EA's popular horror-shooter Dead Space 2 has managed to retain the top spot in the UK's Chart-Track All Formats Top 40 games chart for the second week in a row. Despite a drop in sales of around 47 per cent, Dead Space 2 held on to its perch, keeping just ahead of another EA game FIFA 2011 in second and Ubisoft's Assassin’s Creed: Brotherhood in third.
Apple is unlikely to distribute more than one iPhone 5 model across the same territory which means that Verizon and AT&T customers will almost certainly have the same handset, albeit locked to each network.
The UK government was infected by a variant of the information stealing Zeus trojan back in December, foreign secretary William Hague has revealed. Speaking during the Munich Security Conference, Hague confirmed that cyber criminals had managed to successfully infect UK government computers with the virus as part of an international conspiracy to infect computers belonging to UK government organisations
Online hacktivist group Anonymous has taken down the website of a US security firm which claimed to have intimate knowledge about the group's senior members. Anonymous, which is being investigated for a string of high-profile online attacks on PayPal and MasterCard, reportedly hacked into HBGary's main website and gained access to its e-mail accounts and deleted files. The group also released some of the company's internal documents online.
Sony Ericsson will present the Xperia Play, formerly known as the Playstation Phone, on the 13th of February 2011 at 6PM in Barcelona on the eve of the Mobile World Congress. The mobile phone manufacturer released a video, showing a green Android robot getting a pair of thumbs transplanted onto its hands (but no feet) with the help of some very dodgy Asian surgeons.