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Amazon courting record labels

Mar 31, 2011
So this is kind of interesting. Amazon launched its cloud based music service the other day (I'm listening to Pet Sounds at work right now, loaded...
Posted In: Amazon, business, cloud, Entertainment, Sony

Microsoft accuses Google of being a monopoly

Mar 31, 2011
In a related story, Courtney Love accuses Charlie Sheen of being crazy....
Posted In: business, EU, Google, government, Microsoft

State attorneys general have hackles raised over AT&T-Mobile

Mar 30, 2011
Attorneys general from New York, Connecticut and Minnesota have all said they're concerned about the proposed AT&T and T-Mobile deal. New York...
Posted In: AT&T, business, government, Law, T-Mobile

Netflix cuts video quality in Canada

Mar 30, 2011
Netflix is making moves to shrink the amount of data going across a network when it streams movies and TV to Canadian customers. The company says...
Posted In: business, Canada, Entertainment, ISPs, net neutrality, netflix, social media, spectrum

Amazon getting heat from record labels

Mar 30, 2011
Does anyone else think the term "record label" is outdated? No comment on whether the institution is outdated. Anyway, Amazon's new cloud service...
Posted In: Amazon, business, Entertainment, Law, Music, Sony

iPad 2 is at Radio Shack

Mar 29, 2011
Which says more about Radio Shack than it does about iPad or Apple. Starting today, you'll be able to walk into one of 500 Radio Shacks nationwide...
Posted In: apple, Best Buy, business, gadgets, iPad 2, radio shack

"You're not buying music" - Supreme Court

Mar 28, 2011
Alright fine, that's a bit of an extrapolation. But last week the Supreme Court declined to hear a case involving royalties paid to musicians for...
Posted In: business, Entertainment, Law, Music, Web Culture

Google pushes hard on NFC

Mar 28, 2011
The Wall Street Journal reports that Google is in heavy negotiations with MasterCard and Citigroup to bring near field communications (NFC)...
Posted In: advertising, android, business, Google, nfc

AT&T - T-Mobile deal may hit a wall at the FCC. Unless it doesn't.

Mar 25, 2011
There are a couple ways to read the story that just came out in the Wall Street Journal about the proposed mega-merger. "There's no way the...
Posted In: AT&T, business, fcc, government, Law, T-Mobile

Microsoft buys a bunch of IP addresses

Mar 25, 2011
The addresses were owned by the Canadian company Nortel which has gone bankrupt. Microsoft paid 7.5 million for 666,000 addresses, that works out...
Posted In: business, geek chow, Microsoft, search

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