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Noon News: BlackBerry PlayBooks Stolen, 3 Tops Customer Complaints Chart, Mozilla Google Firefox Deal

More than 5,000 RIM Blackberry PlayBook tablets have been stolen in the US state of Indiana, which is equivalent to three per cent of the whole global shipments of the tablet for the past quarter when RIM shipped 150,000 PlayBooks.

Telecom regulator Ofcom recently revealed that ‘3' continues to be the worst mobile carrier in the country as far as customer feedback is concerned. According to the data released by Ofcom, 0.14 in every 1000 complaints they receive are lodged by the users of 3.

Firefox maker Mozilla and Google have renewed their search engine partnership deal for the next three years. The open source outfit said in a statement that the search deal, which ensures that Google stays as the default search engine of the Firefox web browser, brings considerable amount of revenue to the company.

Samsung is planning to bring the new Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich to its range of Galaxy devices. The company plans to release the ICS upgrade for the Samsung Galaxy S II and the Galaxy Note early next year. However, older Galaxy devices like Galaxy Ace and the original Galaxy S will not receive the much sought after upgrade.

Apple has reportedly acquired Anobit for upwards of $500 million, making its entry into the flash based storage market. The deal has been valued between $300 million to $400 million, but one Israeli newspaper claims the amount is closer to $500 million.