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UK Legalizes CD Rips From June 1 2014 Onwards

03/30/2014, Progress has been extremely slow when it comes to the UK and its copyright law making their way across the finish line in the digital era. It has taken a rather lengthy two-year legislative process for the UK’s Intellectual Property Office to publish...

Acer Sends Out Invites For 29th April Event

03/30/2014, Wearable technology is definitely a big thing and it has only been growing. In fact this year we’ve seen efforts from LG, Samsung, Motorola, and Sony and we’re still pretty early in the year. What this means is that it is possible that there could be...

Changing Fonts Could Save The Government A Lot Of Money

03/30/2014, By now most of us have realized that different fonts come in different sizes and thickness. For example Arial Bold is naturally a lot thicker compared to Arial, and what this means is that the amount of ink required to print an entire page written in...

First Cupcake ATM Opens Up In New York City

03/28/2014, Have you ever had a hankering in the afternoon or the middle of the night for something sweet, like cupcakes? Well if you do, you might be pleased to learn that there is an actual Cupcake ATM located in New York City which is open 24 hours a day! Yup, you...

Connectivity Lab From Facebook To Bring Internet To The Outskirts

03/27/2014, Facebook has been in the news over the course of this week, mainly for picking up Oculus VR for a cool $2 billion. Well, it seems that the company intends to expand on their current 1 billion plus active mobile users figure, Facebook has announced the...

Google I/O 2014 Registration Begins 8th April

03/26/2014, Much like Apple’s WWDC, Google’s I/O event is something to look forward to every year. This is because Google takes the opportunity at the event to make announcements regarding software and hardware, so it’s always nice to be able to look forward to...

Easter Eggs And Jokes Found Within MS-DOS And Word’s Source Code

03/26/2014, The other day we reported on how Microsoft would be releasing the source code for MS-DOS and Microsoft Word to the Computer History Museum where the code is expected to be shared with the public. What this does is that it allows the public, and especially...

Facebook Won’t Rebrand Oculus With Its Logo And Interface

03/26/2014, Facebook decision to acquire Oculus hasn’t been well received, at least by the people who provided the initial funding for this company through Kickstarter. It initially raised $2.5 million by seeking contributions from anyone and everyone, and...

Auroracoin Virtual Currency Launched In Iceland

03/25/2014, Iceland is not exactly a model country for a booming economy, but you can more or less say that it has gotten a wee bit richer on Tuesday, in terms of its cyberspace presence, thanks to the launch of a virtual currency known as Auroracoin. It is hoped...

IRS Declares That Bitcoin Should Be Taxed Like A Property

03/25/2014, Over in the US, the 15th of April is the deadline in which people will have to file their taxes. This is pretty much a non-issue for most people, but at the same time for those who have been trading Bitcoin, what does this mean for them? Should they file...

Hackers Make ATMs Spit Out Cash By Sending A Text Message

03/25/2014, When you think of hackers hacking ATMs, you probably envision them holding tools that plugs into the ATM, or perhaps create ATM card skimmers that lets them steal account information and passwords. Well in a surprising hack discovered by security vendor,...

Jafflechutes Delivers Sandwiches Via Parachutes

03/25/2014, Just when you thought that we have broken the next barrier in terms of robots helping mankind out with the Amazon Prime Air program, here we are with an “anti-drone” statement that is championed by a pop-up restaurant in Melbourne, Australia. Instead...