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Anti-graffiti Device Can Alert Authorities By Smelling Paint Fumes

05/08/2015, How does one catch a vandal? Sometimes it’s often a bit too late when you come across graffiti on the wall and you have no idea who did it, and this becomes a rather expensive task and process of removing it. Last year it was estimated that Australian...

Moviemaker Obtains Piracy Blackout Order In India

05/08/2015, Whenever a new movie is released, there’s always a good chance that you can find a bootlegged copy online. It might not necessarily be the best copy, but for some pirates that’s good enough which in turn means one less cinemagoer that movie studios...

Grooveshark Shuts Down

04/30/2015, Music streaming company Grooveshark is no longer working, from what we have gathered from a letter that was displayed on its homepage. The letter mentioned, “We started out nearly ten years ago with the goal of helping fans share and discover music. But...

Movie Studios Reportedly Gives Pirate Sites 24 Hours To Shutdown

04/30/2015, The battle between movie studios, record labels, artists, and basically copyright holders against pirate websites such as torrent websites has been going on for a while now. Sometimes the studios win but usually these victories are short-lived since...

ACLU Launches App To Securely Record Law Enforcement Encounters

04/30/2015, In the past few months, there seems to be an increase in reports and video footage of police using excessive force especially when it is uncalled for, and especially in situations that might not warrant it. As such many have turned to recording law...

Facebook Threatens Reduced Features After Beef With EU Regulators

04/29/2015, Across the world, features on Facebook are more or less the same, with some notable exceptions such as Facebook Paper which is mainly for US audiences, however on the whole, features in the US will be the same as the UK, which in turn will be the same in...

KickassTorrents Has Its Domain Name Seized

04/24/2015, Ever since The Pirate Bay had its servers raided, users who downloaded torrents had to seek alternative websites for their torrenting needs, and one of the more popular options available was KickassTorrents (KAT). The website enjoyed a surge in popularity...

German Court Rules That Using Ad-Blocking Software Is Legal

04/22/2015, It has been asked many times in the past if using ad-blocking software such as AdBlock is constituted as stealing. After all you’re basically preventing ads from being displayed, which in the case of most websites acts as their main source of revenue....

ZTE Files Lawsuit Against Huawei On P8 And X2 Camera Innovations

04/22/2015, Lawsuits between smartphone manufacturers is not an uncommon phenomenon for us. Apple and Samsung have gone into those deep dark valleys of courtroom often, but, this time the tug of war is happening between Chinese OEMs. Apparently, ZTE has sued Huawei...

Internal Memo Shows Google’s Response To EU Antitrust Charges

04/14/2015, Earlier today we reported that the EU was in the process of formally charging Google with antitrust violations. Google has yet to issue an official response given that the charges have yet to be formally made, but the folks at Re/code have managed to get...

Google Could Face Antitrust Charges In The EU

04/14/2015, Uh-oh, it looks like Google could be in some serious legal trouble over in the EU. The EU’s antitrust regulator has decided that they will be filing formal charges against Google for allegedly violating the EU’s antitrust laws, or at least that’s...

Xiaomi Finds Themselves On The Receiving End Of Counterfeit Products

04/14/2015, Xiaomi is a Chinese company who has been making waves and has risen in the ranks of smartphone manufacturers despite the fact that their presence in western markets is almost nonexistent. Last year the company also made waves when they released the Mi Pad...