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  1. Yahoo!, Pepsi Revive TV Show For Online

    June 02, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Future segments to include Kanye West, Gwen Stefani. Yahoo! is bringing back a revamped version of former TV show "Pepsi Smash" to its Yahoo! Music service to provide subscribers with on-demand video segments of band performances, interv ...

  2. Waits Sues WMG Over Download Payments

    June 02, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Suit seeks definition of licensing vs. sales. Tom Waits’ Third Story Music sued Warner Music Group May 31, seeking a court declaration of whether providing recordings for digital downloads should be classified as a license or a sale. The complaint ...

  3. Waits Sues WMG Over Download Payments

    June 02, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Suit seeks definition of licensing vs. sales. Tom Waits’ Third Story Music sued Warner Music Group May 31, seeking a court declaration of whether providing recordings for digital downloads should be classified as a license or a sale. The complaint ...

  4. Radio Extending Brands Through Online Music Sales

    May 23, 2005 12:00 AM EDT MusicToGo enabling stations to open customized stores. Airplay is the single biggest influence on music sales, so why hasn't radio gotten in on the action? A new vendor is banking on the notion that radio not only influences music sales, it c ...

  5. Apple's iTunes Takes Bigger Bite Out Of Europe

    May 10, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Download store goes live in Switzerland, Nordic. Apple Computer today (May 10) launched iTunes Music Stores in Denmark, Norway, Sweden and Switzerland. The four new localized digital download services offer licensed repertoire from the four majors ...

  6. Apple's iTunes Takes Bigger Bite Out Of Europe

    May 10, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Apple Computer today (May 10) launched iTunes Music Stores in Denmark, Norway, Sweden and Switzerland. The four new localized digital download services offer licensed repertoire from the four majors a Apple Computer today (May 10) launched iTunes ...

  7. Rock Radio Listeners Speak Up

    May 09, 2005 12:00 AM EDT New poll sheds light on streaming, iPods, satellite radio. The results of a Jacobs Media Web poll conducted of 19,263 classic, active/mainstream and modern rock radio listeners offer important messages for the radio industry. Half of those polled ...

  8. Nokia Unveils Music Phone

    April 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Mobile phone handset giant Nokia has unveiled a new series of multimedia devices, led by a music-capable version that looks set to rival Motorola's planned iPod-phone hybrid. Mobile phone handset giant Nokia has unveiled a new series of multi ...

  9. Stop Throwing Stones: Dueling DRM Does Not Help Digital Market

    April 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Apple Computer recently has been waging a back-and-forth battle with the hackers who created PyMusique, a solution that strips Apple's FairPlay digital-rights-management technology from any track boug Antony Bruno is senior writer/digital for ...

  10. Stop Throwing Stones: Dueling DRM Does Not Help Digital Market

    April 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Apple Computer recently has been waging a back-and-forth battle with the hackers who created PyMusique, a solution that strips Apple's FairPlay digital-rights-management technology from any track boug Antony Bruno is senior writer/digital for ...

  11. iPod Pushes Apple Revenues

    April 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Strong demand for the iPod continues to drive profitability and revenues at Apple Computer. Strong demand for the iPod continues to drive profitability and revenues at Apple Computer. Apple says it shipped 5.3 million iPods in its fiscal second qu ...

  12. Eidos Nixes Elevation Deal, Turns To SCi

    April 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT U2's Bono might not get involved in the videogame industry after all. NEW YORK (The Hollywood Reporter) -- U2's Bono might not get involved in the videogame industry after all. About two weeks after accepting an all-cash takeover bid by ...

  13. HMV Picks MusicNet For New Digital Service

    April 11, 2005 12:00 AM EDT MusicNet has inked a deal to power the new digital music service from retailer HMV. MusicNet has inked a deal to power the new digital music service from retailer HMV. Under terms of the agreement, MusicNet is providing all content for the offerin ...

