A new Chinese website reportedly exploits Apple's own licensing technology to offer pirated versions of premium iOS applications to non-jailbroken devices.
Sunday's Game of Thrones third season premiere on HBO generated about 1 million downloads from BitTorrent users within 24 hours of its premiere. And with a record 160,000 users sharing pirated copies, the series is poised to become the most downloaded program of 2013, according to TorrentFreak .
Days after issuing its long-awaited Evasi0n jailbreak for devices running Apple's iOS 6 or 6.1, hacker collective Evad3rs has resurfaced with an updated version designed to resolve persistent bugs identified in the original release.
Research In Motion said it is investigating allegations that pirated apps originally written for Google's Android have surfaced in its BlackBerry World storefront.
Piracy community Hackulous has closed, spelling the demise of its Installous jailbreak app, which offered access to free, pirated versions of premium apps developed for Apple's iOS platform.
Consumers have never seemed particularly troubled by content piracy, however. Authorities have shut down a host of file-sharing services over the years--Napster, Grokster and Megaupload among them--but piracy continues to thrive in all corners of the globe.
Federal investigators have seized three Android software storefronts, alleging the sites illegally distributed copies of copyrighted mobile applications and games.
Android application piracy is a real problem in the mobile app industry, but developers do have options to minimize its impact on their monetization strategies.
Top White House officials said Sunday that they would oppose legislation that could force Comcast ( Nasdaq: CMCSA ), Time Warner Cable ( NYSE: TWC ) Verizon ( NYSE: VZ ) and other broadband ISPs to block
YouKu ( NYSE: YOKU ), China's biggest online video firm, has landed its second major distribution deal with a Hollywood studio, signing an agreement with DreamWorks Animation to deliver titles such as