Enlarge / Better keep paying for your Switch Online subscription if you want that cloud-based save data to remain accessible. (credit: Nintendo) [Update Sept. 25: Nintendo has now confirmed to IGN that it will retain players’ cloud saves for six months after they cancel their subscription. “Nintendo will allow users who resubscribe within 180 days to […]
A federal appeals court in San Francisco ruled Monday that Naruto, a “crested macaque,” does not have legal standing to file a copyright claim against a nature photographer, as Naruto is not a person. The case dates back to 2011, when British nature photographer David Slater was on a shoot on the Tangkoko reserve in […]
The courtroom battle over whether Uber stole technology related to self-driving cars comes to an abrupt end on Friday morning.
Valve’s decision comes as the cryptocurrency notches more milestone values, passing $13,000 and then $14,000 for the first time.
Enlarge (credit: Daniel Arauz) Last month, a federal judge in Oakland, California, ruled that police must generally have a warrant before they use a cell-site simulator to locate a criminal suspect. However, the same judge also ruled that, in this particular case, a warrant was not needed, and so the evidence obtained from it could […]
Enlarge (credit: Ecco) The Ends of the World, Peter Brannen’s masterful non-fiction debut, might be just the book to give to that uncle of yours who still wants to argue about climate change (or even, to your US Representative). But first, read it yourself. It’s a page turner. The book’s premise is mind-bendingly vast: a […]
Disney recently released its latest Lego Star Wars recap with Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, retelling the two-hour film in about two minutes. Guess that didn’t leave a lot of room for the ending— where, you know… Read more…
It’s a minor holiday miracle. Wearable device leaders Fitbit and Jawbone have been locked in a prolonged legal battle for well over a year, and yesterday Fitbit dropped one of the key pursuits against its fellow fitness manufacturer, dropping a patent violation complaint filed with the U.S. International Trade Commission. Fitbit cited Jawbone’s recent financial […]