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Belgian Authorities Calls Loot Boxes Gambling, Wants Them Banned

11/21/2017, About a week ago, Belgian authorities launched an investigation into loot boxes found in video game to determine whether or not such features are considered gambling, and now they are back with their findings and according to VTM News (machine...

Skype Pulled From The China Apple App Store

11/21/2017, Earlier this year, Apple pulled VPN apps from its App Store in China in order to comply with local laws and regulations. Now it looks like Apple is once again pulling apps from the App Store, and this time it includes certain phone and messaging apps,...

Honda To Use Targeted Facebook Videos To Encourage Repairs

11/20/2017, As you might have heard, a couple of years ago there was an issue with the Takata airbags installed in certain brands of cars, such as Toyota, Honda, and Nissan, in which they were forced to recall vehicles that have been outfitted with the airbags. Now...


French Senator Wants Loot Boxes In Video Games To Be Investigated

11/19/2017, Loot boxes in video games, love them or hate them, they seem to be a feature that developers and publishers are putting into games these days as another means of generating revenue through microtransactions. However it seems that not everyone is a fan of...

Some Kids Smartwatches Banned In Germany Over Privacy Concerns

11/18/2017, Are smartwatches, smartphones, and tablets designed for kids something that is really necessary? We suppose we can’t blame manufacturers for trying to cover all their bases, but over in Germany it seems that the authorities aren’t too thrilled about...

US Safety Commission Announces Recall Of More Hoverboards

11/15/2017, For a while it seemed that the next big trend would be hoverboards, and for a while it was hard not to see a YouTuber upload a video of them zipping around the city on these devices. While they are still in existence, it’s pretty obvious that their...

FDA Approves Digital Pill That Lets Doctors Track You

11/14/2017, In an ideal world, people who are sick would take their medicine in a timely and consistent manner, but unfortunately in the real world, sometimes people forget to take their medication, might miss a dose or two thinking that it does not matter when it...

Singapore Will Stop Adding Cars To Its Roads Starting In 2018

10/23/2017, In most countries, if you want to buy a car, all you have to do is walk into a dealership and purchase one (whether or not you are legally allowed to drive is a different story). However over in Singapore where land is sparse, owning a car is tricky, but...

FBI Says Not Having Access To Encrypted Data Is A Huge Problem

10/23/2017, By now many of you guys are probably aware that the FBI is trying to gain access to our devices legally. The agency’s argument is that there could be evidence and information on the phones belonging to suspects that could prove vital to solving crimes...

Tim Cook Questioned Over Apple’s Removal Of VPN Apps In China

10/20/2017, Different countries have different rules and regulations, so what might be legal and allowed in one country might not be in another country. Take for example VPN apps which used to be widely available in the iTunes App Store in China, but in recent times...

The UK Could Force Petrol Stations To Install EV Chargers

10/20/2017, The range on electric vehicles these days have definitely come a long way from what they used to be back in the day. However for the most part it’s hard to beat a gas-powered car in terms of range, and also in terms of how quick and easy it is to refuel...

Apple Watch Series 3’s Cellular Access Blocked In China

10/19/2017, China is notorious when it comes to online censorship and also dictating what can or cannot be accessed on the internet, which is why it did not really come as a surprise to learn that the Apple Watch Series 3’s cellular connectivity feature has been...