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Win 5 Copies of “jQuery: Novice to Ninja”

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Sitepoint is known to consistently release amazing books. Their latest book, “jQuery: Novice to Ninja”, covers jQuery, one of the most powerful JavaScript frameworks. The exciting new 390-page book is perfect for any jQuery user, regardless of whether you’re a beginner, advanced, or somewhere in-between. WDD has once again partnered with Sitepoint...
Win 5 Copies of “jQuery: Novice to Ninja”

EA coupon glitch lets Origin users download dozens of free games

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In the real world, there's a good reason most coupons say "Limit: one per customer." In the digital world, EA found out just how costly neglecting such a limit can be. An offer meant to reward players with a single game instead allowed the entire Internet to unlock a good...
EA coupon glitch lets Origin users download dozens of free games
Apple throws MobileMe users a free version of Snow Leopard to update to iCloud
UltraViolet Now Has Over 9M Accounts, Smart TV Buyers To Get 10 Movies Free In 2013

Found infringing Apple patents, Google pulls the Galaxy Nexus

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On the company's online store, IN STOCK is replaced by COMING SOON FORTUNE -- Last Wednesday, Google (GOOG) gave the 6,000 developers attending its annual I/O conference free copies of the Galaxy Nexus -- a touchscreen smartphone jointly developed by Google and Samsung. Three days later, a federal judge granted Apple (AAPL)...
Found infringing Apple patents, Google pulls the Galaxy Nexus

Why Do We Even Have 'Distribution' As A Right Protected By Copyright?

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Under US copyright law, there is a series of "rights" granted to the copyright holder, described in Section 106. The key ones are reproduction, preparation of derivative works, distribution and public performance. These rights tend to be taken for granted as being a part of copyright law... but the more...
Why Do We Even Have 'Distribution' As A Right Protected By Copyright?

Why The Daily Failed, And What Rupert Murdoch Should Have Launched Instead

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The reason News Corp. has shut down The Daily, its iPad-only newspaper, is due to a simple math problem: not enough subscribers to cover the cost of production and distribution. The Daily had reportedly 100,000 subscribers at $40 per year which, by my math is only $4 million annually. The...
Why The Daily Failed, And What Rupert Murdoch Should Have Launched Instead

DRM and the NPR example

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Some e-book buyers embrace a little friction, says Joe Esposito at The Scholarly Kitchen. Esposito wonders whether DRM is more effective in preventing “casual copying” than large-scale infringement: It will be argued that the promotional value of free copies outweighs the lost sales due to sharing. I don’t think so;...
DRM and the NPR example

GameFly's digital distribution client officially exits beta, celebrates with free copies of Bioshock

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After nearly a year of testing, GameFly is ready to pull the beta qualifier off of its PC game distribution client. The desktop software serves not only as a digital storefront for PC games, but also as a queue management program for subscribers to GameFly's game-by-mail service. Active members...
GameFly's digital distribution client officially exits beta, celebrates with free copies of Bioshock

The 404 1,164: Where we've got free copies of Black Ops II (podcast)

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Based on yesterday's story about the Apple flagship store deafening shoppers' ears, today we're talk about all the ways music pervades life-- at work (thanks Muzak), at home, on television, and yes, even the bathroom. Fair warning: this episode includes sound clips of the five worst squirm-inducing noises known to...
The 404 1,164: Where we've got free copies of Black Ops II (podcast)

Apple Driving iCloud Conversions with Free Copies of Snow Leopard for MobileMe Users

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As noted by Macgasm, Apple has begun notifying at least some MobileMe users of a new upgrade program offering a free copy of Mac OS X Snow Leopard. The offer is being made to provide users of machines running older versions of Mac OS X with a reduced-cost pathway to...
Apple Driving iCloud Conversions with Free Copies of Snow Leopard for MobileMe Users

Ebookanomics: The impact of marking a title free for several days

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Before ebooks became common, handing out free copies of a new tome was expensive. Each had to be printed and shipped, often with a nice handwritten note from the publicist inside (I love those). These days, everyone can afford to share their book, as the marginal cost of distributing a book in...
Ebookanomics: The impact of marking a title free for several days

Beatles' First Single Enters Public Domain -- In Europe

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The Beatles remain the iconic pop group, so news on VVN/Music that their very first single has now entered the public domain is something of a landmark moment in music: The Beatles first single, Love Me Do / P.S. I Love You, has entered the public domain in Europe and...
Beatles' First Single Enters Public Domain -- In Europe

This week’s headlines from across Inside Network

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A roundup of all the news Inside Network brought you between May 14 and 19. Inside Mobile Apps Tracking the convergence of mobile apps, social platforms and virtual goods. Monday, May 14 Zynga picks up Wild Needle in $3.8 million talent deal Stirring up chaos with EA’s Trouble Makers Mobile...
This week’s headlines from across Inside Network

PowerA's MOGA Bluetooth Android controller launching on October 21 for $50

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Like playing Sonic CD on your Android device but sick of those pesky virtual buttons? How will you ever keep ahold of all those rings?! PowerA has one potential solution for you in its MOGA (mobile gaming system) Bluetooth controller, which arrives at "key retailers and carriers" on October...
PowerA's MOGA Bluetooth Android controller launching on October 21 for $50

Would The US Extradite UK Blogger For Linking To Works In The Public Domain In Other Countries?

