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John Quilty

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I've been a lover of video games, writing, and technology for as long as I remember. I have a B.A. in English from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and I'm happy to write about gaming and technology for TechRaptor.


FDA Issues Voluntary Recall On Vulnerable Pacemakers

A security flaw has prompted the FDA to issue a voluntary recall on 465,000 pacemakers. There is a flaw in the firmware that can render the pacemaker controllable by outside…

Facebook Details Plans To Stop Fake News

Facebook has announced steps to curtail the spread of fake news. In a press release, Facebook detailed that it will deny ads for “repeat offenders” of fake news stories. Facebook…

AMD Launches Radeon RX Vega Graphics Cards

AMD has given details on its highly anticipated Radeon Vega cards. Three models were officially announced: Radeon RX Vega 64 Liquid Cooled Edition, Radeon RX Vega 64, and Radeon RX…

Google Fights Global Search Injunction From Canadian Court

After losing a battle over search results in Canadian court, Google has now turned to the American court. In late June, Google was ordered by the Supreme Court of Canada…

Apple Ordered To Pay $506 Million In Patent Dispute

Apple has been ordered to pay $506 million to the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (WARF) in a patent dispute. The case involved US Patent #5,781,752. This patent, referred to as…

Supreme Court Of Canada Allows Global Search Injunctions

The Supreme Court of Canada has ruled that Canadian courts can apply judgements worldwide in certain situations. Ruling 7-2, the court found that under Canadian law, courts can “grand an…

Google Fined 2.42B Euros For Shopping Search Practices

Google has been hit with a 2.42B Euro fine for violating EU antitrust rules. The fine is rooted in charges that Google had unfairly given an advantage to its shopping…

SCOTUS Rules Against Lexmark In Printer Ink Patent Lawsuit

The Supreme Court has ruled against Lexmark in a contentious case regarding where patent rights end. In a 7-1 decision, the court ruled that once an item has been sold,…

[Rumor] Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga DX Coming For 3DS

Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga DX may have an impending 3DS release. ProjectPokemon.org hacker and dataminer SciresM discovered values that correspond to the game. He had previously gathered information on…

Google Tells Copyright Office 99.95% of Takedowns Are Non-Existent

99.95% of the copyright takedown notices received by Google are non-existent, according to Google. In a filing with the U.S. Copyright Office obtained by TorrentFreak, Google noted that there had…

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