Making movies on the life of cult leaders, corporate leaders and contemporary cultural icons is an old phenomenon. Years ago, Richard Attenborough made the movie, “Gandhi”, on the Indian freedom fighter, Mahatma Gandhi. Recently, Tom Hooper made “The King’s Speech” about the stammering problem of King George VI, the king of England during World War II. David Fincher made The Social Network, telling the story of the foundation of Facebook. When Barack Obama became the first Black President of United States, plans started rolling in the chambers of a big production studio of Hollywood about making a movie on his life, with Will Smith essaying the role of Obama.
Apple finally manage to board third music label for its upcoming cloud music service.
According to Bloomberg, “Apple has manage to reach an agreements with three out of the four major music labels for its upcoming cloud music service. The third label to sign is said to be Sony. EMI and Warner are already on board.”
Sony Corp is working on a cellphone and PSP hybrid to better compete with Apple’s iPod Touch and iPhone.
Sony was talking to major recording companies about providing downloadable music to the Playstation Portable (PSP). While Apple’s devices aren’t dedicated gaming machines, there is a notable overlap in audiences and the App Store has started attracting major gaming developers such as Capcom, id Software, and Square Enix.