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Monday, September 19, 2005


Seattle library patrons can check out the latest in digital books
Seattle Post Intelligencer - Downloaded any good books lately? Now you can, through the Seattle Public Library&#39;s new Digital Books program. Dell, iriver, and Rio -- though not the most popular player in the world, Apple&#39;s iPod, because of licensing issues

Stream Audio to your Home Theatre with Airport Express
Digital Home, Canada - Aug 22, 2005 If streaming images and video is important, then DHC suggests you look at an alternative such as the Dlink DSM-320 or the ROKU Soundbridge.

VirginDigital.com opens doors on Friday
Mac User - Potential Virgin downloaders can sign up for news about the launch at virgindigital.com/index_selector.html

The iPod Nano: See it, feel it, want it
IT AsiaOne, Singapore - 16 hours ago Just one thing, actually: The picture accompanying this article on the iPod Nano doesn&#39;t do it a smidgen of justice. The iPod Nano is a thing of beauty.

HMV to take Apple on digital music download market
TechWhack, India - Sep 6, 2005 industry. HMV Digital is what it is called and HMV has collaborated with none other than Microsoft to enter this market. Virgin

September 13 2005
Ars Technica - Sep 18 7:36 PM
Welcome to the Palatine Hill, Ken "Caesar" Fisher's Ars Technica Journal. If you're thinking of getting in contact with me, here's my contact information. If you're wondering who I am, my little autobiography won't answer too many questions, but there you have it.

News Shaw Throttling Bit Torrent? - ISP&#39;s try to slow the
BroadbandReports.com, NY - Aug 23, 2005 Customers of the Canadian broadband cable company Shaw have been complaining that their Bit Torrent downloads have grown increasingly sluggish.

Telewest in agreement with Virgin Digital portal
ADSLguide - Sep 05 6:50 AM
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IRiver announces N11, prices U10 player
Infoworld, Netherlands - Aug 23, 2005 Reigncom Ltd., the company behind the IRiver brand of MP3 music players, announced on Tuesday a new version of its necklace-type N10 player and launch details

Work on design instead of price, executives say
Joon Ang Ilbo - September 16, 2005 The message to Korea&#39;s business leaders at a meeting yesterday was simple: a product&#39;s design is now more important than its price or quality. Kim, whose company has done design work for items such as Anycall cell phones and iRiver MP3 players

Sony says new Walkman is an iPod killer
CNET News.com, United States - Sep 17, 2005 By Martin Fackler. Can the Walkman, the product that began the portable music revolution 26 years ago, make a comeback against the explosively popular iPod?

Napster and SimpleTech Partner to Deliver Napster-Branded Storage Products
Primezone Media Network - Source: SimpleTech Napster and SimpleTech Partner to Deliver Napster-Branded Storage ProductsExclusive, Multi-Year, Strategic License Agreement for the Development of Digital Media Storage Solutions PHOENIX, Sept.

The Music Player that killed the iPod Mini
Manila Bulletin - Sep 18 9:41 AM
Last September 7, Apple's Steve Jobs announced the demise of the iPodMini. Normally, this would shock a lot of people. However, Jobs announced a new iPod line to replace the Mini - the iPod Nano - toeveryone's surprise!

Connected: New Rokr's lack of choices not cool
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - Sep 16 10:01 PM
Do only Cingular customers have cool? If you don't carry an iPod branded music player, are you part of the "out crowd"? With the recent big news from Apple Computer and Motorola, it would appear so. Apple has been setting the world on fire with its iPod portable music devices.

Creative&#39;s new MuVo Vidz
Engadget - MPIO One&lt;/a&gt;?) back with familiar looking 512MB and 1GBdevices of their own. The MuVo Vidz feature a 1.

Apple touts iTunes&#39; UK 80% market share
Register, UK - Sep 7, 2005 To be fair, Apple has consistently put out download totals since ITMS launched in the US in April 2003, incorporating numbers from the UK when the British

Telewest signs preferred ISP contract with VirginDigital.com
Telecom Paper (subscription), Netherlands - Sep 6, 2005 UK online music store VirginDigital.com and UK cable network operator Telewest have signed a two year agreement that means Telewest will be the preferred ISP

Judging a Band by Its Covers
New York Times - Sep 17 6:18 PM
Buying "Tiny Dancer"? Would you prefer the original Elton John, the Ben Folds or the Tim McGraw? "Smells Like Teen Spirit"? Can we interest you in Tori Amos or Paul Anka?

INTELLIGENCE OPERATIONS: Reducing Internet Vulnerability
Strategy Page - No file sharing (P2P, Bit Torrent, Etc.), no unauthorized software or hardware on those machines either

RIAA Sends Warnings To File-Sharing Companies
TechWeb via Yahoo! News - Sep 15 2:45 PM
The Recording Industry Association of America sent seven cease-and-desist letters to filesharing companies.

Stars align for Sun to rise again
Rocky Mountain News - 2 hours, 37 minutes ago
MENLO PARK, Calif. - Scott G. McNealy, the chief executive of Sun Microsystems, likes to describe his "iPod moments" - businesses that could potentially snowball like something thought up by his counterpart at Apple Computer, Steven P. Jobs.

British Music Retailers Begin Digital War
E-Commerce Times - Sep 14, 2005 Virgin Digital customers will get free music insurance which will provide a back-up service to replace downloaded tracks if their computer&#39;s hard drive crashes

RIAA calls time on P2Pers
The Register - Sep 16 6:33 AM
Block infringement or shut down or else...

RIAA Says P2P Encourages Illegal Downloads
Slashdot - encouraging users&#39;to illegally distribute copyrighted material. eDonkey, LimeWire, and Kazaa are all on the RIAA&#39;s hit

Donate to Katrina relief via iTMS
Insanely Great Mac - Once again, Apple is lending prime homepage and iTunes Music Store real estate to ads seeking donations for Hurricane Katrina relief efforts. Links from both locations delivers one to a page inside the iTMS where donations of $5, $10, $50, $100 and $200 can be

iRiver H10 5Go Pure is the H10 with no FM tuner
Engadget -&lt;p&gt;We&amp;#8217;re scratching our heads over whether there&amp;#8217;s a huge demand for this but you know, it&amp;#8217;s not like we&amp;#8217;ve run anyfocus groups on it or anything. www.engadget.com/search/?q=iriver+h10&amp;amp;submit=Go&#39;&gt;H10&lt;/a

Study finds that gamers are watching less and less TV
Joystiq - Aug 22 11:34 AM
A new study into the habits of gamers has found that a quarter of gamers watched less television less year and 18% say they will watch less this year. The study has found links between gamers wanting to play more games and therefore having or wanting to watch less TV in order to make room in the day. As well as these figures, the study shows an 11% increase in console sales over last year, likely

Telewest in agreement with Virgin Digital portal
ADSLguide - Sep 05 6:50 AM
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mtv.com - News - For The Record: Quick News On R. Kelly, Eminem, Nick Lachey, Mary J. Blige, Foxy Brown, Dimebag
MTV Music Television - Sep 01 3:05 PM
You just can't keep the R. away from the cameras.

