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Torrent Sites pre-warned not to share Euro Cup games

In an effort to prevent torrent sites from being one of the most popular destinations for those looking to watch games of the European Cup 2016, Sony Pictures Networks has been pre-warning the sites not to share the games. It’s even threatening legal action if the site owners ignore it. …

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Utorrent’s forums were hacked, change your passwords

The forum for the world’s most popular torrent client, Utorrent, has been hacked, leading to the possiblity of the 388,000 registered members’ passwords being revealed. The administrators have released this notice as a warning that passwords have been compromised and should be changed, especially if they are re-used anywhere else. HaveIBeenPwnd is …

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KickassTorrents makes itself harder to take down: joins dark web

Considering how long governments and media lobbies have been going after torrent sites, it’s almost surprising that the likes of KickassTorrents haven’t joined the dark-net before now. Better late than never though it seems, as that is exactly what happens, with the popular torrent site publicising the address for all …

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Investigatory Powers Bill passes without a hitch

Update: Following a vote in the House of Commons, MPs have passed the Investigatory Powers Bill with a majority of 444 to 69. With backing from both Labour and the Conservatives, the opposition from the Liberal Democrats, Green Party and the Scottish National Party failed to make much of a …

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Microsoft to take on Trello with new Planner platform

Microsoft took a leaf out of the book of many a different service when it revamped its Office platform for Windows 10 and the future, by driving it with collaboration in mind. To further that end it’s now launched a new platform known as Planner, which draws heavily and will …

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Computex: Roccat Suora tops official line up

If you were looking for a new peripheral at this year’s Computex, Roccat’s booth would have been worth checking out, as it threw everything at it apart from the (gaming) kitchen sink. There were mice, headsets and more, but it was the new Suora keyboard that it was particularly looking …

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Computex: Lian Li loves tempered glass too

It looks like Bitfenix isn’t the only case manufacturer loving tempered glass panels right now. At its booth at this year’s Computex, Lian Li is also sporting some brand new, glassy cases, this ones ditching much of the usual front panels, making the entire thing as see through as possible. The …

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