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ZeniMax launches lawsuit against Samsung over the Gear VR

ZeniMax, the parent company of game developers such as Bethesda, Arkane, and id Software, may have recently won $500 million in a legal battle against Facebook-owned Oculus, but it’s not leaving the courtroom just yet. The firm launched a new l.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotMay 17th, 2017

Sci-Hub Ordered To Pay $15 Million In Piracy Damages

An anonymous reader quotes a report from TorrentFreak: Two years ago, academic publisher Elsevier filed a complaint (PDF) against Sci-Hub and several related "pirate" sites. It accused the websites of making academic papers widely available to the pu.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News3 hr. 37 min. ago

FCC Grants OneWeb Approval To Launch Over 700 Satellites For "Space Internet"

OneWeb has been granted approval from the FCC to launch a network of internet-beaming satellites into orbit. FCC chairman Ajit Pai said in a statement: "Humans have long sought inspiration from the stars, from the ancient Egyptians orienting the pyra.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News5 hr. 57 min. ago

Senators" cybersecurity push may tie up autonomous-car legislation

Two senators are pushing for mandatory federal standards to defend vehicles against hackers. Automakers want a more flexible approach......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News9 hr. 37 min. ago

Obama Authorized a Secret Cyber Operation Against Russia, Says Report

Jessica Conditt reports via Engadget: President Barack Obama learned of Russia's attempts to hack U.S. election systems in early August 2016, and as intelligence mounted over the following months, the White House deployed secrecy protocols it hadn't.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News10 hr. 5 min. ago

How Perceived Benefits of Cloud Marketplaces Vary from Realized Benefits

This IDC Survey Spotlight shows data from a small sample of IDC's CloudView Survey, IDC's premiere global benchmarking web survey fielded in March 2017. The survey reached more than 11,000 respondents from 31 countries and asked over 6,000 heavy clou.....»»

Category: consumerSource:  idcRelated News11 hr. 5 min. ago

Three Men Sentenced Following £2.5m Internet Piracy Case

Three men from the UK have been sentenced after pleading guilty to providing unauthorized access to pirate movies, music, games, and books. The main player, who allegedly made £500,000 over a number of years, was handed a 24 month suspended sentence.....»»

Category: internetSource:  torrentfreakRelated News11 hr. 28 min. ago

Kim Dotcom Opposes US’s “Fugitive” Claims at Supreme Court

In an effort to regain control over millions of dollars in seized assets, Kim Dotcom's legal team has filed a brief at the Supreme Court, countering the US Government's position. The US uses the fugitive claims as a coercive weapon, which offends due.....»»

Category: internetSource:  torrentfreakRelated News11 hr. 28 min. ago

Hand Me That Wrench: Farmers and Apple Fight Over the Toolbox

Like any farmer, Guy Mills Jr. has had his share of equipment trouble. In the past, Mills, who grows corn, soybean and alfalfa on his 3,810-acre farm in Ansley, Neb., would have fixed his machinery himself. But like so many essential tools, MillsR.....»»

Category: topSource:  timeRelated News11 hr. 28 min. ago

.CLUB Presents Million.Club Domain Name to Person Who Made the New gTLD"s One Millionth Registration

.CLUB has become just the 5th new gTLD to pass one million registrations. The registry just recognized the woman who put them over the top......»»

Category: internetSource:  dnjournalRelated News11 hr. 29 min. ago

Snapchat launches location sharing with new Snap Map

If special geotags weren't enough, Snapchat is adding a new way to see what — and where — your friends are snapping. If special lenses and geotags weren't enough, Snapchat is adding a new way to see what your friends are up to across t.....»»

Category: softwareSource:  techradarRelated News11 hr. 29 min. ago

Microsoft defends move to disable rival antivirus, cites compatibility issues

Software giant has fired back against accusations from security firm Kaspersky. Microsoft has come forward and admitted that it does, at times, disable third-party antivirus programs in Windows 10, following a barrage of complaints from Kaspers.....»»

Category: softwareSource:  techradarRelated News11 hr. 29 min. ago

Airbnb is trialling split payments so you don’t lose friends over your booking

Airbnb is testing a new feature allowing payments to be split multiple ways, meaning no more chasing you friends Airbnb has started introducing a new feature that allows payment for a property to be split between as many as 16 different account.....»»

Category: softwareSource:  techradarRelated News11 hr. 29 min. ago

Russian communications watchdog threatens to ban Telegram app over lack of compliance

The app is one of several targeted in a legal crackdown by Russian authorities on the internet and on social media sites in particular. The post Russian communications watchdog threatens to ban Telegram app over lack of compliance appeared first on.....»»

Category: asiaSource:  tech2Related News11 hr. 29 min. ago

Indian oil and gas refiners plan to increase investments in digital technologies: Accenture

Investments in digital technologies to increase over the next three-to-five years. The post Indian oil and gas refiners plan to increase investments in digital technologies: Accenture appeared first on Tech2. Nearly two-thirds of oil and gas ref.....»»

Category: asiaSource:  tech2Related News11 hr. 29 min. ago

The history of Pride

June is LGBTQ Pride month, and cities all over the world are celebrating their true colors with fabulous marches and parades. However, many people forget that Pride’s inception is directly associated with political unrest and violence against L.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News11 hr. 29 min. ago

The wait is over: Here"s what Jared Leto thinks about "Wonder Woman"

If an extremely fresh Rotten Tomatoes score and adorable photos of young girls feeling empowered by Wonder Woman's success on the big screen hasn't convinced you to high-tail to a movie theater, then yeah, you're probably waiting for Jared Leto's rev.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News11 hr. 29 min. ago

Say goodbye to finstas and hello to Instagram "favorites"

You may finally be able to ditch your Finstagram for  good. Instagram is testing out "favorites," a whole new way of sharing photos with certain groups of people.  Basically, the feature allows users to have control over who sees specific p.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News11 hr. 29 min. ago

There"s rosé deodorant now, because we"ve reached peak millennial

If you've ever wanted to get that "just drank too many glasses of rosé with my avocado toast at brunch" scent without spending all your money on overpriced booze, you're in luck. SEE ALSO: 5 reasons we are way over rosé Native Cosmetics, an.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News11 hr. 29 min. ago

OnePlus 5: First 10 Things to Do!

When that early OnePlus 5 order arrives over the next few days, we think we’ve got you covered with some of the first things to consider doing once you finish the setup process. We’re talking about tweaking items like the navigation butto.....»»

Category: mobileSource:  droidlifeRelated News11 hr. 29 min. ago

YouTube TV Coming to These 10 New Markets

Over the next “couple of weeks,” Google says that YouTube TV will expand into an additional 10 markets. Those markets are Dallas-Fort Worth, Washington, D.C., Houston, Atlanta, Phoenix, Detroit, Minneapolis-St. Paul, Miami-Fort Lauderdale.....»»

Category: mobileSource:  droidlifeRelated News11 hr. 29 min. ago