"It’s official: Stephen Colbert will replace David Letterman as CBS’ Late Show host."
"The broadcast network has tapped the 49-year-old Comedy Central host to take over the late-night franchise."
"CBS has made a five-year deal with Colbert, which was announced Thursday by CBS Corp. CEO Les Moonves and CBS Entertainment chairman Nina Tassler."http://insidetv.ew.com/2014/04/10/stephen-colbert-letterman/
by MARTIN CONNOR"The second thing is the fact that the money comes directly to me when you buy the album from me. It goes directly to my account. There is nobody taking their cut. When you deal with the music business, any artist—even the most indie artist—who sells their music at Amazon or iTunes, they’re only making 60% of their sales at the most. So 60% of something, I’m making 60 cents on every song that sells on iTunes, right? If someone wants to listen to my music streaming, for me to make that 60 cents, they would have to listen to that song 160 times for me to make 60 cents on that song."http://www.hiphopdx.com/index/interviews/id.2339/title.talib-kweli-talks-growing-his-independent-business-model-with-gravitas-/
Legal WeekAuthor: IPKat 26 Mar 2014 | 09:54"Seven years seems to be the optimum time it takes before content owners and service providers get tired of intellectual property (IP) litigation and settle. And, boy, is 2014 the year they are settling."
"In January, it was a seven-year long trade mark battle between L'Oreal and eBay before the UK courts (and the CJEU) that bit the dust. Last week, also after seven years of intense litigation, the behemoth case of Viacom v YouTube has ended, making the parties rejoice (we hope) while their lawyers look on despondently, remembering the good times"http://www.legalweek.com/legal-week/blog-post/2336340/the-seven-year-itch-billion-dollar-you-tube-viacom-dispute-settles-lawyers-despair