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Google Cleans Up Its Music, Removes The F-Bomb
2012-12-27 12:09:04

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online There are some moments in life where a well-placed swear in a song can really strike just the right chord. Take the “F-Word” in Radiohead´s “Creep” or the lesser-known but equally important swear in Pedro the Lion´s “Foregone Conclusions.” Even the well timed profanity in Death Cab for Cutie´s “Tiny Vessels” lands the artist´s point square on the chin in the...

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2012-08-13 16:05:43

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Google often finds themselves in difficult positions. Built upon the motto “Don´t be evil,” the Mountain View company often finds it hard to sell ads and offer their myriad of free services without crossing some ethical lines. For instance, the search giant announced in January they´d be making some changes in the way their search results were listed, placing Google + entries higher on the list than other,...

Google Implements, Then Suspends, Annual 4 Device Deactivation Limit
2012-05-18 06:08:10

Enid Burns for RedOrbit.com This week Google implemented, then temporarily suspended, an annual four-time deactivation limit on Google Music accounts on Google Play. Users have a maximum 10 device limit on their accounts. The suspension of the new policy is in reaction to the new rule. A Google Music account is allowed up to 10 devices. Some users of Google Music, including early adopters, may come close to or exceed that allotment. However it's actually somewhat generous compared to...

200 Million Android Devices Activated To Date
2011-11-19 05:48:49

More than 200 million Android smartphones and other devices have been activated worldwide, representatives announced as part of the Google Music press conference on Wednesday. According to Eric Zeman of InformationWeek and Raven Lovecraft of TG Daily, that means the amount of devices running on the operating system has doubled during a six month period. The Menlo Park, California-based company also announced that approximately 55,000 new Android handsets were being activated each day, both...

Google Music Open For Business
2011-11-17 09:41:17

Internet search giant Google launched its new online music store during a flashy media event in Hollywood on Wednesday, vying to take the lead away from Apple and Amazon in audio entertainment distribution, despite not having one of the music industry´s leading record labels -- Warner Bros. -- on its side. Google Music will offer more than 13 million songs and be integrated with Android Market, the company´s  online store for smartphone apps. Google Music will allow users to...

Google Music Announcement Expected on Wednesday
2011-11-12 06:18:20

Invitations sent to members of the press on Friday suggest that Google will take the wraps off of their new music service -- perhaps with the help of Spinal Tap -- on November 16. The invitation, a photo of which was included in a November 11 report by SlashGear's Chris Burns, reads "These Go To Eleven" at the top -- a reference to a line from the 1984 mockumentary "This Is Spinal Tap," which was directed by Rob Reiner and starring Christopher Guest, Michael McKean and Harry Shearer....


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barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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