Another day, another hack, this time, it was UK's largest games publisher, Codemasters, who admitted that it was hacked and that the criminals managed to steal the names, date of birth, passwords and email addresses of thousands of customers.
Samsung has decided to accept help from the hacker community in order to encourage more innovation in its Samsung Galaxy S2 Smartphone, the company announced. Apparently, the move came after Samsung's management decided that unlike most of its key rivals, such as Microsoft and Apple, it should not hide the development process of its next generation devices behind closed doors.
Two former T-Mobile employees have been fined £73,000 for stealing and selling customer data by the Information Commissioner’s Office. The ruling came after the ICO investigated the case, at the end of which, the two data thieves pleaded guilty for violating the Data Protection Act V3 reports. The ICO has been investigating the case since 2008 and plans to publish a detailed report about the investigation in the near future.
Amazon is not the only one selling the Kindle, its uberpopular ebook reader; you can also buy it from Tesco direct from as little as £96 excluding delivery as you can collect it from collection desks in selected Tesco stores. By using the discount code TDX-K7AR, users can save £15 on the suggested retail price of £111 (the 3G version is also available at a discounted price of £137) and earn double club card points worth £2.22.
The official Guardian iPhone app has had more than 400,000 downloads since its launch in January, it has been revealed. The Guardian paper, the Observer, the Guardian app and the Guardian website are owned and run by Guardian News & Media, which released an insight into the success of the iPhone app. The Guardian iPhone, which was dished out on January 19, has been downloaded more than 403,388 times.