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  1. Troy Carter Talks 'Generation Flux' With Fast Company At SXSW Panel

    March 10, 2013 7:54 PM EDT From left: Padma Warrior, CSO & CTO of Cisco; Troy Carter, CEO of Atom Factory; and Robert Safian, editor of Fast Company, discuss Generation Flux at SXSW Interactive (Photo: Andrew Hampp)   First Douglas Coupland’s 1991 novel popularized th ...

  2. The SXSW Social Scoop

    March 08, 2013 3:28 PM EST Billboard brings you a multi-platform compendium of all of the top tweets, pictures, video, and social media postings from SXSW daily -- all in one place, updated throughout the day so you get the latest news on what's happening in Austin. ...

  3. Barclays Center CEO Brett Yormark on the Brooklyn Brand, Jay-Z, $1 Billion Building

    September 11, 2012 4:19 PM EDT Brett Yormark, CEO, Brooklyn Nets/Brooklyn Sports & Entertainment, which owns and operates the Barclays Center, is a self-proclaimed "brand guy," and as such he knows a great brand when he says one. That would be Brooklyn. Since join ...

  4. Business Matters: Music and Entertainment Stocks Got Beat Down Friday But Are Faring Well in 2012

    June 01, 2012 6:44 PM EDT Stocks Down Friday, But Doing Well Overall Friday was rough for the U.S. stock market but was especially brutal for music-related stocks. Some declines were triple -- or close to it -- the declines of 2.2% for the Dow and 2.8% for the Nasdaq. Even ...

  5. Warner Goes Drupal: A Q&A With Paul Sinclair, SVP, Digital Media, Atlantic Records

    March 20, 2012 4:28 PM EDT Warner Music Group is among the first companies to use a new platform by Acquia called "Enterprise Drupal Gardens." In short, Enterprise Drupal Gardens offers clients the same advantages as proprietary "software as a service" ( ...

  6. Backbeat: Snoop Dogg Plays Surprise Set Inside Giant Doritos Vending Machine at SXSW

    March 16, 2012 5:39 PM EDT Snoop In The Machine: Only Snoop himself didn't know he was playing inside a giant vending machine at SXSW. (Photo: Andrew Hampp) The only person who didn't know Snoop Dogg played inside a giant Doritos vending machine Thursday night was ...

  7. Billboard.biz's 2012 SXSW Blog Part 2

    March 14, 2012 2:06 PM EDT Billboard.biz's 2012 SXSW Blog March 17, 2012 | Person ON the Street Man on the Street: Fred Mills, Editor, Blurt Magazine Fred Mills, Editor, Blurt Magazine Billboard.biz: What's the best band/artist you've seen yet? Fred Mills: Br ...

  8. Pandora Hires Its First CMO

    October 17, 2011 3:24 PM EDT Pandora Media announced Monday (Oct. 17) that it has hired its first chief marketing officer, the first C-level since the company's June IPO : Simon Fleming-Wood. He was a marketing executive at Cisco Consumer Products and Pure Digital Techno ...

  9. Pukkelpop Death Toll Rises to Five, Organizers Cancel Festival

    August 19, 2011 3:30 PM EDT BRUSSELS - The death toll rose to five and 75 injuries as a result of a fierce storm that hit the Pukkelpop music festival in Belgium yesterday causing three stage tents to collapse. At 5.00 a.m. this morning, the organizers decided to cancel the ...

  10. Stage Collapses at Pukkelpop Festival in Belgium, At Least Three Dead, Scores Injured (Update)

    August 18, 2011 1:00 PM EDT At least three people died and more than 70 others were injured today when a stage collapsed as a result of storms at the Pukkelpop festival in Belgium, according to the Associated Press . The head of emergency planning in the Belgian town of Hass ...

  11. Ottawa Bluesfest's Mark Monahan on Cheap Trick Stage Collapse: 'We Want to Know What Happened'

    August 05, 2011 11:44 AM EDT There are still many unanswered questions surrounding the dramatic stage collapse during the Ottawa Bluefest on July 17 while the band Cheap Trick was on stage. The Ontario Ministry of Labour is currently conducting an investigation, but it will b ...

