The three major labels control 75% of the music sold in the U.S..
Apple already controls 70% of the music downloadbusiness. Until now all music download services launched by other companies like Microsoft have not been able to compete with iTunes head to head.The effort by Universal might be successful especially if the rumored business model of all-you-can-eat music for the end consumer would be true. Apparently Universal would charge a subscription fee that they think carriers and hardware makers would pay. I am not sure if this is really feasible.
More details on Business Week.
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Jackie Chan might be coming to your TV Screens for Rush Hour
Brett Ratner is in talks with Warner’s TV division to turn the Rush Hour series into a TV show. Bill Lawrence will be the runner for the show and we can anticipate a hearty good cop time on the show. The question is whether Jackie Chan and Chris Tucker will be reprising their roles as Lee and Carter on the TV show?