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Uber Banned Across Germany

09/03/2014, It looks like the brakes has been applied on Uber, the extremely popular service that allows folks to hail a ride from point A to point B in an efficient, albeit slightly more expensive manner. The German court has issued a nationwide ban on Uber, which...

Verizon & FCC Agree Upon $7.4m Fine For Customer Privacy Violation

09/03/2014, It seems that back in 2006, Verizon might have used information they had on their customers to create targeted marketing campaigns without informing them of their right to opt out from these campaigns. However it seems that it was only in 2013 that the...

T-Mobile’s $819,000 Fine By The FCC Has Been Finalized

08/27/2014, Most of us probably take our hearing for granted. We buy new smartphones, headphones, and subscribe to music streaming services without giving it much thought, but when you are hearing impaired, suddenly you have fewer options that you would like. Now a...

Counter-Strike Game Interrupted When SWAT Kicks Down The Door

08/27/2014, Swatting, for those who might not have heard of it, is a term used to describe a dangerous “prank” where someone will call the cops and claim that there is an incident going on at another person’s house, after which law enforcement could call SWAT...

Wanted Man Posts Ice Bucket Challenge On Facebook, Gets Arrested

08/25/2014, As many of you guys have probably noticed in your Facebook News Feeds, Twitter, or on Instagram that there are many people out there who are taking part in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. For those unfamiliar, the challenge is meant to raise awareness and...

California Kill Switch Bill Has Been Signed Into Law

08/25/2014, Earlier this year we mentioned how the California Senate had passed the bill that would make it a requirement for smartphone OEMs to include kill switches in their devices. Well it looks like the law will finally come into effect by 2015, thanks to...

Court Judge Sides With BlackBerry In Typo Legal Case

08/25/2014, BlackBerry and Typo aren’t exactly the best of friends. When Typo released their keyboard accessory for the iPhone, it was hard not to draw comparisons between their design and the design that BlackBerry tends to favor with its own keyboard design,...

Apple Removes Secret App From Brazilian iTunes App Store

08/22/2014, According to a report yesterday, a Brazilian court judge ordered the likes of Apple, Google, and Microsoft to remove a set of apps from the app store, such as Secret and Cryptic. These apps are relatively innocent in nature and are basically social...

Facebook Faces Massive Privacy Class Action Lawsuit In Europe

08/21/2014, Facebook has gotten tangled in court cases before, where back in 2012, the social network company was sued for $15 billion concerning alleged privacy infractions. Not too long ago this month, we heard about Facebook being hit with a class action lawsuit...