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Right before it went under Napster gave the RIAA its last chance effort to save itself – by offering the music industry $1billion dollars for legal immunity. As documented in the recently published ‘The Future of the Music Business Third Edition’, Napster’s efforts not only...

Jay-Z and KanYe West’s recent announcement that their joint album ‘Watch The Throne’ will be sold exclusively for a period of time on iTunes and Best Buy has received a letter of anger from hundreds of indie stores up and down the US. Stores are feeling forgotten after being some...

The UK’s vinyl merchants have received some good news just a week after US retailers also got a boost – vinyl sales are up 55% this year so far. Good news for some, unfortunately it doesn’t quite balance out the overall decline of record sales.   digitalmusicnews.com...

After years of avoiding having to collide with its users, BT has been given an order by the High Court on behalf of Warner Brothers to block Newzbin2 on its system. Having managed to avoid being part of the struggle against piracy comparing stopping thieving with...

Within a fortnight of breaking into the US market, Spotify has been sued by the San Diego based PacketVideo. They claim Spotify has broken intellectual property rights with its wireless capacities… we’ll see how this one plays out. pcmag.com...

youtube.com Urban, interactive, and gaming: three words taken from a marketing executives dream. And here is the first ever combination of all those things, on your smart phone! Recently launched in Germany, ‘The Witness’ has been developed to work in a hotel, in which you...

Daily deals, such as those hosted by Groupon and the games market – especially apps – may have some thing bond over… Plants VS Zombies was recently sold for half price Tippr (one of Groupon’s rivals). Although that instance didn’t cause much of a stir,...

Analogue radios aren’t being replaced by their shiny new DAB counterparts as quickly as some had hoped, it was revealed as the ratio of analogue vs digital radios sold in the UK stand at 3 to 1. A number of reasons are abound for the...

Adobe Edge has just been released, and it’s their first free (and not free) professional editing tool which uses the newly developed HTML5 language.  This now places Adobe in a key position to be one of the major names in future web development. mashable.com...

youtube.com Toyota have sponsored Parlee to make a bike as intelligent as its Prius, by making it change gears… with the power to riders mind. They’ve developed a system where not only can you, say, change the gear by thinking about it  as you come to a...