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Chromebooks are headed to nine more countries

Normally, when a major technology company wants to make an announcement there is a press release or something along those lines. Google has instead decided to take to its Chrome Blog with a poem in order to announce that Chromebooks…

MegaUpload now set to relaunch as mega.co.nz

After Kim Dotcom was denied the possibility of resurrecting MegaUpload as Me.ga, the controversial figure blasted the U.S. and Vivendi for their opposing views and global reach. Dotcom added that Mega was well-prepared for this contingency however, with a number of…

NZ Prime Minister apologizes to MegaUpload's Kim DotCom

Today New Zealand's Prime Minister John Key issued an apology to Kim DotCom for failing to protect him against illegal surveillance performed by NZ authorities. DotCom is the brains behind the long defunct MegaUpload, a file sharing service shut down…

New Zealand PM orders inquiry into wiretapping in Megaupload case

New Zealand Prime Minister John Key has ordered an inquiry into the Government Communications Security Bureau (the country’s equivalent of the FBI) concerning the wiretapping of individuals in the Megaupload case. It is believed that the GCSB acted unlawfully while…