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Non-Commercial Drones No Longer Need To Be Registered With The FAA

05/22/2017, Back in 2015, the FAA introduced a ruling which required drone owners to register their drones with the agency. Given that some drone owners in the past have been quite a nuisance with their drones by flying it into restricted airspace or onto other...

A Jury Will Decide Who Actually Owns DotA 2

05/20/2017, If you’ve played the original DotA, you know that the game began as a mod using Blizzard’s Warcraft 3 map making tool. Naturally the game evolved over time and was later adapted by Valve into DotA 2. So logically you could assume that Valve owns DotA...

Qualcomm Is Now Suing Apple’s iPhone Manufacturing Partners

05/17/2017, Earlier this year the FTC filed a lawsuit against Qualcomm over alleged antitrust violations. Following that, Apple launched a lawsuit of their own in which they alleged that Qualcomm had withheld payments to them as a form of “punishment” amongst...

Laptop Ban On Flights To US Could Expand To Europe

05/17/2017, As you might have heard, the US government has announced that they will be banning laptops from being brought on board flights entering the US from select Middle Eastern countries. Recently it was also announced that it could be applied to flights coming...

Judge Orders Uber To Return Confidential Files To Waymo

05/15/2017, Uber and Waymo are currently embroiled in a legal battle in which Waymo accused Uber of stealing company secrets. To be more specific, Uber bought over a company started by a former Waymo employee who allegedly took the confidential files with him when he...

ZeniMax Goes After Samsung Over The Gear VR Headset

05/15/2017, As you might have heard, there is quite a huge legal battle brewing in the VR space and that is between the folks at ZeniMax and Oculus. ZeniMas has since won the lawsuit and it looks like the company has decided to turn their sights on another company,...

Germany Now Allows Self-Driving Cars To Be Tested On Its Roads

05/14/2017, Depending on which country you go to, the rules for driving and the laws are all different. There is also the way that people drive that are different. For example there are some countries in Asia where drivers are known to be particularly reckless/fast,...

FTC Thinks Antitrust Suit Against Qualcomm Should Not Be Dismissed

05/12/2017, As you might have heard, Qualcomm is facing an antitrust lawsuit in the US that was brought about by the FTC. However shortly after the suit was filed, Qualcomm requested that the court dismiss it, claiming that the lawsuit had no factual allegations of...

Self-Driving Cars Can Now Be Testing In New York As Well

05/11/2017, Drivers and roads differ from country to country, and even within a country itself it can differ from city to city depending on the people and the design of the streets. This means that when it comes to testing self-driving cars, gathering as much...

Russian YouTuber Found Guilty For Playing Pokemon GO In Church

05/11/2017, There’s a time and a place to play video games, and in general it is typically frowned upon to play games inside a place of worship. However while it is frowned upon, it isn’t necessarily illegal, or at least that’s the case for most parts in the...

U.S. Electronics Ban May Be Expanded To Flights From UK

05/09/2017, The United States decided to ban electronic devices larger than smartphones on all commercial flights coming out of select Middle Eastern countries in March this year. The ban remains in place and as airlines try to find a workaround, the government...

Spotify Accuses Apple Of Anticompetitive Practices In Europe

05/09/2017, In the music streaming scene, Apple Music is still a relatively newcomer, but yet Apple has made some pretty impressive strides largely thanks to the fact that Apple Music is more or less bundled with all iPhones, and also thanks to Apple’s resources...

Austrian Court Says Facebook Must Delete Hate Posts

05/09/2017, Trolling and cyberbullying has always existed, but because of how widespread social media has become and how easy it is for something to get picked up on go viral, it’s easy for things to get out of control. Over in Austria, it seems that the courts...