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  • News: Napster Mobile readies European launch

    Napster will launch its first mobile download service for Europe in Ireland later this month on Telefónica SA's O2 Ireland network.

  • News: New chip to improve iPod memory

    Flash memory and hard-disk drives could face a challenge from a new chip technology, dubbed phase-change memory, being developed by a group of companies led by IBM.

  • News: Microsoft: 1 million Zune sales in 6 months

    Microsoft's "iPod killer" will sell more units than Apple's portable player did in its first six months on sale, but the software giant is criticised for lacking ambition

  • News: Apple blasted in Greenpeace report

    Environmental group Greenpeace has issued the first quarterly update on the technology industry's performance on environmental issues.

  • News: Yahoo Music offers DRM-free track

    Yahoo put another music track without DRM (digital rights management) on sale through its Yahoo Music service yesterday

  • News: iPods & PSPs welcomed in schools

    School teachers are being encouraged to rethink their objections to allowing distracting gadgets such as iPods and PlayStation Portables into classrooms by encouraging students to use them as learning tools.

  • News: Toshiba develops 100GB 1.8in HDD

    Higher capacity music players and laptop computers could be on the way thanks to a new hard-disk drive from Toshiba that manages a 25 percent jump in storage space over current models.

  • News: UK police to get iPods

    Police officers with dislexia, in Liverpool, England, are to be given iPods to help them remember the Highway Code.

  • News: AllofMP3 set to close

    Russia has agreed to US demands to close the popular music website Allofmp3.com. The US wants the site closed to fight music piracy, and Russia has agreed to improve its chance of gaining membership of the World Trade Organization (WTO).

  • News: Smallest iPod alternative goes on sale

    Kenwood will soon begin selling what it claims is the smallest portable music player based on a hard-disk drive in Japan.

  • News: Digital music to reach $14.9bn by 2010

    The global market for digital music will grow six times larger by 2010, according to the analysts at iSuppli, who expect it to reach a value of $14.9bn (£7.7bn).

  • News: iPod DVD ripping request rejected

    The US Library of Congress has rejected a petition that would allow US iPod users to copy their movies to iPods and other devices.

  • News: iPod transmitters legal in days

    FM transmitters that allow iPod owners to broadcast the music stored on their portable player to a nearby radio will be legal from December 8.

  • News: EMusic nears 100 million downloads

    It may only be a fraction of the business that Apple's iTunes Store has achieved, but eMusic has reported that it’s nearing its 100 millionth MP3 download.

  • News: Apple design chief collects CBE

    Apple's head of design, the British-born Jonathan Ive, collected his CBE from Her Majesty the Queen in London on Friday, Apple has confirmed

  • News: Universal Music sues MySpace over copyright

    Universal Music has launched a lawsuit against News Corp's MySpace social networking service, citing copyright infringement

  • News: Update: airlines deny iPod integration deal

    Apple recently said six airlines planned to introduce iPod docks into their in-flight entertainment systems: Continental, Delta, Emirates, United, Air France and KLM. Embarrassingly, two of them are now denying the claims

  • News: Foxconn to make Apple iPhone?

    The perennial iPhone rumour continues to ring, with DigiTimes claiming the device will be manufactured by Foxconn Electronics

  • News: Beatles catalogue to go online 'soon'

    Songs from The Beatles will be made available through music services "soon", according to an EMI chief. The Beatles are the last major-league group to resist digital music

  • News: No Zune support in Vista… yet

    Microsoft has managed to ship Zune in the US time for Christmas – but hasn't managed to make sure its player will be supported by its forthcoming operating system, Windows Vista

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