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FAA Considering Banning The Galaxy Note 7 From Planes

09/07/2016, By now many of you guys would have heard the news that the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 is currently experiencing a spate of battery explosions. Thankfully the number of phones that have been reported to have exploded is but a fraction of the overall phones...

Oops, Warner Brothers Accidentally Flags Own Site As Illegal

09/06/2016, It has been suggested in the past that the systems used by companies to detect copyright infringed content can be a bit overzealous, and that sometimes certain things that should not get flagged are flagged as illegal as a result of that. In fact just...

Judge Rules In Rockstar’s Favor Over Lindsay Lohan GTA Lawsuit

09/01/2016, A couple of years ago, Lindsay Lohan filed a lawsuit against Rockstar over the Grand Theft Auto V game. The actress/singer claimed that the developers used her likeness without her permission. The complaint at that time read, “Lohan argues that...

EU Orders Apple To Pay $14.5 Billion In Taxes To Ireland

08/30/2016, One of the ways companies can try to save money for themselves is through taxes, in which through various tax loopholes and whatnot, they can deduct bits and pieces here and there so that the final amount isn’t as huge as it should have been. However...

Sri Lankan Teen Hacks President’s Website To Get Exams Delayed

08/30/2016, As a student, we all know how nerve-racking exams can be, so if there is a chance an exam could be delayed or postponed, which in turn gives us more time to study (or try to study), that can only be a good thing, right? However it seems that one teenager...

65-Year Old Woman Shoots A Drone Hovering Over Her Property

08/29/2016, Drones are fun gadgets if you’re looking to take some amazing photos or videos from heights and angles you normally would not be able to reach by yourself. However in some instances, they can also be a burden and a nuisance to people around them,...

ITC Judge Rules Fitbit Did Not Steal Jawbone’s Trade Secrets

08/23/2016, Prior to smartwatches becoming so popular, Fitbit and Jawbone were some of the more prominent brands around when it came to wearables, although from what we can tell, Fitbit has clearly pulled ahead of the competition since. That being said, Jawbone is...

Downloading Torrents In India Could Result In Jail Time

08/22/2016, Downloading copyright-protected files via unauthorized sources are illegal and this is pretty much well-established regardless of where you live. However while in some parts of the world we see movie studios and record labels go after the torrent sites...

Class-Action Lawsuit Filed Against Pokemon GO’s Creators

08/17/2016, With Pokemon GO’s popularity and the number of people around the world playing it, we suppose a lawsuit was bound to happen sooner or later, which is why it doesn’t really come as a surprise to learn that a class-action lawsuit has been filed against...

Volkswagen Could Be Facing Criminal Charges Over ‘Dieselgate’

08/16/2016, By now Volkswagen’s “Dieselgate” scandal should be pretty well-known to everyone. Not only will this scandal cost the company a pretty penny in how much they will be settling with customers, but it has also cost them a lot of money in terms of their...

Reddit Refuses To Disclose IP Address Of Music Leaker

08/16/2016, Several months ago, a track from the Suicide Squad soundtrack was leaked online. The track in question was called “Heathens” and was performed and recorded by the band, Twenty One Pilots. It was uploaded onto a file-hosting website and its link was...

Police In The UK To Create An Online Anti-Hate Crime & Abuse Team

08/15/2016, Online harassment isn’t new, and it isn’t very uncommon either which is actually rather sad. So far social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and more have taken steps to try and reduce this, or given users the option to report such...

Riot Sues League of Legends Cheat Developers

08/14/2016, Developers hate it when players cheat at their games, because this not only ruins the experience that the developers had planned for players, but in multiplayer games, this ruins it for other players who are just trying to play normally. This is why it...

Nintendo Drops The Banhammer On Fan-Made Pokemon Uranium

08/14/2016, The other day we reported that a fan-made Pokemon game called Pokemon Uranium was launched after 9 years of hard work. However it seems that Nintendo doesn’t really care how long it took its creators to make the game because they have since sent...