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Late News: RankMyHack League for Hackers, MP3Tunes Not Violating Copyright, iPhone App Tracks Police

A new website launched last month and designed to provide the hacker community a platform to showcase their skills and earn ranking points, has already witnessed over 700 proud hackers submitting proofs of their hacking achievements in order to gain acclamation from the underground hacking fraternity.

A new study has revealed that surfing the web for leisure at work increases productivity of workers. According to The Wall Street Journal, the study reveals that web browsing helps the employees relax and increase their productivity. It has been deemed more relaxing than making personal calls or sending text messages.

Cloud based retail inventory software maker Erply has launched a new mobile credit card reader targeted at businesses both large and small. The mobile credit card reader supports Apple’s iPad tablet device as of now but will soon support the iPhone as well. As of now, the company has no plans to offer the reader for Android and Windows Phone 7 devices.

Cloud based music streaming services like MP3Tunes do not violate the copyright laws designed to protect the interests of musicians and record labels, says a US federal court judge’s ruling. The lawsuit which was filed by EMI and 14 other major record labels in a New York court claimed that cloud music services duplicate songs in such a manner that the methodology can be termed as a direct violation of the existing copyright laws in the country.

A new free iPhone app will now allow residents of Runnymede to see what their local police men are up to during the day. UK based app developer Multizone has created a pair of apps, one for the general public and the other for the cops. The iOS for the public allows them to see police feeds on platforms like Twitter, YouTube and Flickr.