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  1. Business Matters: Twitter Now a Place to Debut New Music

    June 25, 2012 5:20 PM EDT Blur to Debut New Songs Via Twitter Feed Twitter is the new MySpace -- in a good way. Blur will debut two new songs live on Twitter when they perform two new songs via a worldwide live video stream on Monday 2nd July. The event will take place at ...

  2. Google Unveils 'Knowledge Graph,' Providing Vital Info Alongside Search Results

    May 17, 2012 7:06 AM EDT SAN FRANCISCO - Google is introducing a new tool, designed to make its search engine smarter. The new feature debuted Wednesday (May 16) draws from a Google-built database of more than 500 million people, places and commonly requested things to pr ...

  3. How Sabu, a 'Legendary' Anonymous Hacker Member, Turned Into an FBI Informant

    March 07, 2012 6:00 AM EST NEW YORK (AP) - The shadowy underworld of Internet hackers was rocked Tuesday by news that one of the world's most-wanted and most-feared computer vandals has been an FBI informant for months and helped authorities build a case against five p ...

  4. LulzSec Hacker Group Dissolving Out of Boredom

    June 27, 2011 7:15 AM EDT NEW YORK - A member of a publicity-seeking hacker group that sabotaged websites over the past two months and is dissolving itself says his group isn't disbanding under pressure from the FBI or enemy hackers. "We're not quitting beca ...

  5. Sony Hacker, LulzSec Suspect Arrested in England

    June 22, 2011 7:21 AM EDT A British teenager, who is suspected of being part of the group of hackers known as Lulz Security, was arrested Monday night in Essex, England. Scotland Yard identified the 19-year-old man as Ryan Cleary and he was taken into custody at his home i ...

  6. Iron Maiden To Play U.K. Arena Shows

    November 11, 2010 12:00 AM EST Iron Maiden has confirmed a U.K. arena tour for next summer, which will be the culmination of its Final Frontier World Tour. The Live Nation tour kicks off at Glasgow SECC on July 20, and also calls at Aberdeen AECC P&J Arena, Newcastle Metro ...

  7. Business Matters: Live Nation, Popjustice, RIAA, UMG and more

    July 14, 2010 12:00 AM EDT -- The analyst consensus, according to Barrons, is that Live Nation will take a financial hit this summer but its stock has been punished too much. Barrons talks to some analysts (whose investor notes have been mentioned in this column in recent w ...

  8. M.I.A. Blasts New York Times Writer, Racists in New Song

    June 01, 2010 12:00 AM EDT M.I.A. takes aim at "journalists," "haters" and "racists" in a new song called "I'm a Singer," which she posted to her official website on Sunday (May 30) in response to a New York Times profile that br ...

  9. Chinese Shrug Shoulders At Possible Google Pull-out

    March 22, 2010 12:00 AM EDT With speculation swirling that Google Inc will soon announce the closure of its China-based Internet portal, the reaction from some Chinese has been hurry up and leave, or simply: so what? On Friday, the China Business News reported Google may mak ...

  10. Pearl Jam, R.E.M., Trent Reznor Crank Up Volume On Guantanamo Debate

    October 23, 2009 12:00 AM EDT A coalition of artists outraged that music — including theirs — was cranked up to help break uncooperative detainees at Guantanamo Bay is joining retired military officers and liberal activists to rally support for President Barack Obama's pu ...

  11. B.B. King Returns To International Stage

    February 04, 2009 12:00 AM EST B.B. King will return to the stage in a series of arena concerts in the U.K., three years after announcing his retirement from international touring. According to a statement, "popular demand " has led the 83-year old blues legend to sch ...

  12. Warner Scores With Brazilian Soccer Club

    September 04, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Warner Music International (WMI) has teamed up with leading Brazilian soccer club Sport Club Corinthians Paulista to create and distribute Corinthians-branded content and market WMI's catalog to the club's fans worldwide. The Corinthians ...

  13. UMG, WPP Plug BrandAmp Into Australia

    June 11, 2008 12:00 AM EDT BrandAmp, the 50/50 European joint venture comprising Universal Music Group and global communications agency WPP, is expanding internationally with the launch of an office July 8 in Sydney. The Australian deal is forged between Universal Music Aus ...

  14. Ian Copeland Dies At 57

    May 24, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Founded Frontier Booking International (F.B.I.). One of the most colorful careers in music came to a close today as pioneering booking agent Ian Copeland died in Los Angeles of melanoma. He was 57. The sons of a CIA agent, Copeland and his brother ...