  14. HMV Picks MusicNet For New Digital Service

    April 11, 2005 12:00 AM EDT MusicNet has inked a deal to power the new digital music service from retailer HMV. Under terms of the agreement, MusicNet is providing all content for the offering, which is set to bow in the second MusicNet has inked a deal to power the new digi ...

  15. U.S. Supreme Court Hears Grokster Arguments

    April 05, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The scene was reminiscent of a rock festival, with people camping out overnight for tickets while artists played guitars and sang nearby. On March 29, however, the artists were protesting and those in WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The scene was reminiscent ...

  16. Briton Aims To Appeal Ruling Over iTunes Name

    April 05, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Ownership of the itunes.co.uk domain name could end up in the U.K. High Court in an ongoing dispute between a young British businessman and Apple Computer. LONDON -- Ownership of the itunes.co.uk domain name could end up in the U.K. High Court in ...

  17. Briton Aims To Appeal Ruling Over iTunes Name

    March 30, 2005 12:00 AM EST -year-old taking on Apple. Ownership of the itunes.co.uk domain name could end up in the U.K. High Court in an ongoing dispute between a young British businessman and Apple Computer. Benjamin Cohen, 22, has applied for a judicial review at the H ...

  18. Eidos Accepts Elevation Buyout; SCi Makes Play

    March 29, 2005 12:00 AM EST U.K. videogame maker Eidos Plc. said March 22 that it has agreed to a $136.3 million all-cash acquisition by Silicon Valley private equity firm Elevation Partners, whose partners include U2 singer Bon NEW YORK (The Hollywood Reporter) -- U.K. vide ...

  19. Legal Matters

    March 28, 2005 12:00 AM EST An Apple Computer lawsuit triggers questions about trade secrets and confidentiality. Read Susan Butler's column. An Apple Computer lawsuit triggers questions about trade secrets and confidentiality. Read Susan Butler's column. News Susa ...

  20. Volvo, iTunes Promoting New Nordic Acts

    March 17, 2005 12:00 AM EST Monthly digital compilations planned. Volvo Cars of North America has partnered with Apple Computer's iTunes Music Store to launch "nu: the sounds of new Scandinavia," a micro-site designed to promote developing Nordic artists. The ...

  21. Volvo, iTunes Promoting New Nordic Acts

    March 17, 2005 12:00 AM EST Monthly digital compilations planned. Volvo Cars of North America has partnered with Apple Computer's iTunes Music Store to launch "nu: the sounds of new Scandinavia," a micro-site designed to promote developing Nordic artists. The ...

  22. Volvo, iTunes Promoting New Nordic Acts

    March 17, 2005 12:00 AM EST Monthly digital compilations planned. Volvo Cars of North America has partnered with Apple Computer's iTunes Music Store to launch "nu: the sounds of new Scandinavia," a micro-site designed to promote developing Nordic artists. The ...

  23. Sony Corp. Taps Stringer As Chairman/CEO

    March 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST Sony Corp. has appointed Sir Howard Stringer to succeed Nobuyuki Idei as chairman/CEO. Welsh-born Stringer, who holds dual British and American citizenship, will become the first non-Japanese executiv LONDON -- Sony Corp. has appointed Sir Howard ...

  24. Apple Backing Blu-ray

    March 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST Apple Computer has thrown its support behind the Blu-Ray camp for next-generation DVD technology. The company has joined the Blu-ray Disc Assn.'s board of directors. LOS ANGELES -- Apple Computer has thrown its support behind the Blu-ray camp ...

  25. Apple Backing Blu-Ray

    March 10, 2005 12:00 AM EST Computer company joins board. Apple Computer has thrown its support behind the Blu-Ray camp for next-generation DVD technology. The company has joined the Blu-ray Disc Assn.'s board of directors. Apple joins Sony Corp., HP, Dell Panasonic, Tw ...

