Epic Sued Again Over A Fortnite Battle Royale Dance

One of the things that makes Epic’s Fortnite so relatable to the current generation is that it features and uses dance moves that are popular. However it seems that more than a few celebrities who helped popularize those dance moves aren’t too thrilled with Epic using them without their permission.

Suspects Cannot Be Forced To Unlock iPhones With Face ID, Touch ID

Before biometric security features were used for our smartphones, most phones relied on security features like a passcode, or in the case of Android, a pattern unlock feature. It also presented certain legal conundrums as to whether or not suspects could be forced by the police to unlock their devices (no, they can’t).

Netflix Sued By ‘Choose Your Own Adventure’ Publisher Over Black Mirror: Bandersnatch

Interactive books that let you dictate how a story goes isn’t exactly new and have been around for decades. Interactive television on the other hand is new in which Netflix has attempted to bring into the mainstream with the launch of Black Mirror: Bandersnatch. This is a movie based on the Black Mirror franchise where users can make choices throughout the movie that will affect its ending.

Some US Agency Websites Are Inaccessible Due To Government Shutdown

As many are aware, the government is currently in shutdown mode. This has resulted in several government agencies putting their work on hold, such as the FCC which has affected certain ongoing transactions, like the T-Mobile and Sprint merger review. However it seems that is not all that the shutdown has affected.


Amazon’s Dash Buttons Allegedly Violate German Law

The concept behind Amazon’s Dash buttons are pretty cool. The idea is that these make it quick and easy for people to reorder certain items that they might use on a daily basis. This is versus having to go through the process of placing an order via Amazon’s website when all they need to do is press the button.

Indemnis Wants To Put Parachutes On Your Drones

There are reasons why drones are not allowed to fly over crowds. This is due to safety because should a drone suddenly lose power, it will crash to the ground and depending on how big it is and whether the rotary blades are still moving, can cause pretty serious accidents as we have seen in the past.

Lawsuit Alleges Apple’s MagSafe Sparked An Oxygen Unit

One of Apple’s best inventions is probably the MagSafe adapter used for its older MacBook laptops, where through the use of a magnet, users could ensure that if anyone trips over their laptop’s power cable, it would detach safely without bringing the laptop crashing to the ground, thus the “safe” in its name.

Hebrew Voice Of Siri Sues Apple For Using Her Voice Without Permission

There are a variety of voice options for users to choose from when it comes to Siri. These voices also vary from language to language, and it seems that in the case of the Hebrew version of Siri, the voice actress behind the voice, Galit Gura-Eini, is suing Apple for using her voice without her permission, which apparently has made her say undesirable things.

The IRS Wants To Use Facebook And Instagram To Catch Tax Evaders

Looking at the social media profile of famous “influencers” can sometimes make you feel envious. This is because it looks like all that person is doing is traveling around the world, eating nice food, being given free stuff, and basically enjoying life. How there are some influencers who warn that what you see might not necessarily tell the whole story, and that those are just snippets of their life.

India Bans E-Commerce Companies From Selling Their Own Products

While companies and e-commerce platforms like Amazon sell a variety of products from other brands and companies, they also sell products from companies that they have a vested interest in. This is normal and to a certain extent, a lot of companies do that too, but over in India, it seems that the government wants to ban such practices.

Apple Hit With Patent Infringement Lawsuit Over Apple Pay

Given the size and resources of Apple, it’s not surprising that every now and then they are the target of lawsuits from what are known as “patent trolls” to try and squeeze out some kind of settlement money. The latest involves a company who claims that Apple has infringed upon a patent for Apple Pay.

Redskins Reportedly Nixed Deal With Huawei For Free WiFi

Huawei is not having a good year, what with allegations by the US government that the company was a national security threat due to their ties with China. This has since led to the major US carriers to axe their deals with Huawei, along with other governments in other parts of the world who are said to also be considering their ties with Huawei.

Couple Released Without Charges Over Gatwick Drone Incident

A couple who were arrested over the Gatwick drone incident have recently been released without charges, and might be considering suing the newspapers that identified them. According to Mark Stephens, head of media law at Howard Kennedy, he claims that the couple has a strong case should they wish to pursue it.

FDA Approves A Digital Inhaler With Built-In Sensors

These days a lot of our medical and health equipment is starting to get a lot more smarter and comprehensive in their functionality. For example back in the day, a weighing scale pretty much only told you your weight, but these days there are scales that can detect your body fat percentage, and some of them even work with your phone to set reminders to help log your progress and […]