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Amazon’s Shot at iTunes Heard Round the World

Amazon.com is taking its digital music store to the world -- a necessary move if the online retailer hopes to compete with a digital giant like iTunes. Amazon will roll out its music store internationally this year, offering music that is free of digital rights management copy-protection technology ...

Can Healthy Web Site Traffic Save Newspapers?

Fewer people are thumbing through newspapers, but more than ever are clicking on them, according to the latest industry findings -- and that trend appears to be on an upward spiral, with no end in sight. What it means to newspapers' profitability, however, remains a mystery. Newspaper Web sites attr...

A Broken Record: Global Music Biz Losing War on Piracy

The global music industry is winning some sales battles, but online piracy continues to pummel it in a larger war. As a result, the industry's worldwide trade group is calling on Internet regulators to assist in bringing an end to illegal downloads. Some political heavyweights are joining the fight....

Flagging Cell Phone Sales Darken Motorola’s Q4 Report

In telephone parlance, any tangible progress Motorola was hoping to make in the fiercely competitive cellular phone business is on hold, as its newest products have failed to connect with consumers. Shares of Motorola fell nearly 23 percent in midday trading to a five-year low after the Schaumburg, ...

Whitman’s Rumored eBay Exit: A Win-Win Proposition?

If Meg Whitman validates media reports that she is exiting the CEO post at eBay, she will depart with the glow of having finished a masterful job of transforming an obscure San Jose, Calif.-based auction site into an archetypal business model with yearly global sales of nearly $6 billion. "Think abo...

Sanyo Offloads Mobile Phone Unit to Shore Up Core Biz

Sanyo has traded off a little in a crowded mobile technology field to gain a lot in its core business, with the sale of its lagging mobile phone operations to Kyocera. The two electronics firms announced the deal -- potentially worth $472.3 million -- on Monday, with Sanyo transferring its $375 mill...

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