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  • Allow me to introduce myself

    Allow me to introduce myself
    What’s the point of a music critic? In my case, I’m sure of what it isn’t: it’s not to obnoxiously claim “FIRST!” on an obscure basement act nor is it to boorishly write off work because it’s “just not for...
  • Press Forward: Amazon beats Apple and Google to the cloud-based music scene - Wait, what?

    Press Forward: Amazon beats Apple and Google to the cloud-based music scene - Wait, what?
    Yesterday saw the first shots fired in the coming war over online streaming of users’ content and Amazon was standing behind the rifle; undoubtedly grinning from ear to ear. With the launch of its new Cloud Player and Cloud Drive products, Amazon...
  • Best Buy launching digital movie service with CinemaNow

     
    One of the nation’s biggest sellers of DVDs is making a leap into digital movie downloading. Best Buy Inc. is partnering with online video provider CinemaNow to create a new a movie downloading service that will be integrated into most......
  • Movie Review: The Social Network

     
    Mark Zuckerberg, the creator of Facebook, is the smartest guy in the room.  He used to be the smartest “kid” in the room, though he aged out of that. Kind of. But the questions posited by David Fincher's  brilliant film, “The Soci...
  • Gold Derby nuggets: Danny DeVito accepts kudo for Michael Douglas | Justin Timberlake botches Oscar hopes?

     
    • Danny DeVito collected the Golden Icon Award at the Zurich Film Festival on behalf of his pal Michael Douglas, who undergoes treatment for throat cancer. He told the crowd on Sunday night: "Michael is so strong. He gets better and better with every...
  • Another debate over music subscriptions

     
    Can music subscriptions thrive in the digital age? Opinions differ....
  • Sean Parker, co-founder of Facebook and Napster, gives $100,000 to initiative to legalize marijuana

     
    Sean Parker, Facebook's founding president and a co-founder of Napster, has given $100,000 to the ballot initiative that would legalize marijuana in California. Parker is portrayed by Justin Timberlake in "The Social Network," forcefully shaping his...
  • Marijuana legalization proposition pulling in high-dollar donations

     
    With the election less than a month away, the campaign to pass Proposition 19, the marijuana legalization initiative, is pulling in some high-dollar donations. On Thursday, the owners of a natural soap company and a hemp clothing store announced a......
  • EMusic signs Universal, aims for the mainstream

     
    The subscription-music struggles that I wrote about last week aren't confined to the digital services selling access to millions of tracks on an online jukebox. The ones selling bundles of CDsor MP3s for a monthly fee have also struggled to......
  • LimeWire goes down, but where do its users go?

     
    Five months after finding LimeWire and its former chief executive liable for inducing users to violate the record companies' copyrights, a federal judge on Tuesday ordered the company to pull the plug on its file-sharing network. Although both sides...
  • Oscars poll: Who'll win best supporting actor?

     
    Christoph Waltz ("Inglourious Basterds") dominated last year's Oscar race for supporting actor from the outset, but now there's no early front-runner. There's a lot of support for Geoffrey Rush's flamboyant role as wily voice coach to Britain's stammering...