News@5: Sony's Anti-Kinect Site, Nintendo 3DS & No More Free iPhone 4 Cases

Sony has launched an interactive anti-Kinect site, explaining why buttons are important for gaming. The launch comes as both Microsoft and Sony ready to launch their own motion sensing gaming peripherals for their respective consoles.

Renegotiating the Immigration and Asylum Biometric System (IABS) contract with IBM may save the UK coalition government £50 million. Immigration minister Damian Green has said that the government can save £50 million if it renegotiates the deal with IBM for its UK Borders Agency (UKBA) project.

The Japanese release date for Nintendo's upcoming 3DS hand-held gaming device has been revealed by a former Key Factory employee. A Twitter user going by the user name of 'nocchisan' tweeted that Key Factory is gearing up to launch 3DS peripherals to coincide with the Japanese launch of the hand-held on 20 November 2010.

The head of Nokia's mobile division, Anssi Vanjoki, has announced that he will be quitting the Finnish mobile phone giant to look for "new opportunities". The news comes days after Nokia replaced its CEO Olli-Pekka Kallasvuo with former Microsoft senior executive Stephen Elop.

Apple has announced that it will be ending the free iPhone 4 case program by the end of September. The Cupertino, California-based iPhone maker has decided to stop offering the cases to iPhone 4 owners on 30 September