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KickassTorrents Has Its Domain Name Seized

04/24/2015, Ever since The Pirate Bay had its servers raided, users who downloaded torrents had to seek alternative websites for their torrenting needs, and one of the more popular options available was KickassTorrents (KAT). The website enjoyed a surge in popularity...

German Court Rules That Using Ad-Blocking Software Is Legal

04/22/2015, It has been asked many times in the past if using ad-blocking software such as AdBlock is constituted as stealing. After all you’re basically preventing ads from being displayed, which in the case of most websites acts as their main source of revenue....

ZTE Files Lawsuit Against Huawei On P8 And X2 Camera Innovations

04/22/2015, Lawsuits between smartphone manufacturers is not an uncommon phenomenon for us. Apple and Samsung have gone into those deep dark valleys of courtroom often, but, this time the tug of war is happening between Chinese OEMs. Apparently, ZTE has sued Huawei...

Internal Memo Shows Google’s Response To EU Antitrust Charges

04/14/2015, Earlier today we reported that the EU was in the process of formally charging Google with antitrust violations. Google has yet to issue an official response given that the charges have yet to be formally made, but the folks at Re/code have managed to get...

Google Could Face Antitrust Charges In The EU

04/14/2015, Uh-oh, it looks like Google could be in some serious legal trouble over in the EU. The EU’s antitrust regulator has decided that they will be filing formal charges against Google for allegedly violating the EU’s antitrust laws, or at least that’s...

Xiaomi Finds Themselves On The Receiving End Of Counterfeit Products

04/14/2015, Xiaomi is a Chinese company who has been making waves and has risen in the ranks of smartphone manufacturers despite the fact that their presence in western markets is almost nonexistent. Last year the company also made waves when they released the Mi Pad...

China Accused Of Launching Cyber Attacks In Asia

04/12/2015, While China might have gotten a bad rep as being a censorship-heavy country in Asia, it also seems that they have gotten the reputation as being pretty aggressive hackers as well. Recently a report from security firm FireEye (via TechCrunch) has revealed...

Amazon Files First Ever Lawsuit Over Fake Product Reviews

04/09/2015, When buying a product on Amazon and you’re still unsure about your purchase, all you’d have to do is scroll to the bottom of the page and read the user reviews. For the most part these reviews are generally helpful and for the most part, they are also...

Thomas Franklin’s 9/11 Image Top $1 Million In Revenues

04/08/2015, A picture speaks a thousand words, and if there was one iconic image that would have been embedded deep within the consciousness of the American people, it would be Thomas Franklin’s 9/11 photograph (as seen above) which has, to date, crossed the $1...

YouTube Kids Under Fire Over Deceptive Ads Targeting Children

04/08/2015, As you might have heard by now, YouTube has launched a kids-friendly version of its website where basically all that weird and sometimes inappropriate content is filtered out. In its place are videos which have been specially curated for children and tend...

Apple’s Upcoming Music Service Being Eyed By US Regulators

04/07/2015, There are rumors that Apple could be considering launching a new music streaming service based on Beats Music that they had acquired last year. The service is said to be possibly announced at WWDC 2015 later this year, but it seems that even before it has...

NY Cops Used “Stingray” Spying Tool 46 Times Without A Warrant

04/07/2015, Ever since Edward Snowden revealed that the US government had been spying on its own people, many have started to become extra critical with regards to surveillance tactics, and recently it seems that the police department in Erie County, New York, has...

Nintendo’s Strict YouTube Policies Leads Famous YouTuber To Quit

04/06/2015, You would think that companies would be happy to have legions of fans create fan-made YouTube videos of their products and services, but apparently that isn’t true especially in the case of Nintendo who has made it a habit to quash as many fan-made...