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Public Address 03/04/07 - Gotta Hand It To Steve

PUBLIC ADDRESS 03/04/07 - You've Gotta Hand It To Steve

Part 15: The money shot | Apr 03, 2007 10:40
AYE CALYPSO: An exclusive Cricket World Cup blog

It's the world cup, it's playing out in paradise, and there are hardly any fans at the games. Yesterday's game in Guyana was a case in point. Sri Lankans v the hosts, whose backs were firm against the wall. But sod all went to watch. Guyana is a very poor...,


You've gotta hand it to Steve | Apr 03, 2007 10:38
Russell Brown's Hard News

You've gotta hand it to Steve. Yesterday's announcement that EMI will make almost its entire catalogue available via Apple's iTunes Music Store in high-quality non-DRM format from next month. What happened was an elegant solution to at least six different issues, which are, in no particular order: 1...,


A Rat At My Table | Apr 03, 2007 09:01
David Slack on his own account

The screams that suddenly rent the air upstairs yesterday afternoon were not the kind that suggest calamity, but clearly something was not right. I met Karren on her way down, coming to direct me to the scene. "I'll stay down here," she said, "I'm not bloody going back there. Go...,


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