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Pandora scores follow-up hit with BMG license deal

Direct pact with BMG, which manages royalty rights for stars like Beyonce, comes soon after its first deal with labels, another sign the music industry is picking up Pandora's good vibrations.

By September 11, 2014

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Google Fiber said to be a conduit for piracy fines

If you're a Google Fiber user and are suspected of downloading illegal content, you may reportedly find yourself on the receiving end of automatic demands for money.

By May 21, 2015

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Lenovo's Superfish screwup highlights biggest problem in software

By not properly vetting the Superfish adware, Lenovo became the most recent unwitting example of broken links in the software supply chain.

By February 27, 2015

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Dear Aereo: Good luck. You'll need it. Signed, Napster and Grokster vets

Aereo's Supreme Court defeat stirred memories of Napster and Grokster, startups that faced media giants in court -- and lost. These are their lessons for the aftermath.

By July 3, 2014

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Two hackers plead guilty to LulzSec attacks on Web sites

Ryan Cleary and Jake Davis, aka "Topiary," plead guilty to DDoS attacks; two others plead not guilty. The charges centered on events in a 50-day hacking spree last year.

By June 25, 2012

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Will LulzSec arrests stop high-profile hacks? Don't bet on it

The arrests may have taken out the group known as "LulzSec," but there are still untold numbers of the hacktivist group Anonymous who remain active.

By March 6, 2012

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Michael Jackson back catalog stolen in Sony hack

Two U.K. men have been charged with illegally downloading the singer's entire 50,000-track back catalog, including unreleased songs.

By March 4, 2012

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Universal Music's digital chief plots new course (Q&A)

Rob Wells, the former surfer turned music exec, was among the first in the industry to cheer Spotify. In an interview with CNET, Wells says that embracing new business models has paid off.

By December 13, 2011

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Who is behind the hacks? (FAQ)

Several hacking groups have taken credit for recent attacks on Sony and others. Who are they and why are they doing it?

By June 14, 2011

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Arrests in Spain don't mean Sony's troubles are over

Spanish police arrest three people in connection with PlayStation Network breach. But given the nature of loosely organized hacking groups and the state of Sony's Web security, the company still has work to do.

By June 10, 2011