Nokia just released a smartphone aimed to compete directly with the wildly popular BlackBerry. The E61 is a cell phone with a full keyboard and e-mail functionality, aimed at business users. Next month the company plans to release the E70, a souped-up version of the E61 with a 2-megapixel camera as well. The phones will first be available in Europe and Asia — no word on when they'll come to the U.S. … Neil Young is releasing his new album online before it hits stores. The songs from Living With War are being released as lossless music files on the Web site MusicGiants, which stands in contrast to the compressed MP3 and AAC files sold by many other online services. The sound quality will be much higher, but the file sizes will be larger as well: 15 MB on average, compared to 3 MB for typical MP3 files. The album will be available for $1.29 per song or $15.29 for the full album. … Online telephone software maker Skype revealed its Skypecast software to the world today, which allows up to 100 people to hold town-hall type meetings online. The free software allows you to either hold open discussions, in which everyone can participate, or a one-way broadcast that can be opened to questions and answers afterwards.