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KickassTorrents Is Now Officially On The Dark Web

06/07/2016, Trying to take down a torrent website is like playing an endless game of cat and mouse. A website gets taken down, another pops up, or the torrent website just creates an alternative URL, and basically it really depends on who is faster. That being said...

Spotify Sued Over Unauthorized Use Of Notorious B.I.G Photo

06/07/2016, Just like Apple Music and other music streaming services, there are usually photos accompanying the albums and songs of an artist. This helps identify the artist and allows them to update the images when a new song or a new album is released. However it...

FBI Building AI To Track Tattoos To Identify Criminals

06/02/2016, It is no secret that there are still many out there who associate tattoos with criminals. After all there are many good examples of how certain gangs use tattoos to identify their members, or like how certain tattoo designs are meant to symbolize acts of...

Tenants Forced To ‘Friend’ Their Building’s Facebook Page

05/30/2016, Sometimes your apartment might have its own Facebook page. The reason for this? Maybe the building’s management wants to use the Facebook page to announce events, or to announce upcoming maintenance work ahead of time, and so on, but usually tenants are...

Apple Sued Over The iPhone’s WiFi Technology

05/29/2016, Apple’s iPhone is the cumulation of a variety of ideas stuffed inside a single device. This means that chances are there is an idea inside the phone that someone might have thought of before, and might have even patented, which is why from time to time...

Blizzard Is Working Quickly To Shut Down ‘Overwatch’ Porn

05/29/2016, Porn parodies seem to be a natural occurrence for all things popular, like Lord of the Rings, Pokemon, X-Men, World of Warcraft, Game of Thrones, and so on. This is why it didn’t exactly come as a surprise to learn that Blizzard’s latest game,...

Facebook’s ‘People You Know’ Helps Lead To Arrest

05/27/2016, If you use Facebook, you know that on the side of the site it sometimes shows you “People you know”, which are basically Facebook users whom the website thinks you know based on your work or education background, or the number of mutual friends that...

VirnetX Wants Another $190 Million From Apple

05/27/2016, Apple and VirnetX have had a (relatively) long running feud concerning patents in the past, and so far the story goes like this – VirnetX have had the upper hand in the courtroom to date, including Apple being asked to pay VirnetX $368 million in...

Jury Finds Google Doesn’t Owe Oracle For Using Java In Android

05/27/2016, While the Apple vs Samsung lawsuit was probably one of the biggest lawsuits in the tech scene in the past few years, there was actually another lawsuit taking place that did not quite get the same publicity, and that was Google vs Oracle, in which the...

In France, It Is Now Illegal To Email Employees After Work Hours

05/26/2016, How many of us receive emails from work directly, or emails that are related to work even when we’re not working? For example receiving emails on our day off, or during the weekends, or at 8pm when we’re having dinner? For some of us, it’s easy to...

Huawei Goes After Samsung Over Alleged Patent Infringements

05/24/2016, The legal world can be a pretty difficult one to navigate, that is for sure. Well, Huawei, which is one of China’s largest technology companies (not to mention the third largest smartphone manufacturer in the world), has apparently filed a lawsuit...

Canada Looking To Introduce Safe Texting Zones Along Highways

05/23/2016, Despite the money and effort spent in creating awareness about the dangers of texting while driving, people still insist on doing it anyway because they all think that it will never happen to them, at least until it does. So what happens when you receive...

Lawsuit Alleges That Fitbit’s Heart Rate Data Is Inaccurate

05/22/2016, If you’re looking for a wearable to measure your heart rate, the best option right now seems to be a chest strap, like the Polar H7. However if the idea of wearing a device strapped to your chest all day long isn’t appealing, there are plenty of...