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Microsoft-Nokia Deal Could Run Into Trouble In India

09/30/2013, Earlier in September, Microsoft announced their plans to purchase Nokia’s smartphone division for a whopping $7.17 billion. This was hardly a done deal as regulatory bodies are expected to conduct their due diligence on either company and the deal to...

EU Wants All Companies To Make A Standard Charger For Mobile Devices

09/27/2013, Many years ago, the EU wanted to standardize phone chargers across the board, presumably the micro USB standard which seems to be used by the majority of phones these days, with the exception of Apple who has stuck to using their own proprietary charging...

Samsung And LG Agree To Settle Display Lawsuits Amicably

09/24/2013, Both Samsung and LG create displays. In fact both companies have provided display technology for Apple’s iOS products in the past, so we guess it’s not a complete surprise that both companies consider themselves rivals. In the past both companies have...

Preliminary ITC Ruling Could See US Import Ban Of HTC Devices

09/23/2013, It has been a while since we heard anything about the legal tussle that both Nokia and HTC are embroiled in. Well it looks like in a preliminary ITC ruling, it seems that the courts might have favored Nokia and agreed with Nokia’s claims that HTC had...

NTIA Petition FCC To Make Cellphone Unlocking Legal

09/17/2013, Earlier this year a ruling by the Library of Congress made it illegal for anyone in the US to unlock their cellphones. Basically what this does is that it ties the phone to a particular carrier, and if the carrier refuses your request to unlock it, you...

Facebook And Twitter Hits A Wall Again In Iran

09/17/2013, It was rather recent that we reported a slight easing of Iran’s government, as it seemed that both Facebook and Twitter services were made available in that part of the world, all without having to go through proxy sites and VPNs (Virtual Private...

Blizzard Forks Out €650,000 To Stop The Sales Of Bot In Germany

09/04/2013, When it comes to games that requires gamers to farm and grind many hours to find specific items or mine raw materials that can be sold, it’s quite a boring task and some gamers have resorted to using bots to do the dirty work for them. Unfortunately for...

T-Mobile Accuses AT&T’s Aio Of Using Magenta For Their Logo

08/28/2013, While it was just a couple of years ago that both AT&T and T-Mobile were eager to merge, it looks like whatever love they had for each other has since been lost as T-Mobile has recently filed a lawsuit against AT&T, alleging that AT&T...

Man Sues Apple After Allegedly Being Burnt By iPhone 4

08/28/2013, We have been hearing horror stories out of China in which iPhone users have been reportedly electrocuted, and in one instance resulted in the death of a young woman. We have also heard about exploding iPhones and it looks like those cases might no longer...

Man Turns The Tables On Telemarketers, Gets Paid When They Call Him

08/28/2013, We’re sure everyone hates being cold called as much as the next person, after all most of the time it’s for products or services we really don’t need! Well a man in the UK by the name of Lee Beaumont has decided to turn the tables on telemarketers...

SMS Racing Simulator Teaches You The Danger Of Texting And Driving

08/27/2013, We know that texting and driving can lead to unintended consequences and is generally speaking a big no-no, and if you’re looking for a way to teach your kids that texting and driving at the same time is not a good idea, perhaps this video game might be...

Rapper Brags About Selling Guns On Instagram Leads To His Arrest

08/21/2013, While social networks such as Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram are great places to brag about your meal, your accomplishments, your new purchases, and etc., there are times when one should draw the line, especially when it comes to bragging about...

Motorola Loses Xoom Branding And Court Case

08/20/2013, When it comes to the top dog in the world of tablets, there is no doubt that Apple’s iPad had established itself as the market leader for the longest time already, although it has seen its fair share of challengers from the Android platform. Along the...