It’s Official: Apple Welcomes Beats to the Family

It’s official: Apple has acquired Beats. The deal, which had been agreed to in May, had been an ongoing operation but not yet officially closed. See also: Apple Buying Beats? It Isn’t About the Headphones “Today we are excited to officially welcome Beats Music and Beats Electronics to the Apple family. Music has always held […]

Mysterious Google Barge headed for the scrap heap

Like previous famous barges before it, Google’s barge on the east coast is about to meet an ignominious end. After months of speculation about what its ultimate purpose would be the Portland, Maine Google barge is headed for the scrap heap, literally. The east coast barge was recently towed from Portland to a cargo terminal in […]

German copyright law is unconstitutional, Yahoo says in complaint

A German copyright law that gives publishers the exclusive right to the commercial use of their content online is unconstitutional according to Yahoo, which has filed a complaint with Germany’s Federal Constitutional Court. The law, which came into effect last August, gives publishers exclusive commercial rights over their content online except in the case of single […]

Sacramento sheriff admits to use of cellphone spying technology

Stating he was prohibited from confirming it earlier, Sacramento County Sheriff Scott Jones admitted on Thursday his department employs cellphone surveillance technology. News10/KXTV Article source: Related posts: Sacramento County sheriff acknowledges possession, use of cellphone … Sacramento Sheriff acknowledges possession, use of cellphone surveillance … Sacramento Sheriff acknowledges possession, use of cell phone surveillance […]