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The MajorsHouse Show Episode #17: Patent Trolls Must…

  1. Gaming News
    1. NASCAR is coming back to gaming (http://www.gameinformer.com/b/news/archive/2016/05/20/monster-games-returns-with-nascar-heat-evolution.aspx)
    2. Gran Turismo Sport beta is no more (http://www.polygon.com/2016/5/20/11720058/gran-turismo-sport-beta-canceled)
    3. E3 will be holding public event (http://www.engadget.com/2016/05/23/e3-live-announced/)
    4. Linux and Steam running on PS4 (http://www.engadget.com/2016/05/22/steam-on-ps4-demo/)
    5. Xbox and PC can finally compete in Rocket League (http://www.engadget.com/2016/05/24/rocket-league-gets-cross-network-play-for-xbox-one-and-pc/)
    6. Xbox Live Games with Gold for June 2016 (https://majornelson.com/2016/05/24/xbox-live-games-with-gold-for-june-2016/)
  2. Tech News
    1. Snowden advises against Google Allo, Google Explains (http://www.technobuffalo.com/2016/05/20/snowden-google-allo-end-to-end-encryption/) (http://phandroid.com/2016/05/20/allo-e2e-encryption-not-enabled-by-default-because-itd-kill-google-assistant/)
    2. Apple pulls iPad Pro 9.7 iOS 9.3.2 update and replacing bricked units (http://www.technobuffalo.com/2016/05/20/ipad-pro-9-7-error-56-ios-9-3-2-pulled/)
    3. Apple sued for iPhones doing what iPhones do (http://9to5mac.com/2016/05/23/apple-patent-troll-phone-calls-emails/)
    4. VirnetX wants Apple to stop providing Facetime/iMessages to customers (http://9to5mac.com/2016/05/26/patent-troll-facetime-imessage/)
    5. Fingerprint sensors raise the number of secure Android lock screens (http://phandroid.com/2016/05/23/nexus-secure-lock-screens-90-percent/)
    6. OnePlus will launch their newest phone in VR…again (http://www.technobuffalo.com/2016/05/25/oneplus-3-release-date-june-14-unveil/)
    7. Milwaukee Bucks fell victim to phishing scam (http://www.engadget.com/2016/05/21/milwaukee-bucks-fall-to-phishing-scam/)  
    8. Google is getting ready to rid Android of passwords (http://androidandme.com/2016/05/news/google-wants-to-bring-password-free-logins-for-android-apps-by-the-end-of-2016/)
    9. Use this app to check to see if your USB-C cables are up to spec (http://phandroid.com/2016/05/23/usb-type-c-checker-app/)
    10. Nexus Player gets delisted from Google Store (http://www.droid-life.com/2016/05/24/rip-nexus-player/)
    11. HTC confirms it has stopped making the Nexus 9 (http://www.talkandroid.com/295376-htc-confirms-it-has-stopped-production-of-nexus-9/)
    12. Ransomware hackers try to extort more money from Kansas Hospital (http://www.engadget.com/2016/05/24/ransomware-hackers-get-paid-ask-for-more/)
    13. Twitter confirms @reply and media changes (http://androidandme.com/2016/05/news/twitter-confirms-changes-coming-including-not-counting-usernames-and-media-against-character-limit/)
    14. Raspberry Pi 3 might be getting Android (http://www.technobuffalo.com/2016/05/25/raspberry-pi-3-android-support/)
    15. Google “upgrade shaming” OEMs in hopes of quicker Android upgrades (http://www.talkandroid.com/295404-update-shaming-may-be-latest-tool-from-google-to-keep-android-up-to-date/)
    16. Android does not infringe Oracle patents (http://www.engadget.com/2016/05/26/jury-rules-android-doesnt-infringe-on-oracle-copyrights/)
    17. Florida man fined $48k for jamming cellphones in his car (http://www.engadget.com/2016/05/25/florida-man-fined-48k-fcc-jamming-cellphones/)
  3. Software Updates
    1. Airmail for Mac (http://9to5mac.com/2016/05/23/airmail-3-mac/)
  4. Betas
    1. Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 14352 (https://blogs.windows.com/windowsexperience/2016/05/26/announcing-windows-10-insider-preview-build-14352/)

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