Tag: us

Read More

500k customers for Muve Music in its first year

US mobile operator Cricket Communications has announced a new milestone for its Muve Music service.
Read More

Columbia University study explores US attitudes to piracy

The American Assembly at Columbia University has published a report titled 'Copyright Infringement and Enforcement in the US'.
Read More

Columbia University study explores US attitudes to piracy

The American Assembly at Columbia University has published a report titled 'Copyright Infringement and Enforcement in the US', examining consumers' attitudes towards online piracy in the light of the controversial SOPA legislation.
Read More

SOPA bill delayed, but may still be finalised before Christmas

The US House Judiciary Committee has agreed to reconvene on Wednesday (21-Dec) in an effort to sign off the controversial SOPA bill before Christmas.
Read More

Spotify and Rdio’s US catalogues get compared

Wired has a very interesting article comparing the US catalogues of streaming music services Rdio and Spotify.
Read More

US adults now spend more time with mobiles than print media

eMarketer has published its latest report on US adults' media usage, claiming that people there now spend more time using their mobile phones every day than reading newspapers and magazines.
Read More

China overtakes the US for smartphone sales

Analyst firm Strategy Analytics has published a report claiming that China is now the largest smartphone market in the world, having overtaken the US.
Read More

BlackBerry’s BBM Music service launches out of beta

Research In Motion has officially launched its BBM Music service in three countries: the US, Canada and Australia. The new service has been in beta since mid-August, powered by Omnifone's music platform.
Read More

VC Fred Wilson hits out at E-PARASITES bill

The reworked PROTECT-IP legislation in the US continues to arouse strong opposition from the technology industry, angry at its implications for the existing DMCA safe harbours.
Read More

Renamed E-PARASITE Act faces criticism from tech industry

The House version of the US PROTECT IP bill has been published, with a new name: the Enforcing and Protecting American Rights Against Sites Intent on Theft and Exploitation Act of 2011. Yes, the E-PARASITE Act, although its...
Read More

Justin Bieber not going to prison for copyright infringement

Well, obviously. But Bieber has become one of the flashpoints in a debate in the US about new legislation that could make unauthorised web streaming of copyright work a felony offence, punished by jail terms of up to five...
Read More

US Protect IP act costs estimate at $47m

The US Congressional Budget Office has published details of how much it expects the anti-piracy Protect IP Act to cost over the next five years. And? $47 million, with a decent chunk of that going on the staff required to...