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It's like a d-d-default

Jun 27, 2013
A music video to remind you of the importance of default settings.
Posted In: mozilla, Music

Who owns the happy birthday song?

Jun 14, 2013
Documentary filmmaker Jennifer Nelson is challenging the copyright to the happy birthday song after being asked to pay $1,500 to Warner Music to use the tune in her film.
Posted In: copyright, lawyers, Music, film

Music's reliance on summer concert season

May 31, 2013
The summer concert tour season is under way. How important financially are these tours for bands?
Posted In: Music, music industry, concerts, summer, Entertainment

Playlist: A soundtrack for digging yourself out of debt

May 17, 2013
From "The Payback" by James Brown to The Smiths' "I Don't Owe You Anything" to "Bills, Bills, Bills" by Destiny's Child, we've compiled a playlist of tunes all about borrowing and lending.
Posted In: debt, Playlist, Music

The sound of music: iTunes store turns 10

Apr 26, 2013
In just a decade, Apple's music-buying service has redefined the music industry and the way we listen.
Posted In: itunes, apple, ipod, Music

Daft Punk breaks Spotify record and 2013 sounds a lot like 1978

Apr 23, 2013
New data show that the Daft Punk's "Get Lucky" is now the most streamed song on Spotify. Which got us thinking, even though the way we listen to music has changed, the tune has not.
Posted In: Music, spotify

Amazon nabs bigger share of music downloads (poll)

Apr 17, 2013
iTunes still dominates the music download arena, but Amazon is coming on, and other competitors are in the wings.
Posted In: Amazon, apple, itunes, Music

Coachella tech: 8 apps to pack for summer concerts

Apr 12, 2013
If you're going to Coachella, you'll want to pack some tech supplies to capture the moment and stay connected. Here are 8 apps to try out this season.
Posted In: Music, apps, summer, video

Margaret Thatcher's foes turned anger into big business, and a soundtrack for the '80s

Apr 8, 2013
From punk rock to TV satires such as Spitting Image, many of those who set out to pillory Margaret Thatcher for her policies made a nice living doing so. Listen to the soundtrack that hate created.
Posted In: Margaret Thatcher, Britain, Music

Spotify's future streaming plan: Less Pandora, more Netflix?

Mar 26, 2013
Music streaming hasn’t turned out to be the big money maker Spotify hoped for. So now the question for Spotify is what else it could stream. Videos are a proven way to get people paying for content.
Posted In: Music, music streaming, spotify

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