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Pirates Defy Nintendo By Releasing Pokemon Prism

12/29/2016, It is unfortunate to learn that about a week ago, Nintendo shut down another Pokemon fan project. Dubbed Pokemon Prism, this is the second fan project in recent times that was shut down by the company, with the earlier project being Pokemon Uranium....

Apple Sued For Allowing FaceTime To Be Used When Driving

12/29/2016, We all know we shouldn’t use our phones while we drive, but it seems that some people insist on doing it anyway. Unfortunately in some cases, this has resulted in fatal car accidents, like back in 24th December, 2014 in which a 5-year old girl by the...

Takata Expected To Settle Airbag Incident For $1 Billion

12/28/2016, If you have owned a Honda car in the past few years and have been asked by the company to send your car in to replace its airbags, this is because it is due to the faulty airbags installed in Honda cars (amongst others) by Takata, which we reported about...

Police Seeking Access To Amazon Echo Data In Murder Case

12/27/2016, The Amazon Echo is a device that listens out for voice commands from its users, which means that it is essentially a treasure trove of information that we reckon all kinds of people or organizations could exploit, whether it be for snooping or for...

Fitbit Drops Their Lawsuit Against Jawbone

12/26/2016, In the fitness wearables scene, two companies probably come to mind when you think of health trackers: Fitbit and Jawbone. While the latter clearly does not have Fitbit’s market share, Jawbone used to be pretty synonymous with health trackers as well....

China To Set Standards For Self-Driving Cars In 2018

12/23/2016, Recently Uber was forced to halt its self-driving program in California after the state’s DMV said that Uber did not possess the necessary permits. This led to Uber sending their cars to Arizona where they were welcomed with open arms. This is a good...

Valve Hit With $3 Million Fine In Australia Over Refunds

12/23/2016, Different countries have different rules when it comes to product refunds. This is why sometimes some companies can run afoul of consumer laws as what might be OK in one country might not be OK in another. Valve is finding out the hard way as the...

US Immigration Will Now Ask Visitors For Social Media Information

12/22/2016, Our social media posts can sometimes say a lot about who we are. It can reveal our preferences for food, for clothing, our political leanings, religion, and more. Essentially it can be a treasure trove of information about a person, and sometimes more...

Nintendo Shuts Down Another Pokemon Fan Project

12/22/2016, Nintendo has a weird relationship with their fans, in the sense that while many publishers and developers are more than happy to support their fans by not impeding them when they upload videos to YouTube or create fan projects, Nintendo seems to take...

Nokia Expands Lawsuit With Apple To Parts Of Asia

12/22/2016, If you thought that the patent wars were over, or at least subsided a bit, think again as Nokia is looking to reignite it. Yesterday we reported that the Finnish company had filed a lawsuit against Apple claiming patent infringement with regards to 32...

Uber Sends Its Self-Driving Cars Over To Arizona

12/22/2016, A little over a week ago, Uber launched its self-driving cars in San Francisco, but they were forced to halt the program after California’s DMV revoked their car registrations as Uber did not have the necessary permits to test their vehicles. However it...

Uber’s Self-Driving Program In San Francisco Has Been Halted

12/22/2016, About a week ago, Uber announced that they would begin trialing their self-driving cars in San Francisco. It was a great idea and a great way to push self-driving technology onto the masses, but unfortunately California’s regulators weren’t thrilled...