Mix: Billionaires, iPod arcade, 2006 SXSW, CD sales

Apple CEO Steve Jobs is the 140th richest person in the world, according to Forbes’ annual list of billionaires. Jobs’ net worth now stands at $4.4 billion.

Following the release of the iPodMame software, an iPod nano owner has built a 5-inch arcade cabinet replica that houses his nano when playing Pac-Man.

CitizenPod has released a free 2006 SXSW ClickGuide for iPods. “Download the guide and you will have panels, bands, films, and nighttime events, all on your iPod and at your fingertips.”

Some music industry executives feel that releasing an artist’s single on iTunes and other online music stores is hurting sales of CDs, and may move to hold off on early digital distribution.

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