| Jul 23, 2014
| 6:04 AM
Despite its ecosystem of products, Apple's business relies heavily on the sales of iPhones. In the third quarter results reported on Tuesday, iPhone sales were 52.7% of revenue.
But what's the second most important business? That's harder to answer, and...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 2:08 PM
Comedy Takeover at Gigi's: This monthly event will feature headlining comedian Eric DaSilva at Gigi's Music Cafe. With jokes about gun control, driving in Miami and being chubby, DaSilva has performed at Comedy Central's South Beach Comedy Festival and on...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 10:50 AM
Microsoft’s downsizing could spawn a larger competitor in the crowded field of music streaming apps.
MixRadio, part of Microsoft’s Nokia division, is available through a website and as an app built exclusively for Microsoft Windows devices....
| Jul 9, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Americans’ relationship with small cars has historically rated between hate and tolerance, but that’s changing. For reasons that range from economics to changing demographics and notable sophistication, subcompacts are finding love in America....
| Jul 9, 2014
| 11:14 AM
When you think of rock music you probably don't think about "Super Mario Bros." or "Space Invaders." But a subculture of video game rock bands? Yes, it's a thing.
And now that you know the bands exist, you’re likely all too eager to start your own...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 12:28 PM
Sony/ATV Music Publishing has said it may completely withdraw from two U.S. groups that distribute songwriter royalties if changes are not made to the regulations that govern those organizations.
This comes more than a month after the U.S. Justice...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 8:38 AM
On a rainy night in late March, the studio of WTMD (89.7 FM) looked more like the buzzing set of a classic variety show than home to Towson University's public radio station.
Members of the Baltimore indie-rock group Celebration checked the sounds of...
| May 1, 2014
| 5:30 AM
With the arrival Thursday night of yet another prime-time music awards show, the first I Heart Radio Music Awards, comes an album's worth of questions.
Do networks and popular music decision-makers think the only way for the American public to...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Industry trade group the Computer & Communications Industry Assn. is urging federal regulators to block the proposed $45 billion merger of Comcast and Time Warner Cable, concluding that it would give the combined company "even more ability to successfully...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 8:30 PM
Characterizing the current system as outdated as the heyday of vinyl records and 8-track tapes, representatives for musicians and music publishers called on Congress to overhaul laws governing how songwriters and others in the industry are compensated...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Amazon is joining the hotly contested online music streaming business by launching its own service.
Prime Music is available free for subscribers of Amazon Prime, the company's $99-a-year membership program that includes free two-day shipping, a...