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 7, 2012 Car country played a big role in President Obama's re-election last night. Michigan and Ohio both benefited from the auto industry bailout and both went for the President last night.
Nov 7, 2012 What does Obama's victory mean for the economy, monetary policy, and the fiscal cliff? Exit polls showed a majority of Ohioans favored the auto industry bailout which may have put Obama over the edge in the swing state.
Nov 6, 2012 The celebrated musician and composer speaks about his new album and his new app.