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Jury Finds Apple Infringed Upon University Of Wisconsin’s Patent

10/13/2015, Back in 2014, the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (WARF) took Apple to court claiming that the Cupertino company had infringed upon its patent. The patent in question is said to have to do with improving processing efficiency and to be more specific,...

Blizzard Kills Fanmade HTML5 StarCraft game

10/12/2015, Remember last month someone remade StarCraft using HTML5, thus creating a game that was playable within your browser itself? It was a pretty cool project, and we say “was” because that project is no more. It turns out that Blizzard didn’t really...

US Government Will No Longer Push For User’s Encrypted Data

10/11/2015, Last year Google and Apple (and other companies) made some changes to the way encryption was handled. Instead of Google and Apple holding the keys to the encryption, they gave the keys to their customers. What this meant is that law enforcement agencies...

ITC Rules Samsung Did Not Infringe Upon NVIDIA’s Patents

10/11/2015, Last year NVIDIA filed a lawsuit against Samsung, alleging that the South Korean tech giant had used its patents without their permission. They also wanted to block Samsung’s Qualcomm-powered smartphones from being sold due to the alleged patent...

FAA Looking To Test Technology To Find Illegal Drone Operators

10/09/2015, There are places where you can fly drones legally, and there are places where you can fly them legally if you have a permit, and there are places where you can’t fly them at all. Just ask SkyPan, a drone film company who was recently hit with a proposed...

FAA Slaps Drone Film Company With Proposed $1.9 Million Fine

10/08/2015, If you’re a hobbyist looking to get into drone flying for fun, maybe just to snap some photos and shoot some video, you might want to do some research on places where you are allowed to fly. If you don’t, you could end up like drone film company...

13-year-old Invents Tool That Tells If Someone’s Driving On Drugs

10/07/2015, Want to check if someone’s been driving after having a couple of drinks? A simple way would be to smell their breath, which can sometimes be masked by mints. Another more hi-tech way would be to deploy a breathalyzer, but what if the person did not...

Google Could Face Hefty Fine In Russia Over Alleged Monopolization

10/06/2015, Last month Russian search giant Yandex filed a complaint against Google to the Russian anti-monopoly body. According to Yandex, they claimed that Google was monopolizing the smartphone market by preinstalling their apps and services on Android phones,...

China’s New Advertising Law Could Land Xiaomi In Trouble

09/30/2015, When it comes to advertising, there are a lot of buzzwords that are thrown about. Terms such as “organic”, or “original”, or “natural”, or “leading” are often seen on packing and on advertising materials. However China has a new...

Smartphone Passwords Are Protected By The Fifth Amendment

09/25/2015, In TV shows and in movies, sometimes you see characters exercise their Fifth Amendment rights, which basically means that they won’t say or do anything that incriminates themselves. Now with technology being so advanced, has the law caught up with it?...

FTC Reportedly Looking Into Google Over Android

09/25/2015, Android is probably one of the largest mobile operating systems right now, if not the largest. However its rise to the top also means that there are a lot of things about it that could potentially be investigated. For example right now according to a...

UK Cinema Staff To Wear Night-Vision Goggles To Combat Piracy

09/24/2015, When it comes to pirating movies, there are many ways one could do that, like rip a copy of the DVD or Blu-ray and post it online, or one could even go old school by sneaking a camera into the cinema and recording it there and then and hope that no one...

Songwriter Claims To Have Made $5,679 From 178m Spotify Streams

09/24/2015, While most of us think that it’s a steal to enjoy streaming music at a flat rate of $9.99 a month, unfortunately the same cannot be said for the artists and songwriters whose songs you are streaming. According to songwriter Kevin Kadine, he claims that...

Video Game Voice Actors Could Go On Strike

09/24/2015, If you’re looking forward to some upcoming video games that have yet to be launched, there is a slight chance it might be delayed. Why is this? It is because it seems that video game voice actors are apparently considering going on strike. This is...