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Nintendo Rage Quits on Tokyo Mario Kart Attraction

Nintendo Rage Quits on Tokyo Mario Kart Attraction
In June we talked about an awesome tourist attraction in Tokyo that let people explore the city driving a Mario Kart inspired go-kart and wearing Mario or Luigi costumes. It might have taken longer than expected, but Nintendo has tossed a banana peel at the firm behind the attraction.

YouTube Unblocks GTA V Note 7 Sticky Bomb Videos

YouTube Unblocks GTA V Note 7 Sticky Bomb Videos
Sometimes the little guy wins when it comes to some BS going down. I mentioned before that Samsung had videos of the GTA V Galaxy Note 7 sticky bomb mod pulled off YouTube over copyright claims.
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Samsung Tries to Squash GTA V Note 7 Sticky Bomb Videos on YouTube

Samsung Tries to Squash GTA V Note 7 Sticky Bomb Videos on YouTube
I thought that the GTA V mod where someone turned the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 into a sticky bomb was genius. After all, the overheating phone was bursting into flames willy nilly all over the world.

Monkey Owns Copyright to Selfie Says Wikimedia

Monkey Owns Copyright to Selfie Says Wikimedia
Something weird has happened in the jungles. A photographer was shooting pics of some monkeys when one monkey made off with a camera. Said monkey proceeded to take about 100 images, mostly of the jungle floor or blurry something’s.

Three Uber Passengers Taken on High Speed Chase, Say It Was Like a COPS Episode

Three Uber Passengers Taken on High Speed Chase, Say It Was Like a COPS Episode
Ryan Simonetti and three of his coworkers hailed a ride using the Uber app. When the ride showed up and the men entered the car, a D.C. taxi inspector was talking to the driver. Simonetti says that as the inspector walked off to check documents, the Uber driver just drove off with the passengers inside.

Apple to Pay More than $32.5 Million for Kids’ in-App Charges

Apple to Pay More than $32.5 Million for Kids’ in-App Charges
Apple and the FTC have announced a settlement that parents who have been charged money for purchases made by children will appreciate. As a parent with a daughter that likes to play games on my iPhone, I know from experience how some of the apps don’t do a good job telling you what things cost real money in the games.

California Driver Gets Traffic Ticket for Wearing Google Glass

California Driver Gets Traffic Ticket for Wearing Google Glass
A San Diego driver was cruising down the street recently wearing her Google Glass Explorer headset and was pulled over by the police. The woman, Cecilia Abadie, was primarily pulled over for going 80 in a 65mph zone, but the California Highway Patrol officer also issued her a citation for wearing the Google Glass device.

Was the Half-Life 3 European Trademark Filing a Hoax?

Was the Half-Life 3 European Trademark Filing a Hoax?
Half-Life is the game that put Valve on the map. The last full game in the franchise was Half-Life 2 way back in October 2007. Ever since that launch, fans have been clamoring for the next installment in the franchise – presumably called Half-Life 3.

Instagram Class-Action Lawsuit Demands Right to File Class-Action Lawsuits

Instagram Class-Action Lawsuit Demands Right to File Class-Action Lawsuits
Yowza, it hasn’t been the best month for Instagram. After changing their terms of service to allow them to use images for advertising purposes – and facing a huge backlash by its users, Instagram came back and redacted the changes.

Nintendo Blames German Law for Bizarre Wii U eShop Content Restrictions

Nintendo Blames German Law for Bizarre Wii U eShop Content Restrictions
If you’re a European owner of the new Nintendo Wii U game console, you may have noticed some odd limitations in the eShop for downloading digital content. If you happen to try and purchase any game content that’s rated for 18 years and over during daytime hours, you may have noted a message telling you that you can’t view this content.

Apple to Pay Swiss $21 Million for Copying Clock Design in iOS

Apple to Pay Swiss $21 Million for Copying Clock Design in iOS
I’ve always liked using the clock applications on my smartphone. You never really think about the design of the clock faces, but apparently they can be copyrighted works. Recently, Apple was sued for copying the Swiss Federal Railway’s clock design in iOS.

Dish Network Wins Against TV Studios Trying to Ban AutoHop

Dish Network Wins Against TV Studios Trying to Ban AutoHop
Like many people, I have a serious love-hate relationship with movie and television studios. I love a lot of the content they produce, but they never cease to irritate me when it comes to their heavy-handed approach to trying to block viewers from accessing content the way we want to access it.

Dish Network Settles with AMC, Bringing The Walking Dead Back to Life

Dish Network Settles with AMC, Bringing The Walking Dead Back to Life
Dish Network announced Sunday that the long and drawnout court case between it and AMC Networks along with sister company Cablevision Systems had finally been settled. The court case focused on a now-defunct service called Voom, and was originally filed in 2008.

Disney Awarded Patent for Interactive Cakes

Disney Awarded Patent for Interactive Cakes
Over the years, we’ve featured some pretty incredible cakes (and cupcakes) here on Technabob, but to date, we’ve never seen one that had projected, interactive images on it. Well, Disney, being Disney, has been working on the idea for a few years now, and recently was awarded a patent for the technology.

Digital Book Settlement Gets You $1 Dollar Back on Best Sellers, Lower Prices in Future

Digital Book Settlement Gets You $1 Dollar Back on Best Sellers, Lower Prices in Future
You may remember back before Apple jumped into the digital book market, digital books were cheaper. Amazon was selling a digital book for less money than a print book, and rightly so. When Apple stepped in and allowed publishers set their own pricing, retail prices of digital books went up everywhere.

Bruce Willis Not Suing Apple, But Maybe Someone Should

Bruce Willis Not Suing Apple, But Maybe Someone Should
The rumors making the rounds yesterday that actor Bruce Willis was going to sue Apple over who owns digital music libraries after the original buyer passes away. According to the story Willis was angry that rather than his large digital music collection going to his family ownership reverts Apple on his death.
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