The BBC has brought its Connected Red Button service to a range of Sony and Samsung smart TVs, with LG tellies to follow soon.
Representatives of the London taxi industry say authorities are "kowtowing to Uber's money" as the e-hailing app heads for a legal showdown in the UK.
A report in Fortune magazine says the company has threatened to shut down iTunes. Well, it sort of said that--over a year ago.
Copyright Royalty Board freezes rate that download stores such as Apple's iTunes must pay music publishers at 9 cents a song. Labels had been seeking 15 cents a song.
New letter to Congress from Yahoo, RealNetworks, Pandora and Live365 execs urges politicos to reconsider new rules they argue would require not only higher royalty rates on songs, but more than $1 billion in annual "administrative" fees.
A deal with the recording industry that was supposed to enable popular services like Pandora to survive never got signed. Did Webcasters fumble a golden opportunity?
Webcasters will have two extra months--until July 15--to prepare to hand over steeper royalty fees. Some are vowing to get Congress involved.
SoundExchange, the non-profit entity that collects royalty payments on behalf of musicians, opposes a new congressional effort to overturn fee increases.
Even though the RIAA tries to tell you it cares about artists, Don Reisinger thinks it couldn't care less.