30 Aug '12, 5am

Boot up: Windows 8 priced, nickel hoaxing, Android cameras, Bitcoin's Ponzi scheme and more

A quick burst of 12 links for you to chew over, as picked by the Technology team Update: Now Microsoft says Windows 8 upgrade is £25 >> PC Pro Update at 4:15pm: Microsoft has told PC Pro that the Windows 8 upgrade will now cost only £24.99 in the UK, correcting an earlier statement that the price would be £39.99. Where the Samsung/Apple/nickels story came from >> El Deforma.com The origin of the "Samsung paid its $1bn fine in nickels" hoax. (As it would require 20bn nickels, more than are in circulation in the US, you have to question peoples' ability to count, too.) Picked up by Yahoo Finance, among others. "If you plagiarize news, do not use a fake news site as a source," El Deforma said later in the day, after suggesting it would sue Yahoo for ripping off its story. Exclusive: Samsung Galaxy Camera Specs, Details, Photos >> Pocketnow The Galaxy Camera will feature a 21x...

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