Apple is expected to negotiate new deals with record labels and artists to sidestep French government plans to open the copy-protection technology of its iTunes music service to rivals, under a draft Senate amendment to be voted on this week.
German speaker brand, Canton, has launched in Australia the CD 200 series of slim-line speakers for music and home theatre systems. The company said the new 200 series was designed to provide a mid-range option for consumers, between the original CD 100 series and high-end CD 300 series.
You've got to feel for Creative. It got MP3 jukeboxes to a stage where the public just started to show a major interest - then the Apple iPod entered and stole its limelight (not to mention the vast bulk of the portables market).