Jan 30, 2013 A protocol that lets musical instruments talk to and trigger one another turns 30 years old today. MIDI is still used by the likes of dance-punk band !!!. It’s inventor Dave Smith explains its use. A new version of Microsoft Office turns purchasers into subscribers. And, the IRS has had a Tumblr for months, but it’s just now getting noticed.
Jan 4, 2013 Elance, a company that uses the web to fix up freelancers, forecasts that one out of four college students in 2013 will earn money through online jobs. Researchers at Georgie Tech are working to create a robot that will improvise music along with humans.
Dec 28, 2012 Pop musicians draw on economic hardship as narrative theme.
Dec 20, 2012 London fish vendor Shahid Nazir sang the praises of his produce so musically that it led to a song, a record deal and Internet stardom, but he might prove a one-hit wonder.
Dec 20, 2012 A new study out today confirms what parents already know: Don't let your babies grow up to be rock 'n' roll stars.
Nov 28, 2012 A proposal in Congress would let Internet radio sites pay lower royalties.
Nov 15, 2012 Musician Damon Krukowski discusses the challenges of making a living in the era of Pandora.
Nov 9, 2012 If there's one message that both political parties have taken away from the election, it's that the demographics of the electorate are changing. Could it shake up Washington?
Nov 8, 2012 For months, political advertising glutted the airwaves in election swing states like Ohio, Florida and New Hampshire. Now that the election is over, there are cheap openings for regular advertisers. But they won't last long.
Nov 9, 2012 Following Tuesday's election, the markets took a plunge. The major stock indexes all fell nearly 2.5 percent -- the biggest sell-off of the year.