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2011-03-22 09:00:00

BOULDER, Colo., March 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- YapTime, a service for private social groups, today announced new features that make it easier for groups to share, collaborate and shop. This new release includes the ability to share and organize files, upload multiple photos and save them in albums, poll members, and receive local Groupon deals to facilitate social shopping. "Our groups have asked for enhanced features and today's release goes beyond the simple photo sharing or messaging...

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2011-03-09 07:53:19

The founder of LimeWire, a music file-sharing service that was shut down last year due to copyright infringement, settled a lawsuit brought by dozens of music publishers. The settlement covers more than 30 publishers, including Arista, BMG Music, EMI Group, Interscope, Sony Corp, Virgin and Warner Bros. The terms of the settlement were not disclosed. "A settlement was reached," a spokeswoman for the National Music Publishers Association told Reuters. "The parties worked hard to achieve a...

2011-02-18 15:56:08

The United States' preoccupation with national security, including counterterrorism, counterintelligence, and cyber security, is also a concern of higher education, according to Graham Spanier, president of Penn State University. Spanier, who chairs the National Security Higher Education Advisory Board (NSHEAB), addressed attendees today (Feb. 18) at the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science in Washington, D.C., stressing that higher education is part of...

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2011-02-08 13:50:00

According to a report released Tuesday by network firm Allot Communications, YouTube video-sharing service is the most popular website among smartphone users, accounting for 17 percent of mobile data traffic. "As video streaming continues to reign supreme within mobile networks, YouTube continues as the single most significant website for video steaming and sharing, now accounting for 45 percent of overall mobile video streaming traffic and 17 percent of total traffic on mobile networks,"...

2011-01-24 15:57:41

A study done at Carlos III University of Madrid (UC3M) identifies and characterizes the users who upload contents on the main P2P piracy networks on Internet and points out the incentives that they find to carrying out this activity. The research study examines the behavior of the users who are responsible for publishing over 55,000 files on the two main portals (Mininova and The Pirate Bay) of BitTorrent, the most popular P2P application for file-sharing on Internet, where some users publish...

2011-01-21 07:20:00

ITHACA, N.Y., Jan. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ATC-NY has just released two free, new forensics tools: Mac Memory Reader and eMule Reader. Mac Memory Reader is a simple command-line utility to capture the contents of physical RAM on a suspect Macintosh computer, letting an investigator gather volatile state information prior to shutting the machine down. Mac Memory Reader is based on the physical RAM acquisition tools in Mac Marshal Field Edition, a computer forensic tool for Mac OS X...

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2011-01-11 13:54:16

A new MarkMonitor study offers a snapshot into the changing nature of online piracy. The anti-fraud firm monitored illegal traffic levels on 43 file-sharing sites and found that they generated over 53 billion visits per year. The top three generated over 21 billion visits. Sites like RapidShare.com, Megavideo.com and Megaupload.com are becoming as popular as peer-to-peer methods of accessing illegal content. The study used a small sample of sites suggesting that the problem could be much...

2011-01-05 00:00:39

http://www.zaptunes.com will be re-branded as a music social network. The site will no more offer free music downloads. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) January 4, 2011 ZapTunes (http://www.zaptunes.com ), a website where one can download free music, is getting a new face as a music social network. The new website will provide a plethora of features for music lovers, including an innovative new discussion forum where they can talk about various artists, tracks and albums. The users will also be...

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2011-01-04 12:30:00

LimeWire is looking to get court-ordered subpoenas that require third parties to open up about their dealings with the record industry. After U.S. District Court Judge Kimba Wood delivered a death penalty to LimeWire for copyright violations with an injunction against the company in October, the case moved to question how much LimeWire should pay to the record industry in damages. The labels claim over $1 billion in damages and plan to argue for the compensation in a jury trial scheduled...

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2010-12-20 13:09:11

According to court documents, a key investor of The Pirate Bay file sharing site appealed to the country's highest court on Monday to overturn his four-month prison sentence and fines to the music and movie industry. "Carl Lundstroem demands the Supreme Court cancel the Appeal Court's ruling," the petition read. Lundstroem and Pirate Bay founders Peter Sunde, Fredrik Neij and Gottfrid Svartholm Warg were all sentenced to a year in jail in 2009, while also being ordered to pay $4.5 million...


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