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