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Canadian Teen Pleads Guilty To 23 Counts Of Swatting

05/21/2015, By now we’re sure most of you guys have heard of the term “swatting” which is basically where the instigator calls the police claiming to have done something wrong and serious, and spoofing/giving them the address of their victim, in which an armed...

Rockstar Seeks To Block BBC From Airing Documentary On GTA

05/21/2015, Given how popular Rockstar’s Grand Theft Auto 5 has proven to be, we’re sure many gamers are wondering what exactly goes on behind the scenes, like how the game was conceived, how it was created, and so on. In fact the BBC was planning on airing a...

Teen Launches DDoS Attack On His School District’s Network

05/20/2015, We’ve seen teens lash out in all sorts of ways, but with technology being so prevalent in our lives and with us depending so much on it, it seems that one way teens might have found a new way to disrupt our lives. According to a report from KTVB News,...

The Pirate Bay Moves To A Bunch Of New Domains

05/19/2015, Last year thanks to a raid by the Swedish police, The Pirate Bay was taken offline for several months. Now just when it seems that its “.se” domain appears to be stable, the Stockholm District Court has ordered that thepiratebay.se and piratebay.se...

PayPal To Fork Out $25 Million In Refunds & Fines

05/19/2015, It was just yesterday that we heard about how Samsung no longer needs to pay $930 million for its Apple patent case dispute, but when it comes to PayPal, no such luck there. In fact, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau claims that PayPal has signed...

Blizzard & Valve Sue Lilith Games Over Copyright Infringement

05/19/2015, If there is one thing that Chinese companies are notorious for it is that they love to copy products that are popular and sell it as a cheaper version. We’ve seen this happen with all sorts of products, such as clothing, and even technology where...

Court Documents Further Hints At Apple’s Electric Car Plans

05/19/2015, Is Apple building their own self-driving electric car? If the rumors and speculation are to be believed, then the answer is yes. Now we know how this sounds like, especially when it is regarding rumors surrounding Apple’s plans, but if you’re looking...

Tech Companies Urge Obama To Disallow Encryption Backdoors

05/19/2015, It was revealed as part of the Snowden report that apparently agencies like the NSA had backdoors installed on products meant to be secure and also reportedly intercepted packages to install backdoors on them as well. Ultimately this renders security...

Torrent Website EZTV Shut Down Following Hostile Takeover

05/18/2015, For those who torrent TV shows, there is a good chance you might have heard of EZTV which is probably the place most torrent users go if they want to download TV-based torrents. Unfortunately it looks like these users will now need to look elsewhere for...

Samsung Need Not Pay $930 Fine In Apple Patent Case

05/18/2015, It looks like the folks over at Samsung have received some sort of reprieve, especially after word has gotten out that Samsung is no longer liable to fork out all $930 million in damages which Apple was awarded three years ago (from a $3 billion ask), at...

59% Of Google’s Right To Be Forgotten Requests Have Been Denied

05/13/2015, Last year thanks to a ruling by the European Union, Google is now legally obligated to handle requests by users for the right to be forgotten, at least as far as Europe is concerned. Basically the idea behind the service is that sometimes some of us have...

Latest Game Of Thrones Episode Sets New Piracy Record

05/11/2015, HBO’s Game of Thrones is easily one of the most pirated shows in the world, if not the most pirated. However it seems that the show’s popularity has increased so much that even its piracy has seen a huge increase as well, so much so that it even broke...

Worker Fired For Disabling GPS App That Tracked Her Whereabouts

05/11/2015, Just because you work for a company does not necessarily mean that you have to sign your entire life over. Being professional during working hours is a given, but when you clock off, does your employer have the right to continue to monitor your...

Anti-graffiti Device Can Alert Authorities By Smelling Paint Fumes

05/08/2015, How does one catch a vandal? Sometimes it’s often a bit too late when you come across graffiti on the wall and you have no idea who did it, and this becomes a rather expensive task and process of removing it. Last year it was estimated that Australian...