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Google asks US SC to decide Oracle copyright fight, Report

Google asks US SC to decide Oracle copyright fight, Report

Google Inc has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to wade into contentious litigation against Oracle Corp, arguing that the high court must act to protect innovation in high tech. Google’s request, filed on Monday, seeks to overturn an appeals court ruling that found Oracle could copyright parts of the Java programming language, which Google used to design its Android smartphone ... Read More »

OPP cites Big Four causes of road deaths, Report

OPP cites Big Four causes of road deaths, Report

OPP say the ‘Big Four’ were contributing factors in 78 per cent of road deaths investigated by provincial officers so far this year. The Big Four refers to the four main causes of motor vehicle collision deaths: distracted driving, speeding, impaired driving, and lack of occupant restraint. Read More »

Yahoo : Server Attack Not Shellshock, Report

Yahoo : Server Attack Not Shellshock, Report

Yahoo has claimed that several of its servers which came under attack over the weekend were not affected by Shellshock as at first thought, but a similar bug. Yahoo’s chief information security officer, Alex Stamos, revealed that attackers had been attempting to use the Shellshock bug to infect Yahoo’s systems, but had found another way into a few of its ... Read More »

Canada greenlights e-labelling for devices, Report

Canada greenlights e-labelling for devices, Report

Industry Canada introduces new regulations around the use of electronic labels on mobile devices and wearable technology The federal government is allowing manufacturers of mobile devices and wearable technology to present government and industry required label information electronically in lieu of physical labels or nameplates. Read More »