Why shut down Lala if there’s no chance of launching an iTunes.com? Because cloud-based media storage and retrieval is central to Apple’s long-term strategy, and Lala is central to implementing that… Read more »

Not a good week for record company EMI. It’s owner, Terra Firma, remains locked in legal dispute with Citibank over its role in the 2007 acquisition, while major acts look for… Read more »

Want proof that DRM drives people mad? Check out Media Rights Technology, a Silicon Valley provider of “content management” services. In 2007, the company sent cease-and-desist letters to Microsoft, Adobe, RealNetworks… Read more »