Tom Waits, recently inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame with the 2010 Class, has enjoyed a quite a history of excellent music delivered in such great albums as Small Change (1976), Heartattack and Vine (1980), the quirkily-titled...
Qwikster is dead already. That sounds drastic, but have you looked around the Internet today? Following Twitter threads prove people are already digging a grave for the "new" DVD-by-mail service. So is Netflix.
Distribution of music is what drives the market these days, not format. From the rapid adoption of low-resolution MP3s to their accepted sales through outlets like iTunes, Amazon, and other digital malls, music distribution has been focused on selection and location playback.
Netflix made the announcement yesterday that a combo plan of one DVD out and streaming would run a customer $15.98 per month, an increase of 60% over their previous bargain bin pricing. This all kicks off September 1st.
Microsoft's corporate communications Vice President Frank Shaw, writing for the Microsoft Blog, claims the Xbox 360 is used as an entertainment device 40% of the time, the rest spent playing online games over Xbox Live.