UK police replace ads with warning banners in copyright infringement crackdown

The London Police’s intellectual property crime unit (PIPCU) is using warning banners to replace pop-ups that offer pirated content – all in their crusade to crack down on copyright-infringing websites.

MaCO magnetic cable tie is perfect for headphones, mobile

Although technological advances have been marching us toward environments of wireless-everything, cables are still a reality. Even if you don’t mind how they coil about and criss-cross everywhere, wires still require management. Unless you really, truly don’t care. But the rest of us prefer to have a little organization and tidiness.

TechnologyTell Review: Blackfire Clamplight LED Lantern

The Blackfire Clamplight LED Lantern reminds me of a work/trouble light with a camping lantern’s influence. I think it’s the handle shape and how the Clamplight looks when hanging upside-down. This light looks and feels well-built and rugged. The water-resistant, matte black exterior is smooth, but not slick to hold.

Nokia Superman and Tesla further detailed by insiders, top-notch cams in tow

Remember when a slew of internal codenames for unannounced Nokia devices surfaced online? Many of those remain question marks to this day, though at least “Superman” and “Tesla” are starting to cut the mystery act.

Flipkart raises $5 billion in investment funds

Indian e-commerce company, Flipkart, has just announced that it has raised $1 billion in investment funds. This investment is a boon to the company as it aims to augment its operations and compete against industry heavyweights like Amazon and eBay.

Microsoft’s virtual assistant Cortana adds Foursquare integration

In February of this year, Microsoft invested $15 million in Foursquare. In exchange, Foursquare agreed it would offer their assistance to Microsoft in regards to the latter’s products and services.

Verizon getting HTC One (W8) for Windows on August 21

Details about a new HTC phone, which is a basically a reconfiguration of the Android-based One M8 for Windows Phone, are trickling their way onto tech sites all over net. And apparently, the phone will be called “One (W8) for Windows”.

Possible Chinese antitrust investigation targets Microsoft

Sudden visits to Microsoft Corp’s Chinese offices by Chinese government officials herald the preliminary stages of a possible antitrust investigation of the U.S. company by China.

Motorola Nexus 6 confirmed by multiple sources, Android Silver dawn uncertain

First, there was gossip of a predictable Nexus 6 handheld, manufactured by Google alongside LG and based on the latter’s stunning G3. Then, Nexus was rumored to be no more, and a mysterious but juicy replacement Android Silver project emerged.

BlackBerry CEO ponders brand’s potential to become iconic again

In an interview with Bloomberg, CEO of BlackBerry, John Chen, pondered whether the brand could ever reach the heights that it once enjoyed.

HTC Desire 610 available for $200 off-contract on AT&T

The HTC Desire 610 smartphone is now priced at $200 off-contract on AT&T. It comes complete with HTC’s Sense 6 user interface, as well as Android 4.4.1 KitKat. It also features an 8-megapixel camera on its back, as well as front-facing speakers and a 1.3 megapixel camera on its front.

HTC One (M8) ‘for Windows’ could be closer than you think

As is often the case with unannounced, unreleased gadgets, you only need a semi-credible tipster to get the ball rolling and thus convince a plethora of other sources to step up and help paint the product’s picture early.