After nearly 9 years of seeding The Pirate Bay’s oldest working torrent is still very much alive. Interestingly, the torrent is not a Hollywood classic nor is it an evergreen music album. The honor goes to a pirated copy of “Revolution OS”, a documentary covering the history of Linux, GNU and the free software movement.
If an adult were to search for “single females aged 17″, for example, no results would appear, it explained.
It was discovered by a user of the Q&A site Quora, who wrote a question asking why the search “-4^(1/4)” should return not just the result of that equation but hundreds of links to a wide variety of porn sites.
Facebook has added a feature in its mobile phone app that allows free calling for US iPhone users. Users can now make calls to each other via the Facebook Messenger app anywhere they have a wi-fi or a cellular-data connection. Share/Save
Megaupload boss Kim Dotcom has set up a new cloud storage and file-sharing site. Mega, a web-based service that lets people upload and store files of any kind, is a sequel to the Megaupload system that was shut down last January. Share/Save
Sometime on Sunday, the world will lurch a little on its axis. There’ll be a thunderclap heard around the globe, a blinding flash of light, and the people of the Internet will fall to their knees in reverence. On that day, Justin Bieber will pass Lady Gaga as the most followed account on Twitter. Share/Save
Facebook has announced a major addition to its social network – a smart search engine it has called graph search. The feature allows users to make “natural” searches of content shared by their friends. Search terms could include phrases such as “friends who like Star Wars and Harry Potter”. Share/Save
How much would you pay to contact a stranger? Share/Save
The Instagram community is complaining about the change to its terms and conditions which allows Instagram to generate revenue from your photos — without compensating you. Share/Save
Pope Benedict XVI has sent his first much-anticipated Twitter message using his personal account. The Pope was shown pressing a button on an iPad tablet at the Vatican. Share/Save