UPDATE: The Pirate Bay's Move To North Korea Was A Hoax [REPORT]
March 04 2013 3:35 PM
The Pirate Bay torrent site announced Sunday that it had been booted from Norway and was moving its traffic to North Korea, where it had been granted virtual asylum. Too bad it was all just a hoax, according to a report that emerged Tuesday.
Verizon Catches Baltimore Church Deacon With Child Pornography
March 04 2013 1:39 PM
Baltimore Catholic Church deacon William Steven Albaugh was arrested after Verizon discovered child pornography on his personal online storage locker last week.
Apple Censors "Barely Legal Teen" From iCloud Message
February 28 2013 4:56 PM
Apple is blocking messages with the phrase "barely legal teen" sent through its iCloud email service, suggesting the company is taking another aggressive approach to resolve its "porn problem."
Anonymous Leaks 'Secrets' About Bank Of America
February 28 2013 4:33 PM
Anonymous has released 16 gigabytes of data, code and software on Bank Of America, claiming it used security firms to spy on private citizens.
Comcast Reveals Punishment For Suspected Pirates
February 28 2013 11:11 AM
Comcast will launch persistent pop-up ads for any user who has received four alerts as part of the Copyright Alert System, an anti-piracy policy also known as the six-strikes policy.
Google Developing Audio Indicators For Noisy Browser Tabs
February 26 2013 9:37 PM
Google may be adding a new feature to its Chrome web browser to help users identify deal with the problem of so-called "noisy tabs."
The Pirate Bay Quits Sweden For Spain And Norway
February 26 2013 3:04 PM
The Pirate Bay has long called Sweden home and for the last three years it has getting its Internet access from the Swedish Pirate Party. Potential police action against Sweden’s Pirate Party has forced The Pirate Bay to get its bandwidth from friends in Spain and Norway.
Chinese Official Flips Out Over Missed Flight [VIDEO]
February 26 2013 10:41 AM
A video of a Chinese official destroying an airport boarding gate after missing his flight has gone viral and led to his suspension.
Amazon Nabs Exclusive Deal For FX’s ‘Justified’ On Prime Instant Video
February 26 2013 10:37 AM
Amazon has signed a new deal with FX, gaining exclusive rights to host its show "Justified" on the Prime Instant Video service.
App Leak Shows YouTube Planning Pay Channels
February 25 2013 3:17 PM
A few lines of code nestled away in Google's most recent update for its YouTube Android application have revealed more about the company's rumored pay-to-view services than it is currently admitting.
Online Six-Strikes Policy To Launch Monday: Report
February 23 2013 5:56 PM
After years of planning and at least two delays, the Copyright Alert System, aka the so-called six-strikes policy, will launch Monday, according to TorrentFreak.
Are uTorrent's Days Numbered?
February 23 2013 2:28 PM
Despite more than 100 million registered consumers and accolades from across the blogosphere, concern is growing among fans of uTorrent that the file-sharing giant’s days are numbered.
Anonymous Hacked By Bizarre Trolling Collective Rustle League
February 22 2013 10:21 PM
A Twitter account belonging to the anarchic hacktivist collective Anonymous appears to have been hacked by a little-known rival group known as the Rustle League. The account @Anon_Central, which normally posts news related to Anonymous’ pet causes, was vandalized in an effort to “troll” the group.
Nielsen Adds Streaming Services But Remains Limited
February 21 2013 2:16 PM
Nielsen is expanding its definition of television, but Netflix may not let Nielsen track what shows users are watching.
How To Download Pirate Bay Archives, With Their OK
February 20 2013 7:36 PM
Users of The Pirate Bay can now download a copy of all of TPB's most important data and magnet links, just in case something happens to the filesharing giant. And The Pirate Bay is totally cool with it.
BT Guard Review: VPN's Frequent Downtime, Poor Customer Service Vs. Affordability, Convenience
February 18 2013 6:20 PM
Internet users who look to torrent sites like The Pirate Bay and Kat.Ph for their music and movie needs are being forced, because of increased security measures, to hide their online activity, otherwise risk legal action from copyright holders. That's where BT Guard comes in.
Pirate Bay Calls Cops On CIPAC; Court Fight Looms
February 18 2013 5:41 PM
The fight between The Pirate Bay and the Finnish anti-piracy group CIPAC, Copyright Information and Anti-Piracy Centre, continues to get more interesting as the file sharing site has reported the group to police. Surprisingly, CIPAC welcomes all of this and wants the matter to go to court but for what reason?
Did Job Posting Confirm New OS For Desktop And Windows Phone?
February 18 2013 2:50 PM
In a job posting, Microsoft indicated that the company was searching for developer for Windows Blue and Windows Phone Blue, two as-of-yet unannounced products.
Burger King Twitter Hacked: Anonymous Suspected, Group Denies It
February 18 2013 1:33 PM
Burger King's Twitter account was hacked today, and some false information was posted, like that the company had been bought by McDonald's.
Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu Allows Citizens To Pick Logo For First Obama Visit Via Facebook
February 18 2013 11:20 AM
The logo for Obama's first visit to Israel will be selected by Facebook users.