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Top 10 Software Stories Of 2010

In any year, there are winners and losers, those that successfully rode--or shaped--the tide, and those smashed by the waves of change. As virtual battles raged on Xboxes, Kinects, and other platforms, software developers waged war over market share and steadily loosening budget dollars. Eagerly awaited new products and beta versions made their debuts, jockeying for position and sales. The past year was, of course, no exception. In the rapid-paced world of social media, granddaddy MySpace all-bu
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The music was over for song-sharing site LimeWire after it lost a copyright-infringement case filed by the record industry. U.S. district judge Kimba Wood of New York then filed an injunction, effectively shuttering the company's doors after she disabled the "searching, downloading, uploading, file trading, and/or file distribution functionality." CEO George Searle said LimeWire remained open for business, was committed to the music industry, and was working on a new music service.

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LimeWire Ordered To Shut Down

LimeWire Liable For Music Copyright Infringement

Bill Would Ban P2P Use By Federal Employees

File Sharing Exposes Supreme Court Justice's Personal Information

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