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LimeWire to pay $105 million for illegal file-sharing

May 13, 2011 by

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The Lime Company, founders of the LimeWire file-sharing program have agreed to pay a settlement of $105 million (£64 million) to 13 record labels for aiding piracy. The figure, which is substantially less than the $1 billion that the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) claimed it was owed, was imposed on the company earlier […]

Review: 300,000 new LiveProfile users in 24 hours

April 29, 2011 by

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Something new has crash-landed into the UK smartphone market and quite frankly it’s a god send. For those of you like myself who were suddenly hit by the LiveProfile phenomena, and have no clue as to what it is, let me tell you a little about it. Some say it’s BlackBerry Messenger with a hint […]

The fastest, most powerful iPhone yet… and it follows you

April 21, 2011 by

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Do you ever get the feeling that someone is watching you? Well it seems like someone is, and what’s worse, they have been since June 2010. Apple has been hitting the headlines recently in a big way. Unfortunate then that on the same day the tech-giant announces its iPhone has nearly doubled their profits, news […]

You are now receiving the attention of Anonymous

April 4, 2011 by

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I’ll admit that I’ve always been a fan of Sony but their recent legal battles have left me a little confused… To be specific I almost fell off my chair when it was announced that Sony were going to try and sue hacker Alexander ‘Graf_Chokolo’ Egorenkov for a million euros. The global giant ordered police […]

500,000 people march against coalition cuts in London

March 26, 2011 by

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Ed Miliband took centre stage at Hyde Park to address the half a million people who turned up to show their disapproval of the government’s cuts to the public sector. The protest, dubbed March for the Alternative, was  like no other; the sound of drums and vuvuzelas filled the air to such an extent that […]

Dead Island: A second chance for zombies

March 11, 2011 by

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Like a gang of zombies hunting for holiday makers, the gaming world has gone mad for the new game from Techland. The full length trailer for the upcoming Dead Island features a reverse-chronological story of a family who face an attack of zombies whilst on holiday. It may seem like the run of the mill zombie game […]

Religion to Science: “Bring It”

February 21, 2011 by

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Anonymous has now supposedly targeted an anti-gay church in the US which responded to threats from the cyber group by saying; “Bring it.” The Westboro Baptist Church’s response to a post on AnonNews.org was met with scepticism as claims emerge that suggest the threats were not made by Anonymous. Unfortunately without having a recognised figure […]