Apple

Vivendi-Universal may have a buyer for its music division: Apple Computers. Apple's Steve Jobs isn't confirming that talks are under way for the purchase, but he's not denying the story either. Joseph Menn writes about technology for the Los Angeles Times, the newspaper that first published the rumor, and is the author of the recently published All the Rave: The Rise and Fall of Shawn Fanning's Napster. Menn speaks with guest host Lynn Neary about what the possible merger may mean for the future of downloadable music. ("All the Rave" is published by Crown, ISBN: 0609610937.)

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