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ESRB To Label Physical Games That Come With In-Game Purchases

02/27/2018, With app stores now listing apps that come with in-app purchases, it looks like the ESRB will be applying the same principle to physical games. Basically what this means is that in the future when you purchase games in physical form, it should be labeled...


California Could Begin Fully Driverless Car Tests In April

02/26/2018, At the moment self-driving cars can be tested on the streets in public, but there is a catch and that is a human driver is required to be behind the wheel at all times to take control of the car should anything go wrong. However it seems that over in...

iCloud Encryption Keys In China Will Be Stored On Local Servers

02/25/2018, Apple typically makes a big deal about protecting their customers’ privacy, but the company’s latest move in China is definitely raising some eyebrows. This is because in a report from Reuters, Apple has confirmed that they are moving iCloud data to...

Rhode Island Politician Wants To Tax ‘Violent Video Games’

02/23/2018, Does video games contribute to real-life violence? That’s a debate that just never seems to end, with some suggesting that it does, and some suggesting that it doesn’t. However it seems that over in Rhode Island, Republican member for the Rhode Island...

FCC’s Net Neutrality Repeal Goes Into Effect April 23, 2018

02/23/2018, As many have heard by now, the FCC has repealed net neutrality rules which has been announced (via 9to5Mac) will be coming into effect starting on the 23rd of April, 2018. What this means is that from that date onwards, internet service providers and...

US Intelligence Agencies Warns Against Buying Huawei, ZTE Phones

02/14/2018, Are Chinese smartphone makers secretly being employed by the Chinese government to spy on countries around the world, or in particular the US? Apparently that’s what six US intelligence agencies are claiming in which during a Senate Intelligence...

Hawaii Introduces Bill Dealing With Loot Boxes In Games

02/13/2018, Last November, Democrat representative for the state of Hawaii Chris Lee spoke up about loot boxes in video games, in which he described loot boxes like those in EA’s Star Wars Battlefront 2 as being an “online casino” designed to lure kids into...

Google Images To Remove Direct Photo Links As Part Of Getty Deal

02/11/2018, If you’ve searched for images on Google before, you know that there is an option to “View image”, which when clicked will load the image file itself as opposed to the page that uses the image. In a way this is useful if all you want is the image,...

Bad Behavior Off Twitch Could Lead To Bans

02/09/2018, Recently Blizzard announced an interesting initiative, in which they’re not only banning Overwatch players based on player reports in-game, but they will also be trawling social media to look for players who exhibit toxic behavior but who have not been...

Google Fined In India For Alleged ‘Search Bias’

02/08/2018, Google is the most dominant search engine at the moment, and over the years, we’ve started to see Google promote its own services in search results. For example recently Google started to allow users to book their flights and hotels simultaneously...