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New Bill Allows Californian Firefighters To Ground Drones In The Way

07/21/2015, Some of you guys might have heard that a couple of days ago, firefighters in San Bernardino County ran into some issues with drones who were apparently in their way, thus forcing the firefighters to ground their planes and helicopters in the process. Now...

Major Tech Companies Support Samsung In Court Case Against Apple

07/21/2015, Despite not having heard about the legal case surrounding Apple and Samsung recently, it should be noted that the case is far from over. While the court might have reduced the amount Samsung owes Apple, Samsung is still fighting the good fight and are...

Online Pirates In The UK Could Face Up To 10 Years In Jail

07/20/2015, At some point in time, we’re sure most of us have been guilty of piracy, whether it be download just one song or downloading gigabytes worth of songs and movies. However it seems that the punishment for online pirates could soon be much harsher over in...

EU Looking Into Qualcomm For Possible Antitrust Violations

07/17/2015, When it comes to processors designed for mobile devices, you would be hardpressed to find a smartphone or tablet that was not powered by one of Qualcomm’s chipsets. The company has created chipsets for low-end devices, mid-range, and of course high-end...

Lasers Disrupt 12 Flights In A Single Night Over New Jersey

07/16/2015, Lasers are wonderful tools used for a variety of purposes, but at the same time it is a potentially dangerous tool especially in the wrong hands. There have been instances in which people think it’s funny to shine lasers into the eyes of drivers and...

Apple Hit With Lawsuit In Europe Over “iWatch” Moniker

07/15/2015, Prior to the Apple Watch being announced, many were speculating that Apple had a wearable in the works and many had dubbed it the iWatch. Given Apple’s propensity to name their products starting with an “i” i.e. iPhone, iPad, iCloud, iPod, and...

Microsoft’s PhotoDNA Makes Its Way Into The Cloud

07/15/2015, When it comes to tools that helps scan for illegal images such as child pornography, Microsoft has such a tool called PhotoDNA. This tool has been around for a few years ago, but given that a lot of photos are being stored in the cloud these days,...

Cops Use Spotify To Track Down Missing Kids

07/13/2015, In the past we have seen how tools such as Find My iPhone have worked when it comes to recovering stolen property. There was even an instance in which it managed to help locate a woman trapped in a ravine. Interestingly enough despite Spotify not having...

FTC Looking Into Apple For Possible Music Antitrust Violations

07/13/2015, Last week Spotify started to send out emails to its users, informing them that they should subscribe to Spotify’s service via their website directly, as opposed to subscribing to it via the iTunes App Store. This is because the iTunes App Store charges...

Amazon Taken To Court Over Its Search Results

07/07/2015, Just like how Google has faced criticisms for the way it displays its search results, it seems that this is an issue that Amazon has run into as well, so much so that they’re being taken to court over the way the company displays its search results for...

New Zealand Safety Watchdogs Wants To Ban Wearables From The Roads

07/06/2015, It is common knowledge that using your phone while driving is illegal and dangerous, but given the new rise of gadgets like smartwatches, where does that stand? Well last we heard, it was considered illegal as well. In fact over in New Zealand, road...

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...