Finding and buying tickets to live events is just the tip of the iceberg for MP3.com's (mppp) plans for wireless WAP-enabled devices.
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Olympus America unveiled on Friday the DM-1, a digital voice recorder/MP3 player geared for corporate customers. The DM-1 supports removable SmartMedia cards for up to 22 hours of voice recording or more than one hour of MP3 or Windows Media Audio play.
Three technologies for imprinting music with indelible electronic identifiers -- a precursor to protecting online music copyrights -- have weathered a hacking challenge issued in September, said the Secure Digital Music Initiative on Wednesday. Of six proposed technologies, one was withdrawn and two others fell to successful attacks, said the SDMI.
The bloom may be (slightly) off the applications service providers (ASP) rose because software companies have started to listen to the largely dissatisfied customer base. Is there still a future for hosted applications?
Almost two weeks of controversy came to an end over the weekend when Princeton University, Rice University, and Xerox PARC researchers announced they had broken the four watermarking technologies that were being considered by the Secure Digital Music Initiative as potential standards for protecting digital music files.
Data will replace voice services as the killer app for wireless in as little as four years said analysts on Monday. While voice revenue will halve by 2005, data services are predicted to account for nearly half of mobile revenue streams by 2005.
Lineo CEO Bryan Sparks says developers would do well to consider a business strategy that combines proprietary and open-source approaches and takes advantage of the benefits of each. Read the column.
Sure, there are plenty of auction sites if you want to buy a Beanie Baby or even a BMW. But what if you really need someone to translate a company brochure into German, design your logo or write a Java app for your Web site?
Panasonic on Tuesday slashed the price of its Secure Digital Memory Cards and plans this fall to more than double its output of the cards, which are postage stamp-sized pieces of flash memory used in digital cameras, handheld computers and MP3 players.The 16MB card has dropped from $70 to $40; the 32MB card from $100 to $60; and the 64MB card from $160 to $100.
In an effort to make digital music more portable, Sony Corp. executives showed off the company's new Memory Stick Walkman, a player slightly larger than a stick of gum, and its Music Clip, which is the size of the pen.