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MS investigating Xbox credit card security risk

A report from Philadelphia’s Drexel University has claimed that users’ credit card details can be obtained from ‘wiped’ Xbox 360 hard drives. This is supposedly achieved with what are described as basic hacking tools”. Researchers were able to access files and folders on a 360 HDD that had been through …

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Play.com considering payment on delivery option

Online retailer Play.com is considering the introduction of a payment-on-delivery offer for its customers. The service is commonplace in Japan, and the site’s new Japanese owners Rakuten are keen to make Play.com the first to offer it in the UK. The idea is to attract customers who are uneasy about …

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Planetside 2 goes free-to-play

Upcoming PC shooter Planetside 2 will adopt a free-to-play model following the long line of MMOs that did so earlier this year. The FPS MMO sequel from Sony Online Entertainment will include free-to-play in some form, but concrete details have yet to be determined, reports VG247. The developer’s studio head …

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Diablo III lets gamers sell items for money

World of Warcraft developer-publisher Blizzard has revealed an in-game auction house in Diablo III that uses real money. Gamers will be able to buy, sell and trade digital items in the PC RPG using real-life currency, with sellers taking the majority of the cash” for each transaction. Blizzard showed off …

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Apple and Nokia settle dispute

Apple and Nokia have settled an ongoing patent dispute which will see the firms bury their respective legal hatchets and Apple pay Nokia an undisclosed sum. Well-known patent activist Florian Meuller patted himself on the back as his former prediction of an Apple Nokia settlement came true. "I think Apple …

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The Agency pay model undecided

The developer behind intriguing PS3 and PC first person shooter and MMO The Agency has said that the firm is unlikely to adopt the monthly subscription model for its title. To read the complete story, click here to visit the website for MCV’s sister print mag and leading global resource …

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