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Logitech grabs exclusive on Queen’s new greatest hits album

Haven't there been 17 Queen greatest hits albums already? That hasn't put gadget firm Logitech off grabbing an exclusive on the latest one, Absolute Greatest.
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Google Sidewiki offers universal commenting system for websites

Another one for the "Cool Google technologies that will annoy publishers" file. Sidewiki is a new service debuted yesterday by Google - a sidebar for web browsers that lets users post and read comments about web pages.
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Industry body backs Apple in row over Palm Pre iTunes syncing

Palm made a big deal out of its Pre smartphone's ability to sync with iTunes, before Apple blocked the feature in an update.
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Play MPE launches iPhone app

Play MPE is one of the companies offering technology for entertainment firms - including record labels - to securely deliver their content to partners, including DJs, journalists.
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Pandora app now available on Android phones

Last July, the CTO of music service Pandora said "I need Android like I need a hole in the head... another OS platform that sits on top of buggy firmware".
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Palm unveils Pixi handset to follow the Pre

Palm would like to be a big player in the smartphone world again, having fallen off the radar in recent times.
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Pixie Lott gets livestreaming Euro album launch

Today sees the launch of Pixie Lott's debut album, through UMG subsidiary Mercury Music Group. She's flying out to Berlin with 200 "fans, friends and family" for a private launch gig, which is pretty old-skool.
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Radiohead guitarist – “MP3s sound fine to me”

It's become fashionable for artists to grouse about the sound quality of MP3 files, but Radiohead's Jonny Greenwood is bucking the trend.
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Microsoft on the next generation of user interfaces

Here's a quote to conjure with: "At Microsoft Research, I have colleagues working on tongue-based interaction, bionic contacts lenses, a muscle-computer interface, and brain-computer interaction."
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Songbeat returns as desktop music application

Songbeat used to be a desktop application that let people search for music on Seeqpod and then download it to their computer.
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Project Retweet begins

The Twitter phenomenon of "retweeting", whereby Twitter fans forward messages from individual users into their feed for the benefit of their entire audience, has not until now been an official feature supported by the Twitter...
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Twune in to audio tweets

Worried about missing one or two of those valuable Twitter tweets as you walk to the bus stop or even move between rooms?