  26. Motorola Unveils New iTunes Phone

    March 10, 2005 12:00 AM EST Device stores eight hours of music. Telecoms group Motorola said today (March 10) it is working on several mobile phones that are compatible with Apple's iTunes music service and some of which can store eight hours of songs. One model, the E7 ...

  27. Sony Corp. Taps Stringer As Chairman/CEO

    March 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST Sony Corp. has appointed Sir Howard Stringer to succeed Nobuyuki Idei as chairman/CEO. Welsh-born Stringer, who holds dual British and American citizenship, will become the first non-Japanese executiv Sony Corp. has appointed Sir Howard Stringer t ...

  28. Sony Corp. Taps Stringer As Chairman/CEO

    March 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST Sony Corp. has appointed Sir Howard Stringer to succeed Nobuyuki Idei as chairman/CEO. Welsh-born Stringer, who holds dual British and American citizenship, will become the first non-Japanese executiv Sony Corp. has appointed Sir Howard Stringer t ...

  29. Schooff Exits AOL Music U.K.

    March 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST Blair Schooff exited yesterday (Feb. 28) as executive director of AOL Music U.K. A company spokesperson says the firm has no immediate plans to replace him. Blair Schooff exited yesterday (Feb. 28) as executive director of AOL Music U.K. A company ...

  30. Schooff Exits AOL Music U.K.

    March 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST Blair Schooff exited yesterday (Feb. 28) as executive director of AOL Music U.K. A company spokesperson says the firm has no immediate plans to replace him. Blair Schooff exited yesterday (Feb. 28) as executive director of AOL Music U.K. A company ...

  31. Apple Cuts Prices On iPod Mini, Photo

    February 23, 2005 12:00 AM EST Apple Computer today dropped the introductory prices on its iPod Mini and iPod Photo portable music player lines, as the company announced changes to its overall iPod product lineup. Apple also introd Apple Computer today dropped the introductory ...

  32. Apple, Pepsi Re-Team For Download Promos

    January 20, 2005 12:00 AM EST Soda caps to offer free iTunes music. Apple Computer and Pepsi are joining forces for another go-around of a download giveaway promotion first introduced at last year's Super Bowl. Starting Jan. 31, specially marked 20 oz. and 1-liter bottles ...

  33. Napster U.K. Drops Download Prices

    January 12, 2005 12:00 AM EST Napster U.K. is cutting the price of its digital downloads. From today (Jan. 12), customers can buy individual tracks for £0.79 ($1.48) and full album downloads will cost £7.95 ($14.94). The Napster U.K. is cutting the price of i ...

  34. Napster U.K. Drops Download Prices

    January 12, 2005 12:00 AM EST Napster U.K. is cutting the price of its downloads. Starting today (Jan. 12), customers can buy individual tracks for £0.79 ($1.48); full album downloads cost £7.95 ($14.94). The prices are Napster U.K. is cutting the price of it ...

  35. iTunes Opens For Business In Ireland

    January 06, 2005 12:00 AM EST Add Ireland to the list of countries in which Apple Computer's iTunes Music Store is now open. The computer giant today (Jan. 6) launched an Irish version of the download retailer, featuring more than Add Ireland to the list of countries in w ...

  36. iTunes Opens For Business In Ireland

    January 06, 2005 12:00 AM EST Add Ireland to the list of countries in which Apple Computer's iTunes Music Store is now open. The computer giant today (Jan. 6) launched an Irish version of the download retailer, featuring more than Add Ireland to the list of countries in w ...

  37. Sony Ramps Up Development Of Digital Service, Players

    December 29, 2004 12:00 AM EST New unit combines Japanese, U.S. operations. Sony Corp. reportedly has set up an operating unit that will focus on developing portable hard-drive players and corresponding digital entertainment services for music, movies and more. The new division ...

  38. Download Sales Smash Records Over Holidays

    December 29, 2004 12:00 AM EST Digital music enjoyed breakout business over the last two weeks before Christmas. U.S. sales of digital tracks hit a record 5.04 million transactions for the week ending Dec. 26, Nielsen SoundScan rep Digital music enjoyed breakout business over t ...