Roku SoundBridge M2000
globetechnology.com - The Good: Beautiful metallic cylindrical design; easy to set up; instantly compatible with iTunes, Windows Media Player, and many other music players. in this relatively new industry is California-based Roku Labs, manufacturers of the SoundBridge M2000, M1000, and M500

Semiconductor Insights: iRiver H10 Recognized as Best MP3 Player
AVinfo, UK - Aug 26, 2005 Insights (SI), the leader in technical and patent analyses of integrated circuits and electronic systems, today announced that it has awarded iRiver&#39;s 5GB H10

RIAA attacks p2p companies
p2pnet.net - Sep 15 9:47 AM
'Cease & Desist'

MIKE WENDLAND: So long, iPod mini; nano&#39;s sleek and lighter, with more features
The Detroit Free Press - am holding in my hand a brand-new iPod nano, and all I can say is oh boy eBay to sell my old iPod mini, which I thought would always

DALTREY SCUPPERED DIGITAL LAUNCH
Contactmusic.com, UK - Sep 6, 2005 The SUBSTITUTE singer made a personal appearance to publicise British venture HMV Digital, but he horrified event organisers by branding their technology a

1000 songs fits in 5 GB and 4 GB
tuaw.com, CA - Sep 13, 2005 that makes sense out of these numbers is the introduction of the AAC codec and mpeg-4 format that Apple provides in iTunes and uses for all the iTMS music.

Creative Technology showcasing Digital products
Televisionpoint.com, India - Sep 2, 2005 Customers can also have a touch and feel of Creative&#39;s exciting range of Flash Based MP3 players like MuVo Micro N 200, Muvo V200, Muvo Slim, Muvo TX FM etc.

PowerCerv Corporation Announces Board of Director Approval of the SearchPlay, LLC Acquisition and Subsidiary S
Business Wire via Yahoo! - several digital media devices such as Phillips Streamline, Roku Soundbridge, and Escient Fireball for inclusion as a

TNT Trends and Trendings : 60s fashion back in style
INQ7.net - Sep 17 12:44 PM
Editor's Note: Published on page H8 of the September 18, 2005 issue of the Philippine Daily Inquirer. FASHION DESIGNER MONIQUE Lhuillier unveiled her spring-summer 2006 collection during the New York Fashion Week in Bryant Park last Tuesday.

mtv.com - News - For The Record: Quick News On Destiny's Child, Dave Chappelle, Ricky Martin, Audioslave, Madonna,
MTV Music Television - Sep 16 3:05 PM
It looks like we haven't seen the last of Destiny's Child .

O'Donnell"s Online Music Retailer Steals the Initiative
[Press Release] PR Web via Yahoo! News - Sep 08 12:00 AM
(PRWEB) September 8, 2005 -- O'Donnell's UK -- cheap CDs and DVDs, O'Donnell's hope to encourage the trend away from illegal peer-to-peer downloading and music CD piracy by making CD and DVD acquisition almost a steal rather than theft.

Google Talk Is Live
WebProNews - Photoshop, Windows Media Center (Mets killed tonight), Bit Torrent, AOL Explorer, Outlook and both AIM and Gtalk I had an open Bit Torrent client uploading 70% of my bandwidth

MP3 Players To Go
PC Magazine - Sep 17, 2005 This week, we&#39;re taking a look at the compatible MP3 players that complement the subscription services. As we mentioned in our earlier

MIKE WENDLAND: So long, iPod mini; nano&#39;s sleek and lighter, with more features
The Detroit Free Press - am holding in my hand a brand-new iPod nano, and all I can say is oh boy eBay to sell my old iPod mini, which I thought would always

Apple plays it safe
CNN Money - Sep 15 2:29 PM
After more than a year of false starts and rampant speculation, Steve Jobs finally unveiled Apple's much anticipated iTunes phone.

Court rules against Kazaa
SiliconValley.com via Yahoo! News - Sep 07 7:04 AM
An Australian court has found that the operator of Kazaa, once the world's largest music file-sharing network, violated copyright law, giving the company two months to stop the unauthorized exchange of songs over the Internet.

HMV launches digital download site
Virgin.net, UK - Sep 5, 2005 with Apple&#39;s iTunes. The retailer&#39;s HMV Digital will go head to head with Virgin Digital, which went live last week. Both services

Sony takes on Apple s iPod with new digital Walkman series
Financial Express, India - 7 hours ago Can the Walkman, the product that began the portable music revolution 26 years ago, make a comeback against the explosively popular iPod?

iPod FM
Connected Home Media - Sep 14 10:30 AM
Griffin Technology has answered the prayers of iPod users who want to listen to music from their play lists on the radio. This week, Apple Computer delayed the worldwide rollout of the iPod mini from April to July, citing problems getting enough of the miniature hard disks the devices require.

RIAA Tries to Combat P2P Networks
addict3d.org - Sep 15, 2005 The Recording Industry Association of America sent cease and desist letters to the companies controlling programs such as LimeWire, WinMX and BearShare, asking

Roku SoundBridge M2000
globetechnology.com - The Good: Beautiful metallic cylindrical design; easy to set up; instantly compatible with iTunes, Windows Media Player, and many other music players. in this relatively new industry is California-based Roku Labs, manufacturers of the SoundBridge M2000, M1000, and M500

Telewest becomes broadband partner for Virgin
Net 4 Now - Telewest Broadband has signed a two-year agreement to become the preferred internet provider for Virgin Digital&#39;s new download service, launched last week - www.virgindigital.com.

Tiny tunes
The Age - Sep 16 9:26 AM
Apple's catchphrase for its latest darling - the iPod nano - is "impossibly small". At an invitation-only event in San Francisco, the company's CEO, Steve Jobs, introduced the shiny new MP3 player as the replacement for the iPod mini, the Mac-maker's top-seller.

Pirates Jumping from BitTorrent Ship
IGNIQ.com, Ireland - Aug 31, 2005 The BBC is reporting that a new study shows file sharers are moving away from Bit Torrent after a huge crackdown by the MPAA began last December.

Nano-Nano, new iPod accessories
CNET - Sep 17 2:41 PM
Blog: That's how Mork would welcome all the new products out there for the new iPod Nano. Almost immediately after last...

Globetechnology: The marriage of a home phone and cellphone
The Globe and Mail - Aug 23 6:27 AM
What's the best-selling piece of personal electronics on earth? What's more popular than computers, camcorders, digital cameras or even iPods? It's the cellphone. Cellphone sales dwarf everything else.

