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TiVo gets $250.4 million in settlement with Verizon

09/24/2012, TiVo has been a pioneer in the technology which enables users to record TV shows. On that front, it has a number of important DVR patents to its name. Back in 2009, the company sued both AT&T and Verizon over alleged infringement of three of its DVR...

The Sound Taxi converts traffic noise pollution into relaxing tunes

09/24/2012, Hate noise pollution? Ever wished that you could turn the sound of traffic into something a little more tasteful? Well this is what the Sound Taxi set out to do. Pictured above is the vehicle itself which is a collaboration between headphone manufacturer...

Apple wants more more money from Samsung in patent case settlement

09/23/2012, We know that Apple and Samsung are not exactly bosom buddies in the corporate environment, and here we are with word that the Cupertino-based company is looking for more dough (as if they do not have enough cash in their reserves already), knocking on...

Facebook disables facial recognition in the European Union

09/21/2012, Social networking giant Facebook has turned off facial recognition in the European Union, although they did receive the all-clear from Ireland’s Data Protection Commissioner (DPC) with regard to several points concerning its review. Just to recap, there...

French Central Bank password was 123456 (really)

09/20/2012, A French citizen has unintentionally breached the security of the French central bank (Banque de France) over the phone and was freed by French authorities after being accused of “hacking” the central bank’s and triggering a 48-hours...

AT&T rolls out 4G LTE support in ten more U.S. cities

09/20/2012, AT&T is among the official carriers of Apple’s iPhone 5 in the U.S. The new iPhone comes with 4G LTE support which would enable users for high-speed data sharing. However, LTE isn’t yet available as a connectivity option as widely as 3G in...

60 percent users wish to vote through their mobile devices

09/19/2012, Mobile devices are becoming increasingly ingrained into our lives. From education to work-life and entertainment to news updates, they are pretty much a part of our every activity. This year, we saw U.S. election campaigns making heavy use of internet and...

Alibaba purchased half of Yahoo’s stake

09/19/2012, Earlier in February this year, there was talk about Alibaba picking up Yahoo, but that did not materialize. Well, we do know that Alibaba is one the larger companies in China that can be considered to be a market leader, and they have just purchased back...