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The FBI May Or May Not Have Wiretapped An Amazon Echo

05/12/2016, The always-on feature on devices like the Amazon Echo makes it infinitely more useful. After all what’s the point of issuing voice commands when one has to manually enable it first, right? However at the same time it makes it infinitely more dangerous...

Apple Hit With $2.8 Billion Lawsuit Over iMessage & FaceTime

05/10/2016, There are advantages and disadvantages of being such a big corporation like Apple. The advantage is that you have brand recognition and everyone pretty much knows about you. The disadvantage is that because everyone knows about you that you can sometimes...

Researcher Arrested After Reporting Exploit In Elections Site

05/09/2016, From time to time, security researchers would come across exploits and security vulnerabilities in apps, websites, services, and so on. Usually what happens is that these researchers will then disclose the information to the company and give them time to...

Brazil Lawmakers Want A Bill To Prevent WhatsApp From Being Blocked

05/05/2016, A couple of days ago, a judge in Brazil ordered WhatsApp to be blocked in the country for 72 hours for failing to hand over data related to a case. However this ruling was overturned shortly after by another judge. This wouldn’t really be such a big...

Pirate Bay & KickassTorrents Uploader Hit With €7,500 Fine

05/05/2016, Usually when we see movie studios or record labels go after pirates, they tend to go after the big fish, like shutting down torrent websites such as The Pirate Bay and IsoHunt. The concept is similar when it comes to drugs, in which it makes more sense to...

WhatsApp Blocked In Brazil, More Than 100 Million Users Affected

05/02/2016, Last we heard, Facebook-owned WhatsApp was boasting about 1 billion active users, but it looks like today that number might have taken a pretty huge hit. According to reports, it seems that over in Brazil a judge has ordered local telcos to block access...

Judge Orders Woman To Unlock iPhone With Fingerprint

05/01/2016, Right now there is some debate as to whether or not law enforcement can force you to unlock your smartphone. Some claim that this violates the person’s 5th Amendment right which protects a person from self-incrimination, which for the most part seems to...

YouTubers Can Still Earn Money During Content ID Disputes

04/28/2016, Go back in time 11 years when YouTube was first launched, the idea of being able to make a living creating videos and sharing it on the platform was practically unheard of. Fast forward to today and we have YouTubers who have celebrity statuses and who go...

Snapchat Sued Over ‘Speed Filter’ That Led To Car Crash

04/28/2016, For seasoned Snapchatters, you guys are probably aware that the app has a filter that basically lets you snap a photo and overlays it with the speed that you’re moving at. Presumably it is meant to be used when you’re in the passenger’s seat of a...

Body Discovered In Apple’s Headquarters

04/27/2016, According to several news reports, it seems that a body has been discovered in a conference room at Apple’s headquarters in Cupertino earlier this morning. The body in question is that of a man who has been identified as an Apple employee, but beyond...