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Textra SMS cracks down on those downloading pirated app 

You would think that since there are a lot of free apps available on the Google Play Store, people would not need to download...

Punch Club game sold 300K but was pirated over 1.6 million times

We told you that 'Punch Club' would teach you to fight as therapy and true enough, millions of people enjoyed the game. We're not...

Why Noodlecake Studios pirated, released its own game on torrent sites

What to do when a game you put up with a premium price isn't selling? Most developers would just offer a discount or lower...

Today Calendar developer “punishes” pirates creatively

Piracy is an area that a lot of people argue about, whether it's a consequence of the "free" market brought about by the Interrnet,...

Popcorn Time’s Android app now has Chromecast support

Did you ever wish that you could watch the torrents you’ve been “acquiring” on a larger screen but were too lazy to burn it...

Google Glass comes under scrutiny with movie theater chain

The Alamo Drafthouse movie theater chain has recently been discussing Google Glass. And to get this out right from the beginning -- the decision...

AppBucket site owners plead guilty to pirating Android apps

Two Florida residents have just pleaded guilty to the charge of conspiracty to commit copyright infringement, in this case copyrighted Android apps. This conviction...

Game developer Butterscotch Shenanigans sees 95% piracy rate on Android

Everyone knows the piracy happens in the software world. Smartphones are certainly no exception, particularly on the Android platform where you don't have to...

New DMCA rulings on rooting leave us scratching our heads

Ah, the Digital Millennium Copyright Act. There have been plenty of confusing rulings and laws centering around the DMCA ever since it was introduced...

FBI seizes three Android App piracy websites

Whoa, this news came out of nowhere. This morning the Department of Justice and the FBI have confirmed that they have seized three Android...

N64 emulator ripped off, then kicked out of the Play Store by copycat

The great thing about open source software is that anybody can use it. The not-so-great thing about open source software... is that anybody can...

BlackBerry Playbook to lose Android side-loading for fear of piracy

Well, so much for that. Just a couple of months after formally introducing the capability to use Android apps on their BlackBerry Plabook tablet, Research In...

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