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WikiLeaks, the movieBlackBerry software will shut your boss out of your personal life on your mobile device, McDonald's launches a touch-and-go payment system in the U.K., and movie execs are pursuing a film about WikiLeaks and its founder.
-It's Monday, January 24th, I'm Natali Morris and it's time to get loaded. Blackberry maker, Research In Motion, is planning to change out the software on its phones to somehow parse out your personal from your professional life. The software is called Blackberry Balance. It will give corporate administrators control of your business only life on your Blackberry and give you control of you personal life such as your Facebook or your Gmail accounts. This is expected in 2 months. McDonalds is launching a tap and go payment system in the UK. You do need to card. The cashier will scan that card and if your payment is over 15 pounds, you don't have to enter a pin. You just tap and go and I would imagine these cards will hit smartphones sooner than later making this truly fast food and you cannot use Duke Nukem Forever as the butt of your jokes any longer. The long awaited and I do mean long awaited sequel to the popular game now has a release date of May 3rd. For those of you that don't know the history. This game has been in production for over a decade. It was due out in 1998. Better late than never, I guess. It launches overseas on May 6th. Historian and author Mark Shulman has published his biography optimized for the iPad. JFK history maker, A Fifty Year Retrospective, uses the medium to tell the story of the life of John F. Kennedy. He does this through photos, videos, audio clips, text and speeches, calendars, and more. It's a very clever way to think of the new age novel and if you like the Facebook movie, you might really love the Wikileaks movie coming soon to a theater new you. The guardian reports that movie studio executives have a screenplay for the Wikileaks story, in the works from Julian Assange biography, The Most Dangerous Man in the World. You gotta admit, it would seem like this movie would have a more dynamic and possibly eccentric protagonist, and finally, this story is unfortunate. Apple had planned to give a 10,000-dollar gift card to the person who downloaded their ten billionth app. Too bad for that person. She hang up on them, mistaken the call for a telemarker. Thankfully Apple called her back to give her a second chance of the price. That's your news of the day. If you want more about any of the stories we discussed today, visit cnet.com/loaded. I will see you tomorrow. I'm Natali Morris for cnet.com and you've just been loaded.