Arizona House Passes Legislation Targeting App Store Payments

Just weeks after North Dakota failed, the Arizona House has passed legislation to force Apple and Google to allow third-party payments options.

UK Court Blocks Epic’s Case Against Apple

The UK antitrust tribunal has blocked Epic from pursuing its case against Apple — over how the App Store and in-app payments work — in the UK.

North Dakota Votes Against App Store Bill

North Dakota has voted against a bill that world force Apple and Google to support third-party app stores and in-app payment methods.

North Dakota Bill May Force Alternate App Stores

North Dakota has introduced a bill that would force Apple, as well as Google, to allow alternate app stores on their platforms.

Google Now Facing Third Suit, As 30 State Sue Over ‘Illegal Monopoly’

Google is being sued by 30 states, as the company faces its third lawsuit over abusing its monopoly in search and online advertising.

States Sue Google For Antitrust Violations

As predicted, a coalition of 10 states have sued Google for alleged monopolistic behavior in digital advertising. The DOJ filed a lawsuit against Google in October, accusing the company of abusing its monopoly in the search business. Shortly after, Texas…

North Dakota’s Contact Tracing App Shares Location Data With Advertisers

Researchers have discovered that, contrary to its own privacy policy, North Dakota’s contact tracing app shares data with FourSquare.

North Dakota Oil Fire Extinguished

A large fire that broke out at an oil supply and logistics company in Williston, North Dakota has been extinguished. The blaze, which ignited in an oil patch hub in the western part of the state, grew so hot that…

North Dakota Abortion Law Overturned by Judge

Last year, North Dakota’s Republican-led legislature and governor signed into law what abortion rights advocates called the most restrictive law against abortion in the United States. The law, referred to as the fetal heartbeat law, called for the outlaw of…

Monster Chicken Dinosaurs Were Real

What do you get when you cross Randy Macho Man Savage, Beyoncé’s thighs, a wild chicken, and the unimaginable face of pure excitement from the bowels of hell? Why, you’d get the “chicken from hell”, a newly identified feathered dinosaur…

Need a Job? Head For North Dakota

With the U.S. economy slowly recovering throughout much of the country, jobs have been a bit easier to come by during the past few years – but only a bit. Job creation throughout much of the U.S. is still stagnant,…

Drone Farmer Arrest Results in 3-Year Sentence

A North Dakota man has become the first American sentenced to jail time due, in part, to the use of an unmanned aerial vehicle (a.k.a. “drone” or UAV). The story goes back to 2011, when half a dozen wayward cows…

Casselton Residents Allowed To Return Home

On December 30th, authorities ordered the evacuation of Casselton, ND residents after a massive train collision. A BNSF train carrying oil tankers crashed into another train and several of the oil tanks caught fire. Despite the lack of injuries or…

White Supremacist Town In This Day And Age?

After recognizing the efforts of Dr. Martin Luther King Junior and Rosa Parks, one may wonder if teachings against racial segregation are still relevant in the twenty-first century. However, for the peaceful, secluded town of Leith, North Dakota, this issue…

White Supremacist Town Needing Support

A small town in North Dakota, population 24, is fighting a battle against a man that moved into their tiny community and is wanting to take over and make it a white supremacist community. 61-year-old, Craig Cobb, purchased property in…

North Dakota Death Rate Highest For Workers, Shows Report

The AFL-CIO, the largest union federation in the U.S., this week released its annual report on worker deaths. The report found that 4,693 U.S. workers died while on the job in 2011, and that an estimated 50,000 die each year…