Sit anywhere you want

Apple Computer, if the rumors on the street are anywhere near true, is about to drop a bigger bombshell than the iPhone5: a build-it-yourself music service designed to compete head on with Pandora and Slacker—not to mention terrestrial hybrids like…

Mel to sell

The Sirius XM CEO has filed paperwork with the SEC to exercise options on, and sell, 30 million shares of his company. According to the satcaster, “Sirius XM Radio Inc. said Thursday that its CEO, Mel Karmazin, has adopted a…

Pandora under attack

The Musicians First Coalition is targeting Pandora for attempting to get its royalty payments to musicians lowered. In fact, according to the New York Post, “The coalition is expected to begin a PR campaign against Pandora that will include alerting…

When networks fight

The Talk Radio Network is suing Dial Global, alleging that DG has violated antitrust and monopoly laws by its sales representation of most of the N/T networks and programming. TRN issued a press release from CEO Mark Masters saying, “This…

The last 19 million

According to the FCC, there are still about 19 million people in the United States without access to high-speed Internet. About three-fourths of those Americans living in rural areas where “there is no business case to offer broadband.” Furthermore, fully…