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2008-10-02 06:00:19

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- New York District Judge William H. Pauley III has ordered the copyright infringement lawsuit against Michael Robertson dismissed and the case against MP3tunes and its personal music lockers to proceed in his New York court. In November 2007, fourteen record labels and publishers affiliated with major record label EMI filed a lawsuit against MP3tunes and Michael Robertson alleging copyright infringement. The complaint focused on MP3tunes' internet locker...

2008-09-25 09:00:26

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- MP3tunes (http://www.mp3tunes.com/) is pleased to announce the global launch of its free Load2Mobile service, which lets people turn their cell phones into robust personal music players without cables - completely wirelessly. Load2Mobile works with virtually any phone with text and music capability, including devices from BlackBerry, Nokia, Motorola, Samsung, LG and Sony Ericsson. Music fans can use Load2Mobile right away by visiting...

2008-08-06 09:00:14

Xandros, Inc., the leading provider of custom OEM Linux solutions, next-generation Linux desktop and server products, and advanced cross-platform Windows-Linux management tools, today announced that the Xandros Freespire 5, arriving Q4 2008, will be based on the Debian GNU/Linux "Lenny" release. The move spearheads a new Xandros consolidated desktop strategy following last month's acquisition of Linspire, developer of the CNR software distribution facility, and the Linspire and Freespire...

2008-08-05 12:00:14

Viyya Technologies Inc. (PINKSHEETS: VYON), a developer and marketer of advanced web-based content management applications, today announced a strategic partnership with Xandros, Inc., the leading provider of custom OEM Linux solutions, next-generation Linux desktop and server products, and advanced cross-platform Windows-Linux management tools. The agreement gives Xandros exclusive rights to bundle Viyya(TM) technology with Xandros' custom OEM solutions to meet the needs of the growing number...

2008-07-02 09:00:16

Xandros, Inc., the leading provider of custom OEM Linux solutions, next-generation Linux desktop and server products, and advanced cross-platform Windows-Linux management tools, today announced the acquisition of Linspire, developer of the CNR software distribution facility, and the Linspire and Freespire Linux desktop operating systems. The combination of the technologies, expertise, and market presence of the two companies supports Xandros' mission to become a powerful one-stop Linux...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'