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Late News: Free Samsung Galaxy Nexus, Xbox Live Membership, Iran Claims Duqu Detection

Google has decided to give away seven Samsung Galaxy Nexus through the Google Nexus Challenge. This challenge along with its rules and regulations as well as conditions has been revealed through its Google Nexus Twitter account.

As per Robin Burrowes, Xbox LIVE's head of marketing, entertainment as well as social network services such as Sky Player and Facebook has permitted Xbox Live to enjoy some huge popularity.

Google joined the $250 Million sFund for investing in "small social networking startups" which was started by Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers (KPCB), a world leading venture capital firm last year. Other notable members of this fund are Facebook, Amazon and Zyaga.

The government of Iran has said that it detected the presence of the Duqu computer virus in its computer systems and is working to counter it. The country's civil defence organisation said the computer systems at critical nuclear sites were being scanned to find the virus and eradicate it.

Julian Assange's life and his fight for freedom of information are in the process of being turned in an opera. Opera Australia is planning to create an opera around the mysterious freedom of information crusader who dumped several GBs of confidential US diplomatic and military data for everyone to see.

Ravi Mandalia

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.