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Illegal movie streaming service Popcorn Time shuts down

Popcorn Time, the app that was once popular for making pirating movies as easy as watching Netflix, has shut down. Its original developers abandoned it in 2014 but it has survived as open source.

Hackers are hiding malware in subtitle files

An impressive new exploit gives hackers the ability to control your desktop through malware spread by fake movie subtitles. The exploit, which essentially dumps the malware onto your desktop and then

MPAA Takes Down Pirating Group And Popcorn Time Fork

There are corks popping around the MPAA offices today. The American trade organization is claiming responsibility for shutting down several pirating services including a popular version of Popcorn Tim

Popcorn Time Now Streams Movies To A Browser Making It Scary Easy To Pirate

Popcorn Time has been called the Netflix for pirated movies, but it requires the installation of a desktop application. Not anymore. Now thanks to a site called Popcorn Time In Your Browser you’

Torrent App Popcorn Time Comes To iOS, No Jailbreak Required

Popcorn Time, the service sometimes referred to as the “Netflix for pirates” because of the way it makes it easy to stream pirated content to your PC or mobile device, is now getting a lo

Joker Lets You Instantly Stream Perfectly Legal And Legitimate Torrent Files

Let's say there's a torrent online you would like to view. After all, torrents themselves are perfectly legal. Instead of downloading the torrent, paste the link to the torrent in Joker.org and watch

Popcorn Time Finds A New Home After The EURid Pulled Its Domain

When your product streams pirated content, it's safe to expect some complications along the way. The Time4Popcorn fork of the popular Popcorn Time project recently had to find a new domain following t

Popcorn Time Finally Comes To iOS

Popcorn Time, the so-called Netflix for pirates, is now on iOS. It’s never been easier to watch pirated movies and TV shows on the iPhone or Android device. Is it illegal? Not really. Shady and

The Ring Of Fire: Of Pirates, Popcorn Time And Dynamic Pricing

At 36,007 feet up in the air, somewhere between Alaska and Russia, with the Aleutian Islands someplace below us, my child and I are sharing a blissful moment. My one-year-old is sleeping peacefull

Fleex Lets You Learn English By Streaming Content With Popcorn Time

The beauty of open source software strikes again. Fleex is a platform to learn English by watching movies, TV shows, TED talks and more. The French startup just forked Popcorn Time, the so-called Netf

Popcorn Time Is Now On Android

Hollywood's <a href="https://techcrunch.com/tag/popcorn-time/">worst nightmare</a> just went mobile. A popular fork of Popcorn Time just launched its Android app. Time4Popcorn's Popcorn Time app

Popcorn Time Is Coming To Android As Soon As Tomorrow

Popcorn Time's evolution continues. <a target="_blank" href="http://www.time4popcorn.eu/">A popular fork</a> of the original software is launching on Android as soon as tomorrow, one of the developers

Popcorn Time Has A New Home

After <a href="https://techcrunch.com/2014/04/02/popcorn-time-has-gone-dark-again/">a brief stint</a> without a home, <a href="https://techcrunch.com/tag/popcorn-time/">Popcorn Time</a> is back online

Popcorn Time Has Gone Dark. Again.

The saga continues. Popcorn Time, the so-called Netflix for pirated content, has vanished from its splashy website and GitHub home. The latest popular fork of open source project is gone, but the prog

The Sweet Irony Of Popcorn Time

The absolutely lovely irony with Popcorn Time is that it's doing for the distribution of pirated movies exactly what the movie industry needs to do for itself.

This Week On The TC Gadgets Podcast: Android Wear, Virtual Reality Headsets, And Popcorn Time

It's been an exciting week in the land of gadgets. Google revealed a version of <a href="https://techcrunch.com/2014/03/18/googles-android-wear-a-nexus-program-for-smartwatches-debuts-with-the-lg-

Popcorn Time Is Hollywood’s Worst Nightmare, And It Can’t Be Stopped

Imagine for a moment if Napster were cloned hundreds of times. If there were a NapsterStanford, a NapsterMIT, or a Napster for your high school completely independent from, yet just as powerful as, th

Popcorn Time Is Back

Behold the power of open-source software. After the untimely death of the original Popcorn Time, a so-called Netflix for pirated content, the project was forked several times on GitHub. And guess what

Popcorn Time Is Dead

Update: Two days after this article was published, another group of developers re-released Popcorn Time. The details are here. Hollywood won. The open source project called Popcorn Time is dead after

Popcorn Time Installer Pulled From Host For Violating Terms Of Service UPDATE: It’s Back

Update: The installer is back on Mega. Popcorn Time is a magical program that takes all the hassles out of torrenting a movie. It’s Hollywood’s worst nightmare. It’s essentially Netf
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