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Hurt Locker Producers File 5,000 Lawsuits Against File Sharers [Piracy]

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This has been some time coming , but today it’s official: the producers of The Hurt Locker have filed suit against 5,000 people for illegally downloading their movie. Read the full complaint after the jump: More

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Google Sued Over Street View Wi-Fi Issue [Google]

by on May.20, 2010, under 2, 2010, 3, 5, 7, 7d, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, Ai, ally, ANT, Ants, AR, arc, Bp, car, Cars, cat, cc, clear, color, Companies, de, dental, Display, Ds, E, e1, Ea, Engine, Et, etail, ff, Finger, fingers, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Google, google street view, Hd, Home Automation, Id, Ie, Im, images, In, Ion, ions, Isp, ISS, La, Labels, Law, Laws, Lawsuit, Lawsuits, Lions, mid, Mod, Nes, Net, network, Of, om, One, order, Oregon, Os, Padd, PI, Pixel, Play, Pot, Pr, Pro, Q, quant, Rc, RSS, Rv, sea, search, Search engines, serve, street, street view, Street view wi-fi, StreetView, Style, Sue, suing, Suit, Tag, tech, ted, Tent, TI, TV, Ui, V, view, Wi-Fi, Wi-fi data collection, work, X1, XP

As expected, the quiet brouhaha over Google accidentally collecting personal Wi-Fi network details when cruising in the Street View cars has turned into a lawsuit, with two Oregon citizens suing them for potentially millions. More

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Home Depot Ordered To Pay $25 Million For Stealing Inventor’s Safety Gizmo [Lawsuits]

by on May.14, 2010, under 17, 2, 2010, 3, 5, 7, 7d, A9, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, ANT, Ants, AR, Bp, cat, cc, clear, color, Custom, de, dev, Display, diy, Ds, E, Ea, emp, Employees, Et, Fb, ff, Finger, fingers, flo, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Hd, Home, Home Automation, HomeDepot, Id, Im, images, In, Inventions, Inventors, Ion, Isp, itc, La, Labels, Law, Laws, Lawsuit, Lawsuits, MER, Mic, Michaelpowell, Mod, om, One, order, Padd, PI, Play, Pot, Q, quant, Rc, Red, retail, RSS, Rv, safety, Saws, serve, Style, Suit, Suits, Tag, Tea, tech, TI, TV, Ui, Us, Wood, work, Workers, X1

Years ago, Floridian inventor Michael Powell pitched Home Depot a device that would keep its employees’ fingers safe when cutting wood for customers. It worked so well that they stole his idea. Now Powell’s getting sweet, $25 million justice. More

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User Interface Design Studio MONKEYmedia Files Patent Lawsuit Against Apple [Apple]

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User interface design studio MONKEYmedia filed a patent lawsuit against Apple claiming that the company infringed on three of its patents. For those keeping track, that’s another legal battle for Apple on top of those against Nokia , HTC , and Kodak . More

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Travel Between LA and Vegas Without Fear Or Loathing On The Gambling Train [Trains]

by on May.14, 2010, under 2, 2010, 2D, 3, 3D, 5, 7, 70S, 7d, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, Ai, and, ANT, Ants, AR, Ati, Av, Bling, Bp, cat, clear, color, de, Display, Ds, E, e1, Ea, Et, Fear, ff, Gambling, Gambling train, game, Games, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Hd, Home Automation, Id, Im, images, In, Isp, La, Labels, Las Vegas, Law, Laws, Los Angeles, lte, mid, Mod, om, One, order, Padd, PI, Play, Port, ps, Q, quant, Rc, rip, RNA, ROAD, RSS, Rv, safety, serve, Sport, Style, Tag, tech, thompson, TI, train, Trains, transport, Travel, TV, Up, vegas, Vide, Video, X train, X1

Now that road-safety laws have tightened up since the ’70s when Fear and Loathing was published, you’ll need to look at alternative transport for your LA-to-Las-Vegas trip if you want to play Hunter S. Thompson while under the influence. More

