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Google & Bing To Make It Harder To Search For Pirated Content

02/26/2017, If you’ve ever tried to search for pirated content on the likes of Google, you might have come across instances where certain search results were removed due to a DMCA takedown request. Basically these listings would link to alleged pirate content and...

Uber Responds To Waymo’s Lawsuit Allegations

02/24/2017, Yesterday it was reported that Alphabet’s self-driving division Waymo filed a lawsuit against Otto and Uber, alleging the Otto stole Waymo’s lidar design to be used in their self-driving cars, and because Uber owns Otto, it seems that they were...

Waymo Sues Otto And Uber For Allegedly Stealing Their Technology

02/23/2017, As it stands there are quite a few companies who are working on self-driving technology, and we’re sure that all these companies have their own way to go about implementing the technology.  However Alphabet’s Waymo (which was formerly Google’s...

Apple Plans To Fight Against ‘Right To Repair’ Bill

02/15/2017, Earlier this year it was announced that the “Right to Repair” bill would be introduced in five states in the US. For those who are unfamiliar with the bill, basically it gives third-party repair shops the ability to purchase official components so...

New EU Rules Wants To Do Away With Geo-Blocking Digital Content

02/08/2017, We’re sure many of us have come across websites and online services in which because we are located in a particular location, we cannot access them. A good example would be subscription services like Netflix or Amazon Prime Video in which certain videos...

Vizio Settles With The FTC Over TV Tracking Issues

02/08/2017, When you’re watching your TV shows, when you flip channels, and so on, those are important pieces of data that companies can use to identify your watching habits, which in turn allows marketers to create ads that can target you better. Obviously this...

European Commission Investigating Valve Over Steam’s Geo-Blocking

02/03/2017, There is a good reason why region-locking games/consoles is starting to become a thing of the past. Even Nintendo who has been known to region-lock their consoles and games have done away with that practice with the upcoming Switch console. However on the...

Lawsuit Alleges Apple ‘Broke’ FaceTime On iOS 6 On Purpose

02/03/2017, FaceTime is Apple’s answer to video calls made between Mac and iOS devices. However it seems that this is a feature that has landed Apple into some legal trouble as the company is being sued over it. According to the lawsuit, they allege that Apple...

Oculus Loses Lawsuit To ZeniMax, Ordered To Pay $500 Million

02/01/2017, When the Oculus Rift burst onto the scene, many were enthralled by it and the potential it held, but it did not take long for the headset to land itself in some controversy. This came in the form of an accusation by ZeniMax who alleged that Oculus had...

Valve Wants To Crack Down On Team Fortress 2 Gambling

01/29/2017, Following the scandal last year that involved Counter-Strike: GO gambling, it seems that Valve has turned their attention to their other games, such as Team Fortress 2. Given that gambling platforms and gamblers no longer see CS: GO as being that...

US ISPs Will Stop Sending Users Copyright Alerts

01/29/2017, If you’ve ever downloaded a torrent in the past few years, you might have received a warning message from your ISP informing you that you might have infringed upon a copyright, and that repeated offenses would result in penalties such as throttling of...

Tostitos New Party Bag Knows When You’ve Been Drinking

01/25/2017, We can only assume that everyone knows that drinking and driving is a bad thing, especially if you’ve had one too many. This applies to your friends as well in which if you know someone who has drank too much, getting them to leave their keys behind and...