Music Downloads

Google to Join Bing in Music Download Business

Google apparently envies the program that Microsoft's Bing has set up to market music downloads. The Internet search leader now plans to offer its own service by year-end. And that raises some interesting questions.

Dark Side of the Download: Pink Floyd Wins Ruling

Pink Floyd won a key ruling against EMI Thursday that could end the sale of its single tracks online -- but the record label immediately disputed the verdict. The court ruling was seen as a win for artist control against record labels at a time of wrenching change in the recording industry.

A better alternative to iTunes?

I admit it. I love iTunes. How can you argue with 99 cents per song? Especially if you're like me and you only like one or two songs per album. You...