Piracy

IPTV piracy becomes big business
IPTV piracy is now big business with over 2.7 million ads offered by the top 100 websites.
Yonder Music in exclusive deal with XL Axiata in Indonesia
New York-based music streaming service company Yonder Music has announced an exclusive partnership with XL Axiata in Indonesia, nearly six months after announcing a similar pact with XL’s sister company Celcom Axiata in Malaysia.
Chromecast support now, original content coming: Hooq CEO
DNA editor Keith Liu sat down with Hooq chief executive Peter Bithos for an exclusive interview on topics ranging from competition, content and piracy, to addressing the needs of the emerging market customer.
Piracy is biggest Netflix competitor in Singapore: Lawyer
High piracy rates in Singapore may hamper Netflix's market entry Pricing will likely be adjusted and new payment modes made available
Netflix-type wars: Grove’s Catcha takes on Singtel’s Hooq with iflix
After weeks of market buzz, Internet entrepreneur Patrick Grove’s Catcha Group has officially announced ‘iflix,’ its entry in the Video On Demand (VOD) space, just about a month after Singapore Telecommunications Ltd (Singtel) unveiled its own Netflix-type service.
And the winner of the most pirated motion picture is …
Irdeto, a world leader in anti-piracy and Revenue Assurance solutions, revealed that the Academy Awards draws massive consumer interest outside the US, evidenced by a 385% increase in piracy worldwide for nominated films following the announcements on Jan 15.
World Cup piracy a warning to broadcasters ahead of Premier League
With the 2014/15 Premier League season kicking off this weekend, broadcasters should take note of some unexpected piracy figures from Irdeto on the FIFA World Cup 2014 in Brazil earlier this year.
APAC enterprises and consumers to pay dearly for security breaches
Enterprises in Asia Pacific are expected to spend nearly US$230 billion in 2014 to deal with issues caused by malware deliberately loaded onto pirated software, according to a new joint study conducted by IDC and the National University of Singapore (NUS) and commissioned by Microsoft Corp.
Is digital piracy harmful to consumers?
Anti-counterfeiting campaigns shouldn't be cloaked as consumer protection measures, when what they really come down to are protecting industry’s copyright and patent rights, and the monopoly profits that they draw from those rights, writes Dr Jeremy Malcolm.
iTunes Asian entry to have minimal impact: Ovum
The advent of the popular iTunes store in Asian markets last week is expected to cement greater loyalty for Apple products amongst its diehard fans but its launch may not necessarily endear others who are not Apple users to the store, according to an industry analyst.
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