Day: January 22, 2012

Napster files free-speech appeal

Napster files free-speech appeal Napster has claimed that the injunction served last week to close it down violates its rights to free speech. The music file-trading service has requested that a federal appeals court reviews the decision, which was taken after a three-judge bench ruled Napster was infringing copyright. Napster filed its request last Friday. The company also argues that the court ruling thwarts new technological development. Napster will remain open until at least 2 March, when a hearing will be held to determine the terms of the injunction. Last week, Napster asked the Recording Industry Association of America...

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Opinion: iPad losing ground to Android tablets? I don’t think so

Opinion: iPad losing ground to Android tablets? I don’t think so Android fans are grinning wide today over news Android’s global tablet share jumped to 39 percent in 2011, cutting into Apple’s iPad market share lead. Should Apple start biting its nails? Hardly! It’s true, Android tablet makers shipped 10.5 million units in the last three months of 2011, according to a study by Strategy Analytics. But for Apple to worry about Android tablet dominance anytime soon would be absurd. Let’s peel back the headline and take a closer look. Strategy Analytics’ study found that global Android tablet shipments...

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