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Fan Run Vanilla World Of Warcraft Server Shut Down By Blizzard

04/07/2016, There are probably many World of Warcraft veterans who have been playing since the game was first released and are lamenting about how the game is too easy these days, and how players are pretty much handed everything, versus back in the day where...

Apple Sued For $55.3 Million By French Agency

04/05/2016, It does look as though the folks over at Apple are in the limelight again, in terms of yet another legal tussle, as a French agency has desired to sue the iPhone maker for $55.3 million concerning the issue of illegal carrier contracts. The DGCCRF, which...

Man Sues LG After Phone Explodes In His Pocket

04/04/2016, Phones are typically carried in bags, in pockets, and in our hands, so obviously the idea that they could suddenly explode is rather unsettling. Imagine walking down the road with your phone in your hand and it suddenly catches on fire, how dangerous...

Apple Expected To Publicly Share FBI’s iPhone Hacking Technique

04/04/2016, So it seems that at the end of the day, the FBI did not need Apple’s help in hacking the iPhone. In fact the FBI’s technique for hacking the device has proven to be useful and effective enough where they can now help other law enforcement agencies in...

Oracle To Google: Pay Up $9.3 Billion

03/28/2016, It looks like tech giant Oracle intends another behemoth in the industry, Google, to fork out a whopping $9.3 billion as the former claims that the latter has made use of Java’s APIs in Android without paying a single cent to Oracle.

FBI Gains Access To Terrorist’s iPhone

03/28/2016, It looks like the inevitable has happened, as though it was scripted for a movie directly – the FBI has finally gained access to the San Bernardino shooter’s iPhone – all without the need for any assistance from Apple, backdoor precedent or...

DOJ Claims To Have Found A Way To Hack The iPhone

03/21/2016, Apple is currently ordered by the court to unlock the iPhone belonging to a terrorist, but to date the Cupertino company has been resisting those orders, claiming that it will set a dangerous precedent for the future. However it seems that debate could...

Australian Government Issues Interim Ban On ‘Hoverboards’

03/20/2016, While in reality they’re more like self-balancing scooters, many are referring to these devices as ‘hoverboards’ and as fun as they look, it seems that they are considered a safety hazard. We have heard stories of these devices catching fire while...

Some Apple Employees Might Quit If Ordered To Unlock The iPhone

03/17/2016, Right now Apple is doing all they can, with the help of others, to resist a court order that orders them to unlock the iPhone belonging to a terrorist. The fear here is that if they lose the case, it will set a dangerous precedent in which who’s to say...

Lindsay Lohan’s GTA 5 Lawsuit Given The Greenlight To Proceed

03/15/2016, A couple of years ago, actress/singer Lindsay Lohan filed a lawsuit against Rockstar over their Grand Theft Auto V game. Lohan claims that the developers used her likeness without her permission with a character called Lacey Jonas, and now it looks like...

DOJ Warns Apple They Can Compel Them To Turn Over iOS Source Code

03/14/2016, The battle between Apple and law enforcement is still going on strong. Apple has for the most part held their own, and in recent weeks got a bolster of support from various tech companies signing amicus briefs, along with a ruling in New York on a...

President Obama Speaks Up On Encryption Debate

03/11/2016, Encryption is currently a very hot topic, what with Apple trying to fend off the FBI and the courts from ordering them to unlock an iPhone belonging to a terrorist. The basic idea is that regardless of whose phone it is, unlocking the device or creating a...

Man In Chicago Charged For Jamming Phones On The Train

03/10/2016, There is a legitimate reason for using cell phone jammers, like when law enforcement is trying to prevent the bad guys from calling out to their friends or associates. However there are times when such devices are misappropriated by the public, like how...

Home Depot Offers $19M Settlement Over 2014 Hacks

03/09/2016, Back in 2014, Home Depot was hacked in which more than 50 million credit cards on file were compromised. So far we haven’t really heard of any reports of credit cards going on rogue spending sprees since the hack, which we guess we’re thankful for,...