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Travelers To The US Might Soon Be Required To Declare Their Bitcoin

06/19/2017, As you might have heard, visitors traveling to the US are expected to share information about their social media profiles, but it seems that social media profiles might not be the only thing that they’ll have to declare because in a new proposed bill by...

Airbnb To Bolster Its Background Checking Efforts With Acquisition

06/19/2017, With every service and product launched out there, there are bound to be those who want to make a quick buck by running scams. For example eBay scams are pretty common, and so are Airbnb scams which can affect both guests looking to book an accommodation,...

Drunk Drivers In Ohio Will Have To Install Uber Or Lyft

06/14/2017, It goes without saying that driving while under the influence is a very, very bad idea, which is why it is usually safer to take a cab home if you’ve had too much to drink. Also thanks to ride hailing services like Uber and Lyft being more ubiquitous,...

Airbnb In Japan Has Finally Been Legalized

06/09/2017, Japan is not a cheap country and if you look at hotel rates online, many are pretty expensive for what they offer. This has allowed services such as Airbnb to thrive where they aren’t quite as restrictive compared to hotels in terms of number of guests,...

Apple Distributors Arrested In China For Selling iPhone User Data

06/08/2017, Have you ever wondered how sometimes telemarketers, spammers, and hackers get ahold of your personal information? Sometimes these can come from hacks of customer databases, malware, or in the case of China, it seems that your personal data could have been...

Man Fined For ‘Liking’ Facebook Comments

06/02/2017, We live in a society these days in which the things we say or do online can affect us in the real world. No longer can you casually throw a comment up online without there being some kind of possible consequence to your real world life. We’ve seen how...

Flying Drones Over Oil Facilities Could Land You In Jail One Day

05/29/2017, With the commercialization of drones and with companies putting out affordable drones for the masses, new laws and regulations had to be put into place to determine how these devices are used. For examples there are several no-fly areas in which drones...

Google To Work With Vietnamese Government In Removing Toxic Content

05/28/2017, Due to the different laws around the world, companies who wish to operate on a global scale need to be aware of these laws and adhere by them. A good example would be Google who in a report from Reuters, will now be working with the Vietnamese government...

Qualcomm Wants Court To Order Apple Suppliers To Pay Them Royalties

05/25/2017, As you might have heard, not content with just going after Apple, Qualcomm has recently turned their sights onto Apple’s manufacturing partners such as Foxconn, Compal, Wistron, and Pegatron. Now it seems that Qualcomm is pushing for a court order that...

Nokia And Apple’s Patent Dispute Comes To An End

05/23/2017, Towards the end of 2016, Nokia filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Apple in which they claimed that Apple had infringed upon 32 patents that belonged to them. However it looks like whatever beef either company had with each other is gone because...

Israeli Judge Rules That Emojis Are Proof Of Intent

05/22/2017, Emojis are cute little graphics that we use to send to friends and family members to help say things that words might not be able to convey. They’re meant to be fun, but it seems that over in Israel, the use of emojis can actually be considered as proof...

Non-Commercial Drones No Longer Need To Be Registered With The FAA

05/22/2017, Back in 2015, the FAA introduced a ruling which required drone owners to register their drones with the agency. Given that some drone owners in the past have been quite a nuisance with their drones by flying it into restricted airspace or onto other...

A Jury Will Decide Who Actually Owns DotA 2

05/20/2017, If you’ve played the original DotA, you know that the game began as a mod using Blizzard’s Warcraft 3 map making tool. Naturally the game evolved over time and was later adapted by Valve into DotA 2. So logically you could assume that Valve owns DotA...