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  1. Italy Launches Official Digital Chart

    April 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Italian music industry body FIMI yesterday (April 10) published the country's first digital singles chart. Italian music industry body FIMI yesterday (April 10) published the country's first digital singles chart. Local artist Gianna Nan ...

  2. Former iTunes Exec Cetinsoy Joins MusicStrands

    April 06, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Pioneer U.S.-Spanish search engine MusicStrands has recruited Atakan Cetinsoy, the former business intelligence manager of the iTunes Music Store, to its team. Cetinsoy joins as V.P. business products Pioneer U.S.-Spanish search engine MusicStrand ...

  3. ARIA To Launch Digital Chart

    March 30, 2006 12:00 AM EST The Australian Recording Industry Assn. will publish its first official digital music chart on April 9, the labels body said today (March 30). Digital and physical sales will be combined in an integra The Australian Recording Industry Assn. will p ...

  4. Apple Releases Software To Limit iPod Volume

    March 29, 2006 12:00 AM EST Free update available at Apple's online store. In a response to several lawsuits and a rash of publicity over how iPods contribute to hearing loss, Apple Computer has released a software update for all iPod Nano and 5th-generation devices tha ...

  5. Apple Releases Software To Limit iPod Volume

    March 29, 2006 12:00 AM EST Free update available at Apple's online store. In a response to several lawsuits and a rash of publicity over how iPods contribute to hearing loss, Apple Computer has released a software update for all iPod Nano and 5th-generation devices tha ...

  6. Apple Vs Apple Court Battle Begins

    March 29, 2006 12:00 AM EST Apple Corps and Apple Computer faced off in London's High Court today (March 29) in the latest stage of an enduring trademark battle. Apple Corps and Apple Computer faced off in London's High Court today (March 29) in the latest stage of ...

  7. Apple Vs Apple Court Battle Begins

    March 29, 2006 12:00 AM EST Apple Corps and Apple Computer faced off in London's High Court today (March 29) in the latest stage of an enduring trademark battle. Apple Corps and Apple Computer faced off in London's High Court today (March 29) in the latest stage of ...

  8. Apple Blasts French Copyright Bill

    March 22, 2006 12:00 AM EST Apple Computer has slammed the French parliament's contentious decision yesterday (March 21) to introduce the right to interoperability in the long-awaited copyright bill. In a statement issued today, Apple Computer has slammed the French par ...

  9. Apple Blasts French Copyright Bill

    March 22, 2006 12:00 AM EST Apple Computer has slammed the French parliament's contentious decision yesterday (March 21) to introduce the right to interoperability in the long-awaited copyright bill. In a statement issued today, Apple Computer has slammed the French par ...

  10. French Parliament Adopts Copyright Bill

    March 21, 2006 12:00 AM EST The French Parliament adopted today (March 21) the highly controversial bill on copyright. The bill was passed with a show of 286 votes for, and 193 against. The French Parliament adopted today (March 21) the highly controversial bill on copyright ...

  11. French Parliament Adopts Copyright Bill

    March 21, 2006 12:00 AM EST The French Parliament adopted today (March 21) the highly controversial bill on copyright. The bill was pass with a show of 286 votes for, and 193 against. The French Parliament adopted today (March 21) the highly controversial bill on copyright. ...

  12. Report: Apple To Unveil iPhone Within A Year

    March 21, 2006 12:00 AM EST Apple Computer is expected to unveil an Apple-branded mobile phone with direct access to the iTunes Music Store in the next 12 months, securities analysts at Morgan Stanley said in a research note. Apple Computer is expected to unveil an Apple-bra ...

  13. France Proposes To OK DRM-Cracking Software

    March 14, 2006 12:00 AM EST France is pushing through a law that would force Apple Computer to open its iTunes online music store and enable consumers to download songs onto devices other than the computer maker's popular iPod p France is pushing through a law that woul ...

  14. France Proposes To OK DRM-Cracking Software

    March 14, 2006 12:00 AM EST France is pushing through a law that would force Apple Computer to open its iTunes online music store and enable consumers to download songs onto devices other than the computer maker's popular iPod p France is pushing through a law that woul ...

  15. Rumors Abound Over Apple, Microsoft Gadgets

    February 28, 2006 12:00 AM EST 'Origami Project' news to hijack Apple announcement. While iPod fans wait with baited breath for the "fun new products" announcement Tuesday (Feb. 28) from Apple Computer, Microsoft managed to hijack the rumor mill with a super ...

  16. RIAJ: Japanese Downloads Soar In Q4

    February 24, 2006 12:00 AM EST Music downloads in Japan doubled in the October-December quarter compared to the previous three months, according to data released Feb. 24 by local labels body the Recording Industry Assn. of Japan. Music downloads in Japan doubled in the October- ...

  17. iTunes Reaches Billion Download Milestone

    February 23, 2006 12:00 AM EST Apple Computer's iTunes Music Store has passed the 1 billion-download mark, less than three years after it launched and just days before a planned press event where the company will unveil new consume Apple Computer’s iTunes Music Store has p ...

