Wednesday's Music 2.0 Briefing: iPod Falters, Yahoo Waits, Stones Catalog In Play & Much More
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Thursday's Music 2.0 Briefing: Yahoo MP3, WMG vs. Seeqpod, Sat. Radio Rumor & More

Yahoo > Yahoo is in discussions with all four majors over offering unprotected MP3s either for sale or for in a free ad-supported service. (AP) These moves are clouded by the pending layoffs at Yahoo which are expected to effect more than a thousand workers as early as next week.

> Apple stock fell another 10.65% yesterday, its second double digit drop in a row, over news of slowing growth.

> Profits jumped 18% last quarter at Qualcomm whose chips power many music centered cells. (AP)

> WMG has filed a lawsuit against mp3 search engine Seeqpod. (NY Post)

Xm_sirius_2 > XM and Sirius stock rose on rumors that FCC approval of their merger will come soon. (TheStreet)

> launched with 2k imbedded music vids and lots of content. It was designed to promote UK releases but could easily be expanded to become a classic rock destination.

> Winners in the 35th Annual Village Voice Critics Poll here.

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