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Advertising Standards Say No Man’s Sky Did Not Mislead Customers

11/30/2016, As far as indie games were concerned, Hello Games’ No Man’s Sky was considered its darling ever since it was first revealed. The hype was indeed very real as many gamers eagerly anticipated the game, but unfortunately a rocky launch and negative...

New Law In New York Makes Online Scalping Illegal

11/29/2016, Who do you think is faster? A bot that is scheduled to start buying tickets at the time of release down to the second, or someone sitting front of their computer frantically pressing away in hopes of being able to purchase a ticket for themselves?...

Google Clamping Down On Unauthorized Pixel Phone Resellers

11/17/2016, According to various user reports, it seems that Google has started to go after unauthorized Pixel phone resellers, and they are going after them hard. The reports are claiming that Google has basically suspended the accounts of hundreds of people who...

Nintendo Banning Players Who Pirated Pokemon Sun/Moon

11/17/2016, In the past we have seen how different developers have reacted to gamers who pirate their games. Some have chosen to be humorous about it, while some have decided to act on it legally. Nintendo seems to be toeing the legal line because according to...

Visabot Is A Chat Bot That Helps You Apply For US Visas

11/15/2016, It wasn’t too long ago that Facebook Messenger started to support chat bots. So far we’ve seen it used for all kinds of things, like booking restaurants, flights, and so on. However it seems that there is a new bot in town called Visabot, and as its...

Samsung Hit With Class-Action Lawsuit Over Note 7 In Canada

11/08/2016, Samsung really can’t seem to catch a break. The company has been hit with a class-action lawsuit in the US, and they are also facing legal action in Korea, and now it looks like customers in Canada are filing a class-action lawsuit against the company...

World Of Warcraft Legacy Servers Will Be Returning Unofficially

11/07/2016, Prior to BlizzCon 2016, Blizzard announced that any discussions regarding Nostalrius and the legacy World of Warcraft servers would only happen after the event. However it seems that to the folks at Nostalrius, this was not good enough because the ground...

India To Buy Cellebrite’s iPhone Hacking Technology

11/04/2016, You might recall that earlier this year after a bit of back and forth between Apple and the US government, another company had to be brought into unlock the iPhone that Apple had refused to. The company in question is Israel-based company Cellebrite who...

Family Wins $1.4 Million Lawsuit Against Internet Troll

11/04/2016, Trolling is an unfortunate reality of the internet, simply because it is easy to say hurtful things while hiding behind a pseudonym, and also the fact that you don’t actually have to say those things to that person’s face. However it seems that at...

Airbnb Now Requires Hosts To Agree To A Nondiscrimination Policy

11/01/2016, It is a bit disappointing that despite how far we’ve come in terms of technology that we are still sometimes a bit backwards in society by discriminating others based on aspects that sometimes other people have no control over. While we can’t fix the...

86-Year Old Grandmother Accused Of Pirating PC Game

11/01/2016, When you think of people who might pirate video games, there’s a good chance that an image of a 86-year old grandmother does not come to mind. However over in Ontario, Canada, it seems that Christine McMillan, the grandmother in question, received an...

Apple Mistakes Customer For Saddam Hussein, Refuses Refund

10/31/2016, There are many surnames that are shared around the world, and it’s pretty difficult to find one that isn’t already used. For example my surname is “Lee”, which is a pretty common name used in China and Korea, but it doesn’t necessarily mean we...

Family Sues Amazon Over Exploding Hoverboard

10/30/2016, You might recall that back in 2015, hoverboards were one of the more popular tech trends and were also one of the more popular gift ideas at that time. Unfortunately following a spate of explosions, the device was banned and deemed unsafe, leading to...