  12. Cheap Trick Cancels Vancouver Show Due to Stage Concerns

    August 02, 2011 4:21 PM EDT As Ontario's Ministry of Labour continues its investigation of the stage collapse during Cheap Trick's performance at the Cisco Ottawa Bluesfest last month, the band is playing it safe and cancelling a Sept. 1 show because it was schedul ...

  13. Cheap Trick Demands Answers in Ottawa Stage Collapse

    July 29, 2011 6:50 AM EDT Following the scary set collapse during a performance in Ottawa, Ontario on July 17, Cheap Trick is still looking for answers. "We simply want to know: what are the companies and organizers doing to protect the next act and the next audience? ...

  14. The 25 Hottest Clubs in North America

    June 24, 2011 12:32 PM EDT These are the top-ranked clubs in North America based on box-office data reported to Billboard Boxscore by concert promoters or venue representatives for events that occurred this year from Jan. 1 through June 1. Some are booked and promoted by ...

  15. Cisco Discontinues Flip Camera Line, Eos Website Platform Used By WMG

    April 12, 2011 8:10 PM EDT Cisco announced a major restructuring of its business operations Tuesday that resulted in not only the discontinuation of its popular Flip line of handheld cameras, but also its Eos website management platform used most notably by Warner Music Gro ...

  16. Billboard's Twitter 140: Music-Industry Characters You Need To Follow

    March 18, 2011 10:30 AM EDT Billboard's Twitter 140: It's not about how many followers. It's not about the quantity of tweets/retweets. It's about quality. Personality. Excellent linkage. These people are followed by those who work the smartest. Whether i ...

  17. SXSW Social Network Panel Explores How A Band Can Capitalize On Social Success

    March 16, 2011 5:31 PM EDT Got Social Network? (from left) Hannah Hooper of Grouplove, Michael Fiebach , CEO of Fame House's , Paul Sinclair, SVP or Digital Media at Atlantic Records, Dan Scheinman, SVP and General Manager of Cisco, and Bill Werde, Billboard Editorial ...

  18. Juan Luis Guerra, Gustavo Cerati, Camila Win Big At 2010 Latin Grammys

    November 12, 2010 12:00 AM EST Latin Grammy voters gave a big thumbs up to developing acts by awarding Mexican trio Camila -- a group that has taken Latin pop in a new direction -- major awards during the 11th annual Latin Grammys. The act's hit single, "Mientes," ...

  19. U.K. Aims To Foster New Silicon Valley In East London

    November 05, 2010 12:00 AM EDT The British government will create a new "entrepreneur visa" and reform its intellectual property laws to try to develop a budding cluster of start-ups in East London into a hub of high-tech firms to rival Silicon Valley. Prime Minister ...

  20. @Digital Hollywood Day 2: Tablets, Communities, Seeking More Than Ads

    October 20, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Tablets Are Here to Stay Tablets such as the iPad many not revolutionize computing and entertainment, but they're here to stay, a panel of mobile technology experts said at the Digital Hollywood conference on Tuesday (Oct. 19). Chris Hoerenz, ...

  21. Analysis: With MTV Partnership, Warner Continues Separate Path

    June 30, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Warner Music Group’s newly signed partnership with MTV illustrates how WMG would rather grow through online partnerships than own the channel. Warner is the lone major music group holdout from Vevo, the music site/network that launched late last y ...

  22. Mobile World Congress: Smartphones A Problem For Networks

    February 17, 2010 12:00 AM EST The chief executive of Vodafone Group Plc, the world's largest mobile network operator, expressed the fears of many when he said Google Inc should not be allowed to dominate the mobile space. Vittorio Colao, speaking ahead of a keynote speech ...

  23. CES Preview: Tablets, Cisco, Lady Gaga and More

    January 06, 2010 12:00 AM EST As has become the annual custom, the tech industry will celebrate the new year by congregating en masse in the Las Vegas Convention Center to showcase their latest and greatest gadgets and gear. This year will be no different, as the event kicks o ...

  24. South Korea, Japan Lead In Broadband Quality Study

    October 01, 2009 12:00 AM EDT South Korea surpassed Japan and Sweden to take the top spot in an annual ranking of broadband quality, helped by its government's efforts to boost it as an IT world leader, a study showed on Thursday. The annual study, conducted by the univer ...

