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Twitpic acquired by mystery buyer, will stay in business

Just a week before its planned closure after a trademark battle with Twitter, the image-sharing service has been saved. But it's not sharing the details yet.

By September 18, 2014

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Petitions beg Google to reconsider closure of Reader

Within a few hours of the announcement of the RSS reader's retirement, thousands sign petitions asking that the Web giant save the service.

By March 13, 2013

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MegaUpload's closure boosts movie rentals and sales

A new study shows that in the months following the takedown of Kim DotCom's cyberlocker, online movie revenue increased by 6 percent to 10 percent.

By March 7, 2013

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Twitch to mute copyrighted music in video-on-demand

Video-game streaming service says it will cut the volume on 30-minute blocks of video when unauthorized audio content is detected.

By August 6, 2014

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Twitch pulls the plug on video-streaming site Justin.tv

Justin.tv began life as a blogging site that combined live video feeds and public chat rooms.

By August 5, 2014

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Who is responsible for 'Game of Thrones' piracy?

Some critics have blamed Australian pay TV service Foxtel's "outdated" business model for record breaking downloads of HBO's wildly popular show, but is the criticism warranted?

By June 23, 2014

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Uber reportedly in talks to raise $500M for $12B valuation

The 4-year-old on-demand car service's valuation would nearly triple if it were to secure the new funding.

By May 22, 2014

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Bitcoin exchanges reportedly probed over link to Silk Road

Several exchanges, including shuttered Mt. Gox, have received subpoenas probing possible ties to the online drug marketplace, the Wall Street Journal reports.

By May 19, 2014

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Handful of Bitcoin Foundation members exit over new director

At least 10 of the Bitcoin Foundation's 1,500 members jump ship after the election of financier Brock Pierce to the board.

By May 16, 2014

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Inside Volvo's self-driving car: Improving driver safety without the driver

Autonomous cars are coming soon, and Volvo wants to be there first. The company is pledging to have self-driving autos on sale by 2017, and by 2020 wants to build a nearly uncrashable car. Join us in Sweden for an early test ride.

By May 16, 2014