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muzak

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Offbeat game recasts Xmas tune as 'Little Bummer Boy'

To many, "Little Drummer Boy" is a fun, or at least innocuous, Christmas song. But to many people on Facebook, Twitter, e-mail lists, and blogs, "LDB" is something to avoid at all costs.

By December 22, 2012

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The 404 1,164: Where we've got free copies of Black Ops 2 (podcast)

Based on yesterday's story about the Apple flagship store deafening shoppers' ears, today we're talk about all the ways music pervades life -- at work (thanks Muzak), at home, on television, and yes, even the bathroom.

By November 13, 2012

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Ep. 1164: Where we've got free copies of Black Ops II

Based on yesterday's story about the Apple flagship store deafening shoppers' ears, today we're talk about all the ways music pervades life-- at work (thanks Muzak), at home, on television, and yes, even the bathroom. Fair warning: this episode includes sound clips of the five worst squirm-inducing noises known to human ears.

By November 13, 2012

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Muzak turns 75

Though best known for the treacly instrumental versions of rock songs that plagued elevators in the 1960s and '70s, the company was also a pioneer in several other areas, including satellite radio. Check out their site for a history, including some great

By March 25, 2009

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Amazing Media: Poised to lead the next British music invasion

If you're a music lover who hasn't heard of Paul Campbell's music service quite yet, don't worry. You'll soon be using it.

By June 2, 2012

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The Who's Townshend: Apple's a 'digital vampire'

The veteran from the Who, famous for songs such as "Won't Get Fooled Again", says Apple should help artists with their businesses.

By November 1, 2011

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Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 demonstrated in weird official trailer

Samsung has released an official trailer for its upcoming Galaxy Tab 10.1 tablet. All the features, plus a mysteriously robotic sounding voice-over, await...

By July 6, 2011

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T-Mobile axes mobile data to 500MB

T-Mobile has burned its mobile Web browsing fair-use cap to a mere 500MB, bringing it in line with its new corporate bedfellow, Orange. Read on for a woeful tale of fail.

By January 10, 2011

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The mysteries of Muzak

By August 2, 2005

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Web 2.0: Obsolete within three years?

I'm not talking about Joe Schmo. This is Steve Perlman, and he's not all that convinced that the state of the art has staying power.

By April 23, 2008