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

February 27, 2017 by John Quilty

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…

Federal Judge Denies Warrant Request For Mass Fingerprinting

February 24, 2017 by John Quilty

A federal judge has denied a request from the government to compel all people in a building to give up their fingerprints to unlock Apple iOS devices. Judge M. David…

AMD’s Ryzen 7 CPU’s Are Now Available For Pre-Order

February 22, 2017 by Patrick Perrault

Today, after much anticipation AMD has announced that March 2nd will be the global launch date of their Ryzen 7 CPU’s and that the pre-orders for the CPU’s are now available. “Four years…

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Twitter to Clamp Down Further on “Abusive” Tweets

February 12, 2017 by Chris Anderson

Microblog social networking website Twitter has announced that they will be taking additional measures to ensure that their users won’t have to deal with abusive tweets and accounts that are…

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Google to Remove Millions of Apps from the Google Play Store

February 12, 2017 by Chris Anderson

The Google Play Store on Android devices has been a popular spawning ground for so-called “zombie” apps and games. These apps exist on the store and are usually woefully lacking…

Razer Aquires Smartphone Startup Nextbit

January 31, 2017 by John Quilty

Razer has acquired cell phone startup Nextbit, according to a post on their forums. Nextbit is a San Francisco based company that Kickstarted production of the Nextbit Robin cell phone.…

Comcast To Launch Wireless Service This Year

January 28, 2017 by John Quilty

Comcast is planning to offer wireless service soon. In an earnings call on Thursday, CEO Brian Roberts confirmed that Comcast will soon be offering cell phone service as a mobile…

Trump Appoints New FCC Chairman, a Net Neutrality Foe

January 24, 2017 by Matthew Arrojas

Trump promoted Republican FCC commissioner Ajit Pai to be the next chairman of the Federal Communications Commission yesterday. Pai is a staunch opponent of net neutrality rules. Pai made the announcement on…

Samsung Releases Galaxy Note 7 Battery Report

January 24, 2017 by John Quilty

Samsung has confirmed that the batteries were the cause of potential fire and explosion issues with the Galaxy Note 7. Specifically, Samsung found that the batteries can short circuit when…

US Regulator Closes Tesla Investigation, Will Not Recall Vehicles

January 19, 2017 by Max Michael

As we reported back in June, The US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration(NHTSA) had opened an investigation into Tesla Motors following a fatal crash. Joshua Brown was killed when his…

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