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.
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.
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.
Lead LulzSec hacker Sabu (aka Hector Xavier Monsegur) was no doubt hoping for leniency when heturned informant, and it looks like his gamble has paid off. A federal court has sentenced him to the time he served in 2012, letting himwalk away a free man.
PARIS – Huawei is taking another run at the global smartphone dominance of Apple and Samsung.On Wednesday, Huawei, already the third largest smartphone maker, introduced its latest phone, called the Ascend P7.
Sophia Amoruso is the founder of a large e-commerce company, Nasty Gal. When it came time to raise money, she had an unpleasant experience with an investor, which she documented in her book #Girlboss and on stage at TechCrunch Disrupt. In her book she writes:Sand Hill Road is the legendary venture capital hub in Menlo Park between Stanford University and Silicon Valley.
Technology prizes are nothing new, but they tend to be focused on specific issues likespace travelorsecurity flaws. The upcomingLongitude Prize, funded by the Nesta charity and the UK government, will be a little more... ambitious.