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  1. Rara Adds iOS Support, Expands Music Catalog and Partners with Lenovo

    October 23, 2012 5:00 AM EDT Rara, an on-demand subscription music company based in the U.K., has launched its service on Apple's iPad and iPhones, as well devices running Microsoft's Windows 8 operating system. Billboard's FutureSound Conference, takes place N ...

  2. Walk The Moon/AT&T Promote Motorola App on Facebook

    September 20, 2012 8:55 AM EDT RCA band Walk The Moon has teamed up with AT&T to promote the Smartactions features on the Motorola Atrix HD device through a dedicated tab on the band's Facebook page . The Motorola Atrix HD is available exclusively from AT&T, and Sm ...

  3. The Weeknd, XO Partner With Universal Republic

    September 11, 2012 5:15 PM EDT After a successful year without the backing of a major label, The Weeknd and his XO initiative have partnered with Universal Music Group's Republic Records. This Week in Music: Marc Geiger on How Pitchfork Helped The Weeknd Earn $25K Per Show ...

  4. Business Matters: PreSonus Acquires Nimbit, Ushers in New Era in Direct-to-Fan Sales

    July 13, 2012 5:04 PM EDT PreSonus Acquires Nimbit, Shaking Up Direct-to-Fan Call it Direct to Fan 2.0: Nimbit, the Boston-based provider of direct-to-fan music services, announced Thursday it had been acquired by PreSonus, a maker of professional hardware and software equ ...

  5. Microsoft Unveils iPad-Competitor Tablet Computer Called the Surface

    June 18, 2012 10:10 PM EDT Microsoft announced its iPad-competitor tablet computer called the Surface at a press event Monday in Los Angeles. CEO Steve Ballmer unveiled the device, which features a 10.6-inch screen, two USB ports, a magnesium case, Corning's flexible b ...

  6. Apple to Unveil New iPad in March (Report)

    February 10, 2012 7:30 AM EST NEW YORK (AP) - A news report says Apple plans to unveil a new iPad early next month. AllThingsD, a website affiliated with The Wall Street Journal , says Apple Inc. is holding an event in San Francisco the first week of March - the same week Appl ...

  7. Turntable.fm, Horn Group to Host Virtual-DJ Fundraiser 'Tech the Halls'

    November 29, 2011 5:15 PM EST Turntable.fm has teamed up with digital communications agency Horn Group, Inc., to host Tech the Halls , an online holiday fundraising campaign that will pit top media influencers against each other on the social music platform in a friendly DJ-of ...

  8. Video, Computer Game Sales Drop 16% in March: Report

    April 15, 2011 7:54 AM EDT March wasn't a good month for the gaming industry. Sales of video and computer games dropped 16% last month to $735.4 million, according to NPD Group data, as reported by the Los Angeles Times. Hardware sales, meanwhile, were up 12%, to $494. ...

  9. MTV's Music Meter Expanding To Select Samsung TVs

    January 05, 2011 12:00 AM EST MTV is expanding its Music Meter artist discovery service to Internet-connected TVs manufactured by Samsung. Under the deal, Samsung will include the Music Meter on select HDTVs, as well as Blu-ray players and home thearter systems through its Sam ...

  10. The First iPad Reviews Are In

    April 01, 2010 12:00 AM EDT The first iPad reviews have hit the Web and the consensus is that it's great. A look at what the tech experts are saying: The NY Times David Pogue spotlights one of the iPad's main strengths: the experience of consuming media. The Apple ...

  11. Apple Confirms Product Unveiling Date

    January 19, 2010 12:00 AM EST Apple confirmed the swirling rumors of a Jan. 27 media event with a press invitation to “Come see our latest creation.” Expectations are that Steve Jobs & Co. will unveil Apple's much-rumored/anticipated tablet computing device. What that ...

