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  1. Bandcamp Kills It With New Web-Optimized Mobile Pages

    August 20, 2012 4:35 PM EDT Bandcamp has absolutely killed it with its new mobile-optimized web pages. Life just got a lot more difficult for MTV, which last week put Artist.MTV pages into public beta and will give it a mobile push later this year. MySpace might as well give ...

  2. Mobile Roadie Adds iPad Apps, Changes Pricing

    May 01, 2012 9:36 AM EDT Mobile Roadie has updated its platform, changed its pricing structure and now offers native iPad apps and mobile-optimized web pages. The three-year-old company offers a do-it-yourself app creation and hosting platform that now powers 3,000 apps - ...

  3. SXSWi Panel Explores How Phones Have Changed Concerts: 'At Jay-Z Show, Everyone Was Looking at Their Phones, Not Jay-Z'

    March 13, 2012 6:55 PM EDT "What's interesting to me," said Brenna Ehrlich of MTV Networks, who moderated the "Music 2.0: Engaging Fans with Mobile Social Apps" panel Tuesday afternoon, to kick things off, "is how the advent of the iPhone has c ...

  4. Digital Music Startups Outline Challenges, Lessons Learned @ Billboard's FutureSound

    November 17, 2011 10:14 PM EST On the opening day (Nov. 17) of Billboard's FutureSound conference in San Francisco, executives from RootMusic, Mobile Roadie, Grooveshark and Headliner.fm discussed some of the challenges and lessons learned in starting a new digital music c ...

  5. Constantine Roussos Guest Post: How .music Will Save the Industry

    February 15, 2011 2:33 PM EST Editor's Note: Constantine Roussos is the entrepreneur behind the proposed .music top-level domain name initiative. His effort began in 2001, when his business plan for .music won top prize at the USC Entrepreneur Program. He's since bec ...

  6. @ Media & Money: Execs Debate Controlling Digital Content

    November 13, 2009 12:00 AM EST With the rise of the digital mediums, companies have found it more difficult to place value on their content since it appears on the Internet or on phones instead of in a format the companies can contain. The Controlling Content in a Digital World ...

  7. MisRolas.com Shuts Download Store

    August 29, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Online music download store MisRolas.com has closed operations beginning today (Aug. 29). The three-year-old store, which focused on independent Latin music, is shifting operations to mobile content in the U.S. and Latin America, with parent compa ...

  8. McGraw Goes Mobile

    February 13, 2008 12:00 AM EST Tim McGraw launched a mobile Web site at the Mobile World Congress, allowing fans to connect from Internet-connected mobile phones to download videos, buy premium content and check on tour dates and other McGraw news. The site, mcgraw2go.mobi, is ...

  9. Motorola Rolls Out China Portal Upgrade

    May 31, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Motorola announced May 30 what it describes as a major upgrade of its mainland China portal. The site, at motomusic.com.cn , now offers more than 100,000 songs for purchase and download, with new features such as "cross-linkage management,&qu ...

  10. EMI CEO Challenges Mobile Industry

    March 28, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Put a label head in front of a wireless industry audience these days and they'll be happy to tell you what's wrong with mobile music. EMI Group CEO Eric Nicoli, keynoting at the CTIA Wireless 2007 convention, spent most of his speech pra ...

  11. Cohen Set For Billboard Mobile Entertainment Live! Session

    March 15, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Ted Cohen, former EMI digital music guru and current TAG Strategic managing partner, will be moderating a plenary session at Billboard's upcoming Mobile Entertainment Live! conference March 26, focusing on how to best produce entertainment co ...

  12. Wei Wei Launches Album Via DotMobi

    February 14, 2007 12:00 AM EST Chinese singing superstar Wei Wei is the world's first artist to launch an album exclusively via dotMobi, the first Web site address domain dedicated to mobile content. Wei Wei made a personal appearance today 3GSM Congress mobile-industry tr ...

  13. Microsoft Unveils Mobile DRM

    February 13, 2007 12:00 AM EST Fresh off the release of its new Vista and Windows Mobile 6 operating systems, Microsoft has now unveiled a new digital rights management technology called PlayReady. The new DRM scheme is designed for mobile devices, taking what's called a & ...

  14. MySpace Goes Mobile In Europe With Vodafone

    February 08, 2007 12:00 AM EST MySpace has forged an exclusive European partnership with Vodafone in a development which will enable the wireless carrier's customers to remotely view and edit their MySpace profiles. The deal, unveiled Wednesday (Feb. 7), heralds Fox Intera ...

  15. RealNetworks Acquires WiderThan For $350 Million

    September 13, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Deal sets stage for mobile version of Rhapsody. RealNetworks has acquired mobile content technology firm WiderThan for $350 million, setting the stage for a mobile version of the Rhapsody music subscription service. WiderThan provides solutions to ...

  16. Jamster Readies Full-Song Mobile Service

    December 05, 2005 12:00 AM EST No timeline given for launch. VeriSign, the parent company of ringtone retailer Jamster, is developing a full-song mobile music download service in conjunction with Melodeo. Melodeo currently powers the mobile music stores of several wireless carr ...

  17. ICANN OKs New Domains

    September 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The Internet's key oversight agency approved a domain name for the Catalan language Sept. 15 while deferring final action on creating a red-light district on the Internet through a ".xxx" suffix. NEW YORK (AP) -- The Internet's ...