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Rights Group Says Yahoo May Have Lied to Congress

A human rights group says new evidence has emerged that, if genuine, suggests the internet company Yahoo lied to the U.S. Congress about its role in the conviction of Chinese political dissidents. Yahoo says the suggestion is false.


What Is A Botnet?

A botnet is a network of zombie computers controlled by a single entity. The term is a portmanteau of the phrase "Robot Network". Usually, the zombies in use of a botnet are compromised computers running the Microsoft Windows operating system that have been infected with some sort of malware.


The Verve Intellectual Property Case: A Bittersweet Example

Intellectual property's tentacles are long and strong. Maybe the largest battlefield in IP is the music industry. Composer, producers, interpreters and license owners might get unexpectedly involved in legal battles regarding the misuse or abuse of a song of their property.


Avril Lavigne's Music Appeals Top The Mass

Avril Lavigne is not just any other singer in the music word, but she is someone who has done very well in her career. The huge number of fan and the large number of her record albums sold is a testimony to this. Avril Ramona Lavigne Whibley is popularly known to fans as Avril Lavigne or simply Avril. She belonged to a family of devout Christians and very early, when she was just a kid of two her musical talents were spotted by her mother. Back in those days, Avril used to sing with her mother in the church choir and it was here that her mother spotted her wonderful singing talents.


Album Review - Sting - Fields of Gold

A review of the compilation album Fields of Gold by front man of The Police, Sting. Fields of Gold features songs from Sting's first 10 years as a solo artist: 1984 to 1994.


'OK! Magazine' Prints Potentially Damaging Interview with Britney Spears

Editor-in-chief Sarah Ivens says magazine spent 'heartbreaking day' with pop star, and witnessed first-hand 'an emotional cry for help that will leave you shocked and sad'.


Are Movie Remakes Really New Released Movies?

Oh No! Here comes another movie remake that Hollywood is releasing to the movie theaters and calling it a new released movie. Who are they kidding? Personally, when I go to the movies I want to see a film that's never been done before, not another recycled classic that Hollywood thinks they can make better with advanced special effects and lousy acting. How about you?


Phat Kat - Carte Blanche - Album Review

He might not be that familiar to your hip hop loving ears, Phat Kat is nevertheless one of those Detroit hip hop key personalities who are rich of a precious well worked on knowledge of their art. Phat Kat, who also goes by the nickname Ronnie Cash, has already earned a lot of respect on his local scene. Not only will the Carte Blanche allow you to discover Phat Kat’s incredible skills, it will also introduce you into the Detroit hood s merciless, cold steel universe.


Christina Aguilera - The Little Singer With A Big Voice

Christina's amazing vocal talents sets her apart from her peers. She is one singer who is seen in music circles as have the best long time prospects.


The Meaning of Myths

Myths or mythos for the ancient Greeks was an allegoric vehicle to awaken the soul from its forgetful past for those who were spiritual and sensitive enough to recognise the veiled truth behind it. The Greek word μύθος= myth, derives from the sound ‘mou’=murmur, which we produce when our lips are closed and the word Μυστήριο= mystery= inexplicable, adjoins with it.


Syd Barrett

In August 2006 a sixty year old, bald, stocky bachelor with a face at once stern and sensitive died of diabetes. He was living on his own in his home-town - the genteel city of Cambridge, England, world widely known for its university, which, in the UK, is rivaled only by the equally venerable one in Oxford. His name was Syd Barrett.


Romantic Comedy 'License To Wed' Takes Light Approach to Serious Subject

A new 'relationship comedy' co-stars Mandy Moore and John Krasinski as a young couple anxious to get married; but before they can march down the aisle they have to go through the intensive marriage preparation course devised by their preacher, played by irrepressible Robin Williams. Alan Silverman has a look at License To Wed.


Some Live Earth Performers Criticized as Major Polluters

Did Live Earth make a difference? While international media seem undecided about the lasting effects of July 7's worldwide event aimed at educating the public about climate change, individual participants are coming under scrutiny.


La Vie en Rose: The Transformation of Edith Piaf

The story of Edith Piaf’s life, told in the movie “La Vie en Rose,” is so turbulent and full of tragedy and success that it lends itself to mythologizing, though that isn’t necessary. The verifiable facts are enough.


FAQ - Which Tintin Album Will Be the First Tintin Movie

The are 23 Tintin albums to choose from written by Tintin creator Herge. The amount of material for the Tintin movie that Peter Jackson and Spielberg have to work with is huge. The debate over which will be the first Tintin album turned into a Tintin movie rages on.