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Apple Accused Of Stealing Heart Rate Sensor Technology

01/05/2016, With wearables, the common method of gathering heart rate information is through a laser system that continuously scans your wrist for your heart rate, versus more traditional methods that involves strapping a sensor to your chest. However it seems that...

Yahoo To Face Class-Action Lawsuit Over Text Messages

01/04/2016, Don’t you hate it when you receive unsolicited text messages from companies or people advertising their products and services? If you do, you might recall that a couple of years ago Yahoo got into trouble when they started sending unsolicited text...

DJI’s Geofencing System Enters Into Public Beta

01/04/2016, We have heard many stories of how drones have flown into areas that they’re not supposed to, causing quite a bit of a security scare in the process. We suppose for the most part it is unintentional, an enthusiastic drone operator who maybe wandered a...

Woman’s Body Brews Alcohol, DUI Charges Against Her Dismissed

01/03/2016, Ever been pulled over for driving under the influence, blown into a breathalyzer and found that your blood alcohol content was pretty high? The only obvious explanation would be that you have been drinking, thus the high levels of alcohol in your system,...

Microsoft Will Warn Users If They Are Targeted By Government Hackers

12/30/2015, As if it wasn’t bad enough the regular hackers are trying to break into our systems and steal our information, there are also state-sponsored hackers who are out targeting systems as well, although in the case of the latter it is presumably done for the...

State Senator Wants To Legalize Hoverboards In New York

12/30/2015, Hoverboards appear to be one of the hottest Christmas presents around at the moment, but in case you didn’t know, over in New York City it is actually illegal to ride around in public on one. This means if you are caught, you can expect to pay a fine of...

Spotify Hit With $150M Class-Action Lawsuit Over Unpaid Royalties

12/29/2015, $10 a month to stream as much music as you want and whenever you want. $15 to include friends and family? Sign me up! That’s pretty much the pitch that music streaming platforms like Spotify and Apple Music are going for when it comes to getting...

Woman In Myanmar Sentenced To 6 Months In Jail Over Facebook Post

12/29/2015, Posting something that goes viral on Facebook can quickly lead to superstardom, or it could land you in trouble. In the past we have seen how Facebook posts can lead to someone being fired from their job, and recently we found out that over in Myanmar,...

Switzerland Aims For A Universal Phone Charger By 2017

12/28/2015, Recently in Europe, it has been proposed that all handset manufacturers need to comply by creating a universal phone charger. While proprietary chargers for mobile devices are pretty much dead, there is still a divide between iOS devices and every other...

Apple Wants $180M More In Damages From Samsung

12/27/2015, The patent battle between Apple and Samsung has been going on for what feels like an eternity. However it looked like things could be winding down when Samsung finally agreed to pay Apple the damages they were ordered to in the tune of $548 million....

FAA Drone Registration Sees 45,000 Registrations In 2 Days

12/23/2015, A couple of days ago we reported that drone owners could now register their drones with the FAA. We expect that there will be plenty of drone owners out there who think that they can get away with not registering, but it seems that the program is somewhat...

ITC Judge Rules That NVIDIA Infringed Upon Samsung’s Patents

12/23/2015, While the whole Apple vs Samsung patent battle has somewhat died down, there is another legal battle that has been going on and this time it involves NVIDIA and Samsung. The lawsuit was launched last year in which NVIDIA sued Samsung. However Samsung then...