Napster boss attacks mobile ops
p2pnet.net, Canada - Sep 14, 2005 Napster president Brad Duea is accusing mobile operators of exploiting their customers, says silicon.com. Not that Napster is alone in this, of course.

RPGamer > Points of View > August 21th, 2005
RPGamer - Aug 21 4:40 PM
[08/21/2005] T his summer is quickly coming to a close, but we still have a few reviews for you to enjoy. Unfortunately, I don't have a bonus mini-impression this week since I went on a short trip and only played The Bard's Tale, which, as you can see, I already reviewed.

All about MP3 players
Rediff.com - Sep 15 9:30 PM
MP3 players come in various shapes and sizes, and can broadly be classified as CD-based ones, flash memory-based ones and hard drive-based ones.

Apple touts iTunes customer total
The Register - Around 10m people have opened iTunes Music Store accounts, Apple revealed yesterday. That, CEO Steve Jobs claimed, makes ITMS&#39;one of the largest Internet stores around&#39;- indeed, he added,&#39;iTunes Jobs said on average, ITMS customers have bought 60 songs each -&#39;so

I WANT MY MP3
The Pueblo Chieftain Online - Sep 18 7:03 AM
Remember the excitement that surrounded the invention of the Walkman? You could listen to your favorite mix tapes on a handy, take-it-wherever-you-go machine. It was the greatest invention music lovers had ever seen . . . until the portable CD player came along. What could possibly top that? The kids will be glad to tell you: It's an MP3 world, Granny and Gramps, so get digitized and join the

Thin is in: super-skinny MP3 players
San Francisco Chronicle, United States - Sep 12, 2005 charging. The MuVo Slim&#39;s performance and ultra-slim design make it the perfect on-the-go companion for the business-minded. It

Back to Gnutella?
Broadband Reports - The latest data from p2p monitoring company CacheLogic indicates users are migrating away from Bit Torrent, and towards EDonkey (and back towards the Gnutella network). ?

Virgin To Launch Online Download
Netscape.co.uk - to three different computers by logging on to www.virgindigital.com Upgrading to the premium 14.99 subscription allows

Web users moving from Bittorrent to eDonkey
TechWhack, India - Aug 29, 2005 Latest reports from research of digital content have shown that the web users are constantly moving from Bittorrent networks to other networks like eDonkey.

American Heartaches and Global Beats
New York Times - God Was in the Water,&#39;by Bonnie Raitt (MP3) David Gray The first single from David Gray&#39;s album I Love,&#39;by David Gray (MP3) Kronos Quartet and Asha Bhosle The

IRiver announces N11, prices U10 player
Infoworld, Netherlands - Aug 23, 2005 Reigncom Ltd., the company behind the IRiver brand of MP3 music players, announced on Tuesday a new version of its necklace-type N10 player and launch details

Napster hires rebranded Carat Fusion as media agency
Business First of Buffalo - Los Angeles Business from bizjournals - 10:10 AM PDT Tuesday Napster hires rebranded Carat Fusion as media agency The newly formed Carat Fusion marketing agency said Tuesday it picked up Napster Inc. as its latest client.

Creative fights back with new speakers, MP3 players
IT AsiaOne, Singapore - Sep 6, 2005 The MuVo Vidz tips the scales at only 33g and equipped with a 1.18-inch OLED wide screen display. Despite its size, however, the MuVo Vidz pulls it weight.

Napster Back on Campus With Expanded University and Curriculum
Yahoo! News (press release) - Sep 15, 2005 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Napster (Nasdaq: NAPS - News), the biggest brand in digital music, announced today significant new adoption of its compelling

Telewest and Virgin tie-up
UK Broadband Usergroup - Telewest has struck a two year deal with Virgin to become it&#39;s preferred provider for it&#39;s new music download service. provider for it&#39;s new music download service. Virgindigital.com was launched last week and provides customers with the

Apple Launches New ITunes Phone
ABCNEWS.com - Jobs introduces the first mobile phone with iTunes during an announcement in San Francisco, Wednesday, Sept and loaded with iTunes software, can store podcasts as well as music

Cable Providers&amp; Throttling Application Bandwidth
Broadband Reports - Some time back we were the first to report that Canadian cable provider Shaw was using Ellacoya hardware to throttle Bit Torrent traffic.

Napster On Campus
Blogcritics.org - Course professor William Kelly tested and developed the unique concept last year and now has over 1,000 students engaged in the online course which is doubtless greatly enlivened and deepened by the music experience. roll) in American culture and will utilize Napster&#39;s collegiate subscription offering to streamline the class&#39;music been any music service, but Napster did it and should get credit

HMV jumps into music download market
Canada.com - Sep 01 2:05 PM
LONDON -- British music retail giant HMV said Thursday its new digital music downloading service, which will compete with Apple iTunes and the new Virgin Megastore service, will have a library of 1.3 million songs.

&#39;It&#39;s so simple to download, I&#39;m told. But I&#39;m having difficulty grasping the concept of a Custom Morphing 5-b
Telegraph - Megastore in central London, he logs onto www.virgindigital.com and the screen looks reassuringly approachable, designed

Donate to Katrina relief via iTMS
Insanely Great Mac - Once again, Apple is lending prime homepage and iTunes Music Store real estate to ads seeking donations for Hurricane Katrina relief efforts. Links from both locations delivers one to a page inside the iTMS where donations of $5, $10, $50, $100 and $200 can be

HMV will launch digital retail September 5
Macworld UK - UK music retailer HMV is preparing to launch its own music download service, according to The Daily Telegraph. The company controls 25 per cent of the UK CD market. The new HMV Digital service is set to debut on September 5, after one year and 10 million worth of development

Bloc off
Yahoo! Launch - He has been ordered to rest it completely for a week therefore we will have to cancel both the I-days Fest in Italy and the Virgin Digital launch on Friday.&#39;The band are due to appear at the Mercury Music Prize next week.

Hologram Launches Virgin Download
Netscape.co.uk - The service, which is available at www.virgindigital.com uses software developed by Virgin in collaboration with US

Apple Wins Big With Little Nano
Washington Post - Sep 17 7:46 PM
When Apple unveiled a new batch of digital music gadgets this month, the major release was supposed to be an "iTunes phone" that could play songs downloaded from Apple's iTunes Music Store. But its big news turned out to be something a lot smaller -- the iPod Nano.

Thin is in: super-skinny MP3 players
San Francisco Chronicle - Sep 12 7:11 AM
When it comes to MP3 players, size does matter. These ultra-thin devices can be concealed in just about any pocket or slipped easily into a purse or briefcase compartment, leaving a lot of space free for other items.

Telewest in agreement with Virgin Digital portal
ADSLguide, UK - Sep 5, 2005 service. Virgin Digital is an online music store and club, with options to download music for a fee, or listen to samplers. The

Sony in talks with Apple on online music service for iPod
Middle East Times - Sep 16 12:36 AM
TOKYO -- Sony said on Monday that it was in talks with Apple Computer about a possible launch of an online music download service for Japanese users of Apple's hot-selling iPod digital music player.

