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Watch Shelly’s commentary on the 60th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards and how the television industry sounds desperate.
SANDISK is set to release SlotMusic. SANDISK, who is working with all four major recorded music labels, will sell music and special extras on compact, customized memory cards. The initial offering will feature albums by 29 of the big 4’s best selling artists and will retail for roughly $15.
YAHOO’s new board will meet for dinner tonight before its first official meeting tomorrow. The new Carl Icahn backed board is flanked by Icahn cronies Frank Biondi and John Chapple. The board is expected to discuss the ongoing negotiations with Time Warner and the regulatory issues facing the Google search ads deal.
COMCAST submitted its broadband management plans to the FCC on Friday. As previously reported, Comcast will slow internet speeds for heavy users at peak times by utilizing a second traffic stream. With web traffic constantly increasing, Comcast’s model for bandwidth management could set great precedent for other networks.
CBS is set to auction off 50 radio stations. The auction is a chance to test the current market value of each station, as well as the difference between buy valuation and seller’s sense of worth. Analysts believe that CBS would be lucky to receive cash flow multiple of 9 or 10.