Categories
Business Entertainment Media & Publishing Security & Privacy Social Media & Social Networking Society & Culture Software & Hardware Yahoo!

Web as music’s future, not DRM or music labels

Music is something very personal. For me, music is how I focus. Music gets me through a tough day in the office or up a steep hill when out jogging. Music is also an exceptionally lucrative business. The stewardship of which being hotly contested, with the music labels on one side, while you & I […]

Categories
Business Entertainment Google Innovation Internet Media & Publishing Technology

YouTube InVideo ads tech a turn off?

There’s more to YouTube these days than amateur video clips and 5-minute funnies. What with Google quite controversially closing the doors on their Google Video service, could YouTube point the way to video on demand? In its current form, Google seem happy with the type and volume of content on YouTube, so there’s no reason […]

Categories
Apple Business Design Entertainment Innovation Software & Hardware Technology

iPod inching closer to iPhone design?

What has to rank as one of the least difficult to predict Apple predictions in history, it looks like the iPod will take on the iPhone form factor sans the phone smarts… The moment the Apple iPhone was rumoured way back when, I began to think. Then when there was talk of full screen and […]

Categories
Apple Business Entertainment Media & Publishing

iTunes get EMI DRM-free exclusive

As of today, EMI are offering their entire catalogue of music sans DRM and at a higher quality, too. Sounds like a good deal to me! Well, not quite. EMI may well have hit a wrong note, and I’ll tell you why. So here’s the good news: “EMI Group CEO Eric Nicoli today hosted a […]

Categories
Apple Business Entertainment Internet Media & Publishing Software & Hardware Technology

BBC iPlayer to take on iTunes?

Hot on the heals of me bitchin’ about the Beeb (that’s a familiar term for the BBC, by the way) more news emerges on the BBC’s intentions of releasing an iTunes competitor. “The commercial arm of the BBC said its iPlayer will give British Web surfers a seven-day online opportunity to view BBC shows they […]