Sunday, September 18, 2005


Globetechnology: The marriage of a home phone and cellphone
The Globe and Mail - Aug 23 6:27 AM
What's the best-selling piece of personal electronics on earth? What's more popular than computers, camcorders, digital cameras or even iPods? It's the cellphone. Cellphone sales dwarf everything else.

eDonkey Sees Surge in P2P Traffic
BetaNews - Aug 29 8:47 AM
Data released on Monday shows that while BitTorrent networks have seen a decrease in traffic, file sharers have simply moved to another network technology called eDonkey.

iriver H10 20GB
IGN, CA - Aug 18, 2005 August 18, 2005 - With everyone gunning for Apple&#39;s iPod line of portable music players, iriver has come to market with its iriver H10, a mini-sized player

Shaw: Crippling a Race Horse
BroadbandReports.com, NY - Sep 15, 2005 Yes, Mr. Bissonnette also fails to mention that Shaw has been throttling Bit Torrent traffic uploads (which in turn impact downloads) in a number of markets.

Review: Apple&#39;s iPod Nano packs a big punch
CNN - iPods, the Nano only works with Apple&#39;s free iTunes software for either Windows and Mac OS X computers. That locks you into the iTunes Music Store, which remains the most

Motorola with iTunes launched
AME Info, United Arab Emirates - 13 hours ago Motorola and Apple have introduced the world&#39;s first mobile phone with iTunes in the Middle East. The solution enables the transfer

Mac and Tux
Manila Bulletin - Sep 16 9:39 AM
Last week, Apple killed the iPod... iPod Mini, that is. Apple's SteveJobs announced several new products from Cupertino, namely, iTunes 5,Motorola ROKR and the iPod Nano.

Internet stocks off to slow start after eBay downgrade
Investors.com - Sep 13 8:35 AM
SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) - Internet stocks started slow Tuesday morning after closing higher the previous day as a CIBC analyst downgraded eBay Inc. shares following its planned acquisition of Skype.

Hologram Launches Virgin Download
Netscape.co.uk - The service, which is available at www.virgindigital.com uses software developed by Virgin in collaboration with US

Lightweight mp3 Player From iRiver
TechSmec.com, UK - Aug 26, 2005 iRiver has rolled out a lightweight pocket jukebox. The iriver H10 [5GB pure] is fully intergrated with Microsoft Windows Media Player 10.

Music Thing: Akai MPC-2500 Sampler
Engadget - Sep 02 2:35 PM
Each week Tom Whitwell of Music Thing highlights the best of the new music gear thats coming out, as well as noteworthy vintage equipment: This week, Akai announced the MPC-2500 . If youve listened to the radio in the last decade, youve heard an MPC - the series of sampler/sequencer/drum machines used by pretty much every hip hop producer. Dr Dre has five MPC-3000s lined up in a row

RIAA calls time on P2Pers
theRegister via Yahoo! UK & Ireland News - Sep 16 6:31 AM
The Recording Industry Ass. of America (RIAA) has told seven P2P software companies to get with the programme - or face the consequences. The organisation, ...

British music retailers begin digital war
Miami Herald - Sep 06 10:04 AM
In a clear sign the digital music revolution is here to stay, Britain's major music retailers are going head-to-head for a slice of the burgeoning - and potentially very lucrative - Internet downloading market.

Napster UK touts subscriber numbers
The Register - Napster UK&#39;s 750,000 users have downloaded or streamed 55m tracks since the service launched in May 2004, the digital music provider said today. virtual doors on its own digital download and subscription service. Virgin Digital went live in the UK this past Friday

British music retailers begin digital war
Bradenton Herald - Sep 05 5:27 AM
LONDON - In a clear sign the digital music revolution is here to stay, Britain's major music retailers are going head-to-head for a slice of the burgeoning - and potentially very lucrative - Internet downloading market.

Suzanne Gordon Interview
Progressive - Play&#39;button to play this radio program in iTunes, Real Audio Player, Windows Media Player, or other can be accessed by searching for&#39;Progressive&#39;in the iTunes podcast directory

NerdTV
Manila Standard - NerdTV ONE of the most entertaining documentaries about the computer industry was a 1996 PBS special called&quot;Triumph of the Nerds.&quot; Internet (www.pbs.org/cringely/nerdtv/) using a browser or Bit Torrent. A complete episode in MP4 format (you&#39;ll need

USA Today: Apple&#39;s iPod nano &#39;a beautiful piece of hardware&#39; - but
MacDailyNews - Sep 16, 2005 Apple&#39;s iPod nano &quot;is a beautiful piece of hardware and a beautiful piece of hardware that also function[s] really well,&quot; Andrew Kantor reports for USA

RIAA Gives P2P Networks the Last Warning
Softpedia - but Wall Street Journal has found out that among the companies which received warnings are BearShare, LimeWire are WinMX

British Music Retailers Begin Digital War
New York Newsday - Sep 05 6:18 PM
Tuesday: Sunny and pleasant with highs in the upper 70s ... To donate to a Hurricane Katrina relief fund, contact the Red Cross: 1-800-HELP-NOW or https://www.redcross.org/ ...

P2P services threatened by recording industry
CNET.co.uk - Companies such as eDonkey, LimeWire and Kazaa were viewed as potential targets of litigation after the Supreme Court

Telewest in agreement with Virgin Digital portal
ADSLguide - Sep 05 6:50 AM
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HMV launches own digital music service
Netimperative - HMV is to launch its own-brand music download store, to take on the likes of iTunes and Napster, as well as high-street rival Virgin. Launching on Monday, 9 September, HMV Digital has been developed in partnership with business and managing their library online. HMV Digital will provide customers with a choice

HP CEO reveals why they dropped the iPod
Engadget - Sep 01 10:40 AM
HPs new CEO explained straight up for BusinessWeek how theres a perfectly good explanation for why his company decided to stop selling HP-branded iPods : its because they couldnt dominate, errr, lead the market they way theyd wanted to (we actually prefer Ross Rubins dramatization of how things went down, but well settle for the corporate-speak). Apparently he was able to make the

RPGamer > Points of View > September 4th, 2005
RPGamer - Sep 04 1:55 PM
[09/04/2005] W ow, time flies. I've been doing PoV updates for a year now. Though, at the same time, it seems like I've been doing these forever.

How Apple keeps iPod competition at bay
Mail and Guardian - 1 hour, 7 minutes ago
The success story of Apple's iPod music player has impressed the whole sector. The Californian computer manufacturer has sold 22-million iPods since 2001, including 6,2-million of the music players in the last business quarter, corresponding to about 70% of the worldwide market.

