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  1. NBC's 'Today' Gets iTunes Treatment

    January 25, 2006 12:00 AM EST Apple to offer KT Tunstall single for free In a first, iTunes is offering a download of a performance from NBC's "Today" show. Effective immediately, "Black Horse and the Cherry Tree," the first single from KT Tunstall ...

  2. New iTunes Raises Privacy Concerns

    January 12, 2006 12:00 AM EST A new version of Apple's iTunes software that makes purchase suggestions based on user listening habits is raising privacy concerns in the computer security blogosphere. A new version of Apple's iTunes software that makes purchase sugges ...

  3. Phish Launches Video Service

    January 06, 2006 12:00 AM EST Phish has launched what it describes as the "first-of-its-kind" service for individual live video downloads via its LivePhish.com repository. Through Jan. 15, the service is offering a free download f Phish has launched what it describes ...

  4. 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) ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. Cisco Buying Scientific-Atlanta For $6.9 Bil

    November 29, 2005 12:00 AM EST Pushing into the consumer digital media market, business-to-business networking giant Cisco Systems said that it agreed to buy cable set-top box manufacturer Scientific-Atlanta for $6.9 billion. NEW YORK (The Hollywood Reporter) -- Pushing into th ...

  7. Japanese Gov't Postpones 'iPod Tax'

    November 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST As expected, a Japanese government committee has recommended that the introduction of an "iPod tax" on portable digital music players be postponed for at least a year. TOKYO -- As expected, a Japanese government committee has recommended ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. Japanese Gov't Postpones 'iPod Tax'

    November 11, 2005 12:00 AM EST As expected, a Japanese government committee has recommended that the introduction of an "iPod tax" on portable digital music players be postponed for at least a year. As expected, a Japanese government committee has recommended that the ...

  10. Japanese Gov't Postpones 'iPod Tax'

    November 11, 2005 12:00 AM EST As expected, a Japanese government committee has recommended that the introduction of an "iPod tax" on portable digital music players be postponed for at least a year. As expected, a Japanese government committee has recommended that the ...

  11. Reports: Japan iPod Tax Report Due

    November 10, 2005 12:00 AM EST In a report due out tomorrow (Nov. 11), a Japanese government committee is expected to recommend that the introduction of an "iPod tax" on portable digital music players be postponed for at least two In a report due out tomorrow (Nov. 11 ...

  12. Groups Differ Over Webcasting Royalty Rates

    November 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST The debate over royalty rates for non-interactive webcasts is heating up. Two major groups -- one representing webcasters and one representing record labels and recording artists -- filed vastly diffe WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The debate over royalty ra ...

  13. Groups Differ Over Webcasting Royalty Rates

    November 02, 2005 12:00 AM EST Label/artists vs. webcasters. The debate over webcasting royalty rates is heating up. Two major groups-one representing webcasters, and one representing record labels and recording artists--filed vastly different recommendations with the new Copyr ...

  14. Global Anti-Piracy Coalition Launched

    October 11, 2005 12:00 AM EDT A coalition of cross-industries business leaders from some of the world's top companies launched Oct. 4 an initiative to address the theft of intellectual property at the highest international level. LONDON -- A coalition of cross-industries ...

  15. Global Anti-piracy Coalition Launched

    October 04, 2005 12:00 AM EDT BASCAP is a cross-industry initiative. A coalition of cross-industries business leaders from some of the world's top companies launched today (Oct. 4) an initiative to address the theft of intellectual property at the highest international le ...

  16. EC Plans New Rules For Collective Licensing

    September 30, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Commission to unveil changes on Oct. 5. New rules for online collective licensing arrangements are due to be unveiled by the European Commission on Wednesday (Oct. 5). The Commission will demand a series of changes in the way collecting societies ...

  17. EC Plans New Rules For Collective Licensing

    September 30, 2005 12:00 AM EDT New rules for online collective licensing arrangements are due to be unveiled by the European Commission on Wednesday (Oct. 5). The Commission will demand a series of changes in the way collecting soc New rules for online collective licensing arra ...

  18. Depeche Mode, iTunes Partner For Ticket Pre-Sale

    September 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Offer tied in with album purchase. Depeche Mode has partnered with Apple's iTunes Music Store to offer early access to tickets for the veteran band's upcoming North American tour, the first such promotion the service has undertaken. Begi ...

