Hollywood and Silicon Valley: Can't We All Just Ge ... One of the more gripping moments at the Wall Street Journal's "All Things D" conference las... June 6, 2012 5 Comments
RIAA Once Again Wins Battle, Loses War Congratulations, RIAA, for prevailing in a court case that will do nothing to stop piracy a... May 31, 2012 1 Comment
China's Bid for AMC: The Elephant in the Theater Amidst all the news reporting about Dalian Wanda Group Corp.'s proposed $2.6 billion purcha... May 29, 2012 1 Comment
Why Publishers Only Have Themselves to Blame ... All the hullabaloo about whether the Justice Dept. was justified in suing Apple and five pu... April 23, 2012 0 Comments
Attack of the 3D Retread ... March 30, 2012 0 Comments
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Everyone’s focusing right now on whether AT&T’s proposed merger with T-Mobile will give it too much power in wireless. But that’s only part of the worry. AT&T also wants to sell you a so-called “triple play” of cable, telephone and Internet service. Or better yet, a “quad play” of cable, telephone, Internet and wireless. Arch-competitor [...]
At some point, some people decided they’d better eat the costs of their mule herd and invest in tractors to haul stuff if they wanted to survive. Which side of history is the music industry on?
While I sympathize with Warner Bros.’ concern about the half hour of “Harry Potter” that ended up on the Web, it’s hard to get too exercised about it. Even assuming the entire movie had ended up on the Internet, I seriously doubt that would have stopped anyone (my daughter and myself included) from lining up for the movie last night at midnight.
Nothing irks me more than to see a Time Warner pitchman come on my TV to talk about all the money they’re “saving” me over satellite. Please. I’m currently spending more than $150 a month on my cable service, and that doesn’t count the $120 a month I pay for business class Internet service from [...]