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Advisory Board Spotlight: Alex Kochis

January 22, 2015

We recently announced the creation of our Advisory Board that will help V.i. Labs' management team assess new market and product development opportunities. Over the next few weeks we're going to spotlight each of our Advisory Board members on the blog and today we're getting started with Alex Kochis.

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[Video] How to Convert Software Pirates to Paying Customers

January 13, 2015

Unlicensed users represent a significant revenue opportunity for software vendors. In fact, 83% of pirated users in mature markets will pay for your software. Companies that can identify and target these users can double their online conversion rates. Learn how in-application messaging lets you reach, educate and convert these unpaid users so you [...]

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Microsoft Draws the Line on Software Piracy

December 23, 2014

Frequent readers of the Code Confidential blog know that V.i. Labs views software piracy distribution channels (torrent sites, file lockers, industry forums/bulletin boards, etc.) as an untapped channel that software vendors can leverage to generate new license revenue. You may know that CodeArmor Intelligence data generated more than $300 million [...]

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Nero Burning Up Top Software Torrents for Week of December 15

December 17, 2014

Welcome back to the latest Top 10 Most Pirated Applications - a dive into the depths of the world of the top software torrents. This week we see a resurgence in Nero’s 2015 Platinum product. With a new build version coming out, we usually see a new rash of releases and this update is no exception. The top of the list starts out with the most [...]

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Can't Buy Me Love: How Google Adwords' Policy Can Hurt Software Vendors

December 12, 2014

One of the most frustrating aspects of trying to gain mindshare with prospects is competing with pirated copies of your own software for search rankings. This is especially true in the Business-to-Consumer software market, where piracy sites have spent years building search engine optimized pages so they rank on the first page when you search for [...]

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