january 20

january 20

Inside NZ Police Megaupload files: US investigation began in 2010

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Kim Dotcom Kim Dotcom US and New Zealand law enforcement action against filesharing kingpin Kim Dotcom and associates was set in motion over a year ahead of the raid on the Megaupload founder’s mansion in January, and police knew their tactical assault by helicopter would be perceived as overbearing,...
Inside NZ Police Megaupload files: US investigation began in 2010
OK, cupid: giving your love life to Google Glass and the hive mind

Kim Dotcom Is Hosting An 'Epic' Press Event At His New Zealand Mansion For Mega Launch Next Month

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Kim Dotcom is all set to launch his MegaUpload replacement, Mega, next month. Dotcom tweeted last night that the press conference at his New Zealand mansion will be "like no other." He wrote, "You know me. I can't do small." But getting to this point was no easy feat for...
Kim Dotcom Is Hosting An 'Epic' Press Event At His New Zealand Mansion For Mega Launch Next Month

Helicopters, guns, attack dogs: New video shows raid on Dotcom home

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With New Zealand authorities trying to overturn a ruling that a raid of Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom's mansion was illegal, new footage has surfaced showing police storming the home with helicopters, semiautomatic weapons, and attack dogs, despite the fact that police admitted Dotcom posed a "low risk." Video shot from...
Helicopters, guns, attack dogs: New video shows raid on Dotcom home

The Heat in SharePoint Semantics: January 20 – January 27

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As always, SharePoint Semantics has delivered many posts that are vitally important to both SharePoint end users and search enthusiasts alike. The first post that I would like to share with you is entitled “SharePoint Joel Lists Seven Actions to Take Before Calling Microsoft Support.” This post shares helpful hints...
The Heat in SharePoint Semantics: January 20 – January 27

The Case Against Kim Dotcom Is Looking Like A Complete Disaster

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The U.S. government is refusing the order of a New Zealand judge that it turn over evidence being used in the extradition of Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom, reports Mike Masnick at Techdirt.  The FBI believes that Dotcom should only be able to see one file out of nearly 22 million...
The Case Against Kim Dotcom Is Looking Like A Complete Disaster
Mega Launches Its Cloud Storage And File Sharing Service As 'The Privacy Company' Amid A Huge Surge Of Interest

Dotcom's Mega storage site sets up shop in New Zealand

www.techhive.com
Kim Dotcom's upcoming file storage service, Mega, has moved its website to New Zealand following the government of Gabon's recent seizure of Me.ga. '.GA' is the top-level domain for the small African country. Unless the embattled Internet entrepreneur faces another setback, Mega should launch on January 19, 2013 at...
Dotcom's Mega storage site sets up shop in New Zealand

Kim Dotcom: Mega Will Turn Encryption into a Mass Product

torrentfreak.com
January this year the U.S. Government destroyed Megaupload, but founder Kim Dotcom is a not done with the file-hosting business yet. On the contrary, he is preparing a comeback with something bigger and better. Over the past several months a group of coders have been working hard on the new...
Kim Dotcom: Mega Will Turn Encryption into a Mass Product

The Apple e-book trial: About that dinner on January 20, 2010

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That's when Apple and Macmillan hatched a plot to sandbag Amazon, says the DOJ. FORTUNE -- In its effort to prove that Apple (AAPL) "knowingly participated in and facilitated a conspiracy to raise prices of e-books" -- to use the judge's own words -- the Department of Justice has spent an...
The Apple e-book trial: About that dinner on January 20, 2010

An update to embedded Tweets

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Tweets bring you closer to what’s happening around the world, from breaking news to global conversations. With embedded Tweets, you can see and interact with Tweets across the web. We often embed Tweets here on our blog to highlight great Tweets, photos and other content shared on Twitter; you can...
An update to embedded Tweets

Kim Dotcom unveils "Me.ga" domain, mega plan to fool law enforcement

arstechnica.com
Kim Dotcom last night announced the domain for his new file sharing service—Me.ga—and details of his plan to evade shutdown attempts from law enforcement. Me.ga is reportedly scheduled to launch on January 20, 2013, the one-year anniversary of Dotcom's arrest on copyright infringement charges and the shutdown of Megaupload. We've already...
Kim Dotcom unveils "Me.ga" domain, mega plan to fool law enforcement

Kim Dotcom's Mega gets a new CEO: Entrepreneur and open Internet advocate Vikram Kumar steps in

thenextweb.com
Kim Dotcom’s Mega has today announced that it has appointed entrepreneur and open Internet advocate Vikram Kumar as its new CEO, to replace interim chief Tony Lentino. Kumar joins Mega after three years as CEO of InternetNZ — a non-profit organisation that works to protect and promote an open Internet in New Zealand and oversees...
Kim Dotcom's Mega gets a new CEO: Entrepreneur and open Internet advocate Vikram Kumar steps in
What It's Really Like To Be A Google Intern

