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EU Votes to Officially Investigate Loot Boxes and Microtransactions!

The debate surrounding loot boxes and microtransactions within games, despite much talk, continues to wage on. - Publishers like EA,…

2 weeks ago

Microsoft’s Activision Deal in Further Doubt as Nvidia & Google Speak Against It!

As some of you may be aware, following an announcement shortly before Christmas the FTC in America confirmed that they…

3 weeks ago

UK Police Announce Major Crackdown on Illegal Sports Streams

Piracy is a crime, streaming dodgily obtained movies is illegal, etc. etc. - We all know it, and for those…

3 weeks ago

UK Introduces Law Making Gigabit Internet Access Mandatory for New Houses!

The UK government currently has rather lofty goals in terms of high-speed internet access. Put simply, by 2025 (at least…

4 weeks ago

CDPR Settles Cyberpunk 2077 Lawsuit for $1.85M

I daresay that many of you still recall just how shoddy the launch condition of Cyberpunk 2077 was back in…

4 weeks ago

Microsoft Regrets Calling FTC ‘Unconstitutional’ in Activision Takeover Hearing

It's likely, if not probable, that a lot of you who have been keeping an eye on Microsoft's proposed acquisition…

4 weeks ago

New UK Guidelines Make Account Sharing (Such as on Netflix) Officially Illegal

Netflix, and the vast majority of other subscription-based hosting platforms no doubt, take a pretty dim view of the practice…

2 months ago

Apple Prepares to Bend the Knee by Allowing Third-Party App Stores on the iPhone

Apple has certainly had a bit of a rough year when it comes to its dealings with the European Union.…

2 months ago

FTC May Approve Microsoft’s Activision Takeover Just to Avoid a Protracted Lawsuit

It seems more likely than not that both the EU and UK are probably not going to approve Microsoft's proposed…

2 months ago

Microsoft to Launch Legal Action if Activision/Blizzard Takeover is Blocked!

When Microsoft announced it had agreed on a deal for the £67.8BN takeover of Activision/Blizzard around the start of this…

2 months ago

UK to Introduce New Law Mandating Businesses to Disclose All Ransomware Attacks

While ransomware is a sad modern reality (and risk) for both businesses and individuals, for the former it's particularly tempting,…

2 months ago

PCI-SIG Tells 12VHPWR Manufacturers to NOT Deviate From the Specs!

The transition to the new 12VHPWR power adaptor standard certainly hasn't gotten off to the best of starts with various…

2 months ago

UK Drops Plans For Ban of “Legal but Harmful” Content in Online Safety Bill

The UK's proposed Online Safety Bill, while clearly well-intentioned, honestly feels like it's probably doomed to be a somewhat embarrassing…

2 months ago

UK Government Expands Online Safety Bill to Make Inciting Self-Harm a Crime!

The UK Government recently confirmed more than a few tweaks, changes, and additions to its much-maligned Online Safety Bill. Mostly,…

2 months ago

UK Proposes New Law Making the Sharing of ‘Adult’ Deepfakes Illegal!

Following relatively recent development and overall improvements in AI technology, 'deepfake' videos are undoubtedly becoming a problem that the internet,…

2 months ago