While users housing content on the troubled Megaupload site were given a two-week reprieve, one of its co-founders is having less luck. Kim Dotcom has lost his appeal for bail, with prosecutors fearing that he would flee from New Zealand and return to his native Germany, possibly making him safe from extradition.
German entrepreneur Kim Dotcom has acknowledged that he has run out of money after spending over $10 million on legal costs. Speaking through a Skype call at the unBound Digital conference in London, Dotcom said his three-year legal fight could be coming to an end. "My legal team resigned after I ran out of money," Dotcom said. "I spent $10 million to defend myself.
If you're famous for being the most hated man in music, it might be hard to convince musicians that you're on their side. That's the problem facingBaboom, the music streaming service started byMegauploadfounderKim Dotcom. Now, however, the company has parted ways with its infamous creator in the hope of improving relationships with the musicians it needs to recruit.
Lindsay Lohan has officially sued Take Two and Rockstar, makers of the Grand Theft Auto game franchise. Lohan insists that a character in grand Theft Auto V was modeled after her, both in likeness and storyline. The troubled actress feels the equally troubled character in a video game is an attempt to gain from her issues.
Apple was handed a setback in Australia on Wednesday when a Federal Court judge rejected Apple's appeal as the company tries to trademark the term "app store" in the country. The news of the rejection was first reported by The Sydney Morning Herald .
hat would lead to better donor matching, which would reduce-long term organ rejection and complications, which is one of the major issues in organ transplant."One of the biggest problems with organ donation is availability. People will sit on waiting lists for months before getting the organ they need to survive. Now the BBC is reporting a potentially huge scientific breakthrough.
Microsoft might just give you a little help finishing your next term paper. The company isintegrating academic datainto Bing and services that use it, like Cortana inWindows Phone 8.1. When the upgrade hits in the fall, you should have an easier time tracking down articles on given subjects, finding an author's other works or following news from a conference.
Friday night was harsh for people trying to make it in Hollywood. "Kim Kardashian: Hollywood," the popular new mobile game that could rake in around $85 million this year for its namesake, went offline for a little while on Friday. And people were not happy about it.
Ahead of the fall launch of iOS 8, Apple has updated its App Store review guidelines to include guidance on new features such as extensions, HealthKit , HomeKit and TestFlight . These guidelines detail how developers may use these new features provided in iOS 8. Any app that violates these guidelines may be rejected during the review process.
LONDON — Germany can’t seem to make up its mind about Uber, the ride-sharing service.On Friday, a Berlin court upheld a ban imposed on the start-up that had barred it from operating across the German capital.
To all our wonderful friends in Seattle, let's make it clear: there's no better place to be this Friday (July 18th) at 7PM than theShowbox SODOfor our secondEngadget Liveevent of the year! Why is this a cant-miss event? Flip through the gallery below to find out.
What happens on Facebook doesn't just stay on Facebook, and your social network activitycanbe usedagainst youin a court of law. Trolling, bullying and posting offensive content can all land you in hot water, not to mention that your Facebook history can beused as evidencein all kinds of criminal cases. Currently, even the US Supreme Court is trying to clarifylegal accountabilityof social media.
LONDON – Google says complying with Europe’s so-called right to be forgotten ruling is getting complicated.In a lengthy response to questions from the region’s data regulators, the search giant said that it often lacked enough information to decide whether it should remove links to web pages to comply with European law.
The first trailer for Star Wars: The Force Awakens is about to be released . Those of you fearing that you will have to go to a movie theater to see it will be relieved to hear that it will also be released online . In the meantime, from TV Secrets ( follow here ), here's a fun picture of some of the cast during a script read-through. Note the cameo by R2D2 in the upper right.
North Korea has officially denied that it was behind the Sony hacks. But in a statement published in state media, the country ambiguously hinted that a group sympathetic to Pyongyang may have carried out the attacks. Rob York, writing for NK News, cites a report issued by the state-controlled Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) that denied the country was behind the Sony hacks.