Harman Kardon announced two new sound bars, one of which is the 1.25-inch thick Sabre SB35, which includes built-in Bluetooth and three HDMI inputs.
The Boston Acoustics TVee sound bars offer a sonic upgrade to flat-panel televisions and can be wall mounted.
Entrepreneur Mark Gorton, creator of the LimeWire file-sharing system, agrees to pay $105 million to settle copyright case.
The trade group releases a report card on Google that claims the Web giant's pledge to demote pirate sites "remains unfulfilled."
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Google imposes an artificial limit on the amount of requests a copyright owner can make, which means the data it provides on infringing sites is off, the music industry group says.
Research that suggests torrent users spend more money on music than the average consumer has been branded by the RIAA as "misleading."
The No. 2 phone company, known for its reluctance to intervene in antipiracy cases, strikes an agreement to forward copyright notices on behalf of the music industry.
Warning: contains strong language (that will be bleeped by the time you hear this), but we frankly couldn't help ourselves when we saw the stuff the RIAA and MPAA want to do to your computers, border guards, the FBI, and Homeland Security. It ain't good. Also, Twitter makes developers mad again, and we are definitely not number 1 in broadband. And it hurts.
Subscription services such as Spotify and Rhapsody can tell their critics to put a clamp on it. In 2011, revenue jumped 13 percent to $241 million, even as overall music sales rose barely at all.