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Popular Torrent Search Engine Shuts Down Without Explanation

The torrenting community has been tumultuous these past few weeks. First, Kickass Torrents was seized by the government after the owner’s arrest. Now, one of the largest search engines has vanished.


Apple Wants To Bring Its Beef With Samsung To The Supreme Court

When the apocalypse comes, all that will remain are cockroaches, diamonds, and the never-ending feud between Apple and Samsung — a feud that Apple now wants to bring to the US Supreme Court.


Getty Prepared To 'Vigorously' Defend Itself Against $US1 Billion Copyright Lawsuit

It must be a strange moment when you receive a copyright notice from Getty for a photo you took. This is how it started for photographer Carol Highsmith, but after diving into the rabbit hole, she has since filed a $US1 billion lawsuit against the company for allegedly appropriating over 18,000 of her images.


Climate-Change Think Tank Official Fatally Stabbed In The US

Molly Macauley, a researcher who published frequently on climate-change and public policy, was fatally stabbed Friday night in Baltimore, US while walking her dogs. Macauley, 59, was vice president for research at the Resources for the Future think tank in Washington D.C., as well as an adjunct professor at Johns Hopkins University.


The End Of This Insane Car Chase Is Like GTA In Real Life

Video: Wow. This video shows the end of a car chase in northeast Houston and it’s totally bananas. The suspect tries to outrun a helicopter in an open field, but while making a break for it, he gets pummelled by a police SUV. Somehow, he bounces off the car, gets back up and manages to keep on running. At this point, a helicopter crew member jumps out of the chopper with his helmet still on and chases after the suspect to tackle him.


Victorian Supreme Court Rules On Airbnb Case, Sub-Letting Tenants To Be Kicked Out

Much like Uber before it, the legal technicalities of sharing your place via Airbnb are starting to make themselves apparent in Australia. Recently, a landlord won the right to kick out tenants for putting their rented Melbourne property up on the crowd-lodging site.


A Major Law Firm Will Soon Be Using A Robotic Lawyer

An “artificial-intelligence attorney” created using technology from IBM’s Watson has snagged its first customer, but that doesn’t mean it will be appearing in the courtroom any time soon.


Pirate Admits To Illegally Distributing $22 Million Of Android Apps

In 2012, the Department of Justice clamped down on Android app piracy and now convictions are being made — along with the announcement of some incredible figures.


Amazon Is Taking More Fake Reviewers To Court

Amazon takes its reviews seriously. That much is clear from the multiple lawsuits the company has already filed against websites offering fake Amazon reviews. The latest round of legal action just reinforces that you probably shouldn’t mess with Amazon’s reviews system.


CBS Might Have Shut Down Another Star Trek Fan Film

Following on the heels of CBS’ extremely detailed lawsuit against the fan film Axanar, we now hear that another Star Trek fan film has been told that it should probably stop. This time, it’s Star Trek: Federation Rising.


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