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Netflix Partners With Dish Network

Dish Network announced their new partnership with Netflix on Wednesday, according to Time Magazine.More from Netflix LifeIn the partnership, Dish will be adding the Netflix app, like you’d find in a Blu-Ray player, to their Hopper set-top boxes. Without having to change inputs or use a different remote, Dish customers will be able to watch Netflix in just one click of a button on their Dish...

The Pirate Bay Isn't Coming Back Anytime Soon

The Pirate Bay has released a statement saying it has not yet decided whether it will come back. This is the first time the team has communicated with the public since it went down last week after police raided its data center in Sweden.“Will we reboot? We don’t know yet. But if and when we do, it’ll be with a bang,” Mr 10100100000 told TorrentFreak. “The people behind TPB are like one...

YouTube Is Testing An Easy GIF-Making Feature

The animated GIF is almost 30 years old, but it remains a staple of Internet humor. At long last, YouTube is testing a feature that may allow people to quickly and easily convert snippets of online videos into looping, six-second animated GIFs.   YouTube hasn't officially announced this feature, but Andy Baio (@waxpancake on Twitter) spotted the option Thursday. When you click the “Share”...

Microsoft sets Windows 10's consumer reveal for Jan. 21

Microsoft has scheduled more Windows 10 revelations for Jan. 21, 2015, sending invitations today to journalists, reviewers and bloggers.   The day-long event will take place at Microsoft's Redmond, Wash. campus, and will provide "more details on the Windows 10 consumer experience," according to the invitation. Previously, Microsoft had promised that it would disclose the upcoming operating...

The Web's Inventor Says Affordable Internet Should Be A 'Human Right'

The computer scientist credited with inventing the World Wide Web says affordable access to the Internet should be recognized as a human right, as a report showed that billions of people still cannot go online and government surveillance and censorship are increasing.   Tim Berners-Lee said Thursday the Internet can help tackle inequality — but only if it comes with the rights to privacy and...

The collapse of the Pirate Bay, ‘the world’s most notorious file-sharing site’

So this is how it may end for the Pirate Bay: two of its founders imprisoned, its offices reportedly raided, its Web site bounced from the Internet. The file-sharing site, which shot into existence in 2003 and at one point commanded 22 million users, has now crashed to a new depth from which it may not emerge. The collapse has taken years, but accelerated over the last several weeks, until a...