  18. Australia's Brazin Introduces Download Kiosks

    February 15, 2006 12:00 AM EST Australian music retail market leader Brazin is from today (Feb. 15) rolling out the country's first in-store download kiosks through its 392 Sanity, HMV and Virgin outlets. Australian music retail market leader Brazin is from today (Feb. 15) ...

  19. Australia's Brazin Introduces Download Kiosks

    February 15, 2006 12:00 AM EST Retailer offers ringtones in-store. Australian music retail market leader Brazin is from today (Feb. 15) rolling out the country's first in-store download kiosks through its 392 Sanity, HMV and Virgin outlets. The Fast Tracks Kiosks will allo ...

  20. Apple Sued Over iPod Earphones

    February 02, 2006 12:00 AM EST A Louisiana man has filed a class action lawsuit against Apple Computer for allegedly putting consumers at risk of suffering noise-induced hearing loss. A Louisiana man has filed a class action lawsuit against Apple Computer for allegedly putting ...

  21. Vital:Pias, Apple Clinch Content Deal

    January 22, 2006 12:00 AM EST Unlocks video downloads for 100-plus labels. Digital music services specialist Vital:Pias Digital has struck a multi-territory content agreement to sell its 100-plus partner labels' music videos on Apple Computer's iTunes Music Store. Th ...

  22. Report: Downloads Exceeded 420M In 2005

    January 19, 2006 12:00 AM EST Digital sales yielded an estimated $1.1 billion in revenue from Internet and mobile sales, up from $380 million in 2004, according to the IFPI “Digital Music Report 2006” unveiled today (Jan. 19) Digital sales yielded an estimated $1.1 billion in ...

  23. Report: Downloads Exceeded 420M In 2005

    January 19, 2006 12:00 AM EST Digital sales yielded an estimated $1.1 billion in revenue from Internet and mobile sales, up from $380 million in 2004, according to the IFPI “Digital Music Report 2006” unveiled today (Jan. 19) Digital sales yielded an estimated $1.1 billion in ...

  24. Sony BMG Signs Up To iTunes Oz

    January 18, 2006 12:00 AM EST Sony BMG Music Entertainment today (Jan. 18) became the final major record company to license its repertoire to Apple Computer's iTunes Music Store in Australia. An initial 100,000 tracks made availab Sony BMG Music Entertainment today (Jan. ...

  25. Sony BMG Ends Holdout With iTunes Oz

    January 18, 2006 12:00 AM EST Sony BMG Music Entertainment today (Jan. 18) became the final major record company to license its repertoire to Apple Computer's iTunes Music Store in Australia. An initial 100,000 tracks made availab Sony BMG Music Entertainment today (Jan. ...

  26. Apple Moves To Mobile?

    January 13, 2006 12:00 AM EST Company requests 'Mobile Me' trademark. Questions over Apple Computer’s mobile music ambitions have risen to the surface again this week, following the disclosure that the Cupertino-based firm filed a trademark request for the term “Mobi ...

  27. Spitzer Spawns Scrutiny

    January 12, 2006 12:00 AM EST The major labels' use of "most favored nation" (MFN) clauses in deals with download and subscription retailers are receiving increased industry scrutiny in the wake of New York State Attorney General The major labels’ use of “most f ...

  28. Burst.com To File Suit Against Apple

    January 12, 2006 12:00 AM EST Action to counter the lawsuit on Jan. 4 by Apple. Burst.com will be filing patent infringement claims to counter the lawsuit brought on Jan. 4 by Apple Computer over methods of handling audio and audiovisual information. Apple asked the court to d ...

  29. Verizon Launches Mobile Music Store

    January 09, 2006 12:00 AM EST Verizon Wireless has introduced a mobile music download service in partnership with Microsoft, forming an alliance designed to take on Apple Computer's digital music market dominance. Verizon Wireless has introduced a mobile music download se ...

  30. Post-Christmas Download Sales Reach All-Time High

    January 04, 2006 12:00 AM EST U.S. digital download sales hit a new all-time high in the week after Christmas with 19.9 million tracks sold, according to Nielsen SoundScan. The flurry of downloading in the final week of the year m U.S. digital download sales hit a new all-time ...

  31. Jones, Dankworth Head New Year Honours

    January 03, 2006 12:00 AM EST Welsh singer Tom Jones and jazz musician John Dankworth were both made knights in the New Year Honours list, published Saturday (Dec. 31), for services to music. Welsh singer Tom Jones and jazz musician John Dankworth were both made knights in the ...

  32. New York AG Investigates Download Pricing

    December 27, 2005 12:00 AM EST Major labels subpoenaed. New York Attorney General Eliot Spitzer is initiating another investigation of the music industry, this time seeking information to determine whether the pricing of digital music downloads violates antitrust laws. Warner M ...

  33. Mobile Downloads Begin In Oz

    December 21, 2005 12:00 AM EST The mobile download market has taken a leap forward in Australia. From today (Dec. 21), users of telecommunication company Optus's 3G (third generation) service can download music tracks and videos to The mobile download market has taken a le ...

