Microsoft Tests Piracy-Check Technology - Visitors with a pirated copy of Windows may lose easy access to company's Download Center. LCD monitor prices to continue falling next year as manufacturers keep looking its way in the market. Yahoo to launch its own music player - The Web portal is cooking up its own homegrown music player with store, despite its recent buy of Musicmatch. Microsoft, recording industry discuss Longhorn and DRM - Record labels are trying to get Microsoft (and Apple) to support their DRM schemes in future OS versions. Microsoft is understandably leery. Sony Describes HD Product Plans - Wega TVs, Vaio systems, DVD recorders and camcorder highlight HD product lineup. Sega Plans Massive New Arcade - In Yokohama, before you get excited.