Adam Kidron

  1. Sony, Warner Music Settle $50 Million Bankruptcy Claims With Beyond Oblivion

    August 01, 2012 6:56 PM EDT The bankruptcy process doesn't get much more exciting than what's been happening with Beyond Oblivion, the ambitious digital music business that was backed by Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. and other investors to the tune of $87 millio ...

  2. Gee Beyond Can Buy Beyond Oblivion Assets, But Not Existing DRM Contracts, Says Court

    March 27, 2012 1:39 PM EDT The bankruptcy court where the case was heard is not usually bedecked in a flag, as it is here Gee Beyond, the company headed by former Beyond Oblivion CEO Adam Kidron, can buy the assets of the bankrupt Beyond Oblivion, a judge ruled on Monday. T ...

  3. How Beyond Oblivion's Music Startup Model Tanked Before Takeoff

    March 05, 2012 4:50 PM EST Beyond Oblivion was supposed to save the music industry. Instead, it lived up to its name, collapsing in dramatic fashion at the end of 2011 when investors lost their patience with a company that kept promising and never delivering. Years of caree ...

  4. Beyond Oblivion's Boinc Music Service Signs Licensing Deal With Sony Music, Others Coming

    August 24, 2011 11:37 AM EDT Years in the making, Beyond Oblivion's device-based music service, called Boinc, is on pace to debut this fall. Licenses with Sony Music have been completed, according to a person with knowledge of the negotiations, and other licensing deals ...

  5. Business Matters: Investor Enthusiasm for the Cloud Continues as Beyond Oblivion Secures $77 Million Funding

    March 08, 2011 8:39 PM EST Beyond Oblivion Secures $77 Million Funding -- Investments in new digital music companies are surprisingly large and frequent these days. The latest example is Beyond Obilvion . The most anticipated cloud-based music service you've never hear ...

  6. Uphill Battle: Startup Beyond Oblivion Has Its Work Cut Out

    April 28, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Other than its ambition, little is known about Beyond Oblivion, the digital startup that received a $10 million investment from News Corp. A piece at The Financial Times explains it promises to combat piracy (PR speak for “we understand people don ...

  7. Latin Entertainment Firm UBO Shutters

    December 07, 2006 12:00 AM EST UBO, the maverick Latin entertainment company that garnered major chart success?and international headlines with their spanish-language lyrical-rework, recording and rerelease of America's national anthem during last spring's immigration ...