Mininova, a veteran of the torrenting scene, announced today it was shutting down via a message on its homepage, closing its doors after 13 years of existence.
It took only one day for the SHA1 collision attack revealed by Google on Thursday to make its first victims after developers of the WebKit browser engine broke their Subversion (SVN) source code repository on Friday.
Over the coming year, Firefox will be putting the finishing touches on a plan it set in motion in 2015, which was to replace the aging Add-ons API with a new system called WebExtensions, based on the same extensions API used by Chromium browsers such as Chrome, Vivaldi, Opera, and others.
China's top three Bitcoin exchange platforms have announced plans to freeze all withdrawals following harsher regulations from China's Central Bank.
Researchers from Boston University, North Carolina State University, and George Mason University have created a new protocol called TumbleBit that they say can anonymize Bitcoin transactions better than any other previously developed Bitcoin mixing service.
After five years of litigation at various levels of the US legal system, today, following the conclusion of a jury trial, Google was ordered to pay $20 million to two developers after a jury ruled that Google had infringed on three patents when it designed some of Chrome's anti-malware features.
A Mozilla spokesperson has denied a report from German newspaper Deutschlandfunk that the Foundation is collecting personal user data from iOS devices running Firefox Klar, the German version of Firefox Focus, a new privacy-focused browser launched last year.
Link bookmarking service Instapaper came back online today following a critical database issue that forced it offline for 31 hours over the past two days.
Vivaldi Software released today version 1.7 of the Vivaldi browser, which now includes a built-in screen capturing utility that allows users to take snapshots of the entire page or just small sections.