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Valve Hit With $3 Million Fine In Australia Over Refunds

12/23/2016, Different countries have different rules when it comes to product refunds. This is why sometimes some companies can run afoul of consumer laws as what might be OK in one country might not be OK in another. Valve is finding out the hard way as the...

US Immigration Will Now Ask Visitors For Social Media Information

12/22/2016, Our social media posts can sometimes say a lot about who we are. It can reveal our preferences for food, for clothing, our political leanings, religion, and more. Essentially it can be a treasure trove of information about a person, and sometimes more...

Nintendo Shuts Down Another Pokemon Fan Project

12/22/2016, Nintendo has a weird relationship with their fans, in the sense that while many publishers and developers are more than happy to support their fans by not impeding them when they upload videos to YouTube or create fan projects, Nintendo seems to take...

Nokia Expands Lawsuit With Apple To Parts Of Asia

12/22/2016, If you thought that the patent wars were over, or at least subsided a bit, think again as Nokia is looking to reignite it. Yesterday we reported that the Finnish company had filed a lawsuit against Apple claiming patent infringement with regards to 32...

Uber Sends Its Self-Driving Cars Over To Arizona

12/22/2016, A little over a week ago, Uber launched its self-driving cars in San Francisco, but they were forced to halt the program after California’s DMV revoked their car registrations as Uber did not have the necessary permits to test their vehicles. However it...

Uber’s Self-Driving Program In San Francisco Has Been Halted

12/22/2016, About a week ago, Uber announced that they would begin trialing their self-driving cars in San Francisco. It was a great idea and a great way to push self-driving technology onto the masses, but unfortunately California’s regulators weren’t thrilled...

Nokia Files Patent Infringement Lawsuit Against Apple

12/21/2016, Just when we thought the whole back and forth in legal battles of alleged patent infringements between tech companies had died down somewhat, Nokia is looking to get into the action themselves by filing a lawsuit against Apple in the US and Europe over...

Google Employee Sues Company For Being Too Secretive

12/21/2016, There are plenty of legitimate reasons as to why a company chooses to remain secretive in their operations. One reason is to maintain a competitive edge over the competition. If they don’t know what you’re doing, they might not have time to come up...

Thief Steals Phone, Becomes Unwitting Star Of A Documentary

12/19/2016, When someone steals your smartphone, it’s not just the lost of property and the monetary loss that comes with having to replace it with a new one. It’s also the fact that the thief potentially has a pretty damn good look at your life, the places...

Twitter Used As A Weapon To Give ‘Vanity Fair’ Editor A Seizure

12/18/2016, Harassment on social media is real. We’ve seen how trolls and bullies use social media to attack other users, such as insulting them, posting their personal details, creating embarrassing memes, and so on. However in what could be the first of its kind,...

President Obama Makes Ticket Bots Illegal Nationwide

12/15/2016, It used to be that ticket scalping would involve people lining up really early and buying as many tickets as they possibly can, and resell them at a much higher price. However with technology, this has become a lot simpler as scalpers can now deploy the...

California Puts The Brakes On Uber’s Self-Driving Car Plans

12/14/2016, Earlier today it was announced that Uber would be rolling out their fleet of self-driving cars in San Francisco. Prior to this, Uber had launched a similar program in Pittsburgh so in reality, the launch in San Francisco is an expansion of that program....

Apple Support Website Now Warns Against Counterfeit Accessories

12/13/2016, Fake and unauthorized third-party accessories are everywhere. Given how much official accessories cost, it is understandable that customers would much rather fork out $10 for an unofficial cable than $20-$30 for an official one. Unfortunately as per...