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Mitsubishi Motors Admits To Manipulating Fuel Tests

04/20/2016, Last year a huge scandal broke when carmaker Volkswagen admitted to cheating on its diesel emissions tests. Basically the results that were shown on the benchmarks differed greatly from that of real world testing. Now that it’s 2016, it looks like we...

Apple Settles Siri Lawsuit For $25 Million

04/20/2016, We’re not sure how many of you guys recall this case, but back in 2012 Apple ran into legal trouble with its Siri voice assistant program. A company called Dynamic Advances accused Apple of violating one of their patents with Siri, and the Cupertino...

Kanye West Fan Sues, Claims He Was ‘Tricked’ Into Joining Tidal

04/18/2016, Remember when musician Kanye West released his Life of Pablo album and he said that it was only exclusive to Tidal, only to have it be released on other platforms such as Spotify and Apple Music later? Turns out that at least one fan isn’t too pleased...

FAA: It’s A Federal Crime To Shoot Down Drones

04/18/2016, Last year there was a report of a man who shot down a drone that flew over his backyard. A judge later cleared the man in question, claiming that he was within his right to shoot down the drone and before you get too excited about the idea of shooting...

US Senator Challenges Oculus Rift’s Data Sharing Policies

04/12/2016, Recently it has been discovered that the privacy policy for the Oculus Rift contains some pretty disturbing things, in the sense that it sounds like the company behind the headset has openly stated that the information and data collected while you are...

Publishers Aren’t Happy Over Brave Browser’s Ad Swapping Feature

04/11/2016, Remember the other day we reported about the Brave browser that paid users if they were willing to see ads during their web surfing sessions? These ads are ads that the company deems more suitable, and in turn they will pay its users in Bitcoin for their...

Carmakers Asking US To Slow Down On Self-Driving Rules

04/11/2016, All over the world, carmakers are putting their own self-driving technology to the test. We are obviously many years away from self-driving cars being a standard, let alone road legal. There are multiple factors in play here, such as the technology...

Nintendo Shuts Down Fanmade Browser-Based Zelda Game

04/08/2016, So several days ago we reported that in celebration of The Legend of Zelda franchise turning 30 years old, a couple of developers decided to take it upon themselves to create a 3D version of the original The Legend of Zelda and make it playable within...

Linking To Pirated Content Does Not Equal Copyright Infringement

04/07/2016, Say you found a movie uploaded onto YouTube and you were to share that link on your blog or to your friends to said movie, would that count as copyright infringement? If we were to look at this logically, you are in some way spreading pirated content just...

Fan Run Vanilla World Of Warcraft Server Shut Down By Blizzard

04/07/2016, There are probably many World of Warcraft veterans who have been playing since the game was first released and are lamenting about how the game is too easy these days, and how players are pretty much handed everything, versus back in the day where...

Apple Sued For $55.3 Million By French Agency

04/05/2016, It does look as though the folks over at Apple are in the limelight again, in terms of yet another legal tussle, as a French agency has desired to sue the iPhone maker for $55.3 million concerning the issue of illegal carrier contracts. The DGCCRF, which...

Man Sues LG After Phone Explodes In His Pocket

04/04/2016, Phones are typically carried in bags, in pockets, and in our hands, so obviously the idea that they could suddenly explode is rather unsettling. Imagine walking down the road with your phone in your hand and it suddenly catches on fire, how dangerous...

Apple Expected To Publicly Share FBI’s iPhone Hacking Technique

04/04/2016, So it seems that at the end of the day, the FBI did not need Apple’s help in hacking the iPhone. In fact the FBI’s technique for hacking the device has proven to be useful and effective enough where they can now help other law enforcement agencies in...

Oracle To Google: Pay Up $9.3 Billion

03/28/2016, It looks like tech giant Oracle intends another behemoth in the industry, Google, to fork out a whopping $9.3 billion as the former claims that the latter has made use of Java’s APIs in Android without paying a single cent to Oracle.