Kim Dotcom Is Rambling About Starting His Own Internet

The last time we left Kim Dotcom, he was busy poising himself as "Hilary's worst nightmare in 2016" with a brand new pretend political party, the Internet Party. Now, our future President Dotcom is busy rambling to his eventual constituents on Twitter about starting his very own Internet. You know, just as soon as he… » 2/16/15 5:39pm 2/16/15 5:39pm

Xbox Live and PSN Are Still Messed Up After Attack by Hackers 

PlayStation Network and Xbox Live are still repeatedly going offline and experiencing problems, so if you're itching to try out a new Christmas gift game, you may have to wait. » 12/26/14 9:45am 12/26/14 9:45am

Kim Dotcom Is Bringing His Political Party to the US in 2015

Kim Dotcom may be down on his luck, be he's certainly not out. The the German-Finnish Internet entrepreneur has now announced that he's bringing his Internet Party to the US next year. » 12/02/14 8:00am 12/02/14 8:00am

Pranksters Get Kim Dotcom Kicked Off His Own Site For Piracy

Kim Dotcom is probably the most wanted man in the movie theaters' fight against piracy. He's under investigation by the FBI, and they're trying to extradite him from sunny, safe New Zealand to the States. But those pale in comparison to his latest problem: his account on Mega, the cloud storage site he founded last… » 11/15/14 5:22pm 11/15/14 5:22pm

Kim Dotcom Just Released His Own Electropop Album (Listen for Free!)

Last year, Kim Dotcom released a single dance track, and at the time he threatened to release an album. Now, as part of the launch of his new music streaming service, it's here. » 1/20/14 7:02am 1/20/14 7:02am

The Megaupload Takedown Killed At Least 10 Million Innocent Files

When Megaupload got taken down two years ago, it took a whole hell of a lot of data with it. And eventually it got obliterated. Some of it was pirate data, sure, but some was legit too. And new research shows that, at the very least, ten million innocent files got the axe. » 10/19/13 10:08am 10/19/13 10:08am

Kim Dotcom Is Creating a 'Cutting Edge' Encrypted Email Service

When the government came knocking becayse Edward Snowden used Lavabit's encrypted email service, it did the sensible thing and, uh, shut itself down. Other similar services have followed suit—and now Kim Doctcom plans to capture the market that's being left wide open. » 8/12/13 9:07am 8/12/13 9:07am

A Whole Ton of Megaupload Data Just Got Obliterated

If you had your heart set on getting back some of the data you had stored on Megaupload, now would be a good time to stop hoping. According to Kim Dotcom, petabytes of user data have already been deleted off old Megaupload servers. Thousands of pirated movies cried out in terror and were suddenly silenced. » 6/19/13 10:36am 6/19/13 10:36am

The FBI Has to Give Kim Dotcom His Hard Drives Back

The High Court of New Zealand just ruled that the FBI has to give slews of Kim Dotcom's digital property back to him. The agency—along with officials in New Zealand—screwed up pretty bad, indeed. » 5/31/13 9:46am 5/31/13 9:46am

Kim Dotcom Wrote a Dance Track and Apparently Has a Whole Album

Not content to just launch an encrypted file-sharing site, get stranded in the middle of nowhere, or claim to have the patent for two-step authentication, Internet dude Kim Dotcom is also apparently coming out with an album of dance music? Yeah. » 5/25/13 8:00pm 5/25/13 8:00pm

Kim Dotcom Claims He Invented Two-Factor Authentication

Yesterday, Twitter finally got two-factor authentication—which was enough to prompt Kim Dotcom to claim that he invented the technique. » 5/23/13 3:59am 5/23/13 3:59am

Kim Dotcom Is Concerned Enough To Take 3D Printed Gun Plans Off Mega

In a statement to TechCrunch that was conspicuously devoid of live-tweeting, helicopter chases or any underwater components, Kim Dotcom announced that he has instructed the Mega staff to delete any public copies of the blueprints for this week's fully 3D-printable gun. » 5/12/13 4:00pm 5/12/13 4:00pm

Kim Dotcom Says His iTunes Library Is Worth $20,000

With the recent launch of Mega, Kim Dotcom has been on the upswing lately, at least when he's not getting stranded by a busted helicopter. Recently, he sat down with the Financial Times to discuss his status as a hero/villain, the future of content delivery, and the $20,000 he claims to have sunk into iTunes downloads. » 4/20/13 12:00pm 4/20/13 12:00pm

Holy Crap, Is Zordon Speaking at SXSW? (No, It's Just Kim Dotcom)

A crowd of lucky SXSW attendees were treated to a rare honor today as the powerful wizard Zordon agreed to address a crowd about the dangers facing the Earth and the urgent need for the Power Rangers to assemble and save the day. » 3/11/13 5:50pm 3/11/13 5:50pm

The Carcass Of Megaupload Still Gets Millions of Visitors a Month

It's been over a year since Megaupload was ripped from the fabric of the Internet, and its successor has already risen to fill the hole. But Megaupload was a truly gargantuan site. So much so that it's still getting millions of visitors per month, even though there's nothing there. » 2/24/13 9:00am 2/24/13 9:00am