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  • SoundExchange pays out record $149 million in second quarter

    SoundExchange pays out record $149 million in second quarter
    Performance rights organization SoundExchange distributed $149 million to music artists and record labels in the second quarter of 2013, a 55% increase from the same period a year ago.  SoundExchange, which collects royalties from services including...
  • Yelp launches food delivery and pickup service

    Yelp launches food delivery and pickup service
    Review site Yelp Inc. is allowing users to order food online for delivery and pickup, partnering with businesses such as Eat24 and Delivery.com. The offering, called Yelp Platform, can be accessed on desktop computers and mobile gadgets, the San...
  • University Internet TV service Tivli raises $6 million to expand

    University Internet TV service Tivli raises $6 million to expand
    Tivli, a Boston start-up that provides an Internet TV service for university students, has closed a $6.3 million round of funding to fuel its expansion to more campuses. Venture capital firm New Enterprise Associates led the Series A financing round,...
  • Tribune Co. buys 19 television stations in $2.7-billion deal

    Tribune Co. buys 19 television stations in $2.7-billion deal
    Tribune Co. has agreed to purchase 19 television stations owned by Local TV Holdings in a $2.73-billion deal that is expected to make Tribune the largest television station group in the country. Tribune and Local TV Holdings said early Monday that...
  • Tech Takeaway: Apple e-books ruling, T-Mobile introduces 'Jump'

    Tech Takeaway: Apple e-books ruling, T-Mobile introduces 'Jump'
    It was a full day of tech news Wednesday, with a federal judge ruling that Apple conspired to raise the price of e-books and T-Mobile introducing a new plan that makes it possible for customers to change their smartphones more often. Federal judge rules...
  • Navy drone X-47B aborts third aircraft carrier landing

    Navy drone X-47B aborts third aircraft carrier landing
    After a pair of a historic arrested landings aboard an aircraft carrier, a U.S. Navy drone aborted a third landing because of a malfunction in one of its three redundant navigation computers. The X-47B drone was four miles out Wednesday, with its...
  • Tech Takeaway: Nokia's photo-centric Lumia 1020, Microsoft revamp

    Tech Takeaway: Nokia's photo-centric Lumia 1020, Microsoft revamp
    Nokia stole tech headlines Thursday with the unveiling of the Lumia 1020, a smartphone with a 41-megapixel sensor, while Microsoft announced a company restructuring. Nukia unveils Lumia 1020 The Lumia 1020 feature a 41-megapixel camera sensor, which...
  • Hulu sale is canceled; owners double down on the video site

    Hulu sale is canceled; owners double down on the video site
    The Hulu divorce has been called off. After months of fielding offers from would-be buyers for the popular online video site, owners 21st Century Fox Inc., Walt Disney Co. and NBCUniversal decided Friday to cancel the sale. Instead, they said, they...
  • A non-SOPA broadside aimed at online piracy hotbeds

    A non-SOPA broadside aimed at online piracy hotbeds
    After months of talks with rights-holders, operators of some of the largest online advertising networks announced the steps they'll take to try to cut off online piracy hotbeds from the flow of marketing dollars. Their voluntary best practices drew praise...
  • Telemarketers call in reinforcements as they ignore do-not-call list

    Telemarketers call in reinforcements as they ignore do-not-call list
    Dan Yeh has been on the federal government's Do Not Call Registry for years. And for a while, it seemed like the leave-me-alone system worked just fine. Not anymore. "There's been a real surge recently," Yeh, 72, told me. "I've been getting five or...
  • Samsung offers LoJack, kill switch for Galaxy S4 smartphone

    For $30 a year, owners of the Samsung Galaxy S4 smartphone can either track it or render it useless if it's lost or stolen. Because the new anti-theft LoJack feature is nearly impossible for a thief to shut off, it's considered far superior to apps that...