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Supreme Court To Rule On Warrantless Searches Of Electronic Devices

04/28/2014, The other day we reported that the US Department of Justice had proposed a warrantless search on suspects, thus allowing law enforcement officers to search a suspect’s phone without the need for a warrant. This might sound like an invasion of privacy...

COPPA Act Prevents Cortana From Being Used By Those Under 13

04/25/2014, The other day we reported that those who installed Windows Phone 8.1 Developer Preview and had Cortana up and running encountered a strange error. It seems that if there was a Microsoft account linked to their phone that had a user under the age of 13,...

Mandatory Kill Switch Bill In California Fails To Pass

04/24/2014, Lawmakers have been pushing for OEMs of mobile devices to introduce kill switches in their phones. They believe that by doing so, it would deter smartphone theft since a dead phone is essentially a worthless chunk of plastic, glass, and metal. That being...

Department Of Justice Argues For Warrantless Phone Searches

04/23/2014, Adding a smartphone kill switch is not only a way to deter smartphone theft, but could also potentially lead to money being saved by consumers. Lawmakers have pushed for OEMs and carriers to implement kill switches and it was only recently that a bunch of...

Major Record Labels Hit Pandora With Copyright Infringement Lawsuit

04/17/2014, We’re sure that even before Pandora set up shop, they had approached music labels and publishers in order to secure the rights to stream the songs performed by a variety of artists and bands. If they didn’t we’d have expected to see the company hit...

BlackBerry Pushing For Immediate Ban Of Typo Keyboard Sales

04/14/2014, Earlier this year, BlackBerry filed a lawsuit against Typo over the design of the latter’s keyboard accessory for the iPhone. It’s easy to see why, after all while there are plenty of keyboard cases for the iPhone, none of them comes this close to...

Man’s Breakup Text To Fiancée Might Have Cost Him $50,000

04/11/2014, We have learnt time and time again that the things we post and say digitally can never be taken back, as much as many of us would love to. What this means is that the next time you decide to send a text message, post a tweet, update your Facebook status,...

EU Court: Holland Ban On Free Copyrighted Movie And Music Downloads

04/10/2014, It seems that folks in the Netherlands (or Holland, for example) no longer have the right to download copyrighted movies and music for free even when it is for personal use. Apparently, the Netherlands government had propped things up in such a way that...

Apple Seeks $2.2 Billion In Damages From Samsung

04/08/2014, Apple currently claims that they are entitled to a whopping $2.2 billion in damages from South Korean conglomerate Samsung for infringing on five of its patents, simply because the infringement happened during a time where the smartphone market...