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Movie Studios Report Themselves To Google For Takedown Requests

07/23/2015, We can only assume that on a daily basis, movie studios have some kind of system in place where they scan for torrent activity for their movies, as well as scour the web for any links or listings that will take users to piracy websites where they can...

Apple Music Scrutinized By Consumer Watchdog Group

07/22/2015, Apple Music was launched not too long ago and while we doubt it has become the biggest music streaming platform (that title still belongs to Spotify for now), its popularity is no doubt catching the eye of regulators. In fact recently the Consumer...

Microsoft Makes It Easier To Report And Remove Revenge Porn

07/22/2015, Revenge porn is a nasty business but unfortunately it exists, despite some places making it illegal to upload and share such videos. However it seems that Microsoft wants to do their part in making it easier for victims or families of victims to report...

New York Prosecutors Can Now Request For Facebook User Data

07/22/2015, If you’re living in New York and privacy is a huge concern for you, you might have to prepare yourself because according to a recent court ruling, it has been ruled that Facebook must comply with authorities and hand over user data on 381 users,...

Apple Could Face Class-Action Lawsuit Over AppleCare+ Replacements

07/21/2015, If you have ever sent in a device to Apple for a replacement within its warranty period, chances are you will be given a refurbished product. This means that the device has been fixed up to make it work like new, but it technically isn’t new per se, as...

New Bill Allows Californian Firefighters To Ground Drones In The Way

07/21/2015, Some of you guys might have heard that a couple of days ago, firefighters in San Bernardino County ran into some issues with drones who were apparently in their way, thus forcing the firefighters to ground their planes and helicopters in the process. Now...

Major Tech Companies Support Samsung In Court Case Against Apple

07/21/2015, Despite not having heard about the legal case surrounding Apple and Samsung recently, it should be noted that the case is far from over. While the court might have reduced the amount Samsung owes Apple, Samsung is still fighting the good fight and are...

Online Pirates In The UK Could Face Up To 10 Years In Jail

07/20/2015, At some point in time, we’re sure most of us have been guilty of piracy, whether it be download just one song or downloading gigabytes worth of songs and movies. However it seems that the punishment for online pirates could soon be much harsher over in...

EU Looking Into Qualcomm For Possible Antitrust Violations

07/17/2015, When it comes to processors designed for mobile devices, you would be hardpressed to find a smartphone or tablet that was not powered by one of Qualcomm’s chipsets. The company has created chipsets for low-end devices, mid-range, and of course high-end...

Lasers Disrupt 12 Flights In A Single Night Over New Jersey

07/16/2015, Lasers are wonderful tools used for a variety of purposes, but at the same time it is a potentially dangerous tool especially in the wrong hands. There have been instances in which people think it’s funny to shine lasers into the eyes of drivers and...

Apple Hit With Lawsuit In Europe Over “iWatch” Moniker

07/15/2015, Prior to the Apple Watch being announced, many were speculating that Apple had a wearable in the works and many had dubbed it the iWatch. Given Apple’s propensity to name their products starting with an “i” i.e. iPhone, iPad, iCloud, iPod, and...

Microsoft’s PhotoDNA Makes Its Way Into The Cloud

07/15/2015, When it comes to tools that helps scan for illegal images such as child pornography, Microsoft has such a tool called PhotoDNA. This tool has been around for a few years ago, but given that a lot of photos are being stored in the cloud these days,...

Cops Use Spotify To Track Down Missing Kids

07/13/2015, In the past we have seen how tools such as Find My iPhone have worked when it comes to recovering stolen property. There was even an instance in which it managed to help locate a woman trapped in a ravine. Interestingly enough despite Spotify not having...

FTC Looking Into Apple For Possible Music Antitrust Violations

07/13/2015, Last week Spotify started to send out emails to its users, informing them that they should subscribe to Spotify’s service via their website directly, as opposed to subscribing to it via the iTunes App Store. This is because the iTunes App Store charges...