In one of the biggest Supreme Court cases this term, the justices ruled against the internet streaming startup and stated that it had violated copyright law by streaming broadcasters’ content without permission. In the leadup to this case, some had argued that a ruling for broadcasters could spell doom for innovation in the television industry. But is that really the case?
The story around the IRS supposedly losing emails key to the investigation of their targeting of the Tea Party is getting more and more attention everyday—and rightfully so. The song they’re singing, that a simple computer crash led to the loss of those emails, is hard to believe.
In the battle to keep their highly controversial name, the Washington Redskins suffered a major defeat at the heads of the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board. Though the team was stripped of many of its key trademarks, it will be some time before we see the actual impact of this.
Someday soon, drones will be a part of everyday life. Really, that day isn’t that far in the future, as a number of companies—in a wide variety of industries—have made a major push to make these unmanned aerial systems a key cog in their businesses. But as the technology and demand continues to escalate, the FAA has its hands full keeping pace.
When Facebook first acquired Oculus VR, the makers of a virtuality gaming headset, it was unclear what exactly the social networking giant was acquiring the company for. Would the technology be used as a new interface for their existing social platform, was Facebook really trying to get into the future of video games—or were they getting something else entirely? Well, one thing’s for clear thus far: they’ve at least picked up a pretty hefty lawsuit.