Associated Press

Toshiba Defiant After HD DVD Setback

Toshiba Defiant After HD DVD Setback

Toshiba Corp. executives had a tough moment Sunday, when they had to face reporters just two days after its HD DVD movie disc format was dealt a potentially fatal blow by the defection of Warner Bros. Entertainment to a rival technology.
Napster To Sell Unprotected MP3s

Napster To Sell Unprotected MP3s

Napster Inc. said yesterday (Jan. 6) it will begin selling music downloads as unprotected MP3 files in the spring, joining other online retailers.
Spears Taken In Ambulance After Standoff

Spears Taken In Ambulance After Standoff

The troubled life of Britney Spears added a new chapter when the intoxicated pop star was whisked away in an ambulance after police were called to her house to help end a nearly three-hour custody standoff involving her young sons.
Final Brown Recordings In Legal Dispute

Final Brown Recordings In Legal Dispute

The legal feud over the estate of James Brown is stalling the release of the soul legend's final recordings, his longtime adviser said.
Blues Artist 'Weepin' Willie Dies

Blues Artist 'Weepin' Willie Dies

"Weepin'" Willie Robinson, a blues singer who performed with Steven Tyler and Bonnie Raitt but also spent time homeless, has died at age 81.
Irish Singer Joe Dolan Dies At 68

Irish Singer Joe Dolan Dies At 68

Joe Dolan, one of Ireland's first pop music stars who entertained audiences for decades with Vegas-style showmanship, has died from a brain hemorrhage, his family announced. He was 68.
Oscar Peterson Mourned By Jazz Colleagues

Oscar Peterson Mourned By Jazz Colleagues

Oscar Peterson's dazzling keyboard technique, commanding sense of swing and mastery of different piano styles could leave even his most accomplished peers awe-struck. His death brought forth tributes from jazz pianists spanning the generations.

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