Back in May, Amazon announced an online music store selling DRM-free MP3s and today they launched a beta version:
When last we visited the upcoming 802.11n standard for Wi-Fi, the IEEE was working slowly on the official standard while manufacturers were rushing out and certifying Draft 2 compatible products. Now The Register reports that there’s a spanner in the gears since some outstanding patents actually threaten the IEEE adoptability of the 802.11n standard.
The NBC television network seems to be trying a little bit of everything to snag Internet viewers. In addition to selling shows via Amazon Unbox (mentioned last week), they have announced a new service called NBC Direct which allows free download and viewing of a selection of NBC programming for up to a week after a program airs.