Protesters briefly disrupt Google I/O, referencing evictions, “robots that kill”

The world of big tech conferences is usually a tightly controlled one, but two protesters managed to briefly—very briefly—get a moment of attention at Google’s I/O conference before being dragged away by security. The brief disruptions took place less than a day after a group of protesters calling themselves “Occupy Google” gathered at the company’s Mountain View headquarters to talk about ... Read More »

Massachusetts high court orders suspect to decrypt his computers

Massachusetts’ top court ruled, in a 5-2 decision on Wednesday, that a criminal suspect can be ordered to decrypt his seized computer. The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (MSJC) ruling only applies to the state. Various other courts at the state and federal level have disagreed as to whether being forced to type in a decryption password is a violation of the ... Read More »

KlearGear must pay $306,750 to couple that left negative review

A years-long legal odyssey involving a Utah couple that left a bad review against an online retailer, KlearGear, for an undelivered less-than-$20 order, has finally resulted in monetary damages. On Wednesday, the judge awarded $306,750 in compensatory and punitive damages plus attorneys fees to Jennifer and John Palmer, who wrote their review in 2009. KlearGear lost in a default judgement ... Read More »

LG G Watch will set you back by $229 via the Play Store

Google announced that the Samsung Gear Live and the LG G Watch smartwatches will be going up for pre-order via the Play Store later today, although no official word was mentioned on the price. But LG has now confirmed that its offering will cost $229 when it hits the Play Store on the 7th of July. There’s no word on ... Read More »

PayPal announces official app for Android Wear devices

PayPal has just announced its official app for Android Wear devices. This comes merely hours after the LG G Watch and the Samsung Gear Live were made official. The app will be rolled out through PayPal’s beta channels for the time being, but will be ready in time for Android Wear’s official public release (July 7). Considered one of the ... Read More »

Razer announces Android TV based media console

Razer has just announced that it will be launching an Android TV based home media console this Fall with primary focus on gaming. Even though Android TV compatible hardware isn’t expected to launch until September, the company has gone ahead and announced the console in advance. As expected, the console will also be able to view media content courtesy of Google Play. During ... Read More »