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WhatsApp Blocked In Brazil, More Than 100 Million Users Affected

05/02/2016, Last we heard, Facebook-owned WhatsApp was boasting about 1 billion active users, but it looks like today that number might have taken a pretty huge hit. According to reports, it seems that over in Brazil a judge has ordered local telcos to block access...

Judge Orders Woman To Unlock iPhone With Fingerprint

05/01/2016, Right now there is some debate as to whether or not law enforcement can force you to unlock your smartphone. Some claim that this violates the person’s 5th Amendment right which protects a person from self-incrimination, which for the most part seems to...

YouTubers Can Still Earn Money During Content ID Disputes

04/28/2016, Go back in time 11 years when YouTube was first launched, the idea of being able to make a living creating videos and sharing it on the platform was practically unheard of. Fast forward to today and we have YouTubers who have celebrity statuses and who go...

Snapchat Sued Over ‘Speed Filter’ That Led To Car Crash

04/28/2016, For seasoned Snapchatters, you guys are probably aware that the app has a filter that basically lets you snap a photo and overlays it with the speed that you’re moving at. Presumably it is meant to be used when you’re in the passenger’s seat of a...

Body Discovered In Apple’s Headquarters

04/27/2016, According to several news reports, it seems that a body has been discovered in a conference room at Apple’s headquarters in Cupertino earlier this morning. The body in question is that of a man who has been identified as an Apple employee, but beyond...

Getty Images Accuses Google Of Promoting Piracy With Image Search

04/27/2016, Ever wonder what a certain country looks like without having to visit? You can always get a quick peek by typing in the location and then searching through its images. This is a feature courtesy of Google’s image search which we can only imagine has...

Amazon Continues Their Crusade Against Fake Reviews

04/26/2016, Ever wonder if a product you’re about to buy is any good? If you like to live on the edge, you can always purchase it and find out for yourself, or alternatively you can read reviews to get a better idea of what you will be buying before deciding if...

Blizzard Officially Responds To Rogue WoW Server Petition

04/26/2016, In case you did not hear, Blizzard recently shut down a rogue World of Warcraft server that continued to run the vanilla World of Warcraft. The server wasn’t so much about piracy, but rather a group of players who just wanted to enjoy World of Warcraft...

DOJ Withdraws Request For Apple To Unlock iPhone In New York

04/24/2016, A couple of months ago, Apple was hit with unlock requests to not only unlock the iPhone belonging to the dead San Bernardino terrorist, but they were also hit with a separate request in New York to unlock the iPhone belonging to a suspect in a drug case....

Chinese Government Blocks iTunes Movies & iBooks Stores

04/22/2016, Thinking of running a tech business in China? Chances are you will be faced with a host of limitations, from games having to be censored, graphics changed to avoid certain imagery, apps blocked, movies restricted/censored, and so on. Just ask Google who...

The FBI Spent $1.3 Million To Unlock The San Bernardino iPhone

04/21/2016, As you might have heard, Apple had refused to oblige the FBI in trying to unlock the iPhone belonging to one of the terrorists in the San Bernardino shootings. The FBI eventually found a way around this by seeking outside help, although unfortunately it...

Police Want Google And Apple To Block Encryption Apps

04/21/2016, Apps with encryption isn’t so much about trying to skirt around the government’s prying eyes, but it’s more about security and privacy in general. Sometimes we might send sensitive information like credit card information or company secrets that...

Apparently China Wants The Data From Your Drones

04/21/2016, There’s a reason why some people are so antsy when they see drones fly over them. It is because with an attached camera, it is possible that they might be recorded. The drone pilot might simply be passing over them, but since it is impossible to tell...