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Not So Fast… Grooveshark Is Back From the Dead

It does look like Grooveshark has come back from the dead after being closed down by the authorities last week. Relaying BGR’s news, it seems a small team assembled after the site’s demise to revive it, having secretly backed up the site’s content prior to the shutdown. The site is now available at a new URL, with much of the music that …

Grooveshark Is No More

Grooveshark is no more after the company posted a notice and apology letter on its homepage. “We started out nearly ten years ago with the goal of helping fans share and discover music. But despite [the] best of intentions, we made very serious mistakes. We failed to secure licenses from rights holders for the vast amount of music on the service,” …

You Can Now Play Hundreds of MS-DOS Games Online

Vintage alert: MS-DOS games now live in your browser thanks to the Internet Archive. About 2,400 games are available and are entirely playable and work without plugins or any effort on your part; just click and you can play for hours. The browser-based emulation is still in beta and may contain bugs though. The group also has a collection of …

Panzer General Online Introduces Alliances

Today Ubisoft introduced the new alliance system for Panzer General Online, allowing players to found or join alliances and activate buffs in player vs player (PvP) battles. The alliances offer new ways of playing with and against other players. Once a player is a member of an alliance they are able to use two new buffs, the Intelligence Buff …

Pirates and Warships Spotted in ANNO Online

Today, Ubisoft and Blue Byte launched the biggest update in the history of ANNO Online introducing a player versus environment battle system and a new 3D graphics engine. Pirates have entered the waters in ANNO Online and to defend their island players can now raise an armada of warships to counterstrike a pirate invasion. The new PvE battle …

A Short History of Domain Names

The second half of the nineties was a very exciting time for me, I had just begone learning the ins and outs of the world-wide web. HTML4 was the hottest thing out there and Geocities was the place to have a personal site. It took little time to get the hang of things and my day job quickly became entirely dedicated to building websites.As is the …

Roundup: Security in a Week – 4/11 May 2014

Beware of false Facebook hacking websites, don’t be a fool! When you search the web on how to hack a Facebook account, a huge list of websites will pop up and this number is on the rise. Those websites might claim that they are able to get you any Facebook account credentials in minutes, some might claim to do it live in front of you, and …

The Art of Choosing Who to Follow on Twitter

There is only one good reason to follow someone on Twitter. When I first joined Twitter, I started following everything and everyone who sounded vaguely Lebanese. I also followed back everyone who followed me, as a form of courtesy and protocole. It was at a time when Beirut Spring was about gathering little nuggets of Lebanese news here …

Facebook Announces Imminent News Feed Cleanup

Facebook today announced plans to clean up the News Feed, through reducing stories that users are reporting as spammy or simply that they don’t want to see. This update will hit three specific post categories: Like-baiting posts: which explicitly asks News Feed readers to like, comment, or share the post. In other words, the goal is to …