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March 7, 2002 -- Updated 1835 GMT
FTC clears HP-Compaq
As expected, the Federal Trade Commission cleared Hewlett-Packard Co.'s $22 billion merger with Compaq Computer Corp. late Wednesday.

Downloading can't be stopped
I can't believe I'm writing this article in 2002. When I started covering digital music in 1996, the record industry was grappling with the same fundamental issues it confronts today.

ISS backs HP-Compaq
Institutional Shareholder Services recommended Tuesday that its clients, which control 23 percent of Hewlett-Packard Co. shares, vote for HP's $22 billion merger with Compaq Computer Corp.

MusicCity.com site crashes
MusicCity.com users were denied access to one of the largest free file sharing networks last week, causing the company to launch a new edition of the software Friday, ahead of schedule.
 
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