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Boxee…Just What Your Cable Box Ordered

Nothing irks me more than to see a Time Warner pitchman come on my TV to talk about all the money they’re “saving” me over satellite. Please. I’m currently spending more than $150 a month on my cable service, and … Continue reading

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A New Music Brew at Starbucks

When I picked up today’s morning latte at Starbucks, I also picked up a free iTunes download of Brandi Carlile’s Turpentine. From Oct. 2 through Nov. 7, Starbucks is handing out 1.5 million "Song of the Day" cards, including Carlile, Bob … Continue reading

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EMI’s New Tune: Can You Hum `Finger in the Dike’?

So Steve Jobs gets his way and http://www.emi.com becomes the first major label to ditch copy-protection software. Other record labels are expected follow suit. Music fans will get to burn as many tracks as they want and get the added … Continue reading

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When Will They Ever Learn?

The music industry’s woes come from an inability to learn painful lessons Last week’s news that CD sales for the first three months of the year had plunged 20% over a year earlier — far overshadowing gains in digital downloads … Continue reading

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