US Olympic committee bullying unofficial sponsors who use hashtags

USOC sent letters to companies that don’t have a commercial relationship with them, warning use of #TeamUSA and #Rio2016 is stealing intellectual property

The United States Olympic Committee (USOC) has been using legal bullying tactics to try and prevent companies that aren’t official sponsors of the Games from using “official” Twitter hashtags such as #TeamUSA and #Rio2016.

Over the last few weeks, the USOC has sent letters to companies that sponsor athletes but don’t have a commercial relationship with the USOC or the International Olympic Committee, warning them against stealing intellectual property.

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Seagate offering ‘Gears of War 4’-themed portable hard drive for Xbox One

Hardware manufacturer Seagate announced that it will produce a limited edition, Xbox One-optimized portable hard drive for the upcoming launch of Gears of War 4, giving players more options when it comes to storage and transport of console data.

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Nvidia Research to showcase new methods for foveated rendering in virtual reality

Nvidia Research will reveal next week new methods of foveated rendering using eye-tracking tech that improve the overall image quality in virtual reality while retaining a high contrast. It’s based on a high-speed eye tracker from SMI.

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Lenovo promises Android security updates for the Moto Z and Moto G in response to criticism

Lenovo hasn’t been issuing Android security updates to Moto phones frequently. Will it issue timely updates to the new Moto Z and Moto G4? Lenovo says security patches will go through, but doesn’t say how frequently.

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