  19. DVD Format War Looms

    September 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Chances looked slim that consumers will be spared a DVD format war, as the backers of one standard said Sept. 2 there was no common ground for a unified format and it was on track for a market launch BERLIN (Reuters) -- Chances looked slim that co ...

  20. MSN Music Poised To Boost Indies Download Rate

    July 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT MSN Music has pledged to "level the playing field" for indies when it comes to paying the labels for digital downloads. That was the good news that American Assn. of Independent Music acting president MSN Music has pledged to "level ...

  21. MSN Music Poised To Boost Indies Download Rate

    July 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT MSN Music has pledged to "level the playing field" for indies when it comes to paying the labels for digital downloads. That was the good news that American Assn. of Independent Music acting president MSN Music has pledged to "level ...

  22. Behind the Deal: The Grokster Decision -- An Interview with Andrew Lack

    July 05, 2005 12:00 AM EDT After the U.S. Supreme Court sided with the entertainment industry in Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios vs. Grokster on June 27, Sony BMG Music Entertainment CEO Andrew Lack shared his thoughts with <i>Bill After the U.S. Supreme Court sided with ...

  23. EC Puts Collecting Societies Under Microscope

    July 05, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The European Commission will unveil controversial plans the week of July 4 to boost the online music sector by opening up licensing and royalty collecting systems. BRUSSELS -- The European Commission will unveil controversial plans the week of Jul ...

  24. EC Puts Collecting Societies Under Microscope

    June 30, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Report says collecting societies hamper online biz. The European Commission will unveil controversial plans next week to boost the online music sector by opening up licensing and royalty collecting systems. The Commission -- the European Union ...

  25. EC Puts Collecting Societies Under Microscope

    June 30, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The European Commission will unveil controversial plans next week to boost the online music sector by opening up licensing and royalty collecting systems. The European Commission will unveil controversial plans next week to boost the online music ...

  26. Apple Adds Podcasting To iTunes

    June 28, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Users can subscribe for free. Add Apple Computer to the rapidly growing list of media companies to embrace the podcast. As anticipated, the Cupertino, Calif.-based company has added podcasting support to the latest version of iTunes. The software ...

  27. Coldplay Plays Politics

    May 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Band in on-air chat with S.F. mayor. San Francisco mayor Gavin Newson displayed his hip factor Thursday (May 5) by calling local adult top 40 KLLC to chat with Coldplay on-air. Newson, who is 36, expressed his admiration for the band and welcomed ...

  28. Spanish Market Suffers 12.6% Drop In '04

    February 16, 2005 12:00 AM EST Music sales in Spain in 2004 suffered a double-digit slump for the third year in a row. Music sales in Spain in 2004 suffered a double-digit slump for the third year in a row. Labels body Promusicae says 2004 revenues totaled 431.4 million euros ( ...

  29. iTunes, Universal Bring Chinese Pop To World

    February 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST Apple's iTunes Music Store tomorrow (Feb. 8) will begin selling Chinese-language pop music through a partnership with Universal Music Southeast Asia. The major says it is "the first time that this vol Apple's iTunes Music Store tomo ...

  30. iTunes, Universal Bring Chinese Pop To World

    February 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST Songs from top acts available online for first time. Apple's iTunes Music Store tomorrow (Feb. 8) will begin selling Chinese-language pop music through a partnership with Universal Music Southeast Asia. The major says it is "the first ti ...

  31. Napster Goes Portable

    February 03, 2005 12:00 AM EST Napster today (Feb. 3) bows its Napster To Go portable subscription product and says it will support the launch with a $30 million marketing campaign that includes a Super Bowl commercial on Feb. 6. Napster today (Feb. 3) bows its Napster To Go po ...

  32. Litigation

    February 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST This Week's Stories: Amicis file briefs in Grokster case; Ticketmaster sued over trade secrets; No end to Napster litigation; Court throws out ACNielsen suit; ASCAP sues businesses; FCC won't seek Sup This Week's Stories: Amicis Bri ...

  33. Apple Unveils New iPod, Mac, Car Deals

    January 11, 2005 12:00 AM EST Flash-based iPod shuffle to start at $99. Apple today unveiled a range of new products and announced new deals for iPod integration with major car manufacturers. The announcements came during the company's Macworld Expo in San Francisco. Amon ...

