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The people who upload torrents

On a popular torrent site, Fallout 4 has been downloaded nearly 140,000 times. Nearly 200 people are downloading right now, as I write this. AAA or indie, Fallout 4 or Super Meat Boy, it doesn’t matter. Piracy is inevitable. But a torrent doesn’t appear out of thin air.

Netflix rolling out major update to web interface

For the first time in four years, Netflix is rolling out a major update to their website that is focused on making it faster and easier for users to access content. The update has started rolling out to all users…

The Wayback Machine has indexed over 400 billion webpages since 1996

The Internet Archive’s Wayback Machine has successfully indexed more than 400 billion webpages. It’s a significant achievement and to celebrate, the archive recently published a list of other Wayback Machine highlights since it began indexing the web nearly 20 years…

The World Wide Web Turns 25

Twenty five years has brought along a lot of changes to the World Wide Web and in that time we’ve witnessed how it evolved from static to brimming with activity and creativity. As we commemorate another anniversary let’s look back at some of the events and milestones that helped transform the web into what it is today.

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Mobile Messaging Feature-by-Feature: WhatsApp vs. Line vs. Viber vs. Telegram, and more

Messaging is not only among the top activities on smartphones (if not THE top activity), messaging apps are increasingly seen as social networks. After all people use them to send each other texts, videos, photos and other content either one-on-one or as a group. Sounds familiar, right?

Feature-by-feature rundown, PLUS a look at the top contenders' data policies

WhatsApp vs Line vs Viber vs Telegram