Dell Charges $30 For Firefox


Mozilla wants to know why Dell is charging around $30 to install Firefox on new computers, contradicting its status as free software. It’s not clear how widespread the charge is. The Next Web captured the screenshot pictured above with a £16.25 (approx US$30) charge for one model on Dell’s UK site, though at the time […]

Boy, 11, Bullied For Loving ‘My Little Pony,’ Attempts Suicide [Help Needed!]

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Taking after his uncle, 11-year-old Michael Morones, of North Carolina, was a self-proclaimed “Brony,” finding comfort and solace in My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic, especially in the character of Pinkie Pie. Morones has ADHD, and he found the pony very relatable. He wore Pinkie Pie and MLP:FIM paraphernalia to school, where his classmates would […]

Dutch Pirate Bay Ban Overturned


A court in the Netherlands has overturned an order that internet service providers in the country must block access to The Pirate Bay. The decision isn’t primarily because of a change in the law or its implementation, but is largely a recognition that the ban simply hasn’t worked. As has happened in several countries, in […]

Zynga to Accept Bitcoin


Gaming company Zynga has announced it will test accepting payments via Bitcoin. It’s arguably the most mainstream seller yet to accept the digital currency. The BBC notes the move follows both open-source games console maker Ouya and independent game seller Humble Bundle accepting the virtual money last year. Zynga is running the test through BitPay, […]