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News@5: Facebook Users Satisfaction "Abysmal", Nintendo 3DS & Rent A Freind Comes To The UK

Apple has responded to queries by members of the US House of Representatives Ed Markey from Massachusetts and Joe Barton from Texas over the location data the company collects by writing a 13 page letter.

The American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI) e-business report, developed jointly by the University of Michigan’s Business School and marketing research analysts ForeSee Results has rated the satisfaction of users on social networking site Facebook as "abysmal".

American entrepreneur Mark Cuban has hinted at a 'Minority Report'-like future, in which computer software could recognise the users entering a high-street shop and offer them special discounts and personalised services.

Nintendo is set to launch its 3DS handheld games console in the UK by March 2011, reports suggest. Gaming website VG247 says that Nintendo is meeting retailers in the UK to set the stage for the release of its upcoming 3DS.

Popular US-based service 'Rent a Friend' has been launched in the UK. Rent a Friend allows users to hire a 'friend' for an innocent date at a cost of £6.50 per hour.