Google may soon add the option to buy copies of films through its Google Play Store, with the search giant apparently talking to Hollywood studios about the likelihood of being able to offer digital downloads of titles for its users to keep.
Binero, the Swedish company that hosts the Pirate Bay's new Swedish domain name, says it has received a letter from the country's Prosecution Authority and police force, asking for certain details about the owners of the controversial file-sharing portal.
We heard rumours that the BBC was planning a download-to-own service, codenamed Project Barcelona, that would let you buy new and classic shows from the BBC’s archive. Now the Director General, Mark Thompson, has formally announced the plan to set-up shop with each show demanding a “relatively modest fee” on-top of your licence fee.
People sure do seem to love Windows 8, or at least an OS they can download for free that’s not Linux. It might help that it’s new and shiny, and by the looks of it, is pretty good too. Still, being downloaded over one million times in just 24 hours is pretty impressive.
The Pirate Bay, the largest torrent site on the Internet, is no more. Or well, it's not like it once was. As of this moment, they've taken down all torrent links on the website and will now only use 'magnet links'.