The stunt double suing News Corp in the United States says that a U.K. compensation scheme set up by the company has been "unfair" to victims and that U.S. courts should have an opportunity to address the "increasing threat to privacy."read more
The conservative writer and filmmaker was challenged by co-producer Doug Sain, who claimed he was owed a bigger slice of the movie.read more
BitTorrent Client Devs Work on Bitcoin Integration
The people behind FrostWire are working hard to implement Bitcoin support in their BitTorrent client. In addition to letting users donate to content creators and tracker owners from within the client, they are also integrating a Bitcoin wallet into the BitTorrent client. The FrostWire team hopes oth
Authorities in South Africa have made their first ever arrest of an online movie pirate. The individual, said to have been identified by a hacker employed by an anti-piracy company, is reported to have uploaded a "high profile" local movie to The Pirate Bay. But with the anti-piracy outfit currently
The Pirate Bay was forced to switch domains earlier this week but today the torrent site reached its final destination for now. A few moments ago TPB landed in Peru with words of caution for its adversaries. Speaking with TorrentFreak, a Pirate Bay spokesman said a new system currently under develop
To address the rights of victimized copyright holders, the U.S. Government has recently obtained a secret court order. The sealed order allows it to share Megaupload evidence with industry trade groups who may want to take legal action. At the same time, however, the Government refuses to assist fo
Reverting the changes to block functionality
Earlier today, we made a change to the way the “block” function of Twitter works. We have decided to revert the change after receiving feedback from many users – we never want to introduce features at the cost of users feeling less safe. Any blocks you had previously instituted are
Today we’re updating Twitter for Mac to include a number of great features, along with a new look and feel. Here’s more information on what’s new:
Expand your timeline: Timelines now display previews for Twitter photos, making it easier to skim through new Tweets. If you prefer th
Twitter is the real-time soundtrack to the biggest global moments and events as they unfold in the world, and 2013 was no exception. Whether it was the Super Bowl blackout or the German election,
What happened in the world simultaneously happened on Twitter.
We’ve seen that people use Twitt
Once a year, the editors of TIME magazine select the one person or entity who has most affected the world stage over the past 12 months. The honoree adorns the cover of the the news magazine — and this year, is also recognized by this Tweet:
Pope Francis is TIME’s Person of the Year fo
Thanks to Thailand’s snap-happy Instagrammers, one Bangkok mall is Instagram’s most photographed place in 2013
There are about 1.4 million Instagram users in Thailand, and they are the world’s most snap-happy Instagrammers. Instagram has just revealed its top 10 most photographed locations in 2013, and the number one and number nine slots are places in Bangkok.
With China’s growing rank of middle classes and ever more hectic urban lifestyles, there’s inevitably a new niche market that needs serving: maids. Part-time domestic helpers are increasingly common in mainland China, and online services are popping up to match cleaners with households.
After starting operations in the Philippines in 2011, Lenddo, an online platform that promotes creditworthiness through social reputation, has come a long way and now has over 500,000 users globally. But it didn’t come so easily. Lenddo co-founder and CEO for Asia Richard Elridge sha
Yesterday, when Chinese state broadcaster CCTV ran its annual “Academy Awards for business” ceremony (think Forbes 500 but on TV), the old guard of China’s electronics industry butted heads with the country’s hottest tech hero in the name of good television – and RMB 1