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TNW's Daily Dose: The New York Times vs China, Google in the Grand Canyon and more

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In today’s Daily Dose: The New York Times accuses China of hacking, Mega hosts nearly 50 million files and Google gets down in the Grand Canyon. You can catch The Daily Dose every Monday through Friday right here on The Next Web. Be sure to hit the subscription button of...
TNW's Daily Dose: The New York Times vs China, Google in the Grand Canyon and more
Egnyte pushes hybrid cloud ahead with 5M file server syncing & 25 MB/sec uploads

Mega now hosting nearly 50 million files but just 0.001% infringe copyright, Kim Dotcom claims

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It’s less than two weeks since Kim Dotcom launched Mega, a new file-storage site, but already the service currently hosts nearly 50 million files, the flamboyant German entrepreneur has revealed. Dotcom says that, of those files, just 0.001 percent have been taken down by the original content owners for piracy. “MASSIVE non-infringing...
Mega now hosting nearly 50 million files but just 0.001% infringe copyright, Kim Dotcom claims

Backup Box Makes Switching Between Cloud Storage Services Easy, Now Also Supports Google Drive

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Chances are, you have quite a bit of data on your favorite cloud storage service by now. But with the recent changes in this space, especially with Google and Microsoft making a push to compete with startups like Dropbox, what happens if you decide to switch to a different service?...
Backup Box Makes Switching Between Cloud Storage Services Easy, Now Also Supports Google Drive

Anti-Piracy Company 'Tests' Mega's Copyright Takedown Skills

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What a first week for Mega. The official launch last weekend, the big and loud press conference and party on Sunday, plus a massive influx of users throughout the week shooting the site into the big league in record time. As predicted, the site has indeed become the most scrutinized...
Anti-Piracy Company 'Tests' Mega's Copyright Takedown Skills

Wikimedia Commons' new iOS and Android apps make it easier to donate photos to Wikipedia

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If you’ve ever wondered where all those images come from when perusing Wikipedia, the answer likely lies in Wikimedia Commons, a project set up by the Wikimedia Foundation to create an online repository of license-free images and other media files. Now, the Wikimedia Commons project has officially unveiled its native...
Wikimedia Commons' new iOS and Android apps make it easier to donate photos to Wikipedia

Backup service Backblaze triples its hard drive restore program limit to 3 TB

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Backblaze, a Silicon Valley backup service provider, has announced that it is upgrading its drive restore package. Beginning today, customers can receive large hard drives containing copies of their files should the need arise. For just $189, instead of receiving a 1 TB hard drive, customers now will be shipped...
Backup service Backblaze triples its hard drive restore program limit to 3 TB

Stephen Wolfram has much better data on his life than you do

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Stephen Wolfram, the genius behind the seminal math software Mathematica, the ambitious book A New Kind of Science, and the quirky search engine Wolfram Alpha, has been collecting data on his life for a long time. For instance, he’s been recording every single keystroke he’s made since 2002, totalling over...
Stephen Wolfram has much better data on his life than you do

Egnyte Adds HTML5, Scalability To File Sharing Platform For SMBs

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File storage and synchronization service Egnyte, is debuting a new product today, called Egnyte HybridCloud File Sharing for the Enterprise. As we’ve written in the past, Egnyte is essentially a Dropbox or Box.net-like service that focuses primarily on helping small and medium-sized businesses sync and store their files. The startup...
Egnyte Adds HTML5, Scalability To File Sharing Platform For SMBs

Kim Dotcom Offers Big Money To Anyone Who Can Hack His Site

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Mega founder Kim Dotcom is offering a bounty of roughly $13,580 to the first person who can break its security system, The Next Web reports. That's because shortly after Mega launched, people raised concerns about Mega's security system, citing issues with its end-to-end encryption of users' files.  Mega launched less than...
Kim Dotcom Offers Big Money To Anyone Who Can Hack His Site

Shutterstock Has Paid $150m to Contributors and Hit 300m Downloads

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Shutterstock, an online marketplace known for its high-quality stock photographs, vectors, illustrations and videos, revealed today that it has surpassed more 300 million downloads since it launched in 2003. It follows what a company spokesperson has described as its “biggest quarter ever,” totalling 21.4 million downloads in the last three months. Jon...
Shutterstock Has Paid $150m to Contributors and Hit 300m Downloads

Cloud Storage Platform Box Debuts New Enhanced API; Partners With General Assembly And TechStars

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Cloud storage platform Box has been aggressively targeting and engaging developers in building out an ecosystem around the company’s collaboration and file storage platform. Last fall, Box launched a platform for developers building off of the Box platform, called the Box Innovation Network (/bin). And earlier this year, we learned...
Cloud Storage Platform Box Debuts New Enhanced API; Partners With General Assembly And TechStars

Wappwolf’s Automator Now Connects/Syncs Google Drive, Dropbox And Others

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Previously we’ve covered Dropbox Automator, a sort of IFTTT for Dropbox. (IFTTT, if you haven’t heard, automates tasks to trigger when a particular action has occurred, e.g. if a Facebook profile picture changes, then update a Twitter profile, etc). Like IFTTT, Dropbox Automator is capable of triggering a similar series...
Wappwolf’s Automator Now Connects/Syncs Google Drive, Dropbox And Others
Internet Archive hopes to make a million files download faster with BitTorrent links

