Noon News: HP All-in-One Desktop, .XXX Domain Registration Commences, No Facebook for Civil Servants

As a part of its efforts to take the consumer PC business even a step further, Hewlett-Packard has unveiled a new series of all-in-one PCs with the view of catering to the needs of both businesses and consumers. This brand new move happens to be company’s largest venture into the all-in-one desktop PC market till this date.

All companies and celebrities are now officially being provided with the opportunity to safeguard their names from hijack attempts as the countdown to the launch of the .xxx web domain has kick started. Effective from Wednesday, any brand or celebrity can go ahead with their requests to exclude their names from the available options in the domain names with the new suffix.

Microsoft’s Bing has extended its search deal with micro-blogging platform Twitter for another two years. The partnership, which was announced in a series of Tweets, comes after Twitter failed to renew its deal with search engine giant Google.

Civil servants in the UK are not allowed to access social media websites like Facebook in office, except from official work. According to Press Association, workers at the Department for Work and Pensions are only allowed to access certain social media websites like LinkedIn and Twitter while in office and that to for work reasons.

Good news for Android enthusiasts all around the world- the next major Android update is going to hit the market sometimes during the months of October or November. The announcement was made by the acting executive chairman Eric Schmidt himself, so it’s pretty much confirmed that it will be hardly a month or two more till the “Ice Cream Sandwich” finally arrives.