Android Users In Europe Will Soon Be Asked Which Browser They Want To Use

Some of you might recall that many years ago, Microsoft ran into some antitrust issues where they were accused of forcing Internet Explorer onto its Windows users. Clearly that has set a precedent because over in Europe, Google has run into similar problems where back in 2018, the company was hit with a $5 billion fine by the EU.


Australian Prime Minister Wants Livestreaming To Be Suspended

Livestreaming seemed like a good use of technology, where it allowed anyone to share footage live as it happens. This has aided so many people in a variety of fields, but unfortunately it also means that it is open to be abused, such as was the case with the recent shootings in New Zealand where the shooter livestreamed his attack.


HP Recalls Laptops Over Fire Hazard

The problem with lithium-ion batteries is that they can be dangerous if not stored properly. As we have seen in the past, these batteries can explode. This is why the US Product and Safety Commission has announced that HP will be recalling several laptop models over a potential fire and hazard.


US Government Proposes Using Social Media To Catch Disability Fraud

Social media is where we post and share a lot of things, such as status updates, photos, check-ins, and more. Sometimes we end up sharing things that give away more information about us than we would like, and the US government is apparently hoping to capitalize on that by using social media to catch people committing disability fraud.


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Music Streaming Services Are Fighting Royalties Increase

Royalties are one of the several ways that musicians earn money through their music. This is why it was a big deal when Apple initially refused to pay musicians royalties during the three month trial period of Apple Music. This essentially meant that musicians had to work for “free” during those three months.


Democrats Hoping To Introduce New Bill To Bring Back Net Neutrality

Ever since the FCC rolled back the net neutrality rules, there has been a bit of a fight in an attempt to bring it back. We saw tech companies voice out their concerns about the lack of net neutrality, and we even saw individual states attempt to introduce state-side net neutrality rules of their own.


Google Refutes Report That They Are Still Working On A Censored Search Engine

Last year it was reported that Google was working on a special/customized version of its search engine designed specifically for the Chinese market. It would be a search engine that would censor certain topics in line with the Chinese government’s regulations. Given how big China’s market is, it wasn’t really a surprise to see Google want to make their way back in.


Popular Music App TikTok Hit With $5.7 Million Fine Over Privacy Violations

TikTok is one of the more popular social media apps in the market right now. For those unfamiliar, basically it’s a music app where users film themselves lip-syncing, dancing, or acting out to various songs or sound bytes. It has gained massive popularity where the company behind TikTok actually bought out its competitor, Music.ly.


FTC Resolves Its First Ever Case On Fake Amazon Reviews

Fake reviews on Amazon are annoying because they present a false view of the product which could end up being a lot worse than what the reviews gave the impression of. Amazon has been working tirelessly against such fake reviews and have been trying to take down websites that advertise fake reviews for sale.


Swatch Alleges Samsung Infringed On Their Trademark For Watch Faces

One of the perks of a smartwatch is that if you don’t like the current face of the watch you’re wearing, it’s not that hard to find a new face that you can download. There are even certain smartwatches that let users customize their watch faces to their own liking. However, it seems that there are some who aren’t too pleased with some of the designs Samsung has chosen for […]


Student Caught Distributing Drugs Through An iOS App

Apple has been known to have a very strict and almost rigid review process for apps that make it onto its App Store, but every now and then we learn about apps that should have been blocked, but yet make it past the reviewers anyway. More recently it was discovered that an app on the App Store was used by a college student to facilitate drug deals, but at this […]


Huawei Founder Claims That The US Cannot Crush Them

Huawei is in a bit of a bind at the moment. The US government and its allies are taking steps to keep Huawei out of their communications infrastructure, and are urging others to follow suit. This would mean a pretty big loss of business for the company, but speaking to the BBC, Huawei founder Ren Zhengfei believes that they cannot be crushed.


Criminals In The UK Will Soon Be Tracked Using GPS Tags

When a criminal is released from jail, how do the authorities keep track of them? Apart from a home address and maybe with some criminals being outfitted with an ankle tag, it would be quite hard to keep track of where these people go once they are out of jail. However, in the UK, the government has proposed an idea of outfitting these criminals with GPS tags.


Apple Sued Over Fatal Fire Caused By Defective iPad

Due to the fact that the majority of our electronics are powered by lithium-ion batteries, it carries the risk of the device exploding and catching on fire. For the most part the number of devices exploding and catching on fire is pretty low in the grand scheme of things, but when it happens, it can be disastrous.