Author Archives: Steven Grady


LG announces Design the Future competition, win up to $20,000

LG announces Design the Future competition, win up to $20,000

Want a chance to win over $80,000 in awards? LG has announced a contest to deign the next revolutionary mobile phone in partnership with crowdSPRING (an online marketplace for creative services) and Autodesk (a leader in 2D and 3D design and engineering software). Anyone 18 or older can enter the competition and use a 15-day trial of Autodesk to design the next LG mobile phone.

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SlashGear Week in Review, Week 16, 2009

SlashGear Week in Review, Week 16, 2009

It's Sunday again. Another week is about to start, but before we get to look forward to all the news coming out of the industry next week, we reflect on what we learned last week. Ok, I'm done reflecting, how about you? No? Can't remember all the news from last week?  Well here's the rundown.

Windows 7 RC might be out May 5th for public

Windows 7 RC might be out May 5th for public

According to Microsoft's Partner Program website, we'll see Windows 7 RC drop on May 5th for the public. There were reports that MSDN subscribers were able to download the new Windows 7 version, but it turns out to have been a slip up on Microsoft's part by posting a page early.

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Pirate Bay Admins found guilty; get 1-year sentence

Pirate Bay Admins found guilty; get 1-year sentence

The Swedish courts announced their ruling against Pirate Bay administrators Fredrik Neij, Gottfrid Svartholm Warg and Peter Sunde. The group was found guilty of contributing to copyright infringement through their site The Pirate Bay, and were sentenced to 1 year in prison, as well as $3.6 million dollars in fines to be paid to Sony BMG, Warner Bros. and other record labels. The slight bit of good news here is that the Pirate Bay won't be going anywhere, and will remain operational, as the technology is 100% legal.

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