Article | 2/08/2005
Feature: Copyright crackdown
The record industry has been targeting online music sharing for years, but now it has undertaken a new war -- against "casual piracy."
Article | 6/10/2004
Welcome Back, EMusic
On the advice of many of you who e-mailed me about last month's rant on things that are wrong with digital music stores, I'm revisiting <a href="http:...
Article | 22/09/2004
MP3 Player Shopping Tips
Choosing the right MP3 player isn't that difficult, but one player does not fit all. People will want different things from their players. MP3 CD play...
Article | 24/08/2004
Cheap hits: downloading music
The wait is over. You can finally access music online legally, locally and cheaply - but there is still a long way to go before the full potential of ...
Article | 2/06/2004
Coming soon: The wireless music player
Sometimes you see a convergence of technology trends that result into a new device or product and you slap yourself on the head and say, "Why didn't I...
Article | 30/10/2003
Mandatory copy controls near
If the entertainment industry gets its way, the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) will this week order vendors of every PC capable of recei...
Article | 20/10/2003
A year on, multimedia metadata yet to shine
Your music collection is finally digital. You've ripped your 200 favorite CDs to MP3 files and you love the way the software allows you to create play...
Article | 16/10/2003
New music service sings a different tune
For several years, one of the hottest topics in ebusiness has been what will happen with online music.
Article | 13/08/2003
Online Music: New Hits and Misses
The latest music services deliver a wealth of legal tunes--for a price. Should you pay to play?
Article | 21/01/2003
He's the lawyer who nailed Napster
He's been called the man who killed Napster. He's currently representing the major movie studios in their case against 321 Studios for its DVD X Copy ...
Article | 6/11/2002
RealNetworks, Envivio team on mobile MPEG-4
RealNetworks Inc. and MPEG-4 specialist Envivio Inc. will together develop and sell a media encoder aimed at the mobile phone industry, the companies ...
Article | 9/09/2002
Napster used all nine lives
Here lieth Napster Inc.: Net renegade, consumer advocate, corporate ire inducer and theft enabler.
Article | 8/05/2002
Kazaa sneakware stirs inside PCs
It sounds like a "B" movie plot: Return of the PC Snatchers. Millions find their PCs' bandwidth and hard disk space siphoned for mysterious but worthy...
Article | 15/04/2002
Face the music: Suits pending over copy controls
Copy-protected CDs are the Dick Cheney of the music industry: People know they exist, but music labels say little about their whereabouts.