Weekend roundup: Zynga battles with EA, German iPhone 5 fans get a surprise, Samsung unveils new ad - PC Retail

Weekend roundup: Zynga battles with EA, German iPhone 5 fans get a surprise, Samsung unveils new ad

A look at the weekend's tech news
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We take a look at what happened in the world of IT over the weekend.

Zynga fights with EA

In August EA filed a lawsuit against Zynga claiming its new Facebook game The Ville is a copy of EA's SimCity Social.

Zynga has finally responded to the claims, stating that EA has actually copied Zynga’s YoVille, which was released three years before The Sims Social.

Telekom accidentally sends out German sex number to iPhone 5 fans

German consumers attempting to reserve Apple’s latest iPhone found themselves on a sex chat line after Telekom sent out the wrong number.

Telekom sent out a text to customers encouraging them to call a number to purchase the iPhone 5, unfortunately it was written down wrong and connected customers to an adult dating hotline.

Europe starts rationing old-style internet addresses

In the 1970s when the web was being built, the 4.3 billion IP addressed allowed by the IPv4 scheme were thought to be enough, but now it seems Europe has almost exhausted its stock of this old-style address.

From now on, companies can only make one more application for IPv4 addresses and if successful will only get 1,024 of them.

Samsung takes a dig at iPhone 5 in new ad

Samsung’s latest ad was revealed this weekend, titled ‘It doesn’t take a genius’, it shows the Galaxy S3’s specs compared to the iPhone 5’s. Quite brave of the Korean company after losing in a massive patent battle against Apple…

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