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New Zealand High Court upholds Kim Dotcom extradition ruling

Kim Dotcom, founder of Mega and Megaupload, has suffered another defeat in court. In the latest ruling, New Zealand High Court judge Murray Gilbert upheld an earlier decision finding that Dotcom and b

Kim Dotcom’s extradition appeal has started and is being live-streamed

More than four years later, Kim Dotcom’s legal battles (at least in New Zealand) may be close to an end. His final appeal to avoid extradition to face charges in the U.S started yesterday in A

Kim Dotcom Ruled Eligible For Extradition to US, Will Appeal

After a ten week trial and more than 3 years after the raid on Kim Dotcom’s mansion, a New Zealand judge has denied an extradition stay for Kim Dotcom and his three business associates. This mea

Kim Dotcom Leaks Conversation With UMG, Showing That Lawyers Run The Digital Music Industry

Yesterday, Kim Dotcom tweeted an audio recording of a phone conversation between himself and Universal Music Group, about a potential deal between the music label and Megaupload. While the call was

Kim Dotcom Is Not Involved With Mega Anymore, Plans To Build Yet Another Cloud Storage Service

Kim Dotcom revealed in an interview on Slashdot that he is no longer involved with Mega -- he isn't working for the company anymore, but he also doesn't own any shares of Mega. Dotcom also said that y

Kim Dotcom Launches Skype Competitor MegaChat

Kim Dotcom, the infamous entrepreneur behind Megaupload, has released his latest product. Currently in beta, MegaChat is a browser-based encrypted video calling and file-sharing platform that is being

Kim Dotcom’s Baboom Looks Like A Modern-Day Myspace

Kim Dotcom of Megaupload fame (or, rather, infamy) and file-sharing service Mega has today offered a sneak peek of his latest project, music service Baboom, which was previously known as Megabox. The

Kim Dotcom Claims He Invented Two-Factor Authentication, Has A Patent To Prove It

Oh, Kim Dotcom. You just never stop surprising us. Just hours after Twitter finally rolled out its long-awaited Two-Factor authentication, the Megaupload founder is claiming to have invented the en

Kim Dotcom Makes Another Plea For Legal Relief As U.S., UK, Canada Attorneys General Converge Down Under

Kim Dotcom and his legal team are seizing the moment of a <a target="_blank" href="">meeting</a> of attorneys general from the U.S., UK, Canada, Au

Kim Dotcom’s Mega Gets A Full Time CEO To Build Out Its 2.5M User-Base

Kim Dotcom’s latest venture Mega, which opened its doors last month offering encrypted cloud-storage services, has a new CEO -- announcing today that Vikram Kumar, former CEO of not-for-profit open

Kim Dotcom’s Mega Gets A Crowdsourced Search Engine

Kim Dotcom's <a target="_blank" href="">Mega</a> file hosting service puts an emphasis on <a target="_blank" href="">privacy</a>, which makes it i

Kim Dotcom Tackles Mega Security Concerns, Points To Password Changes In The Pipeline

Though it launched to considerable fanfare, Kim Dotcom’s Mega encrypted storage service has recently drawn fire from the press thanks to supposedly questionable security practices. Well, Mr. Dotcom

Mega Launches Its Cloud Storage And File Sharing Service As ‘The Privacy Company’, ‘Thousands Of Registrations Per Minute’

Kim Dotcom's new secure file storage-and-file-sharing venture, <a target="_blank" href="">Mega</a>, has now officially launched, with the timing, 6.48 AM New Zealand time on Janua

Kim Dotcom’s Mega Opens For Early-Access Users, Reveals Pricing Tiers, Roadmap With Mobile Access, IM, Office-Style Features

Leading up to the launch of Kim Dotcom's latest effort, <a target="_blank" href="">Mega</a>, today the company opened the site up to its first early-access users. It's also publis

Instra CEO (And Mega Investor) Brian Clarkson: ‘We Will Do Everything We Can To Protect Innovation’ [Updated]

We are now two days away from the launch of <a target="_blank" href="">Mega</a>, the file storage service that is the next big project from the controversial Kim Dotcom, founder o

Kim Dotcom To Host Mega’s Launch Event At His New Mega Zealand Mansion Next Month

Kim Dotcom doesn't do things small. The man behind the Megaupload empire is about to launch his next service dubbed simply Mega. But don't expect a simple press event in a hotel conference room. Nope,

New Zealand Prime Minister Apologizes To Kim Dotcom As Megaupload Nears Relaunch

"Headlines from Britain to Malaysia, France to China, Germany to Brazil, Australia to the US. An apology can go a long way," said Kim Dotcom <a target="_blank" href="