In much of America, the availability of online video is often frustrated by slow broadband speeds. In this 2011 photo, Valerie Houde waits for a dial-up Internet connection in East Burke, Vt. Andy Duback/AP hide caption

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Watching TV Online Often Exposes Slow Bandwidth
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Apple Unveils Pencil-Thin iPad Mini
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The new iPad Mini is displayed after its unveiling at an Apple event in San Jose, Calif., on Tuesday. Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images hide caption

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Hear Laura Sydell's Story On Morning Edition
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Why Video Phones Might Not Be The Future After All
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Donna Summer in 1976. YouTube's Chris Maxcy says the company targets advertising to videos by artists like her and gives a share of the revenue from it to the track's label and publisher. Keystone/Getty Images hide caption

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YouTube Shares Ad Revenue With Musicians, But Does It Add Up?
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Erin McKeown is currently recording her ninth studio album, to be released this fall. Michael Weintrob/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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How Musicians Make Money (By The Fraction Of A Cent) On Spotify
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The catalog of The Beatles, which was owned by EMI, will be among the assets that the Universal Music Group gets to keep. Jim Gray/Getty Images hide caption

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Universal's Purchase Of EMI Gets Thumbs Up In U.S. And Europe
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The video sharing site Vimeo has added a feature that invites users to chip in to support the filmmakers they like. Vimeo hide caption

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Vimeo's Virtual Tip Jar Invites Viewers To Chip In
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Google's Digital Library Plan Hits Another Snag
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These Nokia phones unveiled earlier this month are the first smartphones built for Windows 8. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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What Will Apple's Patent Case Mean For Phone Design?
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Nintendo's Wii U is the only new game system on the horizon as console makers are having a hard time figuring out how to improve on what they've got. Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images hide caption

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Is The Cloud In Gamers' Future?
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Amazon Takes Entertainment Step With App Offerings
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