Graeme McMillan

Graeme McMillan

Former Digital Trends Contributor
A transplant from the west coast of Scotland to the west coast of America, Graeme is a freelance writer with a taste for pop culture and technological trends. In addition to Digital Trends, you can find his work on and

Google under investigation for tax fraud in Italy

Following France and the UK, Italy has become the latest European country to investigate the potential that Google has defrauded the nation in terms of tax evasion and non-declaration of revenue.
Social Media

Sex offender wins case compelling Facebook to remove page identifying pedophiles

Facebook has been ordered to remove a page that tracks pedophiles' movements by a High Court Judge, but the group that created it has already moved on to a second page.

Vevo: We pay musicians more royalties than anyone else

While Pandora is getting angry open letters from musicians complaining that they want to share in the company's wealth, Vevo's founder has announced that his company is en route to share $100 million in royalties with the music industry…
Social Media

Want to raise more money through emails? Be casual and insistent

If you felt as if the Barack Obama campaign was trying to flood your email inbox during the Presidential campaign, then perhaps you'll feel a little better knowing that they did it because math told them it was okay.
Social Media

Introducing the Twitter Fiction Festival

For something that only allows short 140-character bursts, you might not think that Twitter is particularly literary-minded, but the service is celebrating its way with words with a new five-day literary festival.
Home Theater

The fake DVD rights deal the size of a house

What happens when you owe $7 million to a DVD company you attempted to defraud, and you haven't paid up? Apparently, they launch a lawsuit seeing if you've also defrauded them out of your house, as well.
Cool Tech

IBM vs. Twilight fans: ‘Breaking Dawn’ breaks emotional analytics

The problem with Twilight is, apparently, that it's too emotionally complex - Or, at least, it is if you're hoping to use audience reactions as a way of teaching computers how to process emotions.

Simon & Schuster launches vanity press POD line

Technology's democratization of media continues apace, with traditional publisher Simon & Schuster getting in on the act by creating its own self-publishing service in the form of Archway Publishing.
Home Theater

What if TVs became replaced as the screen of choice for Americans?

Everyone assumes that "second screening" means accessing the Internet while watching the television. But what happens if the dominance is switched so that television becomes the optional addition in the process?
Social Media

Tumblr officially now one of the top 10 sites on the US Internet

Thanks, perhaps, to both Huffington Post and Gawker decamping to the service after Hurricane Sandy, Tumblr has broken into the Top 10 most used Internet sites in the US for the first time.
Social Media

British politician prepares to sue at least 20 Tweeters for libel

After receiving damages from the UK's two most high profile television broadcasters over false allegations of sexually abusing children, a British politician has turned his attentions to those who Tweeted commentary and jokes about the…

‘UFC’ video games hit by copyright lawsuit… over a tattoo?

Video game studio THQ is being sued by the man responsible for a tattoo worn by one of the fighters in the game, who claims that the company doesn't have the rights to the tattoo... because he does.