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2 hrs ago | TechNewsWorld

Google Rolls Out Time-Traveling Maps

Today in international tech news: Google Street View now has time-traveling function; schoolchildren are smuggling iGoodies from Hong Kong to China; Apple's Asia numbers drive huge quarterly revenue; and Megaupload tries to unfreeze its Hong Kong assets.

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Related Topix: Google, Startups, Travel, Asia Travel, Hong Kong, China Travel, China Travel, Megaupload, iPhone

Wed Apr 23, 2014

ComputerWorld

Megaupload seeks return of millions in frozen Hong Kong assets

Megaupload, the defunct file-storage site, is asking a Hong Kong court to release millions of dollars in assets as part of efforts to allow its former users to reclaim their data.

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Related Topix: Megaupload, US News

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Stories

MPAA and RIAA Members Had Hundreds of Megaupload Accounts

Does it make you uncomfortable that Kim Dotcom is getting his assets back ? The good news is if you join his political party you'll be treated to racetrack rentals and mansion picnics.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

TechNewsWorld

Chinese Company Creates 3D-Printed Houses

Today in international tech news: A Chinese company creates 3D-printed houses; Kim Dotcom could get his seized stuff back; a high-profile Chinese blogger is jailed; and a European utility company will sell Google's Nest Learning Thermostat.

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Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, Megaupload

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Reuters

Megaupload's Dotcom, facing legal threat, launches political party

Internet tycoon Kim Dotcom holds court while bathing in the pool of a sprawling New Zealand mansion, fist bumping and chatting with some of the 700 guests gathered to celebrate the political party he launched last month to promote Internet freedom.

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Engadget

Kim Dotcom will celebrate getting his fortune back on the race track

Kim Dotcom's getting his fortune back, and to celebrate, he's throwing a party. The Megaupload founder tweeted this morning that Auckland's High Court will return the cash, vehicles and property that were seized on behalf of the US back in 2012 .

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Related Topix: Megaupload, Oceania, New Zealand, World News, Gadgets

The Hartford Courant

Megaupload's Dotcom, facing legal threat, launches political party

Internet tycoon Kim Dotcom holds court while bathing in the pool of a sprawling New Zealand mansion, fist bumping and chatting with some of the 700 guests gathered to celebrate the political party he launched last month to promote Internet freedom.

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Related Topix: Megaupload, Ansonia, CT

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Watersblogged

Internet Party

Source: xakifcda01.tvnz.co.nz --- Monday, April 14, 2014Kim Dotcom's Internet Party says they have ended discussions with an unidentified ember of Parliament.

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RollingStone

RIAA Revs Up Lawsuit Against Megaupload

The giant square jaw of illegal music downloading belongs, these days, to Kim Dotcom, the German former hacker whose Megaupload.com allegedly enabled sharing of $500 million worth of copyrighted material.

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Related Topix: Megaupload, US News, Startups, Napster, Psychology, Science, Music, Entertainment

Silicon Alley Insider

Kim Dotcom Threw Another Epic Pool Party This Weekend [PHOTOS]

Kim Dotcom, founder of defunct file-sharing site Megaupload, is one of the most wanted cyber-fugitives in the world, but that isn't keeping him from throwing a good party.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

[H]ard OCP

RIAA Suing Megaupload For "Massive Copyright Theft"

Just days after the MPAA filed lawsuit against Kim Dotcom and associates, the RIAA has decided to jump on the bandwagon too.

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Lincoln Daily News

Music labels follow movie studios in suing Megaupload

Four music labels filed a copyright infringement lawsuit on Thursday against the file-sharing website Megaupload and its founder Kim Dotcom, three days after several major movie studios did the same.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

Hollywood Reporter

Record Labels File Copyright Infringement Lawsuit Against Megaupload

On Thursday, the major record labels including Warner Music, Universal Music, Sony Music and Capitol Records filed a copyright infringement lawsuit against Megaupload, Kim Dotcom , Mathias Ortmann and Bram Van Der Kolk .

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Yahoo!

Copyright allegations 'false': Dotcom

Allegations made by six major Hollywood film studios that file-sharing website Megaupload was designed to profit from copyright infringement are "completely false", its New Zealand-based founder Kim Dotcom says.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

MediaPost

MPAA Sues Megaupload For Copyright Infringement

The defunct cyberlocker Megaupload and its embattled founder, Kim Dotcom, were hit with a copyright infringement lawsuit this week by the Motion Picture Association of America.

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Related Topix: Megaupload, Criminal Defense Law, Law

ContactMusic.com

Who The Heck Is Kim Dotcom?

Universal and Disney are just a couple of the studios suing Megaupload founder, Kim Dotcom.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

TechNewsWorld

Courtroom Drama: Hollywood Sues Megaupload

Today in international tech news: Six Hollywood studios are banding together to sue Megaupload, once ground zero for online file-sharing.

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Related Topix: Megaupload, North Korea, World News, Asia, Microsoft, Startups, US News, Journalism

Mon Apr 07, 2014

Ars Technica

Mega pile-on: MPAA sues Kim Dotcom, who's already facing criminal charges

Kim Dotcom became the Internet's most widely known fugitive in 2012 when his New Zealand home was raided and he was hit with criminal copyright charges for running the popular website Megaupload.

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Studios Launch Lawsuit Against Megaupload

As Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom awaits word on whether he will be extradited to the United States to face criminal prosecution for copyright and racketeering, the big studios aren't waiting any longer.

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Related Topix: Megaupload, Prison, Entertainment

Wall Street Journal

Kim Dotcom Takes Next Political Step

WELLINGTON, New Zealand-Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom has taken another step toward mainstream politics: The Internet Party he founded has applied to be registered.

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Related Topix: New Zealand, World News, Megaupload

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