Google Talk Is Live
WebProNews - Photoshop, Windows Media Center (Mets killed tonight), Bit Torrent, AOL Explorer, Outlook and both AIM and Gtalk I had an open Bit Torrent client uploading 70% of my bandwidth

Creative shares climb on news of Zen patent, more product launches
Channel NewsAsia - Aug 31 3:08 AM
SINGAPORE : Shares of Creative Technology rallied Wednesday on news that the company had won a US patent for its music player interface. The counter jumped 6.9 percent to close at S$13.90.

New Round Of Music Industry Lawsuits Targets 754 Internet Thieves
Recording Industry Association of America - These&quot;John Doe&quot; lawsuits cite individuals for illegally distributing copyrighted music on the Internet via unauthorized peer-to-peer services such as Grokster, KaZaA, and LimeWire.

The iPod Shuffle: Long-Term Test
Oceania - 6 GB - M9805LL/A) MP3 Player 17 store offers from $226 - $280 Apple iPod mini Silver Second Gen. ( 05 email article print page related stories Apple iPod shuffle (1 GB - M9725LL/A) MP3 Player 26 store offers from $118 - $170 Apple iPod shuffle (512 MB - M9724LL/A) MP3

Creative&#39;s MuVo Vidz with 1.18-inch display
DarkVision Hardware - Creative will&gt;launch the Creative MuVo Vidz by mid-September in Singapore. This portable media player will be available in bot 512MB and 1GB capacities and the 1GB version will retail for about US$210.

A Proud Member of Technology Review&#39;s TR35
Digital Divide Network, MA - Sep 6, 2005 Among the other winners are Bram Cohen, developer of Bit Torrent software; Stewart Butterfield of Flickr.com; and MIT&#39;s Regina Barzilay, who&#39;s teaching

RazorPop Releases TrustyFiles 3.0
EContent - RazorPop, a peer-to-peer (P2P) file sharing software developer and distributor, has announced general availability of TrustyFiles 3.0 at its Web site. all major P2P networks--eDonkey, Overnet, Bit Torrent, Gnutella, Gnutella 2, and Kazaa/Fast networks and the Web ; Ultimate Bit Torrent, which allows TrustyFiles to simultaneously

Apple's latest iPod: So small, so beautiful
Orlando Sentinel - Sep 17 1:02 AM
Apple's new iPod nano portable music player borrows from The Who's rock opera Tommy: "See me, feel me, touch me."

Creative touts tiny video player in Asia
The Register - Creative is pitching a tiny portable video player at Asian customers, though Western consumers may baulk at its diminutive display and slimline storage capacity. The compact, 6.6 x 3.2 x 1.6cm MuVo Vidz ships with either 1GB or 512MB of Flash As per Creative&#39;s other MuVo products, the Vidz is a music player

Hologram Launches Virgin Download
Netscape.co.uk - The service, which is available at www.virgindigital.com uses software developed by Virgin in collaboration with US

iCube - boynq&#39;s 1st step into iPod accessory market
UberGizmo - September 17, 2005 iCube - boynq&#39;s 1st step into iPod accessory market. Boynq from the Netherlands has once again showed its talents with their latest iCube. Made for iPod&#39;speaker and recharge/sync station for iPod mini, iPods&amp; iPod photo. Additionally, there&#39;s a

Napster UK reveals sales figures
Macworld UK - Napster UK has released statistics reflecting the use of its UK service for the first time. The figures claim Napster now has 750,000 registered UK members. The company also declares it has achieved 55 million downloads and streams in 15 months.

Jukebox Junkie
Newsweek - 3 hours ago content, into going legit. Music discovery on Rhapsody is a breeze; easier, according to audiophiles, than on iTunes. Type in the

Semiconductor Insights: iRiver H10 Recognized as Best MP3 Player
AVinfo, UK - Aug 26, 2005 Insights (SI), the leader in technical and patent analyses of integrated circuits and electronic systems, today announced that it has awarded iRiver&#39;s 5GB H10

Stream Audio to your Home Theatre with Airport Express
Digital Home, Canada - Aug 22, 2005 If streaming images and video is important, then DHC suggests you look at an alternative such as the Dlink DSM-320 or the ROKU Soundbridge.

Creative Zen Micro Photo previewed
Engadget - Sep 03 8:06 AM
Well, we knew some changes were on the horizon for the Creative Zen Micro Photo this fall, and CNet has some more details. Itll see the bump up to 8GB that we already knew about, plus the display will be using some new trademarked BriteVue technology, though its not really clear what that actually entails. Youll get 10 color choices for the unit, and whats hopefully a gorgeous screen

RPGamer > Points of View > August 21th, 2005
RPGamer - Aug 21 4:40 PM
[08/21/2005] T his summer is quickly coming to a close, but we still have a few reviews for you to enjoy. Unfortunately, I don't have a bonus mini-impression this week since I went on a short trip and only played The Bard's Tale, which, as you can see, I already reviewed.

Hollywood uses logs to file suits
HardwareGeeks.com - Aug 25, 2005 The 286 individuals were all identified by mining the logs of various p2p networks. Most of the users sued today were Bit-torrent users.

Harry Potter online. Again
p2pnet.net - Sep 08 11:49 AM
But this time, it's official

Napster boss attacks mobile ops
p2pnet.net - p2pnet:- How&#39;s this for rich? Napster president Brad Duea is accusing mobile operators of customers, says silicon.com. Napster&#39;s whole, extremely tenuous, survival depends on trying

Telewest and Virgin tie-up
UK Broadband Usergroup - Telewest has struck a two year deal with Virgin to become it&#39;s preferred provider for it&#39;s new music download service. provider for it&#39;s new music download service. Virgindigital.com was launched last week and provides customers with the

HMV, Microsoft and Virgin Vs the iPod
Techtree.com, India - Sep 2, 2005 Virgin Digital UK goes live today while rival HMV Digital, a product of the HMV - Microsoft tie-up, will launch on Monday, September 5th, 2005.

Download wars heat up
BBC News, UK - Sep 7, 2005 Sir Richard Branson, whose Virgin Group launched Virgindigital.com on 2 September, acknowledges it&#39;s a relatively new model for the UK - and that the

HMV relaunches online music service
PC Pro - News [Music/MP3 players] Thursday 1st September 2005 HMV relaunches online music service 5:08PM HMV has showcased its relaunched music download service, HMV Digital, which officially launches on Monday 5 September. of individual tracks from the HMV Digital Store and a monthly subscription

Mossberg picks iTunes over subscription schemes
MacNN - Aug 19 11:33 AM
Companies as formidable as Microsoft, Sony and Wal-Mart have been unable to gain any traction in the...

