BitTorrent has announced the results of its 2014 user survey, revealing that, far from leeching, BitTorrent users are significantly more likely to pay for music content than internet users as a whole.
Christian Averill, director of communications at the company, told The INQUIRER: "Our users are avid consumers of multimedia, adventurous listeners and viewers, and are driven to engagement by challenge and diversity more than a single style or genre."
Many of you probably think that the National Security Agency (NSA) and open-source software get along like a house on fire. That's to say, flaming destruction. You would be wrong.
In partnership with the Apache Software Foundation, the NSA announced on Tuesday it is releasing the source code for Niagarafiles (Nifi). The spy agency said Nifi "automates data flows among multiple computer networks, even when data formats and protocols differ."
Next year, Apple's deal with Google for the default position on iOS devices will expire which means that the company is soliciting bids from the big players to see who is willing to pay the most to gain control of this position.
On September 17, the National Archives published a seemingly routine announcement in the Federal Registrar. Couched in language about preserving records of value is a line about the destruction of records and a list of federal agencies. The CIA is one of these agencies, and its emails about waterboarding could be some of those records.
While Google and Microsoft are using large amounts of free cloud storage to sell inexpensive consumer notebooks, Apple has stood above the fray. But there's no reason Apple can't join in.
On Friday, Google announced that all Chromebooks purchased through Dec. 31 will be eligible for a free one-terabyte allowance to Google Drive for two years.