  39. Roxio Completes Software Sale

    December 21, 2004 12:00 AM EST Digital media firm Roxio Inc. has completed the sale of its consumer software division to Sonic Solutions, meaning that it will enter 2005 able to focus on the Napster online music service as its main Digital media firm Roxio Inc. has completed th ...

  40. iTunes Store Reaches 200 Million Downloads

    December 16, 2004 12:00 AM EST Apple Computer says it has now sold over 200 million downloads since the launch of the iTunes Music Store in April 2003. Apple Computer says it has now sold over 200 million downloads since the launch of the iTunes Music Store in April 2003. Eddy ...

  41. Behind the Deal: Fighting For File Swapping On Capitol Hill

    December 07, 2004 12:00 AM EST That's not a trivial task for Corwin, the lobbyist for Kazaa's parent company. When making the rounds on Capitol Hill, Corwin, 54, is up against the dual political powerhouses of the Recording Industr Philip Corwin has one of the least e ...

  42. EC To Take On Complaint Over iTunes Pricing

    December 07, 2004 12:00 AM EST The British Office of Fair Trading said Dec. 3 that it has referred to the European Commission a complaint that Apple's iTunes is overcharging U.K. customers. LONDON -- The British Office of Fair Trading said Dec. 3 that it has referred to th ...

  43. EC To Take On Complaint Over iTunes Pricing

    December 03, 2004 12:00 AM EST The British Office of Fair Trading said today (Dec. 3) that it has referred to the European Commission a complaint that Apple's iTunes is overcharging U.K. customers. The British Office of Fair Trading said today (Dec. 3) that it has referred ...

  44. EC To Take On Complaint Over iTunes Pricing

    December 03, 2004 12:00 AM EST The British Office of Fair Trading said today (Dec. 3) that it has referred to the European Commission a complaint that Apple's iTunes is overcharging U.K. customers. The British Office of Fair Trading said today (Dec. 3) that it has referred ...

  45. Apple Bows iTunes In Canada

    December 02, 2004 12:00 AM EST Regional version features 700,000 songs. Apple Computer today (Dec. 2) launched its iTunes Music Store in Canada. The Canadian version of iTunes features more than 700,000 songs, including exclusive tracks from Alanis Morissette, the Tragically Hi ...

  46. Apple Bows iTunes In Canada

    December 02, 2004 12:00 AM EST Apple Computer today (Dec. 2) launched the iTunes Music Store in Canada. The Canadian version of iTunes features over 700,000 songs, including exclusive tracks from Alanis Morissette, the Tragically H Apple Computer today (Dec. 2) launched its iTu ...

  47. Sony Takes On iPod With New Hard Disk Walkman

    December 01, 2004 12:00 AM EST Sony Corp unveiled its first MP3-compatible, hard-disk Walkman music player yesterday (Nov. 30) in an attempt to recover ground lost to Apple Computer's iPod. Sony Corp unveiled its first MP3-compatible, hard-disk Walkman music player yesterd ...

  48. U.K. Band Aid Single Set For Download

    November 16, 2004 12:00 AM EST The new "Band Aid 20" charity single is being prepared for release as a download from British online music services at midnight tomorrow (Nov. 17). The new "Band Aid 20" charity single is being prepared for release as a downloa ...

  49. U.K. Band Aid Single Set For Download

    November 16, 2004 12:00 AM EST The new "Band Aid 20" charity single is being prepared for release as a download from British online music services at midnight tomorrow (Nov. 17). The new "Band Aid 20" charity single is being prepared for release as a downloa ...

  50. U.K. Band Aid Single Set For Download

    November 16, 2004 12:00 AM EST The new "Band Aid 20" charity single is being prepared for release as a download from British online music services at midnight tomorrow (Nov. 17). The new "Band Aid 20" charity single is being prepared for release as a downloa ...

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