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FBI Not Happy About Apple & Google’s New Encryption Policy

09/25/2014, As you might have heard, both Apple and Google have revealed that they will enable encryption by default on your mobile devices. What this means is that neither company will know your phone’s passcode which also means that if the feds come knocking on...

China Installs Black Boxes In Arcade Machines To Fight Gambling

09/23/2014, While most of us associate with arcades as a place we go to have fun and play video games, it seems that over in China there are some who associate arcades with gambling which is apparently a huge problem to the point where at one point in time, China...

Apple Hit With Lawsuit Over FaceTime Patents

09/19/2014, With the amount of money that Apple is making and the pile of cash they are sitting on, it is no surprise that they are constantly being targeted by patent trolls who are hoping to make a quick buck by forcing Apple to settle patent infringement lawsuits....

iOS 8 Changes The Way Apple Handles Law Enforcement Data Requests

09/18/2014, Are you thinking about updating your iOS device to iOS 8 that was released just yesterday? Well if you’re still thinking if the update is worth it, you might be pleased to learn that for those who value privacy, iOS 8 could be worth updating to. Why is...

Google: Worldwide Government Requests For User Data Up By 150%

09/15/2014, Thanks to the Edward Snowden reports about how the NSA has been busy collecting user data from US citizens, many are understandably paranoid and concerned about the security of their personal data as well as their own privacy. Unfortunately if you were...

Artist Asks Google “To Be Forgotten” To Highlight His New Work

09/14/2014, One of the ways to get noticed on the internet is by being relevant enough where Google will list you as one of the results in its search pages, but interestingly enough in a bid to draw attention to himself and his new work, an artist by the name of Dan...

Rock Band OK Go Accuses Apple Of Ripping Off Their Music Video

09/10/2014, Ahead of Apple’s official announcements on the 9th of September yesterday, the company played a couple of videos at the start which basically expounds on some of Apple’s values and principles, and more or less congratulating customers for being part...

T-Mobile Sues Huawei For Stealing Parts Of Their “Tappy” Robot

09/05/2014, Uh-oh, it looks like T-Mobile USA and Huawei have recently gotten into a little spat that has resulted in the carrier suing the Chinese company. According to a report from The Seattle Times, T-Mobile alleges that Huawei has stolen the design and parts of...

NYPD To Begin Testing Body Cameras In The Next Few Months

09/05/2014, If you’ve been following the news, you might have heard that over the past couple of weeks, there has been a lot of unrest following a police shooting in the city of Ferguson, Missouri. There have also been contradicting statements from witnesses where...

Twitpic Shutting Its Doors On The 25th Of September

09/05/2014, If you’re a frequent user of Twitpic, you might be saddened to hear that the service will be shutting down effective on the 25th of September. According to Twitpic’s founder, Noah Everett, “A few weeks ago Twitter contacted our legal demanding that...

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...