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Japanese Court Orders Google To Scrub Records On Man’s Arrest

07/03/2015, Over in Europe, Google has agreed that users had the right to be forgotten, meaning that users could submit requests to Google to have any information on them that comes up in search results erased. Of course it should be pointed out that this only...

Apple Music Is Not Adding DRM To Songs You Already Own

07/03/2015, Like all streaming services, there is DRM involved. This makes sense because it prevents piracy and also ensures that artists are paid properly, like if you were to cancel your subscription, it makes sense that you would no longer be able to access the...

Samsung & Oppo Sued In China Over Bloatware

07/03/2015, One of the ways smartphone OEMs such as Samsung and Oppo set themselves apart from other Android OEMs, besides the design of their phones, is with differentiating software features. Maybe these companies had the best intentions when creating these apps...

US Police Warns Against Using Gun-Shaped Smartphone Cases

07/03/2015, Smartphone cases come in many shapes and forms. Some are designed to protect, some are just for design and looks, while some are created just out of pure novelty, like a smartphone case shaped to look like a gun. It seems “clever” but this is a...

Microsoft & Kyocera Agree To End Legal Battle

07/03/2015, Earlier this year, Microsoft hit Japanese phone maker Kyocera with a patent infringing lawsuit. According to Microsoft, Kyocera had not paid Microsoft to license the necessary technologies needed to in order to make their Android handset, something that a...

Oculus Attempting To Get OculusRift.com Domain Back

07/01/2015, If you’re looking for the official Oculus Rift website, you’d have to navigate to Oculus.com which we suppose isn’t obvious enough, but it’s close. However in order to prevent their fans and customers from getting confused, the company is now in a...

Apple Fined $450M For Fixing Book Prices

06/30/2015, Apple might have one of the largest market capitalizations around, and needless to say, they are a very rich company. However, $450 million is no chump change, either, but that is the fine that Apple has to pay after being found guilty of fixing the...

Europe Will Scrap Roaming Charges Come June 2017

06/30/2015, Given that the countries who fall under the EU banner share the continent and currency, it seems that what they don’t share is a standard telco rate. This means that if you were to travel within Europe, you could face roaming charges despite coming from...

France Bans Use Of Hands-Free Headsets While Driving

06/29/2015, The goal of hands-free devices like speakerphones and Bluetooth headsets is that they free up the driver’s hands. This means that they will be able to keep both hands on the wheel while driving which technically should be safer than driving while...

Study Finds Google Search Is Harming Consumers

06/29/2015, It’s safe to say many rely on Google to search for all kinds of things, such as product reviews, restaurant reviews, hotel reviews, retailers, and more. In fact it has become somewhat of a habit to turn to Google for our searches, but is that a bad...

Eternify Tricks Spotify Into Paying Your Favorite Bands

06/23/2015, Earlier last year, a band called Vulfpeck launched an album on Spotify called “Sleepify”. The album consisted of tracks that were completely silent and basically tricked Spotify into paying them royalties, with the proceeds going towards funding a...

California High School Instants Gunfire Pinpoint Security System

06/21/2015, Earlier this year we reported that a new security system was developed that could accurately pinpoint where a gun has been fired thanks to the sound of gunshots and muzzle flashes. Well it looks like over in California, a high school will be the first in...

Sprint Halts Data Throttling Following FCC’s Net Neutrality Rules

06/18/2015, Is unlimited data offered by carriers truly unlimited? Or is it unlimted to a certain extent, after which you will be throttled for using too much? Unfortunately AT&T recently found out the hard way that advertising unlimited means that you truly need...