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For most of us, thinking about museums and archives will conjure up images of physical relics; faded books, paintings and trinkets discovered beneath the soil. But now, the British Library is fighting to preserve something more elusive: sound. With £9.5 million in fresh Lottery funding, it h...

May 20th 2015 at 8:51am 0 Comments
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DirecTV has carried on the "resurrection" of ReplayTV for a lot longer than we thought it would since purchasing the ancient DVR brand back in '07, but everything comes to an end next month. Zatz Not Funny points out the website has been updated to inform users EPG data will cease July 31st, leav...

June 20th 2011 at 3:17pm 0 Comments
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A new report issued by the Library of Congress entitled The State of Recorded Sound Preservation in the United States: A National Legacy at Risk in the Digital Age, has some sobering findings on the state of historic audio, whether on vinyl, wax cylinders, or optical disc: namely, that it's "at ris...

October 7th 2010 at 6:24pm 0 Comments
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It looks like U-verse customers won't be left out of all the set-top box upgrade madness going around lately, as AT&T has announced two upgrades on the way for the services. Total Home DVR users will get more ways to customize their recording settings with a Series Priority option to help resol...

May 20th 2010 at 10:56am 0 Comments
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In the unceasing feud between the RIAA and satellite radio, the agency has rekindled the fire by encouraging the FCC to "require the merged companies to pay higher royalty rates to the record industry." Reportedly, the RIAA argued that the firms were "no longer new, struggling companies that could g...

July 10th 2007 at 11:22am 0 Comments