  12. UMG, HP Confirm South-East Asia Download Deal

    November 25, 2009 12:00 AM EST Universal Music Group (UMG) and leading technology company HP has confirmed the launch of its music download partnership in 18 countries across South-East Asia. As previously reported, the partnership will enable customers who purchase an Intel-po ...

  13. HP, Universal Partner On Free Downloads In Asia

    September 25, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Consumers buying Hewlett-Packard notebook PCs from October will receive a scratch card and PIN number, which enables them to register on a dedicated Web site to gain access to Universal Music Group's repertoire. The promotion offers consumers ...

  14. Microsoft Misses Profit, Plans To Cut Up To 5000 Jobs

    January 22, 2009 12:00 AM EST Microsoft Corp stunned Wall Street with disappointing results that included plans to slash up to 5,000 jobs and a warning that profit and revenue will almost certainly drop over the next two quarters. The news from the world's largest softwar ...

  15. Lennon In TV Ad 28 Years After His Death

    December 29, 2008 12:00 AM EST Imagine, John Lennon makes a television commercial for charity -- 28 years after his death. Through the use of digital technology, the former Beatle urges people across the United States to support a campaign by "One Laptop per Child" to ...

  16. Apple U.S. Mac Sales Flat In November

    December 16, 2008 12:00 AM EST Apple Inc witnessed flat year-over-year overall sales in the United States for its Macs in November, while sales of rival Microsoft Corp's Windows PCs were up 7%, according to research firm NPD Group Inc, which tracks retail sales. Sales of d ...

  17. Nate Davis Named XM President/COO

    July 24, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Previously with XO, Nextel and MCI. Previously with XO, Nextel and MCI. News ...

  18. Atari Nabs Caparro As Prez/CEO

    November 30, 2004 12:00 AM EST Video game company Atari Inc. has appointed music-industry veteran Jim Caparro as president/CEO, choosing an executive with a proven track record of leading companies to fiscal prosperity. Video game company Atari Inc. has appointed music-industry ...

  19. Avid To Acquire M-Audio

    August 13, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Cash, stock deal worth more than $80M. Tewskbury, Mass.-based Avid Technology Inc. announced today (Aug. 13) that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire digital audio and MIDI equipment manufacturer Midiman Inc. (which does business ...

  20. Avid Reports Record Revenues, Income

    July 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Tewksbury, Mass.-based digital media company Avid Technology, Inc., the parent company of digital audio workstation manufacturer Digidesign, has reported record second-quarter revenues and net income. Tewksbury, Mass.-based digital media company A ...

  21. New York's Unique Studios Shuts Doors

    May 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Unique Recording Studios, a five-room New York studio founded in 1978, closed on May 10. Unique Recording Studios, a five-room New York studio founded in 1978, closed on May 10. Owners Bobby and Joanne Nathan cite multiple reasons for the facility ...

  22. SSL, Guitar Center Ink Distribution Agreement

    April 16, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Console manufacturer Solid State Logic (SSL) is to announce a distribution arrangement with Guitar Center and its professional audio division, GC Pro. Console manufacturer Solid State Logic (SSL) is to announce a distribution arrangement with Guit ...

  23. Steinberg, Yamaha Team For Studio Connections

    April 01, 2004 12:00 AM EST Yamaha, the musical instrument/pro audio equipment manufacturer, and production software developer Steinberg have formed an alliance, Studio Connections. The project was announced yesterday (March 31) Yamaha, the musical instrument/pro audio equip ...

  24. EMI, Napster Support Microsoft Device In Europe

    March 18, 2004 12:00 AM EST Handheld mobile device due for launch in second half. Handheld mobile device due for launch in second half. News ...

  25. Digidesign Appoints Console Sales Director

    March 03, 2004 12:00 AM EST Daly City, Calif.-based Digidesign, manufacturer of the industry-standard Pro Tools digital audio workstation platform, has appointed Rich Nevens to the new position of director of Worldwide Console S Daly City, Calif.-based Digidesign, manufactur ...