  25. WMG Expands Use Of Cisco's Eos

    August 12, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Warner Music Group is expanding the use of Cisco's Eos social entertainment platform. Eos will now be available to WMG to deploy an unlimited number of Web sites for their artists and labels. As previously reported , Cisco unveiled the Web de ...

  26. Keynote Q&A: Cisco, WMG Discuss Online Strategy

    March 05, 2009 12:00 AM EST Contrary to opinions raised in the preceding panel that investors are getting ready to flee the music industry, Cicso Media Solutions Group senior VP/GM Daniel Scheinman said now is the perfect time to invest in the music business. Scheinman' ...

  27. Rhapsody Partners For TV Distribution

    January 08, 2009 12:00 AM EST Rhapsody, the music subscription joint venture between MTV and RealNetworks, has teamed up with several partners to bring the music service into the living room via new TVs and other products. The first is VIZIO's new "Connected HDTV&quo ...

  28. Cisco Unveils Social Web Platform

    January 07, 2009 12:00 AM EST Cisco unveiled a Web development software platform called Eos, a set of hosted online tools designed, among other things, to allow media and entertainment companies build social networking functions into Web sites. The platform provides all the fe ...

  29. German Vinyl Sales Slide

    December 05, 2008 12:00 AM EST Vinyl record distributors are reporting declines of up to 60% in sales, a trend which is affecting dance music labels behind vinyl releases of house, techno and hip-hop. More and more DJs are using MP3s in their work rather than expensive vinyl re ...

  30. Distributor Neuton Announces Insolvency

    December 03, 2008 12:00 AM EST Following the footsteps of UK vinyl distributor Amato and Japanese distributor Cisco, German vinyl distributor Neuton has announced its insolvency. Neuton distributed electronic labels such as Four Twenty, Tresor, Vakant, and Perlon. Neuton was es ...

  31. Bonus Jonas! A Second Week At No. 1 For The Brothers

    August 27, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Jonas Brothers' "A Little Bit Longer" spends a second week at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 while Kid Rock's "Rock N Roll Jesus" scoots into second place behind the sibling trio ... Staind's sixth studio album, &quo ...

  32. Shwayze Continues Brand Friendly Approach

    July 10, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Shwayze, the up and coming rapper with a reality show on MTV and a Pontiac commercial, all before his debut has been released on Suretone Records, has made another move in the branding world. On July 15 his second single, "Corona and Lime&quo ...

  33. 50 Cent, Cisco Adler, Shwayze On MTV Slate

    May 29, 2008 12:00 AM EDT In the coming months MTV will premiere series from 50 Cent, Cisco Adler and Shwayze, and will revamp Diddy's "Making of the Band." 50 Cent's still-untitled project will take the form of a reality show where 16 competitors " ...

  34. 50 Cent, 'Band' Spinoff Anchor MTV Slate

    May 28, 2008 12:00 AM EDT MTV has a slew of projects in the works for summer and fall, including a scripted comedy from Wilmer Valderrama. Also on the slate, which includes a total of nine projects either greenlighted to series or in development, are a search for the next ...

  35. Little Dog, Universal Canada Enter Pact

    February 08, 2006 12:00 AM EST First release to be Curt Kirkwood's 'Snow.' Little Dog Records has entered into an exclusive licensing agreement with Universal Music Canada. The Burbank, Ca. label, operated by producer/guitarist Pete Anderson, hasn't been pre ...

  36. Little Dog Hops To Fontana

    August 22, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Label to issue solo debut for Curt Kirkwood. Los Angeles-based Little Dog Records has inked an exclusive U.S. distribution agreement with Fontana, the independent distribution arm of the Universal Music Group. Little Dog was founded in 1993 by mus ...

  37. Key Folk Music Figure Sis Cunningham Dies

    June 30, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Agnes "Sis" Cunningham, a key figure in the American folk music movement as a performer, documentarian and magazine publisher, died Sunday (June 27) in New Paltz, N.Y. She was 95. Agnes "Sis" Cunningham, a key figure in the Ame ...