Techmeme

Results 1 - 10 of about 1019:

Ernesto / TorrentFreak:
The Pirate Bay Runs on 21 “Raid-Proof” Virtual Machines   —  Two years ago The Pirate Bay made an important change to its infrastructure by switching its entire operation to the cloud.  —  Instead of buying their own hardware The Pirate Bay decided to serve its users from several cloud hosting providers scattered around the world.
Sep 22, 2014, 6:45 PMIn context
Ernesto / TorrentFreak:
Spotify: Aussie Music Piracy Down 20% The Year After Our Launch   —  Since its launch Spotify always had a very clear goal in mind.  Compete with piracy and make it obsolete.  —  To see how the company is faring on this front Spotify regularly researches piracy rates in countries where they enter the market.
Sep 11, 2014, 12:20 PMIn context
Andy / TorrentFreak:
In The Fappening's Wake, 4chan Intros DMCA Policy   —  Every now and again a phenomenon takes the Internet by storm.  They're situations that the term ‘going viral’ was made for.  A couple of weeks ago it was ice buckets, and since the weekend its been leaked celebrity pictures.
Sep 3, 2014, 3:30 PMIn context
Andy / TorrentFreak:
UK government warns of legislative action if search engines don't stop linking to pirate sites   —  UK Govt. Warns Google, Microsoft & Yahoo Over Piracy  —  Developments over the past 12 months have sent the clearest message yet that the UK government is not only prepared to morally support …
Sep 2, 2014, 9:10 PMIn context
Ernesto / TorrentFreak:
Google Asked to Remove 1 Million Pirate Links Per Day   —  In the hope of steering prospective customers away from pirate sites, copyright holders are overloading Google with DMCA takedown notices.  —  These requests have increased dramatically since Google began making the data public.
Aug 21, 2014, 12:00 AMIn context
Ernesto / TorrentFreak:
Popcorn Time Adds Apple TV Support, iOS App Coming Soon   —  The Popcorn Time phenomenon is one of the biggest piracy stories of the year thus far.  —  The software became an instant hit by offering BitTorrent-powered streaming in an easy-to-use Netflix-style interface.
Jul 30, 2014, 5:10 PMIn context
Andy / TorrentFreak:
UK police start placing anti-piracy warning ads on copyright-infringing websites   —  Police Begin Placing Warning Adverts on ‘Pirate’ Sites  —  For a year, City of London Police have been working with the music and movie industries on initiatives to cut down on the consumption of pirated content online.
Jul 29, 2014, 7:15 AMIn context
Ernesto / TorrentFreak:
Pirate Bay Launches Mobile Site, Teases More Expansions   —  One of The Pirate Bay's strengths has been its resilience.  No matter how hard the movie and music industries try, the site remains operational.  —  Over the years the Pirate Bay site has undergone many changes to make it harder to shut down.
Jul 24, 2014, 4:00 PMIn context
Ernesto / TorrentFreak:
The Pirate Bay says unique visitors doubled since 2011 despite blockades in several countries   —  Pirate Bay Traffic Doubles Despite ISP Blockades  —  The Pirate Bay is without doubt one of the most censored websites on the Internet.  —  Courts all around the world have ordered Internet providers …
Jul 20, 2014, 5:50 AMIn context
Ernesto / TorrentFreak:
‘Popcorn Time’ Gives Users Anonymity With a Free Built-In VPN   —  The Popcorn Time phenomenon took the Internet by storm earlier this year.  The software became the subject of hundreds of news articles, as it offered P2P streaming in an easy to use Netflix-style interface.
Jun 8, 2014, 6:45 PMIn context

Sponsor Posts

Microsoft:
Windows 10 Technical Preview now available  —  Microsoft introduces the Windows Insider Program and Technical Preview, designed to generate feedback from participants who want to engage in the development of Microsoft's next-generation operating system.
Amazon Web Services:
Amazon Mobile Analytics- 100M Free Events per Month!  —  Collect app usage data at scale.  Amazon Mobile Analytics delivers usage reports within 60 minutes of receiving data.  Start Free now on iOS, Android & Fire OS apps.
Silicon Valley Bank:
A Conversation with Steve Ballmer  —  I got a special treat the other night, the chance to interview Steve Ballmer, the legendary Microsoft CEO-turned-NBA team owner.  The event was part of a series of conversations I've …
Zoho:
Placebo Marketing - Are appearances worth your time?  —  Customers can be naive, fickle, or simply ignorant.  Their choices are heavily biased towards outward appearances.  Why do subtle differences cause so much chaos in your sales?