Noon News: Lockheed Martin Under Cyber Attack, Iran To Disconnect From World Wide Web, Google Chrome TV Advert In The UK

In an attempt to block what it calls the infiltration of Western ideas, the Iranian government may soon completely remove its citizens' access to the internet, replacing it with an internal network. If this happens, Iran’s cyber-space would be completely isolated completely from the rest of the world. But observers have pointed out that a complete disconnect faces plenty of hurdles, but technical and practical.

Samsung plans to expand its use of Google’s Android OS for its future tablet PCs that the company hopes will be able to rival the iPad. Samsung already offers the Android-based Galaxy Tab tablet and a range of Smartphones based on Google’s platform. "We'll continue to work with Android on future tablets,” Shin said during an interview.

Google aired its first British TV advert during the final of the Champions League match. The ad, for the Chrome web browser, is a rework of a popular Chrome US ad in which a father chronicle the life of his newborn daughter ‘Hollie’. The ad features actual footage of a girl taken by her family.

Lockheed Martin, the world’s largest aerospace company and a key defence equipment supplier to the US armed forces recently found itself at the receiving end of a cyber-attack, new reports revealed. Lockheed Martin officials confirmed the incident, but they also reassured all concerned parties that protective measures were taken as soon as the attack was discovered on May 21, and that potential damage to the company’s IT infrastructure was avoided. No outside parties have been able to confirm Lockheed Martin's assessment.

Sony has reportedly downgraded the specifications of its upcoming NGP hand-held gaming device to bring its price in line with Nintendo’s 3DS. According to an article on 01, the company has halved the 512 MB on-board memory to 256 MB, though the 128MB V-RAM graphics remains the same.