Not Just another Drop in the Ocean Edition
Todays links of interest:
- MySpace tries to strike new chord in digital music
And by "new chord," they mean "2003," when the concept of tying millions of FREE (but not free) songs to a social network would have seemed like an innovative idea instead of a last-ditch effort not to lose the last bit of their mojo to Facebook.
- McCain suspends campaign to work on Wall Street plan
Cazart! Isn’t part of the burden of being President the fact that you have to deal with multiple issues, crises, and obligations at the same time? Also, if we were attacked, and the opinion polls shifted towards McCain, would he suspend his campaign?
- Don’t drive iPhone developers away, Apple
Despite the fact that there are a ton of apps in the App Store, there are still a lot of useful apps currently missing. Here is a deep look at some of the issues that might drive developers (and eventually users) to, say, Android.
- Obama likely to keep debate as McCain seeks delay
Oh, now I see where all of this is going. First you delay the debates, then you delay the election.
- Les Moonves Wants to Put Newspapers Out of Business
Okay. Leslie’s back in the mix.
- Music industry reaches settlement on two online royalty issues
Of course, they didn’t get around to *that* issue. The industry continues to kill itself with a thousand paper cuts.
- Music industry groups settle some online royalty disputes (but not the big one over Internet radio)
Executive summary: Pandora is still doomed.
- Clay Aiken Coming Out
Wow, Clay’s gay. Who woulda guessed?
- Why I love Wilco, part umptybillion
Well, there are many reasons to love Wilco, and this is yet another one.