Telewest and Virgin tie-up
UK Broadband Usergroup - Telewest has struck a two year deal with Virgin to become it&#39;s preferred provider for it&#39;s new music download service. provider for it&#39;s new music download service. Virgindigital.com was launched last week and provides customers with the

TrustyFiles P2P File Sharing 3.0.0.5
Addict3d.org - Description:TrustyFiles High Performance File Sharing accelerates file downloads with simultaneous downloads from multiple P2P networks and the web. Sharing, search TrustyFiles, Kazaa, Grokster, Morpheus, Limewire, Bearshare, Shareaza, iMesh, Bit Torrent, and other

Ingram: Trying to nail Jell-O
Globe and Mail - By MATHEW INGRAM Tuesday, September 6, 2005 Updated at 12:05 PM EDT Globe and Mail Update What a hydra-headed monster Shawn Fanning gave birth to. threats, those networks too have been overtaken, by BitTorrent and eDonkey and Limewire, and other P2P systems that

Sorry, but we can't hear you
The Age - Sep 16 3:06 PM
They want us to pay for music downloads but don't provide the music, reports Daniel Ziffer. Australia's recording industry wants punters to download their music legally - to pay to play.

eBay, Skype, and Digital Music?
Digital Photography Weblog, CA - Sep 12, 2005 benchmarks of the future. More friction is always desirable to the majors, which is why they embrace iTMS so strongly. And the ultimate

Telewest duets with Virgin Digital
Register, UK - Sep 5, 2005 The UK cableco has signed a two-year deal to become a preferred ISP for Virgin Digital&#39;s new download service which was launched last week.

PowerCerv Corporation Announces Board of Director Approval of the SearchPlay, LLC Acquisition and Subsidiary S
Business Wire via Yahoo! - several digital media devices such as Phillips Streamline, Roku Soundbridge, and Escient Fireball for inclusion as a

Music Thing: Akai MPC-2500 Sampler
Engadget - Sep 02 2:35 PM
Each week Tom Whitwell of Music Thing highlights the best of the new music gear thats coming out, as well as noteworthy vintage equipment: This week, Akai announced the MPC-2500 . If youve listened to the radio in the last decade, youve heard an MPC - the series of sampler/sequencer/drum machines used by pretty much every hip hop producer. Dr Dre has five MPC-3000s lined up in a row

Telewest and Virgin tie-up
UK Bug.net (press release), UK - Sep 5, 2005 Virgindigital.com was launched last week and provides customers with the option of downloading music or listening to sample clips, either by paying on a per

Lawyers in tune for Virgin&#39;s download music service
Liverpool Echo - A TRIO of Liverpool lawyers have helped Virgin Group to launch a new music download service ahead of a key rival. six months advising Sir Richard Branson&#39;s company on Virgin Digital UK. The service went live on September 2 of the successful launch of Virgin Digital Europe. We advised on all

Napster&#39;s a hit - but can it stave off rivals?
The Observer, UK - Sep 3, 2005 Napster, the once notorious music-swapping site, has released its UK membership figures for the first time amid fierce new competition in the digital music

The Download Lowdown ; As HMV and Virgin Prepare for Battle With the Mighty iTunes, Rhodri Marsden Presents the
RedNova - Sep 02 5:25 AM
iTUNES MUSIC STORE www.itunes.com Apple-branded market leader, with more than 1.2 million songs available to UK users. THE MENU: A huge selection, from chart hits to audio-books, children's music to hip-hop.

Creative introduces OLED based MuVo Vidz
MobileMag - Sep 02 7:43 AM
The Personal Video Player market is getting crowded.

Ruling on Kazaa: it&#39;s bad to share
Sydney Morning Herald (subscription), Australia - Sep 5, 2005 According to Nielsen/NetRatings, use of Kazaa by Australians fell 39 per cent between September 2004 and July 2005, while use of LimeWire, another peer-to-peer

Sony, Apple in talks over Sony artists on iTMS
Macsimum, TN - Sep 9, 2005 Sony says it s in talks with Apple about a possible launch of an online music download service for Japanese users of Apple s hot-selling iPod digital music

Six Stocks for Bouncing Baby Boy Britney
Motley Fool - tyke some shares in former rebel/now-legit Napster (Nasdaq: NAPS). Britney&#39;s Moroccan-themed baby shower was decidedly

RazorPop Exposes P2P File Sharing Secret
[Press Release] PR Web - Aug 31 12:03 AM
TrustyFiles 3.0 with Ultimate P2P Searches and Downloads From All Major Networks/ [PRWEB Aug 31, 2005]

Apple plans surprise: vPod? iTunes phone?
SiliconValley.com - Apple Computer plans a major announcement next week in San Francisco, sparking speculation that the company that revolutionized digital music will unveil a video-playing iPod or an iTunes mobile phone. The Motorola iTunes phone? Let the rumor-mongering rule,&#39;&#39;wrote one blogger

&#39;It&#39;s so simple to download, I&#39;m told. But I&#39;m having difficulty grasping the concept of a Custom Morphing 5-b
Telegraph - Megastore in central London, he logs onto www.virgindigital.com and the screen looks reassuringly approachable, designed

HMV unveils digital download service
Virgin.net, UK - Sep 1, 2005 Apple&#39;s iTunes. The retailer&#39;s HMV Digital will go head to head with its rival Virgin Digital, which goes live tomorrow. Both services

RIAA calls time on P2Pers
electricnews.net - The RIAA hasn&#39;t said which P2P networks it sent cease and desist letters to, but the Wall Street Journal on Thursday named LimeWire, BearShare and WinMX, and it&#39;s not hard to guess who the others might be.

LimeWire for Windows 4.9.30 Beta
Addict3d.org - Description:LimeWire enables individuals to search for and share computer files with anyone on the Internet. .

Telewest in agreement with Virgin Digital portal
ADSLguide, UK - Sep 5, 2005 VirginDigital.com and Telewest have signed a two year agreement that means Telewest will be the preferred Internet provider for the new Virgin download service

Lower prices arrive for high-tech gadgets
Fort Wayne Journal Gazette - Sep 12 12:30 PM
(KRT) - THE GIZMOS: Back-to-school electronics. A recent marketing study found that parents and students planned to spend about a third less on electronics for the back-to-school season than they did last year.

iTunes 5 hints to video store from Apple
MacNN - Sep 14 9:05 AM
Bloggers have discovered an image resource within iTunes 5 that suggests Apple has future plans for ...

mtv.com - News - For The Record: Quick News On Destiny's Child, Dave Chappelle, Ricky Martin, Audioslave, Madonna,
MTV Music Television - Sep 16 3:05 PM
It looks like we haven't seen the last of Destiny's Child .

Take part in annual solar tour
The Olympian - Sep 17 6:10 AM
Q: I've heard people talk about solar houses that were comfortable to live in and had low energy bills, but I've looked all around my city and don't see anything that looks like what I picture a solar house to be. I live in a fairly moderate climate and thought there'd be a lot of them.

