LimeWire, a peer-to-peer file sharing network that was recently found liable to recording artists for massive copyright piracy faces an additional threat to its existence: Music publishers are suing it too, alleging the same piracy.
You might think that Intel's antitrust woes, which began with a complaint from rival AMD in 2005 and continue to this day, would have taught companies to be cautious about potentially exclusionary conduct. Is Apple doomed to repeat the lesson?
"American Idol" marks the end of a season and the judgeship of the rancorous Simon Cowell. With the popularity of the long-running show already fading, some believe the drop-off will grow steeper with his departure.
As Mick Jagger has famously noted, you can't always get what you want. But if you try sometimes, or, alternately, wait close to four decades, you'll get what you need, particularly if what you need is a reissue of the enigmatic, once polarizing, now almost universally embraced Rolling Stones masterpiece, Exile on Main Street. And if you were also hoping for an attendant, full-court media press to mark the occasion, well, you will most certainly get what you crave.
U.K. entertainment retailer HMV has seen its shares fall 40% in the last year. But with growing market share, recent acquisitions and a plan to cut costs, the company has used the recession to launch a turnaround. Will the growth make HMV's stock a buy?