Jan.30

15 Best Torrent Sites

Finding a site for torrenting can be very tricky.

First, the cat-and-mouse game between political authorities and some of the popular torrent sites often results in torrent sites shutting down really quickly.

Second, there are a lot of torrent sites riddled with ads and malware that provide low-quality torrent files or even fake torrents all together. To address this, we decided to compile a list of the best torrent sites for 2018 while providing the following information to give you a true assessment of the state of a torrent site:

  • Year established: This is a sort of “reliability gauge.” The older a site the more reliable it is. A popular torrent site that’s been able to survive five, 10, or more years without being shut down must be very reliable.
  • Popular content formats: We include some of the popular content formats available on the torrent sites we feature.
  • Banned in the following countries: If we have information that a torrent site has been banned in a particular country, we include this information.
  • Supports instant downloads: We indicate whether a torrent site supports instant download or not.
  • Mirrors/Alternate URLs/IPs: We include mirror sites and/or IP addresses to allow you other means of accessing a torrent site in case it has been blocked by your ISP.
  • Number of torrents: We include the total number of torrents available on a site at the time of compiling this list.
  • Speed test: We downloaded the same file from all of these websites using ExpressVPN and listed the results under each torrenting website (100MB/s connection out of Estonia).
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Feb.06

Remote-controlled contraceptive microchip could launch by 2018

Developed by researchers at MIT, the ‘digital pill’ implant could revolutionise birth control, allowing women to switch hormones on and off at the touch of a button

Fighting over the remote control could soon end up in more than just a channel-hopping battle, if researchers at MIT have their way. In the Bill Gates-funded quest for the next form of contraception, a Massachusetts startup has come up with a small remote-controlled chip, like a digital wifi version of the pill, that will allow women to switch their fertility on and off at the touch of a button.

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Nov.22

Tencent chief ‘richer than Google founders’

The value of China’s biggest social network company – Tencent Holdings – has overtaken that of Facebook.The company owns WeChat, an enormously popular messaging app in China, and hit gaming franchises such as League of Legends and Honour of Kings.

It is the first Asian firm to surpass a market value of $500bn (£377bn).Its chief executive, Ma Huateng, is now worth more than the founders of Google, Larry Page and Sergey Brin, according to Forbes.The magazine valued him at $48.3bn on Tuesday, making him the world’s ninth richest man according to its ranking.

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Oct.30

Easypaisa Discontinues its Virtual Debit Card Service

Easypaisa has discontinued its flagship Virtual Debit Card service, we have checked.

The service worked on the same principle as any debit card does. However, since those cards could be used online (for shopping etc.), consumers also used to call them as virtual credit cards as well.

Subul Naqvi, from Telenor Bank’s Corporate Communications division, confirmed the development and said that the bank has decided to pull back the service for now.

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Aug.17

The Power of Pervasive Encryption

The new z14 mainframe computer offers a chance to re-evaluate what a mainframe can do for an organization. Gone are the days when the mainframe was the only way to do computing. Today, there are new and different choices, and the z14 can make those choices practical.

The z14 features standard improvements that users have come to expect, such as faster, more efficient hardware chips. It also includes a pervasive encryption scheme that may prove to be as important as anything that was done to the computing hardware.

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