Some sage security advice after Radiohead’s unreleased music hack

Bad news: Radiohead was hacked. Last week, a hacker stole the band’s lead singer Thom Yorke’s private minidisk archive from the band’s third album and subsequent major worldwide hit,

Why the YouTube of AR won’t be YouTube

Matt Miesnieks Contributor Matt Miesnieks is CEO and co-founder of More posts by this contributor AR will mean dystopia if we don’t act today The product design challenges of AR on smartphone

Spotify Defends Against New Music Backlash, Says It Will Pay Out $1B To Rightsholders By End Of 2013

<a target="_blank" href="">Spotify</a>, the music service with 24 million active users, says that it is on track to pay out $1 billion to artists that stream music on its platfo

Radiohead's New Album, The King Of Limbs, Drops The ‘Pay-What-You-Want’ Gimmick

<img src="" />Ron & Fez just opened with the show a Radiohead song, and my first thought was, “Oh, man, did they break up?”

Three Years Later, Who Owns The Rights To Radiohead's In Rainbows?

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Radiohead's Thom Yorke predicts end of music industry

<img src="" />"It will be only a matter of time—months rather than years—before the music business establishment completel

Songsmith makes you calm, fitter, healthier and more productive

<img src="">While this could have been anything from <i>Kid A</i>, this is actually a version of "Creep" reworked by <a href="http://www.cru

Radiohead sells 3 million copies of In Rainbows, but how much is that in American?

Warner Chappell, Radiohead’s distributor, is announcing that the band “sold” 3 million copies of In Rainbows, the album that they essentially gave away online in a pay-what-you-want

Radiohead Partners With Google For Music Video Launch

Google has partnered with Radiohead to promote the band’s music video for the song “House of Cards” from the album In Rainbows. It’s definitely not your average video consideri

No lights or camera, just (laser) action for new Radiohead video

Without the use of any cameras or lights, Radiohead has created a new video for its song “House of Cards”. Wispy points of light capture the ephemeral nature of a party scene as the scanner makes

Radiohead's back catalog of EMI released albums available on iTunes

One of my favorite bands from way back when has finally decided to unshackle their EMI catalog and distribute their music through iTunes. Before this, Radiohead (or EMI) was adamant about selling thei

Metallica thinking about jumping on the online distribution bandwagon

They used to be good. Metallica gave hints in an interview with Rolling Stone that it will follow the Nine Inch Nails and Radiohead model of Internet-based music distribution. (You can already downloa

Radiohead 'innovates' again, releases latest single in separate tracks for fan remixes

Radiohead wasn’t going to take upstart Trent Reznor’s sass much longer. The British band loved by everyone trying to look smart has made its third single off In Rainbows available as an in

NIN's Trent Reznor calls out Radiohead for its so-so In Rainbows release

[photopress:ningetsit.jpg,full,center] As if you already didn’t know, Trent Reznor, Nine Inch Nails’ frontman, also “gets” it. “It” meaning that the music business,

U2 thinking of dropping Universal Music, searching for other ways to distribute music

[photopress:u2u2u2u2.jpg,full,center] Remember the music industry? College kids killed it a few years ago and the top acts are now starting to notice. U2, covered brilliantly by New York area band 2U,

Radiohead's In Rainbows is week's best selling album, music industry must be thrilled

[photopress:inrainbowsno1_1.jpg,full,center] Despite being released three months ago as a digital download, Radiohead’s latest album, In Rainbows, was the best selling album last week. That must

Are digital albums the future?

Not so fast says Thom Yorke. In an interview with BBC Radio 4 Yorke said releasing an album in only digital format would have been “mad.” The Radiohead front man explained: We didn’t

Radiohead releases album on USB stick

I am in love with this Radiohead 4GB limited edition USB stick. Not only does it look rad, it features all 7 Parlophone albums and includes all of the album artwork. The live album is also included in

Will DRM-free music lead to DRM-free games?

GigaOM asks: is this Radiohead experiment going to change how things work, or is it a symptom of things changing? It’s not a philosophical question: something’s going on, as it’s bee

DRM-free music could signal the end for paid 'celestial jukeboxes'

Breaking news, guys. Like, b-r-e-a-k-i-n-g. You may have heard about that stunt Radiohead pulled last week, giving away their music for whatever you feel it’s worth. Well now the pundits are out
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