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Submission + - uTorrent can steal your CPU cycles to mine Bitcoins (

mlauzon writes: Engadget is reporting that the most recent version of uTorrent [3.4.2] is installing Epic Scale in the background to mine for Bitcoins and steal your computers CPU cycles, and BitTorrent Inc. reaps the rewards and you get nothing. It's bad enough that BitTorrent had to include ads in uTorrent, but this is icing on their cake. My suggestion is to jump ship and show BitTorrent Inc. that it can't do what it's doing and get away with it. Check out qBittorrent (, a completely open source client licensed under GPLv2.

Submission + - DC Universe Online Goes F2P (

mlauzon writes: "Seems a lot of companies are seeing the light and turning their subscription based games into the F2P model, or freemium as it's now being called:

For those of us who lack Batman's financial resources, maintaining several monthly MMO subscriptions can be a challenge. Sony Online Entertainment recognizes this, and as a result, the company has just announced that DC Universe Online will be officially joining the freemium revolution toward the end of October.

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