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Death Of Julius Caesar Location Discovered
2012-10-10 17:30:12

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Which death is preferable to every other?: “The unexpected.” This quote, attributed to Julius Caesar himself, turned out to be prophetic. His assassination on the Ides of March in 44 BC was truly an unexpected event for the most famous leader of the Roman empire. Antonio Monterroso, CSIC researcher from the Institute of History of the Center for Humanities and Social Sciences (CCHS-CSIC), states: "We always knew that...

2012-09-11 22:20:08

SYDNEY, Sept. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Research into the use of private military security companies in the Indian Ocean has found the fight against Somali-based pirates has become a private battle as global defence cuts reduce naval counter-piracy deployments. The report, 'Pirates and Privateers: Managing the Indian Ocean's Private Security Boom' ( http://www.lowyinstitute.org/publications/pirates-and-privateers-managing-indian-oceans-private-security-boom ) sheds new light on the serious...

2012-09-08 23:00:58

The new "Boomie vs Pirates" app set to leave "Angry Birds" spin off "Bad Piggies" in the dust. Appiteks market-driven app gives the people what they want. Edwardsville, IL (PRWEB) September 07, 2012 There is skepticism surrounding the impending release of the “Bad Piggies” app set to be introduced this month by Rovio, the creators of the mega-hit “Angry Birds." With the huge success "Angry Birds" is still experiencing and the fatal miss with their last release, “Bad...

2012-09-05 02:20:26

LONDON, September 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Defence IQ, the leading online resource for military and defence news and analysis, today announced the release of its Maritime Reconnaissance and Surveillance 2012 Report. The report explores the key threats to global maritime operations and highlights which maritime patrol aircraft capabilities will be in highest demand over the next decade. A full copy of the report can be accessed here: Maritime Reconnaissance and Surveillance...

2012-09-04 06:25:41

Partnership with Federation Against Software Theft will Intensify Anti-Piracy Operations throughout Europe and U.S. WASHINGTON, Sept. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA), the principal association for the software and digital content industries, today announced that it has forged a new alliance with the Federation Against Software Theft (FAST). The partnership agreement will strengthen anti-piracy operations throughout Europe and...

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2012-09-03 07:48:46

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online One of illegal file-sharing website Pirate Bay´s cofounders has been detained in Cambodia, as local authorities consider a request from Sweden to have him extradited. Gottfrid Svartholm Warg was held in Phnom Penh after an international warrant was issued for his arrest in April for failing to show up for the start of his one-year prison sentence for copyright violations. Warg, 27, has been living in Cambodia for four years,...

2012-08-23 23:01:47

Publisher NGames offers bonuses to prepare pirates for the new challenges ahead. Hull, UK (PRWEB) August 22, 2012 Online publisher, NGames has revealed that the Chapter 3 expansion of their anime inspired pirate MMO, Pockie Pirates is coming soon. To prepare for the new challenges ahead, players will be receiving a slew of free extra items for levelling up their accounts, along with extra special bonuses for becoming VIP members. The upcoming Chapter 3 promises more challenging adventures...

2012-08-21 02:33:00

BSA settles eight cases valuing more than $2.5 million in unlicensed software WASHINGTON, Aug. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A recent wave of high-value unlicensed software cases settled by the Business Software Alliance (BSA) underscores the persistent problem of software piracy in the United States. While U.S. piracy rates have dipped overall - as noted in the 2011 BSA Global Software Piracy Study - the commercial value of software piracy in the U.S. still adds up to almost $10...

2012-08-06 10:26:04

LAS VEGAS, Aug. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Experience Media Studios (EMS) today announced the launch of a new service to support the independent film and content publishing industry in the fight against digital piracy. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120806/LA52863-INFO) Experience Media Studios combats digital piracy with a proactive approach and anti-piracy platform that monitors, detects, and eliminates pirated content across the endless online distribution and promotional...

2012-08-03 06:20:21

EL CAJON, Calif., Aug. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Congressman Duncan Hunter (R-CA), a Marine combat veteran and member for the House Armed Services Committee, met with senior executives at Skye Maritime, a California based, veteran owned and operated private maritime security company today to discuss the challenges facing U.S maritime security firms. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120803/LA51512) "Congressman Hunter is concerned about the rising threat of Somali piracy and cut...