rainmouse writes: Apple has 48 hours to re-write a statement on its website relating to its design rights dispute with Samsung, UK judges have ruled. Apple have asked that they be given 14 days to post the replacement — but the request was firmly denied. Lord Justice Longmore told Mr Beloff: "We are just amazed that you cannot put the right notice up at the same time as you take the other one down." One of the other judges, Sir Robin Jacob, added: "I would like to see the head of Apple [Tim Cook] make an affidavit about why that is such a technical difficulty for the Apple company."
rainmouse writes: Anti-piracy group BREIN caught using music without authors permission in an anti-piracy campaign. Composer now suing for 1 million Euros. To make matters even worse, a board member of a royalty collection agency offered to to help the composer to recoup the money, but only if he received 33% of the loot.
rainmouse writes: Hollywood, clearly after witnessing the staggering success and endless critical acclaim of other computer game adaptations with their typically engrossing story line and deep, believable character development, have now apparently picked up the rights to make a film based upon Space Invaders. "The classic 1980s arcade game from Taito and Midway, which is ranked as the top arcade game of all time by Guinness World Records, is heading to the big screen courtesy of producers Lorenzo di Bonaventura and Odd Lot Entertainment’s Gigi Pritzker."
rainmouse writes: "So Facebook has recently added a new Questions feature which allows your friends to conduct quick single click surveys of their friends likes and dislikes. While this is not exactly breaking news, I have found that since then the few questions I have idly clicked on are now completely open to the public and I can find no mention of this in the privacy settings. Perhaps I have missed something in the birds nest of badly laid options that is Facebooks privacy settings and it is possible to turn them off somehow. A quick search of random people reveals that many people who clearly believe they have their privacy settings maxed out still have some staggeringly intimate private details now freely available through the questions tab such as intimate details about their sex lives and clearly without their knowledge. Anyone know how to hide these details short of deleting your Facebook account?
On a side note, wasn't Diaspora slated for a sept 2010 release date?"
rainmouse writes: It has been alleged at a technology conference in San Francisco that iPhones and iPads secretly track the movements of their users without notification or permission. This information is then also copied to your computer every time you synch one of the devices and users with specific software can then apparently see your all past movements while carrying the device. So far Apple has refused to comment.