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The Tech News Roundup

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Welcome to the LAist weekly tech news roundup. Each week I'll be bringing you the latest, and hopefully most interesting, technology news from around the city, the state, the country and maybe even the world. Also, if you have any news, tips or things of interest you want to point out, feel free to drop me a line at: themacist [at] gmail dot com.

Now, let's get to the news:

More that 25 million of you apparently are crooks who pirate movies -- at least according to this report.

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Mp3 downloading stations are coming to a Starbucks near you. Now you can order those new songs you want along with your Frappuccino.

Your new iPhone won't come with 1.5 years of free phone service after all. Sorry, its still gonna cost you for the phone and for an over-priced Cingular calling and data plan.