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Comcast Offers Glimpse Into Copyright Alert System Messages

02/28/2013, We reported a few days ago some big-name ISPs would begin incorporating the Copyright Alert System (CAS) into their systems, which would send out alerts to users who they believe may have download copyrighted material through “peer-to-peer”...

ISPs Adopt Alert System To Warn Users of Illegal Downloads

02/26/2013, If you’re a person who downloads torrents on a regular basis, you might want to watch what you do from today on as Internet service providers will begin cracking down on users who download copyrighted material. The Copyright Alert System (CAS) will...

Angry Birds downloaded over 350 million times

09/12/2011, We all know that Angry Birds was a hit, but exactly how successful is the game? Well according to recently announced stats, from Rovio’s General Manager for North America, Andrew Stalbow; Angry Birds has been downloaded over 350 million times since...

Apple App Store hits 15 billion downloads

07/07/2011, Need to argue with your friends about the success of Apple’s App Store? If the number of apps available on the App Store isn’t enough, how about the number of downloads instead? Apple has just announced that as of today, over 15 billion apps...

Android passes 4.5 billion downloads

07/01/2011, The number of downloads for Android apps has passed the 4.5 billion mark – which is up by 3.5 billion compared to the same time last year. The last billion, in fact, happened in a mere 2 months. Of course, this pales in comparison to Apple’s...

Microsoft :1-in-14 downloads are malicious

05/18/2011, “There are two kinds of statistics, the kind you look up and the kind you make up” – or so the saying goes by Rex Stout in Death of a Doxy. Well, Microsoft has laid claim to what does sound like a frightening idea – one in every 14...

LittleBigPlanet 2 hits four million levels milestone

04/15/2011, Fans of LittleBigPlanet, you might want to take some time out from whatever you’re doing at the moment and celebrate this momentous occasion, where LittleBigPlanet 2 has actually hit a whopping 4 million levels that have been shared online worldwide...

Verizon FiOS trial catches whiff of Gigabit mark

08/16/2010, Verizon’s FiOS trial proved to be rather promising, where it nearly hit the 1 Gigabit download speed, with a subscriber touching a throughput of 925Mbps using currently deployed equipment. We await future news that will see it hit the Gigabit mark...

Firefox reaches 1 billion mark

08/03/2009, Who would’ve thought that the Firefox open-source browser would actually be a major player these days after its launch in 2004, having reached more than a billion downloads over the last 5 years. This 1 billion figure includes users downloading...