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Wes Phillips Posted: Aug 23, 2004 0 comments
On August 18, XM Radio invited the press to Manhattan's Rainbow Room to announce its latest product offerings. The locale was not unintentional, according to Chance Patterson, XM's vice president for programming operations, "This building [30 Rockefeller Plaza, headquarters of NBC] was at the center of radio's first flowering, and XM represents radio's future."
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Wes Phillips Posted: Apr 21, 2002 0 comments
XM Radio held a press conference in New York City Thursday, April 18. The event was heralded with great secrecy—attendees were enticed with promises of "major news," but no one leaked details beforehand, and the press arrived expecting something juicy indeed.
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Wes Phillips Posted: Oct 12, 2006 1 comments
New positions for you and your faithful companion.
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Wes Phillips Posted: Feb 26, 2006 0 comments
Speaking at the Music 2.0 conference in Los Angeles on February 23, Yahoo Music's general manager Dave Goldberg startled listeners with a statement probably never previously heard from the head of a for-pay digital music service: Lay off the DRM.
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Wes Phillips Posted: Mar 28, 2005 0 comments
Yamaha Electronics Corporation has introduced four new A/V digital home-theater receivers equipped with XM Satellite Radio capability (XM-Ready). The $649.95 RX-V757, $549.95 RX-V657, $449.95 RX-V557, and $349.95 RX-V457 will allow users to plug an XM Connect-and-Play home antenna into the Yamaha XM-Ready A/V receiver and activate the XM service to receive 150-plus digital radio channels—no other accessories or installation are required. Using XM's industry-leading chipset technology, as well as a new proprietary chip and signaling protocol, the XM Connect-and-Play home antenna is capable of receiving XM's satellite and terrestrial signals, in addition to performing channel tuning, decoding, and audio transmission functions.
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Wes Phillips Posted: May 09, 2006 0 comments
In other words, yawns are contagious.
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Wes Phillips Posted: Aug 29, 2007 1 comments
A new story by Roddy Doyle. 'Nuff said—except that the "f-bomb" is dropped in the second graf. Of course, I already said it's by Roddy Doyle.
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Wes Phillips Posted: Sep 15, 2006 0 comments
Bagheera, uncharacteristically agrees with the tabby. "You guys are pathetic."
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Wes Phillips Posted: Nov 14, 2006 0 comments
"In [Daniel Kehlmann's] first novel translated into English, the 31-year-old literary wunderkind's breezy, sometimes charming and ultimately inconsequential work follows the actual lives, careers and eventual intersection of two of Germany's brightest scientists: explorer, geographer and naturalist Alexander Von Humboldt and the astronomer and aptly crowned 'prince of mathematicians' Carl Friedrich Gauss."
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Wes Phillips Posted: Apr 19, 2006 1 comments
Asking good questions is a skill that can be taught—and should be.


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