Axl Rose of Guns N’ Roses is demanding that Google take down several unflattering images of him that have been used as part of an Internet meme mocking his physical appearance.
In a high-profile case, a jury recently found that Google’s use of portions of Oracle’s Java software code was allowable under the fair use doctrine and thus did not constitute copyright infringement.
Google has been granted a patent for a system that would adhere victims of auto collisions to a self-driving vehicle.
Google is testing a new feature that enables publishers and marketers to publish directly to the search engine.
When Google Books launched more than a decade ago the idea that a tech company could scan millions of books to permanently store in their database without paying royalties would’ve been a good laugh. And yet, with yesterday’s Supreme Court action, Google Books’ victory was the expected—and widely supported—outcome.
We have been following and reporting on the Facebook and Shutterfly biometrics cases in Illinois and California.
As we have previously written about, there are several ongoing biometric privacy-related lawsuits alleging that facial recognition-based systems of photo tagging violate the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA).
It’s not exactly like they’ve been the most productive branch of government lately. But autonomous car manufacturers have no time to waste.