usenet

DumpTruck Is A File Storage System With Roots In Usenet

If you're familiar with <a HREF="https://beta.techcrunch.com/search/usenet">Usenet</a>, you'll be well aware that the newsreading platform is, well, not longer about newsreading. In fact, most Usenet

As Giganews Approaches 1,000 Days Of Retention, A Contest Brews

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/03/giganews1000.jpg" />Oh dear, another <a HREF="http://www.crunchgear.com/tag/usenet/">Usenet</a> post. Quickly now, as we don’t want to

Anyone-Can-Enter Newsdemon Contest Puts Up Black Ops, Civilization V

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/01/newsdemoncivv.jpg" />Uh, oh: the second <a HREF="http://www.crunchgear.com/tag/usenet/">Usenet</a> story of the day, this time from <a hr

Giganews' Retention Has Reached 900 Days

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/01/giganews900days.jpg" />Look at that: <a HREF="http://www.crunchgear.com/tag/giganews/">Giganews</a> now has 900 days of binary retention.

Mimo Usenet Browser: Now Available For Giganews' Diamond Members

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/11/mimo1.jpg" /><a HREF="http://www.crunchgear.com/tag/giganews/">Giganews</a>, the biggest <a HREF="http://www.crunchgear.com/tag/usenet/">

Coming Soon: 900GB Torrent Of (Mostly) Every Geocities Web Site Ever

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/10/geocitiesto.jpg" />“[W]ebsites and hosting services should not be ‘fads’ any more than forests and cities should be fads – they r

Giganews' Retention Now At 800 Days

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/10/g800.jpg" />How did I miss this? <a HREF="http://www.crunchgear.com/tag/giganews/">Giganews</a>, the biggest Usenet provider out there by

Newzbin has shut down

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/05/newzzzbin.png" />Well that didn't take long. Newzbin.com has shut down, just about six weeks after the High Court in the UK <a HREF="http

Adios, Usenet: UK High Court rules against Newzbin

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/04/usenetdeath.jpg" />Thus begins the countdown to the Death of <a HREF="http://www.crunchgear.com/tag/usenet/">Usenet</a>. It's capitalized

CrunchDeals: Holiday Usenet deals

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/12/logo1.png" />Sorry for beating the Newsdemon horse, but I just noticed they had a few deals for bloggers, students, and other animals. <a

How to use RSS to automatically download anything from Usenet

It’s the tree of life, and for no particular reason, either. As a corollary to Biggs’ “cable companies are doomed” article from earlier today, I thought I’d demonstrate how easy

Giganews crosses the 400-day binary retention mark (but won't stop there)

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/09/giganewsl.png" />Six months ago, Giganews announced that it would expand its server capacity to 365 days of retention. It passed that bar

Usenet deals abound for Verizon customers: Giganews, NewsDemon

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/09/gigavz.jpg" />Come September 30, Verizon will completely drop Usenet access. (It had already been limiting access for some time now.) To

CrunchDeals: Unlimited Usenet for $10.95

This doesn’t look like it’s advertised yet – it’s not linked on the NewsDemon front page – but for a limited time you can get their unlimited plan with 20 connections for

Microsoft Office 2010 can be downloaded right now (if that's your thing)

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/07/offfffice.jpg" />Jealous of the likes of CNET and Scobilizer getting to play with Microsoft Office 2010? Well don't be! You, too, can edi

Giganews gives 50 percent off for newly Usenet-less AT&T customers

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/07/giganews.jpg" /> Ladies and germs! If you're an AT&T Broadband customer you should know that your ISP is shutting off access to Usene

Time to panic? RIAA wins suit against Usenet.com

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/07/unison.jpg" />It's safe to say that I shed no tears yesterday when, for all intents and purposes, The Pirate Bay ceased to be. Suffice it

Hey: Mac software haus Panic is having itself a 50 percent of sale

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/05/unison.jpg" />Panic, the maker of shockingly good Mac software, is having itself a nice little sale that you may want to take advantage o

Giganews expanding retention to 365 days (plus limited time 50% off special pricing)

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/03/panic.jpg" />Heads up, Usenet users. We just got word that Giganews is in the process of upgrading its server retention capacity to 365 d

Reminder: Get 50% off a yearly subscription to NewsDemon

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/01/logo.gif"> The nice guys at <a HREF="http://www.newsdemon.com/">NewsDemon</a> just offered you guys a coupon for 50% off monthly service
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