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Virginia Is The First State To Legalize Robot Deliveries

03/03/2017, As it stands there are quite a few companies out there looking to make drone deliveries a reality, although we guess there is still a fair bit of legal and regulatory hurdles to overcome before that happens. However over in the state of Virginia, it seems...

US Appeals Court Reverses Patent Troll’s Win Over Apple

03/01/2017, Huge companies such as Apple are often the target of patent trolls. This is because many of these trolls are hoping that these companies wouldn’t mind shelling out some money just to settle the case and get it out of the way, as opposed to taking it to...

ZeniMax Wants The Courts To Halt Oculus Rift Sales Completely

02/28/2017, Back in 2014, ZeniMax took Oculus to court in which they allege that Oculus apparently “misappropriated ZenMax trade secrets”, or so they claimed. Earlier this month a jury in Dallas, Texas ruled in favor of ZeniMax where they awarded the company a...

Pilot Gets 30 Days In Jail For Knocking Woman Unconscious With Drone

02/28/2017, If you plan on flying a drone, you should probably get some practice lest you end up with slapped with a fine and some jail time. Back in 2015 Paul Skinner, an aerial photographer, was using a drone to cover the city’s Pride Parade. He was using a drone...

Google & Bing To Make It Harder To Search For Pirated Content

02/26/2017, If you’ve ever tried to search for pirated content on the likes of Google, you might have come across instances where certain search results were removed due to a DMCA takedown request. Basically these listings would link to alleged pirate content and...

Uber Responds To Waymo’s Lawsuit Allegations

02/24/2017, Yesterday it was reported that Alphabet’s self-driving division Waymo filed a lawsuit against Otto and Uber, alleging the Otto stole Waymo’s lidar design to be used in their self-driving cars, and because Uber owns Otto, it seems that they were...

Waymo Sues Otto And Uber For Allegedly Stealing Their Technology

02/23/2017, As it stands there are quite a few companies who are working on self-driving technology, and we’re sure that all these companies have their own way to go about implementing the technology.  However Alphabet’s Waymo (which was formerly Google’s...

Apple Plans To Fight Against ‘Right To Repair’ Bill

02/15/2017, Earlier this year it was announced that the “Right to Repair” bill would be introduced in five states in the US. For those who are unfamiliar with the bill, basically it gives third-party repair shops the ability to purchase official components so...

New EU Rules Wants To Do Away With Geo-Blocking Digital Content

02/08/2017, We’re sure many of us have come across websites and online services in which because we are located in a particular location, we cannot access them. A good example would be subscription services like Netflix or Amazon Prime Video in which certain videos...

Vizio Settles With The FTC Over TV Tracking Issues

02/08/2017, When you’re watching your TV shows, when you flip channels, and so on, those are important pieces of data that companies can use to identify your watching habits, which in turn allows marketers to create ads that can target you better. Obviously this...

European Commission Investigating Valve Over Steam’s Geo-Blocking

02/03/2017, There is a good reason why region-locking games/consoles is starting to become a thing of the past. Even Nintendo who has been known to region-lock their consoles and games have done away with that practice with the upcoming Switch console. However on the...

Lawsuit Alleges Apple ‘Broke’ FaceTime On iOS 6 On Purpose

02/03/2017, FaceTime is Apple’s answer to video calls made between Mac and iOS devices. However it seems that this is a feature that has landed Apple into some legal trouble as the company is being sued over it. According to the lawsuit, they allege that Apple...