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Download a Copy of The Pirate Bay, It’s Only 90 MB

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Last month The Pirate Bay announced that it will stop hosting torrents in the very near future. This change is expected to go into effect before the end of the month. From then on, Pirate Bay users can only download files through magnet links. The Pirate Bay team told TorrentFreak...
Download a Copy of The Pirate Bay, It’s Only 90 MB

Hackers target iPhone manufacturer to protest harsh working conditions

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Hackers protesting harsh working conditions at iPhone manufacturer Foxconn dumped what they said were megabytes of private data belonging to the outsourcing giant. "Note: The passwords inside these files could allow individuals to make fraudulent orders under big companies like Microsoft, Apple, IBM, Intel, and Dell," a group calling...
Hackers target iPhone manufacturer to protest harsh working conditions

The Pirate Bay Says Goodbye to (Most) Torrents on February 29

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For half a decade The Pirate Bay has been the leading BitTorrent site, but soon its users will no longer be able to download .torrent files. The first step in this direction will be taken on February 29, the Pirate Bay announced today. Instead of deleting all torrent files at...
The Pirate Bay Says Goodbye to (Most) Torrents on February 29

Just how big are porn sites?

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It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a person in possession of a fast internet connection must be in want of some porn.While it’s difficult domain to penetrate — hard numbers are few and far between — we know for a fact that porn sites are some of the most...
Just how big are porn sites?
Report: Video Accounts For Half Of All Mobile Traffic; Android Biggest For Mobile Ads

Laser-switched magnetic storage is 1,000 times faster than current hard drives

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Hold onto your hats: An international team of scientists working in England, Russia, Switzerland, and the Netherlands have completely rewritten the rules of magnetic storage. Instead of switching a magnetic region using a magnetic field (like a hard drive head), the researchers have managed to switch a ferrimagnetic nanoisland using...
Laser-switched magnetic storage is 1,000 times faster than current hard drives

Cisco’s cloud vision: Mandatory, monetized, and killed at their discretion

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Last week, a number of Cisco customers began reporting problems with three specific Linksys-branded routers. When owners of the E2700, E3500, are E4500 attempted to log in to their devices, they were asked to login/register using their “Cisco Connect Cloud” account information. The story that’s emerged from this unexpected “upgrade”...
Cisco’s cloud vision: Mandatory, monetized, and killed at their discretion
New iPad users blowing by their monthly plan in hours thanks to LTE

T-Mobile UK launches new worldwide data roaming plans as EU price caps loom

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The mobile roaming market continues to heat up after T-Mobile announced its new ‘Internet and Broadband Travel Boosters,’ providing its customers with dedicated plans that will cover their data needs when travelling, starting at £1. The plans will be available from June 19 and will operate in the same way...
T-Mobile UK launches new worldwide data roaming plans as EU price caps loom

Nokia’s Lumia 610 cranks Tango hype with possible Indonesian certification

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Missed several days ago, buried amongst apparently official Indonesian testing information, was news that the Lumia 610 smartphone has been approved. We’ll get to the documentation in a moment, but the kicker here is that the 610, a phone that has not been acknowledged by Nokia as being real, is rumored...
Nokia’s Lumia 610 cranks Tango hype with possible Indonesian certification
Why are MVNOs so hot right now? Thank the carriers

Mobile Internet Access—No Strings Attached

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Everyone loves a good comeback story, and the tech community has had some dramatic ones, from Apple’s historic resurrection to Nintendo’s Wii-fueled revival. Enter NetZero, which first made a splash over 10 years ago offering free dial-up access in exchange for watching ads. [ See post to watch video ]...
Mobile Internet Access—No Strings Attached

T-Mobile launches new contract-free data-only plans

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Not all of us want to be locked into a long term contract with a wireless carrier. Especially when it comes to data-only devices that might not get used on a regular basis. For those that want to grab a 4G dongle or a mobile hotspot and go, without...
T-Mobile launches new contract-free data-only plans

Verizon Aims New Data Package at Global Travelers

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Aiming to make international cellphone use slightly less excruciatingly expensive, Verizon Wireless announced a new $25 plan that gives users 100 megabytes of data when traveling; it will be available in 120 countries. Once users have gobbled up that allotment, they can buy another 100MB for the same $25. The...
Verizon Aims New Data Package at Global Travelers

The Data Dilemma: Three Apps for Keeping Tabs on Your Smartphone Data

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Some smartphone owners have been scratching their heads about how Verizon Wireless’s recent changes to its data plans might impact their monthly bills. While the squeeze on unlimited data may result in overage charges for some consumers, at least some some efforts are being made to help keep them informed:...
The Data Dilemma: Three Apps for Keeping Tabs on Your Smartphone Data
Data now 85% of mobile traffic, but 39% of revenue – what gives?