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

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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

Closing in on 100M files, Mega projects investment round in 6 months, IPO in 18

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Today Mega announced that it intends on raising a “pre-IPO investment round” in the next six months, and that it could hold an initial public offering (IPO) in the next eighteen months. The company did not list specific investors that it was speaking to. Also, calling the round ‘pre-IPO’ indicates mezzanine or...
Closing in on 100M files, Mega projects investment round in 6 months, IPO in 18

Box OneCloud Brings 30-Plus Enterprise Applications To New Mobile, Cloud-Based Storage Platform

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Cloud storage platform Box has long offered a web-based app directory that includes apps for services like Salesforce, and others that enhance the storage platform’s capabilities. And last year the company launched a platform for developers building off of the Box platform, called the Box Innovation Network (/bin). Today, Box...
Box OneCloud Brings 30-Plus Enterprise Applications To New Mobile, Cloud-Based Storage Platform

Kim Dotcom plans to offer white label version of Mega, says universities will be able to sign up for free

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Kim Dotcom made a very interesting announcement on Twitter this morning: Mega will be offering white label versions of its service. Furthermore, he told TNW that his company “will provide this service for free” to universities. Dotcom told us he couldn’t offer too much detail, but he did say that...
Kim Dotcom plans to offer white label version of Mega, says universities will be able to sign up for free

Now you can seamlessly back up audio files from SoundCloud with SocialFolders

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Up unti now, SocialFolders has served as something of a Dropbox for your social media files, and now it with the addition of SoundCloud support, it has also turned into a Dropbox for your online audio files. We took a look at SocialFolders when it first launched in private beta last September,...
Now you can seamlessly back up audio files from SoundCloud with SocialFolders

Dotcom's Mega Pushes More Bandwidth Than New Zealand

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The introduction of Mega has been one of the most successful tech launches this year. In a matter of days the site’s membership went from zero to more than a million and in the weeks that followed the site continued to expand its user base. Thus far Kim Dotcom and...
Dotcom's Mega Pushes More Bandwidth Than New Zealand

MIT Launches Investigation Into Overzealous Prosecution Following Suicide of Hacker Hero Aaron Swartz

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Mr. Swartz The Massachusetts Institute of Technology will launch an investigation into its role in the suicide of Internet activist Aaron Swartz, as recriminations mounted after the 26-year-old programmer hanged himself in his Brooklyn home on Friday. “I want to express very clearly that I and all of us at...
MIT Launches Investigation Into Overzealous Prosecution Following Suicide of Hacker Hero Aaron Swartz

Kim Dotcom puts up $13,500 bounty for first person to break Mega's security system

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Kim Dotcom is so confident in the security system at Mega, the newly launched file storage service, that the New Zealand-based German is offering a bounty of €10,000 (approx. US$13,580) to the first person who breaks it. Last week, Dotcom said that he would offer up a prize for any enterprising...
Kim Dotcom puts up $13,500 bounty for first person to break Mega's security system

RIAA Nemesis Launches Media Search Engine

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In 2008, under the umbrella of the local RIAA, Warner Music, Universal Music, EMI and Sony filed a lawsuit against Pablo’s company, MP2P Technologies. The labels argued that they lost a substantial amount of revenue because of the software he created, and are demanding a massive 13 million euros ($17.5m)...
RIAA Nemesis Launches Media Search Engine
Ge.tt brings its instant file sharing service to Gmail and Outlook

Kim Dotcom's MEGA cloud storage service gets a Firefox extension

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Kim Dotcom teased it on Twitter a few days ago, and now it’s here: a Firefox add-on for the man’s new MEGA cloud storage service. Firefox is now #MEGA. Install our extension and enjoy blazing transfer speeds. On your next visit you will get an option to install it —...
Kim Dotcom's MEGA cloud storage service gets a Firefox extension
In cloud storage war, Mover arms developers with data migration tools
Kim Dotcom Boasts About Mega's First-Month Milestones

Stock Photo Site Fotolia Acquires Wilogo, A Crowdsourced Design Community

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Fotolia, the company that’s home to an online marketplace of royalty-free stock photos, has just acquired Wilogo, a crowdsourced design community. The all-cash deal involves the acquisition of the team, the website and services, and will see Wilogo remaining independent when the deal completes. Founded in 2006, Wilogo is currently...
Stock Photo Site Fotolia Acquires Wilogo, A Crowdsourced Design Community

MS Office App CloudOn Ramps Up Productivity On The iPad With Box And Adobe Reader Support

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CloudOn, a mobile productivity app for the iPad that allows users access Microsoft Office documents in the cloud, is debuting a new version of its service that by integrating with Adobe Reader, Box and Dropbox. CloudOn’s goal is to allow users to easily create, edit, share and save their work...
MS Office App CloudOn Ramps Up Productivity On The iPad With Box And Adobe Reader Support

BitTorrent Downloads Booming - And Benefitting Musicians

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A new report from UK analytics firm Musicmetric has pegged the U.S. as the world's leading downloader of music via BitTorrent. It's the stuff of Recording Industry Association of America nightmares: Despite industry efforts to shut down BitTorrent tracker sites, the frenzy of file sharing continues. And - surprise! -...
BitTorrent Downloads Booming - And Benefitting Musicians
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