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Thousands Of Prisoners Released Early Due To Software Glitch

12/23/2015, Imagine if you still had 15 years left on that loan from your bank, but one day when you went to pay, the system says that you don’t owe the bank any money. Sounds too good to be true, right? That’s pretty much what happened with thousands of...

YouTube Claims T-Mobile Is Throttling Its Video Traffic

12/22/2015, Last month T-Mobile announced Binge On, a new service they were offering where basically users could stream video without it eating into their bandwidth. Granted the video quality won’t be particularly high, but if you’re on the go we suppose it will...

Drone Owners Can Start Registering Their Drones With The FAA

12/22/2015, Last month the FAA announced that drone owners would be required to register their drones with the agency. The drone registration act is expected to come into effect on the 21st of December, 2015 meaning that if you haven’t registered your drone...

Apple Unhappy With Proposed UK Expanded Surveillance Law

12/22/2015, Over the US, Apple seems to be holding their ground when it comes to taking a stand against the government and their requests for tech companies such as Apple to turn over encrypted data. However in the UK it is a different story as the Cupertino company...

Pirate Bay Co-Founder Creates The Ultimate Piracy Machine

12/21/2015, The entertainment industry has long lamented that piracy has caused them financial loss, although some argue that is not true. Granted both sides can probably concede that by pirating, customers won’t be making purchases which isn’t technically a...

French Consumer Group Brings Steam User Agreement To Court

12/21/2015, It looks like a French consumer group has decided to go to the courts by bringing the Steam user agreement as a point of contention. Valve, the company behind the Steam user agreement, is being sued by this very same French consumer group as the latter...

Hillary Clinton Wants Manhattan-like Project For Encryption

12/21/2015, In recent times, tech companies like Apple and Google have introduced more secure encryption to their devices, making them near impossible to be accessed remotely by anyone else other than the device’s owner. This is obviously good for consumers who...

Apple & Ericsson Finally Agree On A Patent Deal

12/21/2015, If you guys can recall, earlier this year there was a bit of legal drama between Apple and Ericsson. Basically Ericsson claimed that Apple had infringed upon their patent, and Apple said that they didn’t. This has been going on for a while now but it...

Web Status Code Will Tell You When A Site Is Censored

12/21/2015, There are several web status codes you might come across while browsing the web. Some common status codes include errors 503 which means that the service is unavailable. You have the more popular error 404 which means the page cannot be found (due to it...

Gamer Claims Fallout 4 Made Him Lose His Wife & Job

12/20/2015, There are many games that are addictive which ends up taking up a lot more time than we would like or allow. Apparently Fallout 4 is such a game, at least for some people. However according to reports, one man has apparently been so addicted to Fallout 4...

Apple Sued Over Alleged iOS WiFi Defect

12/20/2015, According to reports, it seems that Apple has recently been sued by iOS users over an alleged WiFi defect. This defect is said to have caused iOS devices to switch to cellular data instead of WiFi, thus resulting in data overages. For those without...

Federal Jury Rules ISP Liable For Its Pirating Subscribers

12/17/2015, Back in November, US ISP Cox Communications defended the BitTorrent protocol, claiming that while torrents might be associated with piracy, they can and are used for legal purposes. For example companies like Blizzard use the BitTorrent protocol when it...