Boot up: Google Wallet's struggles, OMGPOP's choices, Guardian on GoogleTV, MS mocks IE and more

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Plus iPad content, Windows Phone sales in Finland, how quickly Draw Something grew and moreA quick burst of 7 links for you to chew over, as picked by the Technology teamGoogle said to rethink Wallet strategy amid slow adoption >> BloombergGoogle is weighing changes aimed at improving its Google Wallet...
Boot up: Google Wallet's struggles, OMGPOP's choices, Guardian on GoogleTV, MS mocks IE and more

Design studio Teehan+Lax releases brilliant Retina iPad GUI template that requires Photoshop 6

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Toronto, Canada-based design studio Teehan+Lax has released an updated version of its iPad PSD template for app designers, and it clocks in at an enormous 104.1MB unzipped. That may not sound like a lot in terms of raw megabytes, but it’s huge for a design template that is essentially a sketch of...
Design studio Teehan+Lax releases brilliant Retina iPad GUI template that requires Photoshop 6

Daily Report: How Much Data?

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More people are being forced to think about how many megabytes of data they use on their smartphones and tablets, unless they want to pay huge, unexpected charges in their monthly bill, reports Brian X. Chen in Monday's New York Times. But there is no intuitive or natural way to...
Daily Report: How Much Data?

Improvements in New York Times' Fech Makes It Easier to Follow the Money

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Having data available electronically is not the same thing as the data being useful. Campaign finance disclosures provided electronically by the Federal Elections Commission (FEC), are a good example of that. The New York Times's Fech (not "fetch") is a RubyGem - a packaged application - designed to help...
Improvements in New York Times' Fech Makes It Easier to Follow the Money
Wireless data traffic grew 123% in the U.S. last year

You Don't Own What You Buy, Part 15,332: Cisco Forces Questionable New Firmware On Routers

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One of the things that we keep learning in a connected, digital age, is that what you think you "bought" you often don't really own. Companies who sell you products seem to feel a certain freedom to unilaterally change the terms of what purchased. I'm reminded of Sony removing key...
You Don't Own What You Buy, Part 15,332: Cisco Forces Questionable New Firmware On Routers

13 Ways To Make Your Mac Run Faster Right Now (AAPL)

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Macs are expensive. If you throw down good money for one of your own, you probably don't want to replace it every year. Here are a few suggestions to make sure you get more life out of your computer and keep it running in tip-top shape.Remove apps you don't use...
13 Ways To Make Your Mac Run Faster Right Now (AAPL)

Amazon seems to be taking a gigantic cut of self-published profit for “delivery” of ebooks

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70%! That’s what people whisper amongst themselves when publishing on the Kindle platform is mentioned. It’s a huge number. A traditional publishing contract might only sport a 15% royalty rate, making Amazon’s 70% payout for books sold on Kindle a godsend. The good days, it appears, are here. Or not....
Amazon seems to be taking a gigantic cut of self-published profit for “delivery” of ebooks

Verizon offering new international data plans, but they ain’t cheap

gigaom.com
Verizon Wireless next week will begin selling international data roaming plans much the same way it sells domestic data: buckets of megabytes for a set price. But don’t expect to get a lot for your dollar. Verizon is selling 100 MB of international data for $25 a month with access...
Verizon offering new international data plans, but they ain’t cheap

Nokia’s Lumia 610 is the first NFC Windows Phone, launching with Visa, MasterCard support

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Today wasn’t the best day for Nokia to announce a new device, given the company’s lowered Q1 expectations, but maybe the new Lumia 610 will help distract press from the company’s dire financials. After being rumored for some time, Nokia officially announced the Lumia 610 — the first Windows...
Nokia’s Lumia 610 is the first NFC Windows Phone, launching with Visa, MasterCard support

Microsoft brings Windows Phone development to Windows 8

thenextweb.com
Today, some how, has devolved into a Windows Phone day. Who expected that? Anyway, Microsoft has released version 7.1.1 of its Windows Phone SDK. The upgrade contains two critical changes: support for building apps that function on handsets that contain only 256 megabytes of RAM, and support for building apps...
Microsoft brings Windows Phone development to Windows 8
PlayStation Vita starts moving off the shelves

Meet Karma, the company that wants to shake up mobile data by encouraging sharing

thenextweb.com
Earlier today Karma launched along with 12 other companies from TechStars New York. We could only bring you a short sentence then, but now have more. Karma is a startup that might affect your day-to-day life, so pay attention. Karma is a both a device, and a service. The unit...
Meet Karma, the company that wants to shake up mobile data by encouraging sharing

Sold Out! The $35 Raspberry Pi Mini-Computer.

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The $35 Raspberry Pi, a credit-card-sized Linux-based computer originally created for educational purposes, has already sold out after it became available earlier today, following five years of research and development. The surge of traffic to Raspberry Pi’s Web site earlier today forced the company to temporarily put up a static...
Sold Out! The $35 Raspberry Pi Mini-Computer.
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