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  • Swedish Court Rules ISP Must Reveal OpenBitTorrent Operator’s Identity
    By on May 21, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments


    2phar writes “An ISP must hand over the identity of the operator behind OpenBitTorrent, a court in Sweden ruled [Wednesday]. The ISP must now reveal the identity of its customer, operator of probably the world’s largest torrent tracker, to Hollywood movie companies or face a hefty fine. ‘OpenBitTorrent is used for file sharing, and we suspect that it is the Pirate Bay tracker with a new name. It is added by default on all of the torrent tracker files (more…)



  • Mourinho focused purely on final
    By on May 21, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    Inter Milan boss Jose Mourinho says he is focused purely on Champions League glory and is not distracted by speculation linking him to Real Madrid.

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  • The Curious Case of NFL Wide Receivers
    By on May 21, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    Why do so many elite wide receivers end up changing teams?

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  • Cambridge researchers discover why laptops catch fire
    By on May 21, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    It’s all to do with the growth of metal fibers in the batteries. These fibers are known as dendrites and when lithium batteries are charged up quickly or repeatedly, tiny lithium dendrites form on the carbon anodes, causing short circuits — which in turn cause the device to rapidly overheat and catch fire.

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  • Game Publishers: Stop Raping Gamers’ Wallets
    By on May 21, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    Dear Game Publishers, what are you thinking? For years, loyal supporters of your games have dealt with ridiculous price increases, overpriced downloadable content, and silly DRM schemes. Yet now, in these most critical times for the game industry, your idea of repaying them is to make us pay even more? Really?

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  • PlayStation 3 Hits 35 Million Mark
    By on May 21, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    Playstation has sold 35.7 milllion units worldwide…

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