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Counter-Strike Player Sues Valve Over Alleged Gambling

06/24/2016, Back in the days when Counter-Strike was still new-ish, stuff like spray paints were simply a way to taunt your enemies or to declare your victory, nothing more, nothing less. These days Valve has found a way to make it more attractive by creating skins...

‘Error 53’ Lawsuit Against Apple Dismissed By The Judge

06/22/2016, Some of you guys might recall that earlier this year, Apple was hit with a lawsuit over the “Error 53” issue that basically bricked iPhones. However the good news for Apple is that it looks like the judge presiding over the case has ruled in their...

Japan To Combat Anime Online Piracy With Human Personnel

06/22/2016, You don’t really need to go to Japan to know that anime and manga are big deals not only in the country, but around the world as well as it has become something of a global phenomenon. However given that many of us do not speak or read Japanese, some...

Gawker Media Is Filing For Bankruptcy Following Hulk Hogan Lawsuit

06/11/2016, If you’ve read websites like Gizmodo, Jezebel, Deadspin, Jalopnik, Kotaku, or Lifehacker, you may or may not know that these websites are actually under the control of a parent company called Gawker Media. Now it looks like their parent company is in...

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...