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Noon News: Sony Unsure On Hacker Activities, Firefox 4 105 Million Downloads, Rumours Of MacBook Pro Redesign

Japanese gaming giant Sony is unsure whether hackers stole its customers' credit card information when they brought down its PlayStation network platform. The PlayStation Network, an online gaming platform used by millions of PlayStation users, was struck down following an external attack on its system.

Computer maker Dell believes that Android based tablets will outsell Apple’s iPad, but not in the immediate future. In an interview with The Wall Street Journal, Dell's 46 year old founder and CEO Michael Dell gave a vague outline of the company’s future strategy, which largely involves Smartphones and tablet PC.

LG Electronics has announced this morning that it has signed a broad-ranging licensing agreement with UK-based ARM, one which covers the ARM Cortex A15 MPCore, the Cortex-A9 MP, the ARM Mali-T604 GPU and ARM CoreLink interconnect and system IP.

The new Firefox 4 web browser from Mozilla has crossed the landmark figure of 100 million downloads, the company revealed. According to Mozilla, this milestone was achieved over the weekend; by Monday evening US time the figure had reached 105 million downloads by users from all over the world.

There are rumours that Apple has decided to redesign the already popular case for its MacBook Pro line of laptops. According to a report on MacRumors, these redesigned cases are likely to surface with the upcoming product refresh of the MacBook Pro, replacing the current design that first hit the stores in 2008.

Ravi Mandalla was ITProPortal's Sub Editor (and a contributing writer) for two years from 2011. Based in Ahmedabad, India, Ravi is now the owner and founder of Parity Media Pvt. Ltd., a news and media company, which specializes in online publishing, technology news and analysis, reviews, web site traffic growth, web site UI. Ravi lists his specialist subjects as: Enterprise, IT, Technology, Gadgets, Business, High Net Worth Individuals, Online Publishing, Advertising, Marketing, Social Media, News, Reviews, Audio, Video, and Multi-Media. He has also previously worked as Dy. Manager - IT Security at (n)Code Solutions.