SpaceX sues over ‘wrongly awarded’ Air Force rocket contracts

To say that SpaceX was unhappy with losing out on the US Air Force's rocket development contracts would be an understatement. The company has sued the US government under claims that the Air Force "wrongly awarded" contracts to Blue Origin, Northrop...

Lawmakers call for regulation of facial recognition tech

A bipartisan group of lawmakers is calling for regulations to restrict the use of facial recognition technology before "it gets out of control," according to the Washington Post. Members of the Congressional House Oversight and Reform Committee held...

Federal judge rules Qualcomm violated antitrust rules

Roughly five months after the Federal Trade Commission and Qualcomm entered the courtroom over charges that Qualcomm engaged in anti-competitive behavior, a federal judge has sided with the FTC. In a decision shared Tuesday night, US District Judge L...

Lawyers almost made ‘click to accept TOS’ boxes disappear forever

Could simply visiting a website bind you to its terms of service? Luckily, not in the near future. A controversial vote of the American Law Institute on Tuesday on a sweeping change to consumer contract law was postponed after hours of heated debate...

Nintendo pulls two mobile games in Belgium due to loot box laws

Nintendo is pulling two of its popular mobile games in Belgium due to the nation's anti-gambling laws aimed at loot boxes. Fire Emblem Heroes and Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp will be removed from app stores on August 27th, according to an announcemen...

California’s Senate may ban facial recognition tech in police body cameras

The state of California's legislature is considering a new bill that would ban the use of facial recognition technology in police body cameras, according to CNBC. The proposal, which has already passed the state Assembly and now awaits a vote from th...

The Morning After: Huawei’s bad news and ‘Game of Thrones’

Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. More bad news for Huawei, but the company seems prepared to face the repercussions of stalled US-China trade discussions. Elsewhere, Sony improved its great noise-cancelling cans in the best way possible: announ...