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31 October 2010 Last updated at 07:29 ET
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PORTLAND, Ore. — Built from scratch with carefully selected wooden materials and exquisite balance, John Greven’s acoustic guitars have won a loyal following among musicians both at home and abroad. “It’s very, very bright. It’s very, very stiff,” he said while tapping a piece of wood. “So this guitar will have a very bright sound, very stringy, almost metallic.” Using a certain piece of wood for bracing will help soften the tone of the guitar, he explained during a recent interview.
January 10, 2011 Universal Music Group Donates Over 200,000 Master Recordings to the Library of Congress
When it comes to watching digital video, 28 days later might soon be a service's most important selling point. Not whether they have Danny Boyle's zombie epic in stock--but whether sellers and rental companies offer films and TV shows on the day of release, or four weeks after. Today, retail giant Sears scored that 28-day advantage in a new agreement that will give the company a leg-up over competitors such as Netflix.
iLounge is reporting this week that movies rented from the iTunes Store with an iPhone 4 cannot be transferred to iTunes for viewing on other Apple devices.
Sir Michael Lyons, outgoing chairman of the BBC Trust, has warned that a tough licence-fee settlement may mean cuts in some public broadcasting services. Photograph: David Levene for the Guardian "Let's not be under any misapprehension, the notion that we can look for a 16% reduction in budget and sail on as you are is inconceivable."