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European Union seeking changes to music licensing laws that stifle online music stores

European Union seeking changes to music licensing laws that stifle online music stores

The European Union is seeking changes to current music licensing rules that prevent companies such as Apple with its iTunes Store from easily setting up an EU-wide online music store. If the ruling gets passed, it could force music royalty-collection societies to pass their revenue streams to their rivals if they fail to license music to online services in multiple countries. Bloomberg...

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iTablet to Have Gaming, be US-Only on Launch? Playing

iTablet to Have Gaming, be US-Only on Launch? Playing "Come see our latest creation" Guest List Detective!

Going all Mentalist on Apple's Jan. 27 "Come see our latest creation" invitee list has led to conjecture that gaming will be shown off for the iTablet/iSlate, but that perhaps the hardware itself will be US-only at launch. Gizmodo says Apple invited their gaming-focused sibling site, Kotaku to the party, they may have graphics on the card: Because the tablet's not a phone, both in...

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