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Not Dead Yet! The CD Still Rules Music (But iTunes Is Closing the Gap).

Two Months Plus a Big Ad Blitz Equal a Modest Move for Bing

UGO, Hearst’s Dudes/Gaming Site, Needs a New CEO

YouTube Dusts Off “Ghostbusters” to Make a Point: We’ve Got Movies!

Another Hint of (Very) Cautious Optimism for the Ad Market

Here It Comes. But What Is It, Exactly? Apple Plans Keynote Event for September.

Comcast Reels In Discovery for Web TV Trial. But No “Deadliest Catch”!

YouTube’s Most Popular Clips: Still Mostly Ad-Free

Microsoft Barred From Selling Word, but Not From Making Great Fake Web Videos Is Back, but for How Long? Try “Two or Three Months.”

Online Survey: The New BlackBerry Tour Is a Hit With the Matlock Set

eBay Bids to Fix a Security Hole

Meet Google’s New Search Engine, Same as the Old Search Engine

Are Network TV Ad Sales Terrible? Or Just Bad? And When Will We Know?

Microsoft’s Addition by Subtraction: Goodbye Razorfish, Hello Bing Customers

The New Yorker Reviews the Kindle: “Buy an iPod Touch”

What Happened to the New York Times’s Web Ads?

Bill Gates, Blogger

BusinessWeek Explains Why BusinessWeek Is for Sale: It’s a Money Pit

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Just as the atom bomb was the weapon that was supposed to render war obsolete, the Internet seems like capitalism’s ultimate feat of self-destructive genius, an economic doomsday device rendering it impossible for anyone to ever make a profit off anything again. It’s especially hopeless for those whose work is easily digitized and accessed free of charge.

— Author Tim Kreider on not getting paid for one’s work