Nextdoor Lawsuit Alleging VCs Stole Local Social Network Idea Is Dismissed

allthingsd.com
A lawsuit against Benchmark Capital and its portfolio company Nextdoor filed by a founder claiming they stole his name and idea for a start-up was dropped on Tuesday. The case was dismissed without prejudice at the request of Fatdoor founder Raj Abhyanker, who said that Benchmark and its EIRs —...
Nextdoor Lawsuit Alleging VCs Stole Local Social Network Idea Is Dismissed

In less than 24 hours, Kim Dotcom's Mega blocks third-party search engine that indexed some of its files

thenextweb.com
That was quick. On Wednesday, the first third-party search engine for Kim Dotcom’s Mega showed up on the scene, quickly climbing to the top of Hacker News. On Thursday, the site called Mega-Search.em has been rendered useless after Mega’s team stepped in to stop the indexing via a script. A...
In less than 24 hours, Kim Dotcom's Mega blocks third-party search engine that indexed some of its files
The best writing of the week, January 20
Wait for it... select files from Mega now indexed on third-party site

Twitter improves embedded tweets to display content better, load faster, adds embed button to 'more'

thenextweb.com
Twitter has today announced a few enhancements to its embedded tweet product, allowing for better display of Cards content, faster loading and the ability to embed right from the ‘more’ button on Twitter.com. The new embeds promise to display content better, including photos, videos and article summaries. Basically, embedded tweets are better...
Twitter improves embedded tweets to display content better, load faster, adds embed button to 'more'

Kim Dotcom reveals Mega will offer 50GB of free storage, hopes to offer Megaupload data transfer

thenextweb.com
Kim Dotcom on Thursday used Twitter to reveal some interesting new tidbits in regards to his upcoming Mega service, which will be hosted at the New Zealand-based domain Mega.co.nz. Two days before the service is to go live, Doctom says he plans to offer 50GB of free storage to all...
Kim Dotcom reveals Mega will offer 50GB of free storage, hopes to offer Megaupload data transfer

Top 10 Most Pirated Movies on BitTorrent

torrentfreak.com
This week we have two newcomers in our chart. Silver Linings Playbook is the most downloaded movie. The data for our weekly download chart is collected by TorrentFreak, and is for informational and educational reference only. All the movies in the list are BD/DVDrips unless stated otherwise. RSS feed for...
Top 10 Most Pirated Movies on BitTorrent

Kim Dotcom Avoids "Unsafe" .Com, Picks Me.Ga for New Megaupload

torrentfreak.com
Despite ongoing criminal proceedings Kim Dotcom and his team are gearing up to launch a new Megaupload, which will simply be called “Mega”. The spin-off is set to launch on January 20, exactly one year after Megaupload was shut down. According to Dotcom the new Mega will be bigger, better,...
Kim Dotcom Avoids "Unsafe" .Com, Picks Me.Ga for New Megaupload
Mega-victory: Kim Dotcom search warrants "invalid," mansion raid "illegal"
Say hello to the new Mega: We go hands on.

Kim Dotcom: New Megaupload will launch January 20 2013, the anniversary of the police raid

thenextweb.com
We’ve known for some time that Kim Dotcom’s second coming will happen very soon but now the New Zealand-based Megaupload founder has confirmed that he will launch his new venture on January 20 2013. For those of you that don’t remember, that’s exactly one year after his mansion was raided...
Kim Dotcom: New Megaupload will launch January 20 2013, the anniversary of the police raid

Lean-but-mean StylistPick Guns For The Competition With New War Chest

eu.techcrunch.com
Bringing US business models to Europe might seem an obvious move for some – but it’s frequently far harder than it might appear. US incumbents can indeed try to expand, but some fall at the first hurdle. Exactly this happened on January 20 when Shoedazzle announced its closure in the...
Lean-but-mean StylistPick Guns For The Competition With New War Chest
Meet Musical Toilet, the latest innovation in the "connected bathroom"

How Are Instagramers Reacting to Instagram's Acquisition? Q&A With Founder Phillipe Gonzalez

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Instagramers.com, a community home for lovers of the Instagram app, was born on January 20, 2011. On the site, which is based in Spain, users can learn how to use the app and build community at the same time. It's a great place for anyone who wants to learn...
How Are Instagramers Reacting to Instagram's Acquisition? Q&A With Founder Phillipe Gonzalez

With Kim Dotcom's Me.ga plans scuppered, Mega goes online at Mega.co.nz

thenextweb.com
After his dreams of a Me.ga domain were shot down by Gabon’s government, Kim Dotcom’s soon-to-relaunch Mega service has finally found its place online after the German confirmed that the Mega holding site is now live at New Zealand-based domain Mega.co.nz. New Zealand will be the home of our new...
With Kim Dotcom's Me.ga plans scuppered, Mega goes online at Mega.co.nz

Local SEO Industry Survey Reveals Most Customers Want On-Site SEO & Google+ Optimization Services

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A local SEO industry survey, managed by SEO software company Brightlocal, revealed that the most in-demand SEO services are on-site SEO and Google+ optimization. Conducted between January 20 and February 20 of this year, the survey evaluated the health and nature of the local SEO industry by... Please visit Search...
Local SEO Industry Survey Reveals Most Customers Want On-Site SEO & Google+ Optimization Services
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