MuDownManager is a program for managing downloads from Megaupload and Rapidshare for premium members. It is lightweight and cross-platform. Downloads can be started in a batch by specifying a list of URLs. Links can be copied directly from your preferred Web browser and pasted into MuDownManager. MuDownManager lets you skip LinkBucks. It has a very simple and intuitive GUI. It is pluggable, allowing support for other download sites to be added in the future.
surl is a URL shortening command line application that supports various sites. It supports stdin or filename input. It grabs the URLs, converts them, and returns the same text that was used in the input. It is known to work with a wealth of services, such as bit.ly, tinyurl.com, and others.
ContentRoller is an easy-to-configure, set up, customize, and use news, links, and blogging CMS environment that provides you the ability to have your own social news site like Digg, Yahoo Buzz, DZone, The Server Side, InfoQ, Slashdot, etc. ContentRoller can also be configured to look like a newspaper-based news site.