Kazaa Loses Lawsuit; One Analyst Shrugs
E-Commerce Times - Sep 6, 2005 Much of the music downloading that violates copyright laws now happens on Bit Torrent and eDonkey, he said, adding that file-sharing networks will just use the

Ruling on Kazaa: it&#39;s bad to share
Sydney Morning Herald (subscription), Australia - Sep 5, 2005 According to Nielsen/NetRatings, use of Kazaa by Australians fell 39 per cent between September 2004 and July 2005, while use of LimeWire, another peer-to-peer

Music Thing: Akai MPC-2500 Sampler
Engadget - Sep 02 2:35 PM
Each week Tom Whitwell of Music Thing highlights the best of the new music gear thats coming out, as well as noteworthy vintage equipment: This week, Akai announced the MPC-2500 . If youve listened to the radio in the last decade, youve heard an MPC - the series of sampler/sequencer/drum machines used by pretty much every hip hop producer. Dr Dre has five MPC-3000s lined up in a row

Weekly Car Guide: Sept. 16, 2005
The Car Connection - Sep 16 4:39 PM
New Kia Rio and Rio5, Apple iPod Nano, and Frankfurt news.

eDonkey Takes over the Lead, P-2-P
HardwareGeeks.com - Aug 28, 2005 CacheLogic (a network traffic statistic service) has released a study showing that Bit-Torrent use is down and that use of eDonkey is up.

Opposable Thumbs: Do the Ditty. The Dell Ditty.
Ars Technica - Sep 17 2:06 PM
The Dell DJTM Ditty is here. This tiny mp3 player weighs 1.29 ounces and has a storage capacity of 512MB. That's translates to about 220 songs. Not bad for such a small package.

Windows Vista P2P engine causes concern
Addict 3D - Aug 19 10:01 AM
Windows Vista comes equipped with its own, under-the-hood P2P networking system, it has emerged.

IPod's Law: The Impossible Is Possible
New York Times - Sep 14 4:34 PM
APPLE'S iPod music player and iTunes music store may have 75 and 80 percent of their worldwide markets. But according to a Piper Jaffray analyst, the end is near.

WPT Enterprises, Inc. Prevails against WORLD POKER TOUR(R) Trademark&amp; Copyright Infringers; Company Vigorousl
Customer Interaction Solutions - [July 26, 2005] WPT Enterprises, Inc. of four WPT episodes, posted for&#39;Bit Torrent&#39;downloads. -- Playworldpokertour.net -- Trademark domain name

Hologram Launches Virgin Download
Netscape.co.uk - The service, which is available at www.virgindigital.com uses software developed by Virgin in collaboration with US

HMV unveils digital download service
Virgin.net, UK - Sep 1, 2005 Apple&#39;s iTunes. The retailer&#39;s HMV Digital will go head to head with its rival Virgin Digital, which goes live tomorrow. Both services

mtv.com - News - For The Record: Quick News On Destiny's Child, Dave Chappelle, Ricky Martin, Audioslave, Madonna,
MTV Music Television - Sep 16 3:05 PM
It looks like we haven't seen the last of Destiny's Child .

BitTorrent Selects 365 Main&#39;s Data Center
WebHosting.Info, CA - Aug 25, 2005 365 Main, a data center services provider, yesterday announced that BitTorrent, a content distribution company, has selected 365 Main&#39;s data center to host its

Debuts: iTunes phone, smaller iPod
SignOn San Diego - By Greg Sandoval ASSOCIATED PRESS 11:41 a.m. September 7, 2005 Associated Press Apple Computer Inc. and loaded with iTunes software, can store podcasts as well as music

The Iriver H10 [5GB Pure]: Stylish Portable Entertainment At An Astonishingly Low Price
Music Industry News Network - The iriver H10 [5GB pure]: Stylish portable entertainment at an astonishingly low price The H10 [5GB the built-in FM tuner, iriver has eliminated the considerably steeper import

Fred von Lohmann talks to p2pnet
p2pnet.net, Canada - Sep 8, 2005 von Lohmann: Not often. I use Bit Torrent once in awhile to download TV shows that my TiVo has missed and live recordings of my favorite bands.

iTunes 5.0 Special Report: Sharing not working; fix
MacFixIt (subscription), World - 17 hours ago the update. &quot;Yesterday, I upgraded iTunes from 4.9 to 5.0 on three machines: a DVI powerbook and two windows XP machines. I lost

Hollywood uses logs to file suits
HardwareGeeks.com - Aug 25, 2005 The 286 individuals were all identified by mining the logs of various p2p networks. Most of the users sued today were Bit-torrent users.

A first look at the iPod nano and Rokr iTunes mobile phone
SiliconValley.com - the Mercury News my coverage of Hollywood&#39;s battles against Napster and Kazaa, the rebirth of Apple or TiVo&#39;s travails

Napster Remixes Playlist: Downloads Carat, Unloads Mediasmith
Mediapost.com, CT - Sep 13, 2005 client. Carat Fusion, formerly Carat Interactive, Monday was named agency of record for Napster, the digital music company. Carat

Saturday, September 17, 2005


USA Today columnist calls Mac users and Apple fans a &#39;cult of
MacDailyNews - 23 hours ago players out there.&quot;. &quot;Get a Creative Labs MuVo or Zen, or a Sony Network Walkman and you can do the same things.&quot;. Let&#39;s try a

Yahoo, Napster compete for online music "seconds"
MacNN - Sep 15 1:43 PM
Apple's iTunes still dominates the online music industry with 82 percent of the U.S. market, leaving...

Virgin details digital music service ahead of launch
Netimperative, UK - Sep 1, 2005 The service, available at www.virgindigital.com, redefines spans a digital music store, music club subscription service, streaming radio, digital music and

RIAA Goes After P2P Firms
Red Herring, CA - 21 hours ago The identities of the companies were not made public, but The Wall Street Journal named BearShare, LimeWire, and WinMX in a story.

Napster, Yahoo! Fighting For Second In Online Music
Forbes - Sep 15 10:52 AM
Piper Jaffray maintained an "outperform" rating and $7 price target on Napster.

CNET puts Apple iPod atop &#39;Best 10 Products of Last 10 Years&#39; list
MacDailyNews - 5 hours ago ranging acceptance.&quot;. 1. iPod (2001): &quot;No other product has had the incredible, loyal devotion that the iPod inspires. It&#39;s also

Rio Exits MP3 Player Business
BetaNews - Aug 26 9:46 AM
Facing increasing market pressure, D&M Holdings, the company that owns the Rio digital music player brand, announced that it would be exiting the market at the end of September.