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James Firth has an interesting post, talking about some of the more ridiculous consequences of current US law enforcement interpretation of copyright law. Looking at the case of Richard O'Dwyer, the computer science student that the US is getting closer to extraditing to the US to face criminal copyright infringement...
Would The US Extradite UK Blogger For Linking To Works In The Public Domain In Other Countries?

Free Copies of “jQuery: Novice to Ninja”

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Free Copies of “jQuery: Novice to Ninja”

Filmmaker Using BitTorrent & TopSpin To Distribute Free Copies Of Older Movie To Promote New Skateboarding Documentary

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Skateboarder and filmmaker (often focusing his films on skateboarding) Stacy Peralta is releasing his latest skateboarding documentary, Bones Brigade: An Autobiography, about the Bones Brigade skateboarding crew -- Tony Hawk, Lance Mountain, Steve Caballero, Mike McGill and Tommy Guerrero -- which Peralta helped put together in the first place. Rather...
Filmmaker Using BitTorrent & TopSpin To Distribute Free Copies Of Older Movie To Promote New Skateboarding Documentary

Evernote partners with Moleskine to offer "smart notebooks" that are browsable from within the app

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Today at its Evernote Trunk Conference in San Francisco, the note taking specialist announced a partnership with Moleskine to offer the Evernote Smart Notebook. Seeing as many people still take notes with pen and paper, it’s a partnership that makes sense. It lets people take notes digitally and then make...
Evernote partners with Moleskine to offer "smart notebooks" that are browsable from within the app

Review + Giveaway: Abstergo jailbreak tweak finally fixes iOS notifications

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When Apple introduced Notification Center in iOS 5, they changed the way most people manage notification on their iOS devices. For the most part, they were right. Unfortunately, Notification Center introduced its own deficiencies and now people are looking for changes once again. Today, change has finally come in...
Review + Giveaway: Abstergo jailbreak tweak finally fixes iOS notifications

Marvel giving away over 700 free first issue digital comics (for real, totally seriously this time)

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Remember, like, not even a month ago when Marvel tried giving away over 700 first issues of its comic library in digital form on ComiXology? Apparently that didn't work so well, with rabid fans crashing the digital comic service while attempting pull down as many issues as possible. Fret...
Marvel giving away over 700 free first issue digital comics (for real, totally seriously this time)

Aaron Swartz's Suicide Puts Internet Openness Fight In Spotlight

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Aaron Swartz, the Highland Park-raised advocate for Internet openness, took his own life Friday under the shadow of a federal prosecution for allegedly downloading nearly 5 million academic journal articles without authorization. But with his death, his cause has gained new momentum. Hundreds of researchers Monday posted links to free...
Aaron Swartz's Suicide Puts Internet Openness Fight In Spotlight

How To Get A Free Copy Of Snow Leopard (AAPL)

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Apple is giving away free copies of Snow Leopard to potential iCloud customers, reports MacGasm. If upgrades have held you back from iCloud, then Apple is throwing you a bone. You have to be an existing MobileMe customer, however. In an email sent to MobileMe customers the company outlined the...
How To Get A Free Copy Of Snow Leopard (AAPL)

A Fitting Tribute For Aaron Swartz: Researchers Post Free PDFs Of Their Research Online

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As we noted earlier, one thing that Aaron Swartz would have almost certainly wanted, as a memorial for his own accomplishments, would be for others to continue that work and to do much more with it. It's a small thing, but it's been inspiring to watch one aspect of that...
A Fitting Tribute For Aaron Swartz: Researchers Post Free PDFs Of Their Research Online
Microsoft offering developers free copies of Windows 8 Pro and Parallels Desktop

Amazon offers free copies of CDs

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Free digital copies of 50,000 CDs are being offered to Amazon customers via a service that stores the music in the cloud....
Amazon offers free copies of CDs

Apple encouraging iCloud upgrades with free Snow Leopard for MobileMe users

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In an effort to push customers toward iCloud ahead of shuttering its MobileMe service, Apple has reportedly begun offering free copies of OS X Snow Leopard to MobileMe users still on the older Leopard version....
Apple encouraging iCloud upgrades with free Snow Leopard for MobileMe users

The five best tax-day freebies

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Who says April 15 is all bad? Here's your chance to score a free Android phone, a free massage, 25 free copies, and more. [Read more]...
The five best tax-day freebies

This week’s headlines from across Inside Network

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A roundup of all the news Inside Network brought you between May 14 and 19. Inside Mobile Apps Tracking the convergence of mobile apps, social platforms and virtual goods. Monday, May 14 Zynga picks up Wild Needle in $3.8 million talent deal Stirring up chaos with EA’s Trouble Makers Mobile...
This week’s headlines from across Inside Network

Microsoft Debuts Crowdfunding Program For Student Laptops, Offers Office 365 Free To First 10K Participants

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Microsoft is introducing a new pilot project today called “Chip In,” which sees the Windows-maker offering to help students crowdsource laptop purchases ahead of next school year. Students with a .edu email address can crowdfund laptop purchases of qualifying devices through the official Microsoft online store, and Microsoft will subsidize 10 percent...
Microsoft Debuts Crowdfunding Program For Student Laptops, Offers Office 365 Free To First 10K Participants
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