- According to a 10K financial filing, RealNetworks spent $11.2 million to promote the Rhapsody service last year.

- Gibson Guitars lost its lawsuit against Activision that claimed the "Guitar Hero" game infringed on its patents after a judge declared the patents invalid. Gibson has a similar lawsuit underway against "Rock Band" creator Harmonix.

- Tapulous released Tap Tap Revenge 2 - the follow up to the popular iPod Touch and iPhone music game - which has an added challenge mode, a kids mode and 150 free downloadable songs.