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  • SXSW 2012: Sean Parker predicts a 'war' between labels, artists

     
    While pledging an allegiance to neutrality, Napster co-founder Sean Parker essentially sounded the sirens of battle, and predicted an oncoming bout between labels and artists. He was speaking at a session at South by Southwest's music festival in Austin,...
  • Chris Cornell muses on Soundgarden, 'Avengers' and 'Sesame Street'

     
    Soundgarden released a new song this week, the hard-rock veterans' first in 15 years. Soundgarden attached itself to super-hero vehicle "Marvel's The Avengers," and leader Chris Cornell said aligning with the likes of Iron Man and The Incredible Hulk...
  • Fading to black -- Hollywood's cuckoo clocks and Blockbuster stores

     
    You know the old saying, "Even a stopped clock is right twice a day." Not in Hollywood. The city's $86,000 electronic clocks on the water tower at I-95 and Sheridan Street are completely kaput again, the latest in a never-ending......
  • Robb McDaniels of INgrooves dishes on the state of digital music

     
    Music and technology reporter Alex Pham interviews Robb McDaniels, CEO of INgrooves, before his keynote address to the 54th National Association of Recording Merchandisers, or NARM, conference this week....
  • 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...
  • Righthaven: Copyright lawsuits as a business model

     
    Just as digital technology has empowered copyright infringers, so too has it created new opportunities for those who enforce copyrights. Tools and techniques developed by such companies as Attributor and BayTSP enable copyright holders to see how their...
  • MOG's new Google app

     
    The average music lover probably has zero interest in the workings of Google's Chrome apps. But based on what the subscription music service MOG is doing with its app, I'd say the technology could be a real boon to cloud-based......