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ISP Can’t Have Blanket Immunity From Pirating Subscribers, Court Rules

A New York federal court has dismissed the 'piracy liability' case U.S. Internet provider Windstream filed against music group BMG and its anti-piracy partner Rightscorp. The court rules that, without concrete examples of alleged copyright infringeme.....»»

Category: internetSource:  torrentfreakApr 20th, 2017

This cloud-connected fidget spinner takes uselessness to a whole new level

Fidget spinners — yeah, they're still a thing. So why not capitalize on the phase if you can? Ben Parnas, an electrical engineer at Formlabs, and his buddy Greg Daneault, an associate software engineer at Carbon Black, did just that. The tw.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News3 min. ago

Ringless voicemail spam won’t be exempt from anti-robocall rules

After heavy opposition, robocall company gives up attempt to avoid FCC rules. Enlarge / The FCC was asked to decide whether this ringless voicemail technology should be subject to anti-robocall rules. (credit: Stratics Networks) A petition to.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News11 min. ago

Court Hands Internet Textbook Pirates Suspended Sentences

Three men have received conditional jail sentences for selling online access to pirate textbooks. The trio, aged between 26 and 71-years-old, scanned and made available at least 198 books without copyright holder permission in exchange for a $45 per.....»»

Category: internetSource:  torrentfreakRelated News31 min. ago

Traveling “Kodi Repair Men” Are Apparently a Thing Now

With all the chaos and upheaval in the Kodi addon scene recently, many 'pirate' devices have stopped performing as they did before. This is a problem for the thousands of people who bought their devices ready configured, since they have no idea how t.....»»

Category: internetSource:  torrentfreakRelated News31 min. ago

Cybercrime Officials Shutdown Large eBook Portal, Three Arrested

Three individuals believed to be behind a large illicit eBook portal have been arrested. Lul.to carried an estimated 200,000 titles, including eBooks, audiobooks, and newspapers, each downloadable for a small fee. It claimed to be the largest site of.....»»

Category: internetSource:  torrentfreakRelated News31 min. ago

Nintendo Just Announced a Super Nintendo Classic Edition

And it comes with an unreleased Star Fox sequel The Super Nintendo Classic Edition exists, and you can buy one on September 29, Nintendo revealed Monday in a surprise (and bombshell) press release. The pint-sized version of the company’s.....»»

Category: topSource:  timeRelated News31 min. ago

Silicon Valley: Season 4 Finale Review

Silicon Valley’s Season 4 finale proves HBO’s tech world comedy can still deliver the hilarious goods. Warning: Full spoilers for the Silicon Valley: Season 4 finale below.   There’s a certain destructive pathos that comes with the male-.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News31 min. ago

Don"t Worry, Capcom"s Not Dumbing Down Monster Hunter

Our big interview with the men tasked with bringing Monster Hunter to the current-gen. If you’re a longtime Monster Hunter fan and came out of that Sony E3 keynote with a few worries about World, I have just the quote for you, straight from e.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News31 min. ago

Out This Week: Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild"s First DLC Expansion Pack

Crash Bandicoot's Remastered adventures arrives alongside big DLC updates for Breath of the Wild and Final Fantasy XV. And the Valkyria series continues! With so many new games and movies coming out, it can be hard to keep up. Lucky for you, IG.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News31 min. ago

Top 10 best Linux apps of 2017

Discover the most useful Linux desktop apps which you can benefit from today. While everyone knows that most Linux distributions (distros) are free to download, not everybody is aware that you also have access to thousands of cost-free applicat.....»»

Category: softwareSource:  techradarRelated News31 min. ago

Windows 10 code leak raises serious security concerns

Source code spillage represents an embarrassing security incident for Microsoft. Parts of the source code for Windows 10 have been leaked online, and although the spillage isn’t as serious as first thought, the incident still represents.....»»

Category: softwareSource:  techradarRelated News31 min. ago

Researchers build simple DNA machines that can be used for making molecular computers

The machines can switch reversibly between two different shapes and could be used to make nanotech sensors, amplifiers and even a molecular computer. The post Researchers build simple DNA machines that can be used for making molecular computers appe.....»»

Category: asiaSource:  tech2Related News31 min. ago

DoT to make tracking lost phones easier by formulating harsher rules for tampering of IMEI codes

The International Mobile Equipment Identity Number (IMEI) helps security agencies in tracking mobile phones as well as calls made from them. The post DoT to make tracking lost phones easier by formulating harsher rules for tampering of IMEI codes ap.....»»

Category: asiaSource:  tech2Related News31 min. ago

You can help North West decide what to name her new puppy, but obviously it should be "Baby Jesus"

Kim Kardashian West provided us all with an opportunity to contribute to the history of the family this weekend. Just last week, Kim shared a photograph of the newest members of the Kardashian klan: two Pomeranians, one for her daughter North West an.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News31 min. ago

IKEA"s new adult coloring sheets are actually foolproof recipe posters for aspiring cooks

Recipes are tedious and hard to follow and cooking can be kind of hard. So, IKEA is trying out fill-in recipe pages that you wrap and cook your food in.  Sounds gimmicky? It's only being tested out in a select number of stores in Canada, but it.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News31 min. ago

The first reviews for "War for the Planet of the Apes" are bloody brilliant

War for the Planet of the Apes may not have much love for humans, but human critics definitely love War for the Planet of the Apes. The first reviews are in, and by most accounts the last chapter of the Apes prequel trilogy is the best one yet. In a.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News31 min. ago

20 of the best one-liners in "Harry Potter and the Philosopher"s Stone"

On this day 20 years ago, Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone — the first of seven spell-binding novels — was finally published. You may have had an inkling somewhere along the line that there’s a few Harry Potter fans at.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News31 min. ago

Flight simulator role-play goes horribly, hilariously wrong

Flight Sim X is a pretty dry game. You fly the planes, you land the planes. That's pretty much it. But some people found a way to spice their game up with a little role-playing.  See, here's the thing: you can do more than be a pilot in Flig.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News31 min. ago

Cool guy finds so many ways to play Toto"s "Africa" on his keyboard

We're always stunned by the amazing things people can do with instruments, and this cool keyboard player is no exception. In less than three minutes, Seth Everman manages to play Toto's hit song "Africa" in 11 genres, using 11 different beats and.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News31 min. ago

How J.K. Rowling, the "Harry Potter" fandom, and technology all grew up together

For 20 years, J.K. Rowling has been forging a relationship with fans — millions and millions all over the world in a way that can feel deeply, deeply personal (who among us hasn't tweeted at her hoping for a fave?).  "The online Harry Pott.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News31 min. ago