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UK Carrier O2 Also Looking Into Network-Level Ad Blocking

11/25/2015, A couple of days ago, UK carrier EE announced that they were exploring the idea of ad blocking, where the carrier would block ads on behalf of its customers as opposed to customers having to try and come up with their own solutions. It seems that...

“Hoverboards” Also Banned In NSW, Australia

11/24/2015, Last week we reported that in NYC, the state had declared that “hoverboards” were considered illegal and that anyone caught riding them would be subject to a fine. It looks like it didn’t take long for that decision to catch on overseas because now...

German Publisher Sues Developer Behind Blockr Ad Blocking App

11/24/2015, It isn’t surprising that many websites and companies aren’t a fan of ad blocking software. Recently Yahoo Mail has begun to lock users out of their accounts if the website detects that the user has an ad block extension installed on their computer. It...

China Reportedly Shutting Down Phones With Foreign Messaging Apps

11/23/2015, It is no secret that when it comes to controlling what goes in and out of the China, the government can be pretty strict and heavy handed with its censorship and regulations. So much so that last we heard, they wanted to create their own secure smartphone...

UK Carrier EE Wants To Give Customers More Control Over Mobile Ads

11/23/2015, We’re sure that you have on more than one occasion surfed the web on your phone, only to have invasive mobile ads takeover the website and redirect you, or popup a new window. Given that tab management on mobile isn’t as robust as your desktop, this...

Canon Suing Grey Market Camera Sellers

11/22/2015, When it comes to purchasing goods online, you have the option of buying them through the official channels, or you could also go through authorized third-party sellers. However for those of you who love a good deal, sometimes looking on websites like eBay...

Botmaker Accuses Blizzard Of Stealing Their Code

11/20/2015, Last week Blizzard filed a lawsuit against a botmaker over alleged copyright infringement. This isn’t the first time that Blizzard has gone after developers of bots, but this time it looks like the botmaker will not be going down without a fight. In...

Hillary Clinton Speaks Up About Mobile Encryption

11/20/2015, Recently Senator John McCain spoke up out encryption in which he basically said that the government should outlaw encryption that they are unable to break. It seems that McCain isn’t alone in his opinion as Hillary Clinton has expressed her thoughts on...

iOS WiFi Assist Blamed For $2,000 Phone Bill

11/19/2015, When it was suggested that the WiFi Assist feature on iOS was eating more data than users would like, Apple came forward and reassured its customers that the additional data consumed would be minimal. Maybe that’s true for some, but for a family in San...

YouTube To Protect Fair Use Videos From DMCA Takedowns

11/19/2015, In a bid to encourage more companies to post content onto YouTube, the company must show that they are willing to play nice and protect the interest of said companies against unauthorized repostings or use of their copyrighted content. This makes sense....

John McCain Wants To Outlaw Encryption The Government Can’t Crack

11/19/2015, Encryption is important because it helps protect data from being read by unauthorized third-parties. Even if we’re not necessarily conducting secretive business deals, the everyday user would no doubt love it if their privacy were protected and that...

Hoverboards Are Now Considered Illegal In NYC

11/18/2015, Hoverboards are real, like the one Lexus unveiled several months ago, but given their limitations, they’re not exactly available for commercial purchase or use yet. Instead the closest thing we’ve gotten are those self-balancing scooters that we’ve...

DJI Introduces Geofencing System For Its Drones

11/17/2015, It was suggested last month that the FAA was interested in implementing a drone registration program. Basically this means that if you want to buy a drone and fly it legally, you will have to register it with the FAA. The process is supposed to be simple...

US Considering “Hack Back” Options Against China

11/17/2015, There have been several reports in the past of how hackers in China have been hacking into the systems of US companies and stealing their data. So far not much can be done save for going after them legally, but sometimes that can be a long and drawn out...