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Noon News: Apple iPod Nano Recall, Call of Duty: MW3 Sales, LG Google TV, Google for Veterans

Apple has started a new program under which it plans to replace the first generation iPod Nano device due to a faulty battery that overheats. In a note posted on its website, Apple said that the problem was very rare among iPod Nano first generation users and affected devices were sold between September 2005 and December 2006.

Modern Warfare 3, has managed to break the record for the biggest entertainment launch in history. According to The Guardian, the game publisher claimed that in the US and UK alone, the game had sold 6.5 million units within 24 hours, raking in $400 million in sales.

The amount of video watched by tablet users on their gadgets has seen a significant increase as the market gets flooded with new tablet devices. According to new data released by video services provider Ooyala, tablet users watched 30 percent more video in a single session than desktop users.

LG is reportedly preparing to launch a new Google TV in January, even as Logitech admitted that the platform was a ‘big mistake'. Citing two people with the knowledge of LG's plans, Bloomberg reported that LG and Google plan to unveil a new Google TV offering at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas in January next year.

Google has launched a new initiative to help war veterans connect online and assist them in finding a job. The company has launched a new website called Google for Veterans, which allows veterans and their families to connect to the web.

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.