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Best Buy buys Napster for $121 million

Electronics retailer Best Buy is acquiring the Napster music service--its ticket into the booming online-music sector. The two companies on Monday announced a merger deal in which Best Buy is to launch an all-cash tender offer for outstanding Napster shares at $2.65 apiece,…

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Kanye West does a “good ass job”: gets arrested at LAX

AP's reporting that the Louie Vuitton Don, Kanye West was arrested this morning at Los Angeles International Airport after an altercation with a photographer.  He was arrested on suspicion of vandalism, because apparently he broke a $10,000 camera.  Kanye makes that in…

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Apple’s $79 in-ear headphones

There was a lot of talk today about the new iPod Touch as well iTunes 8, but maybe this slipped through the cracks for most of you.  Apple's also releasing new in-ear headphones that have the mic on the cord, just the…

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The Concept: Holeder Earphones by Yoonsang Kim

Does it appeal to you?  A unique design concept that screams for your attention.  Yoonsang Kim has designed the Holeder earphones that are as functional as they are elegant.  They're able to loop together around your neck (see gallery below) when not…

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Yahoo reimbursing Yahoo Music customers

Yahoo just before the weekend announced that its digital management servers would be taken down.  Since their music files are DRM-protected, the use of the files would be severly limited. Carrie Davis, spokeswoman for Yahoo Music, told InformationWeek, "You'll be compensated for whatever…

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