The Beatles lost their legal battle with Apple Computer. Record label Apple Corp failed to stop the US company from using the apple logo in its iTunes download service. From London, Stephen Beard reports.
The video game industry launches its annual conference in LA this week. Much of the industry is in pause mode as it awaits the release of Sony's PlayStation 3 and Nintendo's "wii." Tess Vigeland reports.
The Smithsonian Institute's board of regents today reviews a controversial contract that gives Showtime the right to block some independent filmmakers from accessing Smithsonian archives. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.
Recent weather reports in India predict a late or deficient monsoon rainfall this summer. That used to have a crippling effect on India's economic growth, but this year, it matters less than ever. From New Delhi, Miranda Kennedy explains.
The world's largest computer maker, Dell, said today it's going to boost its investment in Taiwan. This shouldn't come as a shock since virtually the entire world's PCs are made there. Jocelyn Ford reports.
Warner Brothers is scheduled to release a CD of protest songs by Neil Young today, weeks earlier than originally planned, possibly because Young was giving the songs away on his Web site. Jeff Tyler reports.
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