U2 take over Late Night. U2 on Thursday will take over Conan O’Brien’s show and perform a few songs. It will mark the first time the program has been dedicated to one guest.
Franz Ferdinand afraid of spotlight on Glasgow music scene. The Scottish rock band fear that with their success too much attention will be paid to their local scene. With their sophomore CD just hitting stores, they are worried that Glasgow bands will get too much attention before they’ve had time to develop.
Microsoft patent denied. In a case raised by Open Source defenders, The U.S. Patents and Trade office threw out two Microsoft patents for its FAT file system. Microsoft has the opportunity to submit evidence at an examiner’s request. The patents were thrown out on administrative technicalities.