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Man sentenced for stealing over $50K using information found on Facebook

Be careful of a next-door neighbor that's more interested in becoming your Facebook friend than simply being neighborly. A Newcastle man is sent to prison for using private information to steal large amounts of money.

Social Media

Windows phones are getting new Xbox Live features, games soon

We will finally have a mobile version of Kinectimals to overwhelm our friends with cute baby tigers rolling around in grass. Microsoft announced a bevy of new games and other updates for the Windows smartphone.

Gaming

League of Legends boasts $5 million prize pool for Season Two

League of Legends' thriving community can look forward to a whopping $5 million prize pool for the upcoming Season Two.

Gaming

Two UK men given jail terms for inciting violence through Facebook

Two men from the UK were each jailed for four years on Tuesday for inciting violence using Facebook.

Social Media

Starbucks offering free iPhone apps

Next time you're in Starbucks ordering a Double Chocolaty Chip Frappuccino, you'll be able to pick up a free app for your iPhone too.

Apple

Xbox LIVE dashboard upgrade leaks

A video revealing what's possibly the new Xbox LIVE dashboard had a brief life, but offered a quick glimpse at the upgrade.

Gaming

Twitter, Facebook, Skype and foursquare are all coming to the Playstation Vita

The Playstation Vita users will be able to download social networking apps from Facebook, Twitter, foursquare, and Skype.

Cool Tech

World’s largest solar-powered yacht arrives in Hong Kong on home stretch of around-the-world voyage

The technological marvel arrives in Hong Kong for its final stretch around the globe

Cool Tech

Study: 26 percent of teachers cite cyberbullying by parents

A new study from Plymouth University highlights cyberbullying issues for teachers in the UK.

Web

Steel Battalion: Heavy Armor control scheme combines Xbox 360 controller and Kinect

Capcom reveals new details about next year's Xbox 360 exclusive Steel Battalion: Heavy Armor, including a hybrid control scheme that read inputs from both an Xbox 360 gamepad and a Kinect controller.

Gaming

Lumines, Assassin’s Creed and four others confirmed by Ubisoft for PS Vita release

Ubisoft confirms that it has six titles currently in development for release on Sony's soon-to-launch PlayStation Vita gaming device, a list highlighted by Assassin's Creed and block-matching puzzle game Lumines.

Gaming

Sony cuts $50 off the PS3, reducing standard model to $250

Sony will make cuts to its consoles to keep up with ever-changing gaming market.

Cool Tech

Resistance: Burning Skies announced for the PlayStation Vita

Sony confirms that Resistance: Burning Skies is coming to the PlayStation Vita, with development currently underway at PlayStation Move Heroes studio Nihilistic Software.

Gaming

Embracing social media, for better or for worse

The world praised social sites when the Facebook-powered Jasmine Revolutions swept through the Middle East and gave citizens a voice. But now that it's being used to thwart authorities stateside, restrictions are being discussed.

Opinion