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Getty Images Accuses Google Of Promoting Piracy With Image Search

04/27/2016, Ever wonder what a certain country looks like without having to visit? You can always get a quick peek by typing in the location and then searching through its images. This is a feature courtesy of Google’s image search which we can only imagine has...

Amazon Continues Their Crusade Against Fake Reviews

04/26/2016, Ever wonder if a product you’re about to buy is any good? If you like to live on the edge, you can always purchase it and find out for yourself, or alternatively you can read reviews to get a better idea of what you will be buying before deciding if...

Blizzard Officially Responds To Rogue WoW Server Petition

04/26/2016, In case you did not hear, Blizzard recently shut down a rogue World of Warcraft server that continued to run the vanilla World of Warcraft. The server wasn’t so much about piracy, but rather a group of players who just wanted to enjoy World of Warcraft...

DOJ Withdraws Request For Apple To Unlock iPhone In New York

04/24/2016, A couple of months ago, Apple was hit with unlock requests to not only unlock the iPhone belonging to the dead San Bernardino terrorist, but they were also hit with a separate request in New York to unlock the iPhone belonging to a suspect in a drug case....

Chinese Government Blocks iTunes Movies & iBooks Stores

04/22/2016, Thinking of running a tech business in China? Chances are you will be faced with a host of limitations, from games having to be censored, graphics changed to avoid certain imagery, apps blocked, movies restricted/censored, and so on. Just ask Google who...

The FBI Spent $1.3 Million To Unlock The San Bernardino iPhone

04/21/2016, As you might have heard, Apple had refused to oblige the FBI in trying to unlock the iPhone belonging to one of the terrorists in the San Bernardino shootings. The FBI eventually found a way around this by seeking outside help, although unfortunately it...

Police Want Google And Apple To Block Encryption Apps

04/21/2016, Apps with encryption isn’t so much about trying to skirt around the government’s prying eyes, but it’s more about security and privacy in general. Sometimes we might send sensitive information like credit card information or company secrets that...

Apparently China Wants The Data From Your Drones

04/21/2016, There’s a reason why some people are so antsy when they see drones fly over them. It is because with an attached camera, it is possible that they might be recorded. The drone pilot might simply be passing over them, but since it is impossible to tell...

World Of Warcraft Vanilla Server Petition Surpasses 200k Signatures

04/20/2016, A couple of weeks ago, Blizzard sent their lawyers after a rogue World of Warcraft server that continued to run the vanilla version of the game. It seemed pretty standard as World of Warcraft belongs to Blizzard, and a rogue server also represents a bunch...

Mitsubishi Motors Admits To Manipulating Fuel Tests

04/20/2016, Last year a huge scandal broke when carmaker Volkswagen admitted to cheating on its diesel emissions tests. Basically the results that were shown on the benchmarks differed greatly from that of real world testing. Now that it’s 2016, it looks like we...

Apple Settles Siri Lawsuit For $25 Million

04/20/2016, We’re not sure how many of you guys recall this case, but back in 2012 Apple ran into legal trouble with its Siri voice assistant program. A company called Dynamic Advances accused Apple of violating one of their patents with Siri, and the Cupertino...

Kanye West Fan Sues, Claims He Was ‘Tricked’ Into Joining Tidal

04/18/2016, Remember when musician Kanye West released his Life of Pablo album and he said that it was only exclusive to Tidal, only to have it be released on other platforms such as Spotify and Apple Music later? Turns out that at least one fan isn’t too pleased...

FAA: It’s A Federal Crime To Shoot Down Drones

04/18/2016, Last year there was a report of a man who shot down a drone that flew over his backyard. A judge later cleared the man in question, claiming that he was within his right to shoot down the drone and before you get too excited about the idea of shooting...

US Senator Challenges Oculus Rift’s Data Sharing Policies

04/12/2016, Recently it has been discovered that the privacy policy for the Oculus Rift contains some pretty disturbing things, in the sense that it sounds like the company behind the headset has openly stated that the information and data collected while you are...