Bad egg? Don’t look now, but Newegg has been on the receiving end of a grilling in recent days, with reports that the online retailer sold pirated Windows 10 OEM keys. At least two of them. The company has promised to send out physical replacements for those who have bought the license keys to the operating system...

Shiver me timbers! Microsoft has conducted its own investigation on the new PC market in Asia, and found that Windows piracy is quite a thing over there. It’s downright insane — the number of computers that are sold with a pirated Windows license. As reported, the technology giant purchased PCs between May and July...

Pirates strike! It’s not often we talk about piracy on Windows 10, as Microsoft did a solid job of keeping things secure on its platform up until now. But pirates have cracked the first UWP game. Zoo Tycoon, be the name. Cracking group CODEX has managed to bypass the 5 different layers of DRM that were stacked up on...

A tried and tested way to get tried and tested results? Microsoft has gone after an IP address that it believes tried to activate pirated copy of Windows and Office. The lawsuit filed claims both copyright and trademark infringement. Redmond has explained in court documents that this particular IP address was used by...

Steve Ballmer, the former Microsoft CEO, said not too long ago that 9 out of 10 copies of Windows in China were pirated. And it seems it is this statistic that has compelled Microsoft to design a new activation system. This activation system is set to debut with Windows 9, as detailed here. And now some new details...

Redmond has been fighting piracy almost since it got into the business of selling software. However, despite its massive efforts, the company still has a long way to go to claim some notable wins. Microsoft has been pushing and directing users and businesses to legitimate software, but a new study from IDC and the...

To say otherwise that Microsoft’s software products are perhaps the most pirated in the world, would be distorting reality — Windows and Office, both regularly top lists that tally counterfeit software. In fact, Windows 7 remains one of the most pirated OSes in the world. Microsoft, for its part, has always encouraged...

So imagine you have this thriving website with thousands of daily visitors and you got to sleep on Saturday night thinking about new posts for the week that you have to edit, new writers you’ve hired etc. Then you wake up and head to the site (like you’ve done a million times before) with your cup of coffee and you type...

This is unbelievable! An American blogger discovered three fake Apple stores operating in Kunming city, China. The anonymous American female blogger based in Kunming city displayed pictures of the stores and their staff. In the article, she writes about conversations with staff, many of whom were convinced that they...

OK so people need to calm down. I just wanted to have a discussion about Windows 8 beta torrents and Windows 8 torrents in general. I don’t endorse the creation or dissemination of illegal torrents. This is just a discussion. This site also does not participate in the dissemination of Windows 8 beta torrents or Windows...