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  • News: iTunes video outpaced by P2P downloads

    A new study by the NPD Group shows that peer-to-peer (P2P) digital video downloads reign supreme in the US, outpacing legal alternatives such as the iTunes Store by five to one.

  • News: Sony coughs up $1.5m in rootkit suits

    Sony BMG Music Entertainment has agreed to pay $1.5m in penalties to settle lawsuits with two US states over its use of copy protection software

  • News: iPhone released by Linksys, not Apple

    The iPhone has arrived, but not from Apple. Linksys, a division of Cisco Systems, introduced two Voip (voice over internet protocol) handsets adding to five others the company already offers. The group of phones is now part of a Linksys family of products called iPhone.

  • News: iPod Sport kit breaches privacy

    Users of the iPod Sport kit could be putting their privacy at risk by transmitting information of their whereabouts to those with ad-hoc surveillance devices up to 60 feet away, according to researchers.

  • News: iTunes death dismissed after revenue hike

    Digital media research firm comScore Networks has released a report showing that revenue from Apple's iTunes Store rose 84 percent in the first three quarters of 2006 versus the same period a year ago.

  • News: Apple denies drop in iTunes sales

    Apple has broken its usual silence to rebuff claims that iTunes sales are declining

  • News: EC drops copyright fee overhaul

    The EC has shelved its plan to overhaul copyright fees, after intense lobbying from France and from groups representing artists and authors

  • News: 100m downloads for iTunes competitor

    Online independent music reseller eMusic, which has been selling music online for about three years, has announced that it's sold 100 million downloads

  • News: Toshiba sells music business

    Toshiba Corp has announced that it will sell its entire stake in record company Toshiba EMI, one of Japan's largest music publishers.

  • 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).



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