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One issue holding up Apple iRadio: The economics of skipping songs

Apple wants to roll out its streaming music service this summer, but it's still hammering out details with Sony Music over some very specific terms.

By May. 17, 2013


The economics behind Amazon's possible set-top box gambit

A Wedbush Securities analyst believes the opportunity could be huge if the retail giant gives away its Amazon Instant Video service for a year to consumers who buy a set-top box.

By Apr. 24, 2013


Database economics in cloud and virtualization

Just when you thought the buzzwords had ended, we bring you replatforming--moving your applications to new computing environments.

By Feb. 10, 2011


The economics of cables

Why are cables that you buy in stores so much more expensive than online?

By Jul. 31, 2008


Lenovo chairman talks economics, future of PCs

Chairman and co-founder of world's fourth-largest PC maker talks to CNET about what the company is doing right, and why he looks forward to the end of "Wintel" dominance.

By Feb. 22, 2011


A brief history of Zune economics

Will consumers be persuaded by Microsoft's recent Zune pass savings calculations, or has history already played this iPod-bashing tactic out.

By May. 13, 2009


Economics dooming free streaming sites?

Lady Gaga's "Poker Face" was streamed more than a million times on European streaming service Spotify. Her take? Less than $200, according to one report.

By Nov. 23, 2009


Economics of alternative energy improve

A study predicts that falling prices means solar energy could provide 10 percent of U.S. electricity by 2025, while rising fossil fuel prices give hybrids a boost.

By Jun. 17, 2008


CrowdSpring leverages weasel economics

Pay for creative work before it's done. Have artists do the work before they have a contract. Brilliant.

By Jun. 12, 2008


Open-ness and the economics of information

Being open with information is key not only to getting funded but also to success in the modern business world.

By Jun. 5, 2008