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New Laws In China Could Force Tech Companies To Install Backdoors

01/28/2015, Remember how upset some people got when they learnt that the bodies representing the US government had allegedly required companies to include backdoors to their hardware and software for security purposes? Well prepare to get upset again because it seems...

Vodafone Spain Begins Blocking Access To The Pirate Bay

01/27/2015, Most countries and governments look upon piracy in a negative light, and understandably so. However some countries have been rather relaxed in terms of actually blocking access to piracy websites, while others have been rather strict. Unfortunately for...

Threatening Emojis On Facebook Leads To Teen’s Arrest

01/26/2015, Emojis are the fun and bright images that we accessorize our text messages with. Sometimes we use them exclusively, after all a picture is worth a thousand words, right? Unfortunately words hurt and words can get you into trouble, and so can emoji. It...

DEA Settles With Woman Over Fake Facebook Profile Page

01/22/2015, We can understand that some might feel that their privacy has been violated when your photos and information have been appropriated by someone else to be used in the creation of a fake profile. However what if you could get paid in the process? Would you...

WhatsApp+ Is Officially Dead After Receiving Cease & Desist Letter

01/21/2015, According to a report yesterday, WhatsApp had started to ban some of its users for using third-party clients such as WhatsApp+, a client for WhatsApp that offered more customization features. According to its developer, they were working on finding a way...

Apple, Google Agree To Payout In ‘No-Poach’ Class Action Suit

01/15/2015, It is known that Apple and Google – in addition to other companies in the Silicon Valley, are no stranger to duking things out in court over lawsuits and the like. Well, it was in April three years ago that the likes of Apple, Google and Intel...

Ericsson And Apple To Battle It Out In Court

01/14/2015, Ericsson has tangled with Samsung in the courtroom before, and the legal battles between Samsung and Apple are well documented. Having said that, it seems as though we are going to see another courtroom battle fought out – this time with Ericsson...