  34. Mobile Downloads Begin In Oz

    December 21, 2005 12:00 AM EST The mobile download market has taken a leap forward in Australia. From today (Dec. 21), users of telecommunication company Optus's 3G (third generation) service can download music tracks and videos to The mobile download market has taken a le ...

  35. Creative Unveils Zen Vision MP3 Player

    December 20, 2005 12:00 AM EST Creative Technology, the Singapore-based digital-entertainment products manufacturer, has unveiled a new MP3 player that it has positioned to compete against Apple Computer's iPod. Creative Technology, the Singapore-based digital-entertainmen ...

  36. Apple Corps Sues EMI Over Beatles Royalties

    December 16, 2005 12:00 AM EST Apple Corps, the Beatles company, has sued EMI for more than £30 million ($52.9 million) in a row over unpaid record royalties for the British band. Apple Corps, the Beatles company, has sued EMI for more than £30 million ($52.9 million) ...

  37. Apple Corps Sues EMI Over Beatles Royalties

    December 16, 2005 12:00 AM EST Beatles firm claims $53M. Apple Corps, the Beatles company, has sued EMI for more than £30 million ($52.9 million) in a row over unpaid record royalties for the British band. London-based Apple Corps Ltd. yesterday (Dec. 15) launched proceedings i ...

  38. Publisher Apologizes To Online Lyrics Tool

    December 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST Warner/Chappell admits it was trigger-happy with a cease-and-desist letter. Is the music industry finally learning to think before it threatens? The saga started in early December, in what has become almost standard practice: the music industry us ...

  39. Mobile Downloads Dominate Japan Q3 Digital Biz

    November 25, 2005 12:00 AM EST Mobile accounts for 90%-plus of all downloads. Mobile downloads are by far the most popular digital distribution medium in Japan, according to quarterly data released Thursday (Nov. 24) by labels body the Recording Industry Assn. of Japan. The RIA ...

  40. Mobile Downloads Dominate Japan Q3 Digital Biz

    November 25, 2005 12:00 AM EST Mobile downloads are by far the most popular digital distribution medium in Japan, according to quarterly data released Thursday (Nov. 24) by labels body the Recording Industry Assn. of Japan. The RIA Mobile downloads are by far the most popular d ...

  41. Apple Japan's iTunes, iPod On The Rise

    November 18, 2005 12:00 AM EST Apple Computer now has a 60% volume share of Japan's portable digital music-player market, according to data from industry publication WebBCN Ranking. Apple Computer now has a 60% volume share of Japan's portable digital music-player mar ...

  42. Legal Troubles For iPod Nano

    November 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST British and Mexican consumers filed a class-action lawsuit against Apple Computer Nov. 4, complaining about the iPod Nano design. NEW YORK -- British and Mexican consumers filed a class-action lawsuit against Apple Computer Nov. 4, complaining abo ...

  43. The Next Monster Single Could Be A Jingle

    November 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST It is just a matter of time. It could be months, maybe a year, but eventually an original tune, recorded and created specifically for an ad, will be the best-selling song in the United States. Josh Rabinowitz is senior VP/director of music at ad a ...

  44. Legal Troubles For iPod Nano

    November 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST British, Mexican consumers file suit. British and Mexican consumers filed a class-action lawsuit against Apple Computer on Friday (Nov. 4), complaining about the iPod Nano design. The suit, filed in federal District Court for the Northern District ...

  45. AOL Acquires Circuit City's MusicNow

    November 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST America Online said Nov. 3 it has purchased from Circuit City the electronics retailer's MusicNow asset for an undisclosed amount, giving the Time Warner unit a service that looks a lot like the legit (The Hollywood Reporter) -- America Onlin ...

  46. Platforms, Not Hardware, Make The Mobile Market

    November 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST It was about three years ago that the mobile industry was buzzing about another handset maker's "converged" device. Like the ROKR, the Nokia N-Gage-which began as a partnership between Nokia and Ninte Seamus McAteer is chief product ...

  47. Apple Passes One Million Videos Sold

    October 31, 2005 12:00 AM EST Music store has offered videos since Oct. 12. Apple Computer reports it has sold more than 1 million videos since it began selling them on the iTunes Music Store Oct. 12 for $1.99. The top downloads include music videos from Michael Jackson, Fatbo ...

  48. iTunes Goes Live In Australia

    October 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Sony BMG holds out on Aussie service. Apple Computer's iTunes Music Store finally opened for business today (Oct. 25) in Australia. The digital download store at www.apple.com.au began operation this morning at 3AM Australian EST. According t ...

  49. iTunes Goes Live In Australia

    October 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Apple Computer's iTunes Music Store finally opened for business today (Oct. 25) in Australia. However, as reported here yesterday, the Australian store does not include Sony BMG content. Apple Computer's iTunes Music Store finally opened ...

  50. Australia Readies For iTunes

    October 24, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Apple Computer is expected to announce the launch of its long-awaited iTunes Music Store in Australia tomorrow (Oct. 25). Two U.S.-based executives, Eddy Cue, VP of Apple's applications division, and Apple Computer is expected to announce the ...

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