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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. MP3tunes Hires Hacker DVD Jon

    October 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Infamous Johansen working on secret project. Michael Robertson, founder of MP3tunes, has hired infamous hacker Jon Lech Johansen to work on a new digital music project with the code name Oboe. Johansen, also known as DVD Jon, is the software progr ...

  4. Coldplay Clean Up At Digital Music Awards

    October 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT With three trophies, Coldplay was the big winner last night at the fourth annual BT Digital Music Awards in London. The British alternative rock act walked away with the People's Choice award, and tro With three trophies, Coldplay was the big ...

  5. Coldplay Clean Up At Digital Music Awards

    October 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT With three trophies, Coldplay was the big winner last night at the fourth annual BT Digital Music Awards in London. The British alternative rock act walked away with the People's Choice award, and tro With three trophies, Coldplay was the big ...

  6. Xfm, V2 Strike Podcast Partnership

    October 18, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Elbow feature in alt. station's offering. London-based alternative rock radio station Xfm has teamed up with Richard Branson's independent record company V2 Music to release a series of podcasts featuring full-length music tracks. Billed ...

  7. Xfm, V2 Strike Podcast Partnership

    October 18, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Elbow feature in alt. station's offering. London-based alternative rock radio station Xfm has teamed up with Richard Branson's independent record company V2 Music to release a series of podcasts featuring full-length music tracks. Billed ...

  8. Apple Names New COO

    October 18, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Apple Computer has named Tim Cook, the company's executive VP worldwide sales and operations since 2002, as COO, while Jon Rubinstein, head of the iPod division, will soon retire. SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) -- Apple Computer has named Tim Cook, th ...

  9. RealNetworks Partners With Ex-Foe Microsoft

    October 18, 2005 12:00 AM EDT RealNetworks settled its antitrust lawsuit against Microsoft for $761 million, in a deal designed to help both parties better compete against rivals Apple Computer and Yahoo in the battle for digital LOS ANGELES -- RealNetworks settled its antitru ...

  10. MTV Buys iFilm To Boost Internet Presence

    October 18, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Viacom's MTV Networks unit took a further step to broaden its Internet exposure, announcing that it has taken over privately-held online video destination iFilm Corp. for $49 million. NEW YORK (The Hollywood Reporter) -- Viacom's MTV Net ...

  11. Apple Unveils Video iPod

    October 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Apple Computer unveiled its much-anticipated video iPod device at an event in San Jose today. The new series features a 20GB model for $300 and a 60GB model for $400, in line with the pricing for exi Apple Computer unveiled its much-anticipated vi ...

  12. Behind the Deal: Patent Law Is Latest 'Player' In MP3 Game

    October 04, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Copyright law and MP3 files are still center stage as the industry attempts to bring unauthorized file sharers and peer-to-peer operators to justice. But a spotlight is slowly shifting toward intellec Copyright law and MP3 files are still center s ...

  13. Apple Reportedly Offers To Fix iPod Nanos

    September 28, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Complaints: cracked screens, scratched cases. Three weeks after introducing the pencil-thin iPod Nano portable music player, Apple Computer is reportedly ready to respond to complaints about defective screens. The Wall Street Journal reports Apple ...

  14. Motorola Unveils ROKR Internationally

    September 16, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Handset was aunched in the United States on Sept. 7. Cellphone manufacturing giant Motorola has unveiled the international rollout for the ROKR, the new handset that is compatible with Apple Computer's iTunes Music Store and was launched in t ...

  15. iTunes Boasts 80% Piece Of U.K. Pie

    September 07, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Apple Computer's iTunes Music Store has seized an 80% share of the British digital download market in less than 18 months of opening for business, the computer giant said today (Sept. 7). It's the fir Apple Computer's iTunes Music S ...

  16. iTunes Boasts 80% Piece Of U.K. Pie

    September 07, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Apple Computer's iTunes Music Store has seized an 80% share of the British digital download market in less than 18 months of opening for business, the computer giant said today (Sept. 7). It's the fir Apple Computer's iTunes Music S ...

  17. HMV Set For New Digital Era

    September 01, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Service to launch Sept. 5 with 1.3M titles. HMV U.K.'s new digital music service will embrace the independent label sector and adopt a flexible pricing structure, executives at the market-leading retailer told reporters today (Sept. 1). HMV w ...

  18. HMV Set For New Digital Era

    September 01, 2005 12:00 AM EDT HMV U.K.'s new digital music service will embrace the independent label sector and adopt a flexible pricing structure, executives at the market-leading retailer told reporters today (Sept. 1). HMV U.K.'s new digital music service will em ...

