Telstra breached Australian privacy law when it failed to hand over a journalist’s metadata to him, a watchdog has ruled.
A Fairfax journalist, Ben Grubb, has been in a two-year battle to access details of his phone and web metadata from Telstra. Under Australian privacy law, certain corporate and government entities must hand over “personal information” they hold on individuals.
A presumed pirate with an unusually large appetite for activating Windows 7 has incurred the wrath of Microsoft. In a lawsuit filed at a Washington court, the Seattle-based company said that it logged hundreds of suspicious product activations from a Verizon IP address and is now seeking damages.
Due to the fact that one needs to be present on most computers in order for them to work at all, operating systems are among the most pirated types of software around.
Chinese antivirus firm Qihoo 360 Technology today was censured by three major testing organizations for cheating on the evaluations.
The three antivirus testing labs -- AV‐Comparatives, AV‐TEST and Virus Bulletin, of Austria, Germany and the U.K., respectively -- stripped Qihoo of all awarded certifications and rankings for this year. They will also put in place controls to make sure that Qihoo or others cannot "game" the tests in the future. Qihoo denied the charges, saying they were "without merit."
Meerkat is introducing a bunch of new features in its latest update for iOS including the ability to publish livestreams to Facebook.
Starting today, Meerkat will let you post upcoming livestreams and livestreams currently airing to Facebook. The latest Meerkat version will also allow users to link to their phone contacts as a way to find new livestreams on the app.
The world of music used to be blissful.
The truly talented would rise like balloons let go by a child. They would make money hand over fist. A deep justice pervaded that was envied by each member of the Supreme Court.