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Noon News: Nokia Smartphone Price Cuts, Angry Birds Going 3D, Belgian Newspapers Back in Google Search Results

Beleaguered mobile phone maker Nokia is apparently on the verge of cutting the price of its handsets by as much as 10 per cent in a bid to boost its sales globally, the second time this rumour has surfaced since the beginning of the month.

The massively popular game Angry Birds is soon going to be available in an entirely new 3D format for the users of the new LG Smartphone, the Optimus 3D, reports have revealed. The Optimus 3D is going to be the first ever phone to feature the 3D version of the game. However, the game won’t bring along with it any new adventures, meaning the current 2D interface will merely be upscaled to the 3D format for Optimus 3D users.

Search engine giant Google has announced that it will re-index the websites of Belgian newspapers, after they cried foul of Google for removing their sites from its search engine. Copiepresse, a consortium of Belgian based newspapers, had filed a copyright infringement lawsuit against Google, for including their news articles on Google News without permission. The newspapers had won the lawsuit and Google was asked to remove the content and pay Euro 25,000 for every violation.

The Florida based registry operator, ICM Registry, has revealed that it is introducing a limited time-period offer for trademark and intellectual property (ip) owners, so that they can effectively prevent misuse of their name in the new .xxx domain for pornographic websites.

LulzSec members have struck again; this time, the victim is the website of The Sun, the UK's best-selling daily newspaper owned by Rupert Murdoch’s News International. Users, who visited the Sun’s website, were reportedly redirected to a hoax page featuring a weird story about Rupert Murdoch being found dead in his garden.

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.