Kendrick Lamar joins stars trying to keep concerts special

February 12, 2018

Performers are increasingly attempting to limit online footage of gigs to prevent ruining the ambience Kendrick Lamar joins stars trying to keep concerts special Performers are increasingly attempting to limit online footage of gigs to prevent ruining the ambience Vanessa Thorpe Last modified on Sun 11 Feb 2018 04.00EST Share via Email Share on LinkedIn Share on WhatsApp Kendrick Lamar has even banned professional photographers from some of his shows….

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Airbnb sued by woman who says she was sexually assaulted by ‘superhost’

July 28, 2017

Lawsuit filed by Leslie Lapayowker alleges Airbnb of omission after she said she was attacked by a multitude who was not properly screened An Airbnb guest is seeking to hold the company accountable for the purposes of an alleged forcible intercourse, claiming in a first-of-its-kind prosecution that she was attacked by a legion who was not properly screened. The suit, filed Thursday by Leslie Lapayowker, invokes fresh the issue of…

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UK drone users get new guidelines as officials try to rein in airport incidents, privacy violations

July 23, 2017

Image: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images Operating a drone in the UK just got a little tougher, and safer. On Saturday, the UK government posted new rules governing the use of drones weighing over 250 grams (about half a pound), with input from the Department for Transport, the Civil Aviation Authority, and the Military Aviation Authority. SEE ALSO: Scientists are creating drones that fly in sync with each other The guidelines state…

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New human rights to protect against ‘mind hacking’ and brain data theft proposed

April 27, 2017

A response to advances in neurotechnology that they are able predict or reform psyche activity, new human rights would protect people from theft, abuse and hacking New human rights that would protect people from having their views and other psyche datum plagiarized, mistreated or spoofed have been proposed by researchers. The move is a response to the rapid improvements being constructed with engineerings that predict or reform psyche activity and…

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Googles and Intertrusts new PatentShield helps startups fight patent litigation in return for equity

April 26, 2017

Google and PatentShield, a new program that aims to help defend startups from patent litigation in return for a stake in those companies. The basic idea here is to give startupsthat join the program ownership ofa selection of patents from Googles and Intertrusts portfolio that they can then use as a deterrent against potential patent litigation from established players in theirfields. Google is seeding the programwith a selection of its…

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