Gap closes two popular Internet stores
AP via Seattle Post Intelligencer - EDonkey eclipsed BitTorrent for the top share of online file-sharing traffic, according to an analysis of such traffic

RIAA Tries to Combat P2P Networks
addict3d.org - Sep 15, 2005 The Recording Industry Association of America sent cease and desist letters to the companies controlling programs such as LimeWire, WinMX and BearShare, asking

Some record execs want changes in iTMS pricing
Macsimum, TN - Aug 27, 2005 Some record companies have decided they re unhappy with the iTunes Music Store model of pricing all songs for US $.99 and want variable pricing instead

HMV, Virgin, music downloads
p2pnet.net - Both plan to launch download services and HMV Digital is slated to go live next Monday (September 5), says

MTV Networks Music Group Joins Forces With Cdigix, FYE, MSN Music, MusicNet, RealNetworks, Rhapsody, Sony Connect and
[Press Release] PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance - Sep 16 7:30 AM
MTV Networks Music Group has teamed up with online music retailers MSN Music, RealNetworks, Rhapsody, Sony Connect, and Cdigix, FYE and Virgin Digital through MusicNet to provide audio downloads of twenty-six live performances from September 10's "ReAct Now: Music and Relief" concert.

Backlash against iPod gathers steam
Detroit News - Aug 30 11:36 PM
Spending $350 to buy stock in Apple Computer Inc. makes more sense to Lindsay Patross than paying a similar amount to own the company's ever-popular iPod digital music player.

Sandisk Sansa e130 MP3 Player Reviewed
MobileMag - Sep 14 11:43 AM
MP3 players are a dime a dozen these days; everyone seems to have their own version. Every once and a while one of the big players come out with their own new version that poises to take a chunk out of the big Apple.

Apple launches new iTunes phone and tiny iPod
Detroit News - By Greg Sandoval / AP Technology Writer Paul Sakuma / Associated PressApple Computers Inc. CEO Steve Jobs introduces the first mobile phone with iTunes in San Francisco, Wednesday. will come loaded with iTunes software, store up to 100 songs and include a color display

The Download Lowdown ; As HMV and Virgin Prepare for Battle With the Mighty iTunes, Rhodri Marsden Presents the
RedNova - Sep 02 5:25 AM
iTUNES MUSIC STORE www.itunes.com Apple-branded market leader, with more than 1.2 million songs available to UK users. THE MENU: A huge selection, from chart hits to audio-books, children's music to hip-hop.

eDonkey accounts for 51% of P2P, BitTorrent for 34%
IT Facts - Sep 1, 2005 eDonkey accounts for 51% of P2P, BitTorrent for 34% by ZDNet&#39;s ZDNet Research -- eDonkey accounted for 51% of the file-sharing traffic, compared with 34% for

HMV will launch digital retail September 5
Macworld UK, UK - Aug 29, 2005 CD market. The new HMV Digital service is set to debut on September 5, after one year and 10 million worth of development. HMV

News.com reports on conceited RIAA
Slyck - BearShare, WinMX and LimeWire are all confirmed recipients of the letter.CNET&#39;s News.com acquired a copy of the letter

RIAA calls time on P2Pers
electricnews.net - The RIAA hasn&#39;t said which P2P networks it sent cease and desist letters to, but the Wall Street Journal on Thursday named LimeWire, BearShare and WinMX, and it&#39;s not hard to guess who the others might be.

HMV will launch digital retail September 5
Macworld UK, UK - Aug 29, 2005 CD market. The new HMV Digital service is set to debut on September 5, after one year and 10 million worth of development. HMV

Skateboards go mainstream
San Francisco Chronicle - Now his sponsors include Adidas, T-Mobile and Napster.&#39;Right now, I make a pretty good living off of riding

eBay Watch: It&#39;s All About Britney
Electronic Commerce Guide - Fuji iPod&amp; MP3 Players Creative Labs Apple Rio iRiver Archos SanDisk Samsung Compare Prices: internet.commerce Be a

iPod, Mac sales drive Apple analyst upgrade
Macworld via Yahoo! UK & Ireland News - Sep 16 2:04 AM
Analysts at Needham & Co today raised their target on Apple stock to $57.

Tunewear announces TuneTag leather Nano case
MacNN - Sep 16 5:31 AM
Tunewear has announced TuneTag, a luggage-tag style leather case for Apple's iPod nano. It is made f...

Tech Talk grass roots radio
p2pnet.net - their first episode on 3/18/05 (an episode about Bit Torrent), fourteen more episodes have followed the crew hasn&#39;t taken advantage of Bit Torrent. They have, however, recently

The Who launch download site
BBC News - Aug 30 9:58 AM
The Who are to record a version of their 1965 hit My Generation with McFly to launch a download site.

All models of Apple&#39;s iPod nano in Amazon&#39;s top 10 best selling flash-based MP3 players list
Mac Daily News - iAudio U2 1 GB Digital Music Player 10. Creative MuVo TX FM 1 GB MP3 Player Amazon&#39;s most popular Flash Drive-Based MP3

Apple unveils ultra-thin iPod and iTunes cell phone
SiliconValley.com - was developed by Motorola and will play digital songs that consumers can download from Apple&#39;s iTunes music service The new phone with iTunes pre-installed can hold 100 songs and

In the papers 12 September
ElectricNews.net via Yahoo! UK & Ireland News - Sep 11 11:26 PM
EBay to buy Skype for USD2.6 billion | Data Protection Commissioner investigates Optic Telecom

Music chains launch download war
Telegraph - Mark Bennett, the head of HMV Digital, said:&#39;Many people are ready to start downloading for the first time

Virgin Mobile Introduces Motorola ROKR E1 iTunes phone
SourceWire (press release), UK - Sep 15, 2005 Virgin Mobile today announces that it will retail the long-awaited Motorola ROKR E1 phone, the world s first mobile phone with iTunes, from September 26th

RIAA tells p2p nets to cease and desist
Monsters and Critics - Among the services targeted by the RIAA were BearShare, LimeWire, WinMX and eDonkey, the Reporter said

Music for a song
Australian IT - THE music industry claimed victory after the Federal Court ordered Kazaa to stop its 320 million members from swapping pirated music files over the internet. Popular file-sharing sites include eDonkey, BitTorrent and Limewire.

Creative's latest: The Zen Patent
Engadget - Aug 30 7:52 AM
Still waiting to see whether they patent their unique process for putting worms on MP3 players , but in the meantime Creative just scored a patent for its user interface for portable media players. To make things simple for us theyre dubbing this the Zen Patent, and, surprise, surprise, theyre already making some noise about how the patent covers the UI used in the iPod and iPod mini. You

Switched On: Fixed Fees and Diminishing Returns
Engadget - Sep 14 3:57 PM
Every Wednesday Ross Rubin contributes Switched On , an opinion column about consumer technology, multimedia, and digital entertainment: Several weeks ago, Switched On discussed the delights and disappointments of Napster-To-Go . Despite all the software glitches experienced using the service, I had found at least a few new artists that I liked within the first few days (and even more that

Telewest in agreement with Virgin Digital portal
ADSLguide - Sep 05 6:50 AM
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