"After spending millions of dollars over the past decade fighting the free exchange of their content over the Internet, some media companies are now yielding. The best way to get something in return, ...may be to accept that few consumers want to pay."
"Belgium newspapers are now seeking compensation from Yahoo. A lawyer representing the papers is sending a letter of notice to Yahoo requesting it to stop publishing their articles without prior authorization."
"Google has filed a patent application for technology that lets local retail stores tie their stock control computers to a Google-powered advertising network -- a strong hint that the search giant is planning to expand expansion beyond Web...advertising."
"...apparently we can expect a flash-based Zune for the holiday season later this year... Stephenson also hinted at "a truly WiFi-enabled device"
"Ruckus Network expanded its ad-supported music download service to any college student, a move the major record labels hope will counter music piracy."
"Google is in talks to acquire closely held Adscape Media, whose technology allows for the delivery of ads over the Internet and in videogames."