A visual summary of the news and launches that made headlines in the world of technology this week. (Getty Images)
The BlackBerry Curve 8900 has been officially launched in the UAE by RIM and Etisalat. It is RIM’s thinnest and lightest full QWERTY smartphone to date and costs AED 2,400.
Satyam CEO B Ramalinga Raju allegedly confessed to diverting funds to family-owned Maytas over the last four or five years. It contradicts his original statement claiming that the company invented $1 billion of assets. (Getty Images)
The robot prototype T-34, developed by security firm Alacom, is loaded with sensors designed to detect something amiss in a building. Real-time images from the robot can be viewed through the controller’s cellphone. (Getty Images)
Gary McKinnon tries to avoid extradition to the United States where he faces a lifetime in jail if found guilty of sabotaging vital US defense systems after the September 11 terror attacks. (Getty Images)
Customers continue visiting internet cafes in China, even as the government steps up censorship measures by monitoring bloggers that could post unfavorable information. (Getty Images)
Azim Premji, chairman of Wipro, yesterday announced the company\'s third quarter results. Wipro met quarterly expectations but forecast lower revenues for the next three months due to the economic crisis. (Getty Images)
The Downadup/Conficker worm has infected millions of Windows OS machines around the world. China and South America are the most affected, though there have been outbreak reports even in the Middle East. (Getty Images)