ArtistDirect

  1. Marc Geiger Invests in Audiam (Exclusive)

    March 17, 2014 7:50 PM EDT Marc Geiger, the head of music for William Morris Endeavor who co-founded Lollapalooza and was an early proponent of digital streaming, has personally invested an undisclosed amount in Audiam, a start-up that collects money from YouTube on behalf ...

  2. Business Briefs: RealNetworks, MediaDefender, Ticketmaster, Live Nation And More

    April 03, 2009 12:00 AM EDT - Vodafone and RealNetworks have launched an unlimited music service in Spain that is bundled with an unlimited data plan. The service costs 16 euros ($21.50) per month and offers both streams and over-the-air downloads (which are locked to the de ...

  3. Ticketmaster Reveals Expected Board Of Spinoff

    July 23, 2008 12:00 AM EDT In a SEC Filing yesterday, Ticketmaster revealed the expected board of directors for the company's upcoming spinoff from parent InterActiveCorp., expected to be finalized next month. Board members include Ticketmaster chairman Terry Barnes, T ...

  4. Digital Briefs: Pirate Bay, DoubleTwist, ARTISTdirect

    February 20, 2008 12:00 AM EST -Several tech sites are questioning whether Yahoo is filtering out search results for bitTorrent site Pirate Bay in cooperation with the major record labels. A search for Pirate Bay on Yahoo brings up links to a Wikipedia page and stories about th ...

  5. MediaDefender Mishap Costs Company $800,000

    November 21, 2007 12:00 AM EST Anti-piracy firm MediaDefender was hit with more than just a little egg on its face after hackers posted 6,000 internal company e-mails online this past September . According to an SEC filing by parent company ArtistDirect, the stunt cost the comp ...

  6. ArtistDirect Reports Q4 Revenues Jumped 246%

    April 17, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Driven by ad revenues, acquisition of MediaDefender. ArtistDirect reports fourth quarter revenues increased 246% to $5.6 million driven by an expansion of ad revenues and the acquisition of anti-piracy specialist MediaDefender. The company’s net l ...

  7. MediaDefender Acquired For $42.5 Mil

    August 02, 2005 12:00 AM EDT ArtistDirect leaning toward digital media. Digital music company ArtistDirect has acquired the assets of MediaDefender, a leading provider of Internet-based anti-piracy solutions, for $42.5 million in cash. The move is part of a larger shift away ...

  8. Lampcov Splits With Kobalt

    May 03, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Bruce Lampcov has exited as managing director of London-based music publisher Kobalt Music Group, <i>ELW</i> has learned. Bruce Lampcov has exited as managing director of London-based music publisher Kobalt Music Group, ELW has learned ...

  9. New Titles At WMA Music Division

    April 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The William Morris Agency has made a series of promotions in its music division. David Snyder has been named head of music operations. The William Morris Agency has made a series of promotions in its music division. David Snyder has been named hea ...

  10. Ex-Napster Prez Joins Neurotic Media Board

    January 11, 2005 12:00 AM EST Former Napster president/COO Michael Bebel has joined the advisory board of B2B digital service provider Neurotic Media. The board has also added technology sales and marketing veteran Steve Bachman. Former Napster president/COO Michael Bebel has ...

  11. Ex-Napster Prez Joins Neurotic Media Board

    January 10, 2005 12:00 AM EST Former Napster president/COO Michael Bebel has joined the advisory board of B2B digital service provider Neurotic Media. The board has also added technology sales and marketing veteran Steve Bachman. Former Napster president/COO Michael Bebel has ...