  19. Rio MP3 Discontinued

    August 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT D&M will shutter line by Sept.'s end. The Rio MP3 player will soon be no more. D&M Holdings, the Japanese company that manufactures the Rio line, will discontinue the line by the end of September. In July, the company sold the tec ...

  20. Napster Joins Lobby Body EDiMA

    August 23, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Online music service Napster has joined the European Digital Media Assn. (EDiMA), the coalition that represents online music companies. Online music service Napster has joined the European Digital Media Assn. (EDiMA), the coalition that represents ...

  21. Napster Joins Lobby Body EDiMA

    August 23, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Online music service Napster has joined the European Digital Media Assn. (EDiMA), the coalition that represents online music companies. Online music service Napster has joined the European Digital Media Assn. (EDiMA), the coalition that represents ...

  22. New MP3 Players Hit The Market

    August 18, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Sony, Samsung introduce new models. Both Sony Electronics and Samsung have introduced several new MP3 players in their ongoing campaign to catch up to Apple Computer in the digital music race. Sony unveiled a new line of flash-based devices called ...

  23. Canadian 'iPod Tax' To Be Refunded

    August 09, 2005 12:00 AM EDT $4 million collected to date from customers. Apple Computer said it will refund the so-called "iPod tax" Canadian customers paid since 2003. Canadian courts ruled the tax illegal last year but customers there continued to pay the tax as ...

  24. iTunes Japan Sells 1M Downloads

    August 08, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The iTunes Music Store has sold more than one million downloads in the four days since its Aug. 4 launch in Japan, Apple Computer said today (Aug. 8). The iTunes Music Store has sold more than one million downloads in the four days since its Aug. ...

  25. iTunes Japan Sells 1M Downloads

    August 08, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Music store reaches milestone in four days. The iTunes Music Store has sold more than one million downloads in the four days since its Aug. 4 launch in Japan, Apple Computer said today (Aug. 8). Earlier this month, one high-ranking Japanese indust ...

  26. iTunes Debuts In Japan

    August 04, 2005 12:00 AM EDT As expected, Apple Computer today (Aug. 4) launched its iTunes Music Store in Japan, the world's second biggest recorded music market. Initially, one million titles are available from 15 labels, incl As expected, Apple Computer today (Aug. 4) ...

  27. iTunes Debuts In Japan

    August 04, 2005 12:00 AM EDT As expected, Apple Computer today (Aug. 4) launched its iTunes Music Store in Japan, the world's second biggest recorded music market. As expected, Apple Computer today (Aug. 4) launched its iTunes Music Store in Japan, the world's secon ...

  28. Coca-Cola Teams With Loudeye For NZ Downloads

    August 03, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Coca-Cola yesterday (Aug. 2) launched an online music store in New Zealand. It marks the soft drinks giant's first digital music foray into the Pacific region. Coca-Cola yesterday (Aug. 2) launched an online music store in New Zealand. It mar ...

  29. Coca-Cola Teams With Loudeye For NZ Downloads

    August 03, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Coca-Cola yesterday (Aug. 2) launched an online music store in New Zealand. It marks the soft drinks giant's first digital music foray into the Pacific region. Coca-Cola yesterday (Aug. 2) launched an online music store in New Zealand. It mar ...

  30. HP: No More iPods

    August 01, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Hewlett-Packard has revealed that it will soon stop reselling HP-branded versions of Apple Computer's iPod line. The decision follows the exit of former CEO Carly Fiorina. Hewlett-Packard has revealed that it will soon stop reselling HP-brand ...

  31. Motorola Unveils New Line Of Music Phones

    July 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT iTunes phone coming soon. At its annual press and analyst event, Motorola Inc. unveiled a new line of music optimized phones dubbed the ROKR series. Not included in the announcement is the long-anticipated iTunes phone Motorola is developing with ...

  32. Report: Progress Made In P2P Litigation Push

    July 21, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The war against illegal file-sharing is tilting in favor of the music industry, a new report published today (July 21) claims. Figures published by the IFPI suggest the industry's controversial use of The war against illegal file-sharing is t ...

  33. Report: Progress Made In P2P Litigation Push

    July 21, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The war against illegal file-sharing is tilting in favor of the music industry, a new report published today (July 21) claims. Figures published by the IFPI suggest the industry's controversial use of The war against illegal file-sharing is t ...

