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2012-07-08 23:00:41

Compare Music Download Sites Helps Music Lovers Find the Best Music Download Sites. Montreal, Quebec (PRWEB) July 08, 2012 Compare Music Download Sites, a review site for music download services, has made it easier to find online services to download MP3s, WMAs, and full CDs. With harsher punishments, including fines and jail time, coming down on those who illegally download and share music, more people are interested in finding the best legal music download sites. Compare Music Download...

2012-06-06 23:04:14

Following four years of intensive research and development, SPEEDbit has formally announced the release of DAP 10, their fastest and most comprehensive download manager to date. Redesigned and rebuilt from top to bottom, the new DAP 10 platform consists of the core DAP acceleration engine, now streamlined and optimized for powerful efficiency and ease of use. (PRWEB) June 06, 2012 SPEEDbit unveils the groundbreaking DAP 10 - The fastest free download manager available today. Following four...

Napster Co-Founders Launch New Social Video Service
2012-06-05 13:27:46

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com On Tuesday, Napster cofounders unveiled a new video chat platform to the public for the first time called Airtime. Airtime is a one-on-one video service that is purported to be the next big start up from Silicon Valley. The social-video site will be connecting millions of people based on interests and social connections, similar to how Google's video chat service works on its Google+ social network.  Airtime will be integrated deeply into Facebook,...

2012-05-25 23:00:31

Nomadesk is excited to announce their release of Nomadesk 5.0, and convert to a market-low price of $10 per user per month. Austin, TX (PRWEB) May 25, 2012 Nomadesk, leading developer of business-class file sharing software, is excited to announce their release of Nomadesk 5.0, and convert to a market-low price of $10 per user per month. Nomadesk´s new pricing model will provide customers with unlimited storage capabilities and advanced security features. With added...

RIAA Sues LimeWire For Trillions, Judge Finds Claim 'Absurd'
2012-05-25 10:09:08

More than 18 months after a federal judge ordered LimeWire to disable its filesharing service, the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) has reportedly filed an astounding $72 trillion lawsuit against the now defunct peer-to-peer filesharing company for enabling the illegal distribution of some 11,000 copyrighted songs. However, in a ruling filed earlier this month, Judge Kimba Wood of the US District Court for the Southern District of New York called the industry´s lawsuit...

Supreme Court Will Not Review Music Downloading Case
2012-05-22 04:13:48

The highest court in the United States has refused to review the case of a former Boston University student who was hit with a $675,000 penalty for illegally downloading music and sharing it on the Internet. The petition was brought to the Supreme Court by Joel Tenenbaum, who in 2007 was sued by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) for copyright infringement for the illegal acquisition and distribution of 31 songs, including some by Aerosmith, Eminem, Green Day, Nirvana,...

The Pirate Bay Suffers DDoS Attack
2012-05-17 04:19:44

The hackers are at it again, this time aiming their DDoS cannons at popular torrent site Pirate Bay. While it may seem ironic for hackers to take down a site dedicated to pirating, some say these attacks may be an act of vengeance and retaliation, as Pirate Bay recently criticized a group of hackers for attacking the UK ISP Virgin Mobile. The DDoS (Or Distributed Denial of Service) attack against the torrent site lasted at least 24 hours before the site was knocked out of commission....

Microsoft-funded Russian Startup Aims To Stop Net Piracy
2012-05-15 04:42:25

A Microsoft-funded Russian startup company has developed a new technology to stop the downloading of pirated content. The company, Pirate Pay, said it has already worked with Walt Disney Studios and Sony Pictures to stop “tens of thousands” of illegal downloads on sites such as BitTorrent. Film and music industries have long seen BitTorrent as a major threat to their business, claiming the site costs them billions in lost revenue each year. But Pirate Pay says its system...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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