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MEGA's Chrome extension hacked; third party credentials exposed
Thu 6 Sep 2018
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The malicious Chrome extension asks for elevated permissions & steals credentials from sites such as Amazon, GitHub, Live.com, My Monero, plus others.
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New data center pushes Hong Kong’s plan to become APAC tech hub
Thu 19 Oct 2017
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The opening of Mega Plus was celebrated by around 100 guests and business partners in an event the company dubbed the “MEGA Plus Xperience” ceremony.
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Good news for hyperscale data center market, report finds
Wed 5 Apr 2017
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cloud
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Business growth in this industry is founded on technology that is intelligent, as opposed to manual labour.
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Megaupload back and better than the original, claims Kim Dotcom
Tue 12 Jul 2016
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blockchain
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"I can tell you that Megaupload and Bitcoin had sex. There is a pregnancy and I have a feeling that the baby will be such a joy."
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Kim Dotcom's Mega deal falls through
Wed 6 May 2015
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commerce systems
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payment gateways
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paypal
"The share sale deed entered into between TRS and the Mega shareholders will terminate, and the proposed acquisition of Mega will not proceed."
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PayPal stops processing Mega payments; NZX listing still on
Mon 2 Mar 2015
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encryption
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commerce systems
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payment gateways
PayPal has ceased processing payments for Mega, the storage and encryption firm looking to join the New Zealand stock market via a reverse listing.
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Further delays for Mega listing
Wed 1 Oct 2014
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The proposed backdoor listing for Mega has been pushed out further with a new deadline of late November for documentation to be finalised 'in conjunction with the regulators'.
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Select Mega shareholdings subject to a Restraining Order...
Mon 25 Aug 2014
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"The Police have commented that their action does not affect any innocent third parties (such as Mega) who have had business dealings with Mr Yan."
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New Mega CEO makes double tech hire
Thu 7 Aug 2014
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Mega CEO Graham Gaylard has today announced two senior technology appointments to join the Mega team.
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Life after Dotcom as Mega makes local CEO move...
Tue 5 Aug 2014
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"Our business model is based on providing free storage of up to 50 GB, with a premium service for greater storage on a monthly, recurring revenue basis."
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Has Dotcom made a Mega cock-up in bashing Xero?
Wed 30 Jul 2014
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accounting systems
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xero
Kim Dotcom’s sudden silence in his war of words with Xero CEO Rod Drury has not gone unnoticed in some circles, with many speculating shareholder pressure to have severely bitten his tongue.
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Dotcom aims for $210m backdoor NZX Mega listing
Tue 25 Mar 2014
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Investment company TRS Investments has entered into a conditional agreement with the stakeholders of Mega to acquire 100% of the shares on issue in Mega, which will be funded by the issue of TRS shares.
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Apple approves Dotcom’s Internet Party app
Tue 25 Mar 2014
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smartphones
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Cupertino signs off Kim Dotcom’s Internet Party app for iOS, allowing Kiwis to sign up for the political party.
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Dotcom denied US evidence access
Fri 21 Mar 2014
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Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom has been denied in his request to access US government evidence against him, as announced by the Supreme Court in Wellington today.
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Appeal Court rules Dotcom search warrants valid
Wed 19 Feb 2014
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The Court of Appeal has ruled in favour of government submissions that search warrants executed during the high-profile arrest of Mega founder Kim Dotcom in January 2012 were valid, though it agreed that the police shouldn't have let cloned information leave the country.
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Dotcom vows to repay $500k creditor debt
Wed 19 Feb 2014
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"My position has always been those creditors should be paid. When Mega is listed my family, which owns the shares, [will] settle those obligations."
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Dotcom's Internet Party beckons for resigning Mega CEO...
Fri 24 Jan 2014
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internet party
"What I’m clear about is that I’m not going to put my hand up to be a candidate for the party. This is a career hiatus rather than a career shift."
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Come on Dotcom let the good times roll…
Tue 21 Jan 2014
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apple
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"My motto is if they seize all your assets and destroy your billion-dollar company, just build a new billion-dollar company, and that's what I'm doing."
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"The raid took place NOW, exactly 2 years ago…"
Mon 20 Jan 2014
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Helicopters, assault rifles, anti-terrorism units, attack dogs and 72 cops terrorising a zero-threat family.
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Dotcom dives into politics with the Internet Party
Wed 15 Jan 2014
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"My new political party won't be named Mega Party. We are the Internet Party. Here's our logo for the first time."
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Party launched as Dotcom “f****** tires” of political nonsense
Wed 15 Jan 2014
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"Get ready for low blows and smears against me and my political party. My attackers are worried. They should be. We will get more than 5%."
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Mega launches iOS app
Mon 2 Dec 2013
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Kim Dotcom's cloud storage service Mega has released an iOS app, available free of charge from the App Store.
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Crown claims "deficient" Dotcom search warrants not invalid
Fri 29 Nov 2013
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Search warrants executed in the 2012 arrest of Mega founder Kim Dotcom were deficient, but not so much as to be invalid and could still be understood by a reasonable person, according to the Crown.
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Slingshot and Dotcom offer free MEGA accounts to customers
Sat 2 Nov 2013
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In partnership with internet mogul Kim Dotcom, Slingshot aims to provide New Zealand consumers with unprecedented value for online services, starting with Free MEGA accounts for all Slingshot customers.
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