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HTC Sues Apple Right Back for Five Patents [Apple]

by on May.12, 2010, under 1d, 2, 2010, 3, 5, 7, 7d, A9, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, Ai, app, apple, AR, Art, ash, Ati, Cellphones, clear, complaining, dash, Dc, de, Display, Documents, Ds, E, Ea, Et, Gallery, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, guide, Hd, Home Automation, Htc, Id, Im, images, In, Intern, international, Ion, ipad, Iphone, Isp, ISS, late, Law, Laws, Lawsuit, Lawsuits, Men, mission, Mod, Nes, nin, Of, om, One, order, Ovi, Padd, Patent, Patents, phone, Phones, Play, Q, Rc, RNA, Smartphones, Style, Sue, Suit, Tag, tech, ted, Tent, Tents, TI, Ui, Us, War, X1

Two months after Apple sued HTC for violating 20 patents , HTC’s hitting back, complaining to the International Trade Commission—which is moving forward on Apple’s complaint—that Apple’s violated 5 of HTC’s patents. It’s not saying which patents, yet. [ Fortune ] More

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HTC Countersues Apple to Stop All iPhone, iPod, iPad Sales [Apple]

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Two months after Apple sued HTC for violating 20 patents , HTC’s hitting back, alleging that Apple’s violated 5 of HTC’s patents , asking the ITC to ban the import and sale of all iPhones, iPods and iPads in the US. UPDATED . More

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Nokia Sues Apple Over iPad and iPhone-Related Patents [Legal]

by on May.07, 2010, under 2, 2010, 3, 5, 7, 7d, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, Ai, Aim, and, app, apple, AR, Art, Av, Cellphones, Cf, clear, Companies, Counters, day, de, Display, Ds, E, e1, Ea, Et, Eu, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, hand, Hd, Home Automation, Id, Ie, Im, In, ipa, ipad, Iphone, Isp, Job, Jobs, kin, late, Law, Laws, Lawsuit, Lawsuits, Legal, mid, Ming, Mod, Nes, Nokia, Nokia sues apple, Of, om, One, order, Padd, Patent, Patents, phone, Phones, Play, Q, Rc, smartphone, Smartphones, steve, Style, Sue, Suits, Tag, ted, Tent, Tents, Test, TI, Ui, Us, X1

Nokia sued Apple again today, claiming that the iPad and iPhone infringe on five of its patents. The two companies have been throwing lawsuits back and forth for months, making this just the latest salvo in an increasingly bitter feud. More

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Shooting Challenge: Focus Stacking [Photography]

by on Apr.28, 2010, under 2, 2010, 2D, 3, 5, 7, 7d, Act, Actors, Ad, Add, Ads, age, and, ANT, AR, Ati, clear, de, Display, Ds, E, e1, Ea, Et, flo, Focus stacking, Ge, Gizmo, hal, Hd, Home Automation, Id, Ie, Im, In, Ion, Isp, kin, Law, Laws, Macro, Mod, Of, om, One, order, Padd, photo, photography, Physics, Play, Pr, Q, Rc, Shooting challenge, Style, Tag, TI, tweet, Us, X1

Depth of field is a key principle to photography, a combination of factors and physics that determine how much any given photo is in focus. For this week’s Shooting Challenge , I want to to break the laws of DoF.

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Shooting Challenge: Focus Stacking [Photography]

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Apple Replacing iPod Shuffle Headphones [Apple]

by on Apr.20, 2010, under 2, 2010, 5, 7, 7d, Ad, Ads, age, Ai, Air, ANT, app, apple, apple ipod shuffle, AR, Art, artic, California, clear, de, Display, Ds, E, Ea, eco, Free, Ge, Gizmo, Hd, headphone, Headphones, Home Automation, Id, Im, In, iPod, iPod Shuffle, iPods, Ir, Isp, Law, Laws, Lawsuit, Led, Les, Men, Mod, Ms, Nec, Nes, Of, om, One, order, Os, Padd, phone, Phones, Play, Pr, Pro, Q, Rc, Replacement, resist, Shuffle, Style, Sweat, T1, Tag, TI, Ui, X1

A particularly sweaty Californian man has already filed a lawsuit against Apple for the iPod Shuffle headphones, but as of this week Apple is offering anyone who’s had problems with them a replacement pair for free. More

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