  34. Music Stocks Picked Up In 2004

    January 11, 2005 12:00 AM EST In a flat sales year, the music business regained modest ground on Wall Street. The parent companies of the major labels all posted stock gains in 2004, continuing a slight upward trend that started l NEW YORK -- In a flat sales year, the music bu ...

  35. Music Stocks Picked Up In 2004

    January 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST Majors, digital distributors showed gains. In a flat sales year, the music business regained modest ground on Wall Street. The parent companies of the major labels all posted stock gains in 2004, continuing a slight upward trend that started last ...

  36. HMV, Microsoft To Bow U.K. Download Store

    December 22, 2004 12:00 AM EST HMV and Microsoft are developing a new music download service for U.K. consumers. HMV Group today (Dec. 22) revealed that it would launch the service in the second half of 2005. HMV and Microsoft are developing a new music download service for U.K ...

  37. HMV, Microsoft To Bow U.K. Download Store

    December 22, 2004 12:00 AM EST HMV and Microsoft are developing a new music download service for U.K. consumers. HMV Group today (Dec. 22) revealed that it would launch the service in the second half of 2005. HMV and Microsoft are developing a new music download service for U.K ...

  38. HMV, Microsoft To Bow U.K. Download Store

    December 22, 2004 12:00 AM EST HMV and Microsoft are developing a new music download service for U.K. consumers. HMV Group today (Dec. 22) revealed that it would launch the service in the second half of 2005. HMV and Microsoft are developing a new music download service for U.K ...

  39. U.K.'s Wippit To Discount Band Aid Download

    December 20, 2004 12:00 AM EST British digital music service Wippit is offering the new Band Aid 20 charity single "Do They Know It's Christmas" for 49p ($0.95) per download, instead of the official price of &#163;1.49 ($ 2.89). Sa British digital music servi ...

  40. U.K.'s Wippit To Discount Band Aid Download

    December 20, 2004 12:00 AM EST British digital music service Wippit is offering the new Band Aid 20 charity single "Do They Know It's Christmas" for 49p ($0.95) per download, instead of the official price of &#163;1.49 ($ 2.89). Sa British digital music servi ...

  41. 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 ...

  42. 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 ...

  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. Radiotakever Offering Branded iPods

    November 09, 2004 12:00 AM EST Hardcore site will give away 10 iPods. Online community Radiotakeover will next week launch an Apple iPod giveaway promotion. Users of the independent-focused hard rock site will have the chance to win one of 10 branded iPods over the next two mon ...

  45. Apple, Real, XM Among Digital Winners

    November 06, 2004 12:00 AM EST Apple, RealNetworks, XM Satellite Radio, NCSoft and Nintendo were among the big winners at the inaugural Billboard Digital Entertainment Awards, presented last night (Nov. 5) at UCLA. Apple, RealNetworks, XM Satellite Radio, NCSoft and Nintendo we ...

  46. Beatles Show To Appear At Mirage

    October 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The Beatles are headed for Las Vegas. Apples Corps Ltd., which handles the band's business endeavors, and Cirque du Soleil are developing a theatrical production, set to open in 2006 at the MGM-owned The Beatles are headed for Las Vegas. Appl ...

  47. Canada's Billion-Dollar Culture Deficit Requires New Policy Approach

    October 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Canadian artists have enjoyed unprecedented international critical and commercial success in recent years. From Avril Lavigne to Yann Martel to Denys Arcand, Canadians have won Grammys, Bookers and Os Michael Geist is the Canada Research Chair in ...

  48. Apple Bows iTunes Affiliate Program

    September 01, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Apple has launched an affiliate program that allows Web sites to generate commissions from users clicking on direct links to iTunes' &#224; la carte singles and album downloads. Apple has launched an affiliate program that allows Web site ...

  49. Labels Are Shifting Control Of The Music Industry To Online Music Services

    August 31, 2004 12:00 AM EDT He who holds the digital keys to music today controls the music industry tomorrow. Record labels and music publishers are enabling a new class of competitors by allowing online music services to contr Andrew Donoho is a Web Theorist for a major IT ...

  50. Labels Are Shifting Control Of The Music Industry To Online Music Services

    August 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT He who holds the digital keys to music today controls the music industry tomorrow. Record labels and music publishers are enabling a new class of competitors by allowing online music services to contr Andrew Donoho is a Web Theorist for a major IT ...

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