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Battle Heats Up Between Pandora, Record Industry Over Royalties

Internet Radio Fairness Act would allow Internet Radio royalty rates to be determined by the same long-established process applicable to satellite

Google Wallet to Start Accepting Micropayments

Google Wallet has set up a pay as you go system for web users who want individual premium articles. Google

RetroUI Lets PC Users Return to Windows’ Classic Desktop Appearance

RetroUI enables fazed Windows 8 users to revert back to the classic appearance without losing any of the additional features

The Real Reason Apple Dropped Google’s Maps? Android.

Reports have surfaced suggesting that Apple wasn’t happy over Google’s Android advantage. Apple’s much-maligned Maps app has been widely criticized

ZTE to Launch First Smartphone with Mozilla OS

Chinese manufacturer ZTE are developing a new mobile OS with Mozilla. Chinese company ZTE have announced they are developing a

Security vs Privacy, the Current Tradeoff with the FISA Amendments Act

Privacy is a big topic in contemporary society, specifically with regards to how important it is when it comes to

Gottfrid Svartholm Warg, Co-founder of Pirate Bay, Detained in Sweden

Gottfrid Svartholm Warg, co-founder of Pirate Bay, was detained by local police in Sweden and is under questioning for potential

Downloading Songs Cost Minnesota Woman $220,000

A court ruling today finalised the damages that a Minnesotan woman will have to pay for distributing a handful of

Scoopinion: Find Stories Worth Reading

Procrastinators rejoice: Scoopinion rates and curates online content based on other users’ reading behavior. Netflix recommends movies and Goodreads recommends

Contracts of the future: New App HelloSign Introduces Digital Signatures

Sign digital contracts instantly and for free with a new web and mobile app. In a world that’s turning digital,

Opinion: Being Against the TPP Doesn’t Mean You’re Against Free Trade

There’s been a rise of opinions amongst supporters of the secretive Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) that needs to be addressed. The

LG Optimus G Revealed: Korea Release in September

New LG Optimus G revealed to have  1.5GHz quad-core CPU, ICS, LTE, 4.7-inch screen with in-cell touch. Slated for September

Kim Dotcom Opens Megaupload API To developers

Legally embattled owner of Megaupload.com, Kim Dotcom, has just announced on his official twitter account, that the re-release of the

ZeroPaid Interviews TorrentLitigation.com

We talk a lot about national and international copyright laws a lot, but one of the issues that receives less

Frankenstein Virus Doesn’t Reproduce Asexually

A new virus that’s been created by computer scientists from the University of Texas, is able to combine elements from

US Government Jails Marine Veteran for Posting Comments to Facebook

A US marine veteran is in custody after making comments on Facebook about 9/11 conspiracy theories. In addition to being

New Zealand Green Party Uniting International Counterparts to Criticize TPP

While the focus on the Trans-Pacific Partnership in the Canadian media has simply been that any trade deal is a

FACT Investigation into Surfthechannel Owner was Hugely Invasive

FACT Investigation into Surfthechannel Owner was Hugely Invasive

In a 20,000 word document, recently convicted and sentenced owner of Surfthechannel.com, Anton Vickerman, has outlined the last five years

MySites: Chrome Extension Gives New Tabs Windows Metro 8-Like Start Screen

Gives new Chrome tabs a Windows Metro 8-like look and feel, and makes it even easier to “speed dial and

Malaysia Rejecting TPP as Agreement Causes Political Turmoil in Australia

There’s been plenty of developments in the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) in the last week which is worth noting. Malaysia is