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News@10: Google To Delete Data In 9 Months, Amazon Black Friday Has Started With More Than 300 Deals & Sony Ericsson X8

Google has been let off very lightly by the Information Commissioner Office after it promised to delete all the Wi-Fi data that its Street View cars had downloaded in the UK. The ICO has already said that they will do an audit of Google's internal privacy structure, training programs and privacy reviews for new products (ed : what about existing ones?) within the next nine months.

Online Retailing giant Amazon has launched its first Black Friday Deals week outside the UK in the run up to the Thanksgiving week, with more than 300 deals on offer. Amongst deals that will matter to us include 50 per cent off Sony TVs and Blu-ray players, over 60 per cent off Microsoft Xbox consoles, Flip Mino HD camcorders and Nintendo Wii consoles.

The Sony Ericsson X8 is the company's latest attempt to deliver a popular yet affordable Android-based handset that can compete with the likes of HTC or ZTE. The phone, which is currently available exclusively from O2 on pay monthly, can be purchased for £129 from Very.

BT has hit out against a the 'Stop the Broadband Con' campaign initiated by rival ISP Virgin Media, designed to urge people to protest against the misleading advertising of broadband speeds. According to IT Pro, telecoms giant BT has spoken against the initiative, describing Virgin Media's campaign as hypocritical.

News Corp. owner Rupert Murdoch has reportedly teamed up with Apple CEO Steve Jobs to produce a daily newspaper designed specifically for the iPad.