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John Mellencamp Calls the Internet the Most Destructive Invention Since the A-Bomb

First it was Prince, and now John Mellencamp is picking a bone with the Internet. According to Reuters, during a recent speech at the Grammy Museum, Mellencamp said, "the Internet is the most dangerous thing invented since the atomic bomb."John Cougar went on to say that it had destroyed the music business, and has the movie business in its sights. While this sentiment would be called relevant...

Android Overtakes iPhone, Lucasfilm Ends Lightsaber Wars

Highlights from this morning's other big tech headlines.... With a remarkable 886-percent worldwide growth rate, Android phone sales have apparently surpassed those of the iPhone for the first time. However, according to Nielsen, customer loyalty still remains significantly higher for the iPhone. [From: GigaOM] Satisfied by "clarifying public comments," Lucasfilm Ltd. will reportedly...

With Prince Wrong and Kenny G Right, Only Six Signs of the Apocalypse Remain

We never thought we'd say it, but Kenny G is right, dammit. Of course, when being right requires nothing more than saying, "The Internet isn't dead," it's only worth so much. In a recent interview with the Associated Press, the smooth-jazz sax operator took his defiant stand in response to Prince's recent proclamation of the Web's demise. (And we thought Bono had the market cornered in pretending...

Prince Says Internet Is 'Completely Over,' We Head Over to the Unemployment Line

As much as we love the Internet, we've always known that at some point, the world would move on to bigger and better things, leaving the entire Switched staff huddled around a garbage can fire and talking to rats. But it looks like the digital death knell has rung far earlier than we ever expected, as no less an authority than almighty Prince, himself, has formally announced the demise of the Web....

Cute Baby Video Scores Legal Victory Against Universal, Prince

A California district court judge has issued a decision in a case filed by Stephanie Lenz against the Universal Music Group that will pave the way for her to recoup attorney fees and collect damages from the label. In 2007, Lenz posted a 30-second video on YouTube that included her then 18-month-old baby dancing to the barely recognizable strains of Prince's 'Let's Go Crazy.' The song's creator...

Limited Edition, Prince-Themed iPod Touch -- Only $2,100

While certainly not the most expensive iPod we've ever seen, the limited edition Prince Opus iPod touch is definitely amongst the priciest. Sold only as part of an ultra rare kit that includes a luxurious book of Prince photographs from Kraken Opus, this touch (of unknown capacity) comes preloaded with 40 minutes of "exclusive" footage along with a live soundtrack from 'Indigo Nights.' Of...

Prince Sues Devoted Norwegian Fans Who Made Cover Album

On June 7th, the artist and sex symbol formerly known as Prince officially turned 50 and apparently someone brought hime the wrong gift. It was a copy of a new five-disc Prince tribute album, which consists of 81 cover songs by Norwegian musicians of every genre including that country's National Symphony Orchestra. Soon after receiving "Shockadelica-50th Anniversary Tribute to The Artist...

Prince Comforts Fans with Free MP3 Download

Prince is schizophrenic. Really that's the only excuse we can think of. First he gave away his album for free, then he sued YouTube, eBay, and Pirate Bay for enabling people to share his music. Then the artist formerly known as "the artist formerly known as Prince" decided to sue his biggest fan sites for using images of his likeness... including those created with needle and ink on fans' skin....

Prince Sues His No. 1 Fans

Two months ago, we told you about Prince suing YouTube, eBay, and BitTorrent site Pirate Bay for enabling the piracy of his music. We suggested, as politely as we possibly could, that perhaps the elfin former superstar should take a lesson from Metallica, salvage some dignity, and try to avoid legal tussles over fans sharing his music. Well, apparently Prince was listening, but somehow he's...

Prince Sues Three Sites Over Piracy of His Music

Prince (The Artist Formerly Known as The Artist Formerly Known as Prince), is taking on three sites that he says are primarily responsible for the online piracy of his music. Prince and a company called Web Sheriff are working closely together to get the offending material pulled from both YouTube and eBay. The third site named in the suit is Torrent peer-to-peer file sharing network /...

New Prince Album Free for the Taking

The artist formerly known as The Artist Formerly Known as Prince distributed thousands of copies of his new album 'Planet Earth' for free along with the U.K. publication 'The Mail.' It was supposed to be a limited promotion, but given the free nature of the album, people are having no compunctions about going ahead and posting the thing online for anyone to download ... somewhat at odds with the...

Verizon Gives Away Prince's New Single

Who said nothing in life is free? In a whirlwind of cross-promotional, down-your-throat synergistic marketing, Verizon has teamed with Prince to offer free exclusive downloads, starting today, of the new single 'Guitar,' from the petite rocker's upcoming album, 'Planet Earth,' weeks before its release. The hoopla is being stirred up to promote Prince's new jams, as well as Verizon's new V CAST...