Oct 8, 2012 A Maine state senate candidate gets attacked for her online gaming activities, and a startup that wants to help you sell your used MP3s goes to court against a big entertainment company.
Sep 28, 2012 Scott Borchetta, the music executive who founded Big Machine Records, has turned country music on its head. And not just in the artists he's discovered (including Taylor Swift) but in the deals he's negotiated.
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Sep 25, 2012 How the economy influences our taste in pop music. Hint: Ballads aren't big in recessions.
Sep 21, 2012 European regulators have cleared the way for Universal Music Group to buy EMI. The $1.9 billion deal would create a behemoth in the music world. It still has to be approved by U.S. regulators, though.
Sep 11, 2012 Because of an insurance dispute, after all these years, a jury may take on the question of whether airlines' poor security was responsible for the World Trade Center disaster.
Sep 6, 2012 AntiSec claims it stole data off an FBI laptop, the Bureau denies it. What does it mean for you?
Sep 4, 2012 Sometimes a little tweet is all it takes to catapult a relatively unknown artist to the top of the charts.
Aug 31, 2012 A silly video masks a satire on conspicuous consumption and income inequality in Korea.
Aug 31, 2012 Oracle announces a new patch for its Java software.
Aug 14, 2012 The Grammy Award-winning trombonist Stafford Agee is moonlighting as an instrument repairman -- working out of his sweltering garage to make sure New Orleans-area high schoolers have working horns.