BusinessWeek’s Arik Hesseldahl says that lawyers will be the only real beneficiaries in the class action lawsuit over scratched iPod nanos.

Sony-BMG is hopeful it will soon come to an agreement with Apple to join the Australian iTunes Music Store. “There’s a couple of points left to finalize, the negotiations are going really well and we hope that they will be all settled soon and we’ll be on track too,” said Emmanuel Candi of Sony-BMG Entertainment Australia.

“Osman Ratib, professor and chief of nuclear medicine at the University Hospital of Geneva, has co-created a computer software program called Osirix,