Retailer Turned Rockstar: Alto Music’s Jon Haber
January 23, 2015

Jon Haber was living the American dream. He founded and owns a successful musical instrument retailer,Alto Music, which has continued to prosper even in tough economic times. But even with his success, there’s been an itch he’s wanted to scratch for a long time: his passion for writing and recording original music.

Rockford and Rockstar. Energy UPROAR Festival 2013
August 2, 2013

Wanna get your ears demolished even before Perry Farrell screams into a Marshall stack and blows then away?  Then check out Rockford mini-SoundLab at the tour.  I highly recommend the experience!  Wanna hear something even cooler?  The giveaway of a $2500 Rockford Fosgate system to a lucky winner at each tour stop.

Apple, Microsoft Group Wins Approval to Buy Nortel Patents
July 11, 2011

Apple Inc. and Microsoft Corp., in a joint venture called Rockstar Bidco LP, won court permission to buy the patent portfolio of Nortel Networks Corp. for $4.5 billion after outbidding Google Inc. in the biggest patent auction in history. In a joint hearing today, U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Kevin Gross in Wilmington, Delaware, and Ontario Superior Court Judge Geoffrey Morawetz in Toronto approved the sale of more than 6,000 patents and applications related to wireless and Internet technology. This truly is a wow transaction, said David H. Botter, an attorney for the main committee of Nortels

Sony Gets Exclusive Rockstar Game on PS3
August 1, 2007

Sony this week announced that it has reached a deal with Rockstar Games, the studio behind the popular “Grand Theft Auto” series, to put an upcoming game exclusively on the Playstation 3. The game has not been named, but is neither the upcoming game “LA Noire,” nor a “Grand Theft Auto” game. Sci-Tech Today describes the game as a “next generation crime thriller,” developed by the Australia-based studio Team Bondi.