  34. iTunes Breaks 500M Download Milestone

    July 18, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Apple Computer's iTunes Music Store has passed the 500 million paid-download milestone. The feat was achieved yesterday (July 17) when Amy Greer from Lafayette, Indiana purchased Faith Hill's "Mississ Apple Computer's iTunes Mu ...

  35. Avex Signs Up To iTunes

    July 18, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Avex, Japan's biggest independent label, has licensed its repertoire to Apple Computer's iTunes Music Store. Avex is the first Japanese record company to reach such an agreement with iTunes, the Japan Avex, Japan's biggest independe ...

  36. Avex Signs Up To iTunes

    July 18, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Avex, Japan's biggest independent label, has licensed its repertoire to Apple Computer's iTunes Music Store. Avex is the first Japanese record company to reach such an agreement with iTunes, the Japan Avex, Japan's biggest independe ...

  37. Brit Politicians Prepare to 'Rock the Boat'

    July 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT A cross-party collective of British politicians have closed the gap between parliament and the music business through a pair of initiatives. A cross-party collective of British politicians have closed the gap between parliament and the music busin ...

  38. Brit Politicians Prepare to 'Rock the Boat'

    July 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT A cross-party collective of British politicians have closed the gap between parliament and the music business through a pair of initiatives. A cross-party collective of British politicians have closed the gap between parliament and the music busin ...

  39. After Grokster, Can Music Business Save Itself?

    July 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT When the Supreme Court handed down a decision in the MGM vs. Grokster case, the news wires immediately heralded it as a "sweeping victory" for our industry. Then, of all people, former Recording Indus Fred Goldring is a founding partner ...

  40. Following Apple's Lead On Wireless Music Downloads

    June 28, 2005 12:00 AM EDT What would it mean for the market and the industry if the leading music download and mobility company did not believe that cellular networks were going to be a major distribution channel for full musi Mark Desautels is VP of wireless Internet deve ...

  41. Shareholders Approve Stringer As New Sony CEO

    June 28, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Sony Corp. shareholders on June 22 approved the appointment of Howard Stringer as the new chief executive, making him the first foreigner to head the Japanese electronics and entertainment company. TOKYO (AP) -- Sony Corp. shareholders on June 22 ...

  42. European iTunes Passes 50M Download Milestone

    June 23, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Worldwide sales top 430M tracks. The European version of iTunes Music Store has pushed past the 50 million paid-download milestone in its first year of operation, Apple Computer said today (June 23). The computer giant simultaneously launched its ...

  43. European iTunes Passes 50M Download Milestone

    June 23, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The European version of iTunes Music Store has pushed past the 50 million paid-download milestone in its first year of operation, Apple Computer said today (June 23). To date, roughly 430 million trac The European version of iTunes Music Store has ...

  44. Report: One Record In Three Is Fake

    June 23, 2005 12:00 AM EDT A total of 1.2 billion pirate music discs were sold in 2004, accounting for 34% of all discs sold worldwide, according to a report unveiled today (June 23) by the International Federation of the Phono The European version of iTunes Music Store has ...

  45. Impala Re-Ups Lambot As Chairman

    June 21, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Michel Lambot's mandate as chairman of European labels body Impala has been extended for another year. LONDON -- Michel Lambot's mandate as chairman of European labels body Impala has been extended for another year. Impala's chairma ...

  46. Impala Re-Ups Lambot As Chairman

    June 16, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Michel Lambot's mandate as chairman of European labels body Impala has been extended for another year. Michel Lambot's mandate as chairman of European labels body Impala has been extended for another year. Impala's chairmanship was ...

  47. Apple Tight-Lipped On iTunes Japan Reports

    June 08, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Source says download service to bow in August. Industry insiders have provided conflicting reactions to reports which suggest Apple Computer will launch its iTunes Music Store in Japan this August. One well-placed source says: "The soft launc ...

  48. Apple Tight-Lipped On iTunes Japan Reports

    June 08, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Industry insiders have provided conflicting reactions to reports which suggest Apple Computer will launch its iTunes Music Store in Japan this August. Industry insiders have provided conflicting reactions to reports which suggest Apple Computer wi ...

  49. Waits Questions Download Royalties

    June 07, 2005 12:00 AM EDT A suit filed by Tom Waits' Third Story Music against Warner Music Group seeks to set the record straight on whether a label that provides recordings for digital downloads is licensing masters or selli NEW YORK -- A suit filed by Tom Waits ...

  50. Beggars, Napster Strike License Deal

    June 03, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Leading British independent music company Beggars Group has agreed to license its catalog to download store Napster U.K., Billboard.biz has learned. Leading British independent music company Beggars Group has agreed to license its catalog to downl ...

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