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Popular Torrent Site MKVCage Goes Offline Due To Lawsuit

One of the most common questions associated with downloading Torrent content “Is Torrenting Legal?”. In principle, it is. However, if you are downloading and redistributing copyrighted content then it’s an illegal activity. Well, a popular torrent site MKVCage has gone offline due to the redistribution of a Hollywood movie. The […]

Apple, Samsung face lawsuit in the U.S. for radio frequency radiation

Apple, Samsung are facing lawsuit in the U.S. over handset RF emissions Apple and Samsung, two of the world’s three largest smartphone manufacturers, are being sued in the U.S. after a test report from the Chicago Tribune revealed that their smartphones were leaking harmful radio frequency (RF) emissions more than […]

Walmart sues Tesla over fires at 7 stores with rooftop solar panels

Tesla sued by Walmart after rooftop solar panels at 7 of its stores catch fire Walmart Inc. on Tuesday sued Tesla Inc. over repeated rooftop solar panel fires that took place in at least seven of its stores between 2012 and 2018. In a lawsuit filed in the New York […]

Apple sued this company for making a replica of iOS

Apple to shut down Corellium for making and selling perfect replicas of iOS Apple Inc. has filed a lawsuit in the Southern District of Florida against Corellium, a mobile device virtualization company for selling virtual versions of Apple’s operating system, iOS, within a web browser to customers so that they can test […]

GitHub sued over role in Capital One data breach

GitHub accused of aiding Capital One data breach; lawsuit filed We had recently reported how Capital One, one of the largest banks and one of the largest credit card issuers in the U.S., was involved in a massive data breach where more than 100 million of the company’s customer accounts […]

Instaudio Announces Shutdown Citing Legal Pressure

Legal Pressure forces file-hoster ‘Instaudio’ to shutdown Instaudio, a file-hosting service specialized in audio, has decided to shutdown in a few weeks citing legal pressure, reports TorrentFreak. The message posted on the site states, “No more new uploads. Instaudio is shutting down. Instaudio has started the process of shutting down, […]

Programmer Uses “Logic Bomb” To Trick Company Into Rehiring Him, Gets 10 Years In Jail

Siemens Contractor Pleads Guilty For Planting Logic Bombs Into Programs He Designed A former contract programmer of a German-based tech company has pleaded guilty to planting “logic bombs” in the company’s worksheet that required them to rehire him every few years. He now faces up to 10 years in jail […]

Facebook to pay record $5 billion fine over privacy violations

U.S. slaps $5 billion fine on Facebook for privacy violations The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) on Wednesday imposed a record-breaking $5 billion fine on Facebook to resolve a government investigation into the social media giant’s involvement in the Cambridge Analytica scandal and other privacy violations. The settlement also requires […]

Aptoide Removes ‘Popcorn Time’ and ‘Showbox’ Apps Following Piracy Lawsuit

‘Popcorn Time’ and ‘Showbox’ Apps Removed From Aptoide Aptoide, a third-party alternative to Google’s official Play Store, has removed the popular Popcorn Time and Showbox listings from its repository, reports TorrentFreak. A few weeks ago, Aptoide was sued by two movie companies: TBV Productions, LLC and Hunter Killer Productions, Inc […]