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|04/29/2006 Ban on Streaming Music via MP3 Formats
Senators Dianne Feinstein and Lindsey Graham have introduced
S. 2644, dubbed the PERFORM Act, that would restrict music webcasters
that play mainstream music artists from using MP3 formats and
other formats that are free of digital rights-management software.
Currently, webcasters that want to stream major label music
are entitled to do so under a statutory license (administered
by SoundExchange) set out in section 114(d) of the Copyright
Act. So long as they follow the rules and pay a royalty, webcasters
can play whatever music they like, using whatever streaming
format they like.
|04/26/2006 Podcast Home Tours
The Redecast combines
a slideshow presentation with voiceover narration describing
in detail an available home listing.
Unlike most virtual tours that are available for real estate
agents, the Redecasts are unique in the fact that not only are
they narrated by in-house voiceover actors, but are also completely
|04/26/2006 Elementary Podcasters
The third graders at Jamestown Elementary are taking
monumental steps to improve their writing. For this project,
they pick their favorite Washington landmark - like the Capital.
Then they write a brochure about it and add their voices.
Through their podcasts, the children are encouraged to write
creatively and to think beyond their classrooms.
|04/24/2006 Corporate Podcasting Summit
Corporate Podcasting summit at the Sofitel San Francisco
Bay gives the Enterprise Podcasting 101 from trailblazing companies
and leading experts. The full agenda and list of speakers is
available on the Podcast Summit Website.
The conference is scheduled for June 20-21, 2006.
|04/23/2006 New Orleans Business Reinvents Itself with Podcast
Many businesses in New Orleans have reinvented themselves
following the devastation of Hurricane Katrina. When major clients
relocated following the storm, Kraemer Advertising, a New Orleans
advertising agency, decided to start NewOrleansPodCasting.com,
a podcasting service focusing on the positive aspects of New
Orleans’ rebirth and rejuvenation. Interviews with local business
owners, celebrities, artisans, musicians and others are free
as a community service to promote New Orleans.
NewOrleansPodCasting.com is a web-based business
featuring audio podcast interviews. Owner Craig Kraemer has
created an informative and engaging new breed of website that
is all about audio.
|04/23/2006 Tutorial To Transfer iTunes to PlayStation
Sony’s PlayStation Portable (PSP) is a very popular
device and has sold a few million units, but when compared to
Apple’s iPod, the PSP lacks storage space. Luckily, the PSP
has a built in WiFi card to make up for this disadvantage. With
a few simple steps, all of which are included in this tutorial,
anyone can stream any non-copyright music from their iTunes
library to their PSP.
Tutorial to Transfer iTunes to PlayStations
|04/17/2006 Pentagon Adds a Podcast
The Pentagon Channel has added video podcasting to its
line of products that distribute the channel's military news
and information to the nation's men and women in uniform.
"We work hard to communicate with the men and women of the
department around the world," Secretary of Defense Donald H.
Rumsfeld said. "I am pleased that we are using video casting
and other increasingly important technologies to reach our global
audience with all the news and information available on the
|04/17/2006 International Podcasting Expo Announces Online
The International Podcasting Expo, an online event
being held April 21-23, 2006 has announced the schedule for
its online seminars.
Visitors to the Expo will be able to browse virtual exhibitor
booths, chat with exhibitors, listen to podcasts, view presentations
and join in live broadcasts in a 500-user audio conference room
|04/16/2006 Apple's iTunes Must Play Fair in French Music
Apple Computer Inc. should have anticipated that the
exclusive union of its iPod music players and online iTunes
store would be challenged in France, Trade Minister Christine
"It should come as no surprise," Lagarde told reporters during
a visit to San Francisco.
The trade minister made the remark when asked what she might
say to Apple's chief executive Steve Jobs about a proposed copyright
bill in France that would sever the link between the company's
iPod players and iTunes online music store.
|04/14/2006 iTunes Taxes
Internet shoppers accustomed to tax-free purchases from
Apple Computer's iTunes Music Store soon may be in for an unpleasant
State legislatures and tax officials, eager to find new ways
to boost government spending and curb budget shortfalls, are
eyeing the burgeoning market for digital downloads as a potentially
lucrative source of revenue.
A CNET News.com analysis shows that 15 states and the District
of Columbia now tax downloads of music, movies and electronic
books. Some high-tax states such as California do not levy the
same charge on iTunes downloads, but that could soon change.
|04/12/2006 Audio Recording Tools for Podcasting
Software contains a collection of software for audio recording,
audio editing and audio conversion tools.
Evaluation versions of each title are available for download.
The idea behind PodBop is simple.
Type in the name of your city and you'll be presented with a
list of musicians who are playing live there over the next week
or so. You can listen to MP3 files of each band. Better yet,
just subscribe to the RSS feed for that city and each week you'll
get a sampling of music from bands playing locally in the days
|04/10/2006 Avalanche Warnings via Podcast
TheGallatin National Forest Avalanche Center is
offering advisories via podcast.
Officials at the center say all you need is an iPod and access
to a computer, to take current warnings and conditions with
you into the backcountry.
|04/07/2006 Medical Article Abstracts Via Podcast
The Journal of Neurologic Physical Therapy, indexed in MEDLINE,
now offers its readers podcasts of article abstracts.
Beginning with the March edition, JNPT will offer
podcasts of each article's abstract as well as the Guide to
the Issue and Editor's Note. JNPT and the New England Journal
of Medicine NEJM are the first journals indexed in MEDLINE to
provide such a service.
|04/04/2006 Singapore Bans Podcasts
Podcasting will not be allowed during elections as it
does not fall under the "positive list" which states what is
allowed under election advertising.
Senior Minister of State for Information, Communications
and the Arts Balaji Sadasivan added that streaming of videos
during campaigning would also be prohibited.
He was addressing a question in Parliament on Monday about
the use of new technologies on the internet during hustings.
Pictures of candidates, party histories and manifestos are
on the "positive list" and are allowed to be used as election
advertising on the internet.
Newer internet tools like podcasting do not fall within this
|04/04/2006 Run For The Roses
Churchill Downs' Kentucky Derby website is using audio and video
podcasts to provide information and analysis on the upcoming
Kentucky Derby 132, scheduled for Saturday, May 6. The pre-race
podcasts of The Kentucky Derby Trail is available on Thursday
of each week leading up to Derby 132.
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