Digital media

  1. CNET To Indies: Downloads Welcome!

    April 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT CNET's <A HREF="http://www.music.download.com" TARGET="new">Download.com</A> has opened its doors to independent music artists seeking a free platform to upload their songs and make them available to CNET' ...

  2. Study: Legal Fears Scare Away Downloaders

    April 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Driven largely by fears of copyright lawsuits, more than 17 million Americans, or 14% of adult Internet users, have stopped downloading music over the Internet, a survey finds. But the overall percent Driven largely by fears of copyright lawsuits, ...

  3. Tech Track

    April 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT In the years since DVD-Audio and Super Audio CD (SACD) launched, these two dazzling formats have grabbed audiophiles' ears but suffered neglect from mainstream music buyers. In the years since DVD-Audio and Super Audio CD (SACD) launched, the ...

  4. Electronic Arts, Def Jam Link For 'Vendetta II'

    April 23, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Video-game manufacturer Electronic Arts has extended its music-licensing partnership with Def Jam, reteaming for "Def Jam Vendetta II," which will be released in autumn for the PlayStation 2, Game Cub Video-game manufacturer Electronic A ...

  5. Simon & Garfunkel Confirm Summer Dates

    April 21, 2004 12:00 AM EDT New outing to kick off June 10. New outing to kick off June 10. News ...

  6. MP3 The Choice Of Chinese Consumers: Survey

    April 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The MP3 format is the medium of choice for China's music fans, above all physical media, a new survey reveals. Almost 82% of respondents said they preferred the MP3 format. By contrast, only 5% said p The MP3 format is the medium of choice fo ...

  7. MP3 The Choice Of Chinese Consumers: Survey

    April 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The MP3 format is the medium of choice for China's music fans, above all physical media, a new survey reveals. Almost 82% of respondents said they preferred the MP3 format. By contrast, only 5% said p The MP3 format is the medium of choice fo ...

  8. Artemis To Release DVD Plus Title

    April 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Artemis Records will release "Jeffrey Gaines Live" on May 25 in the DVD Plus format. The set documents Gaines' Nov. 6, 2003, concert at the Theater of the Living Arts in Philadelphia. Artemis Records will release "Jeffrey Gaine ...

  9. DVD-Copying Software Maker Appeals Rulings

    April 02, 2004 12:00 AM EST Studios says DMCA ruling is unconstitutional. A Missouri maker of DVD-copying products says it has appealed a pair of federal court rulings that it stop making and marketing its software. 321 Studios Inc., based in the St. Louis suburb of Ches ...

  10. The Orchard, Toolshed Form Promotional Ties

    April 01, 2004 12:00 AM EST Independent music distributor the Orchard has forged a marketing and promotion partnership with Toolshed Inc., a digital marketing and licensing service provider focused on independent music. Independent music distributor the Orchard has forged a ...

  11. The Orchard, Toolshed Form Promotional Ties

    April 01, 2004 12:00 AM EST Independent music distributor the Orchard has forged a marketing and promotion partnership with Toolshed Inc., a digital marketing and licensing service provider focused on independent music. Independent music distributor the Orchard has forged a ...

  12. McGuinn Inks Digital Deal With Orchard

    March 30, 2004 12:00 AM EST Independent music distributor the Orchard has announced an exclusive digital distribution and promotion partnership with Roger McGuinn. Independent music distributor the Orchard has announced an exclusive digital distribution and promotion partner ...

  13. McGuinn Inks Digital Deal With Orchard

    March 30, 2004 12:00 AM EST Independent music distributor the Orchard has announced an exclusive digital distribution and promotion partnership with Roger McGuinn. Independent music distributor the Orchard has announced an exclusive digital distribution and promotion partner ...

  14. Studios Hint At Digital Cinema Subsidies

    March 29, 2004 12:00 AM EST In a significant breakthrough, the major film studios say they are willing to subsidize, at least in part, the transition to digital cinema through an independent financing entity yet to be created. LAS VEGAS (Hollywood Reporter)--In a significant ...

  15. Buena Vista Expands Reach Of EZ-D Films

    March 11, 2004 12:00 AM EST Buena Vista Home Entertainment is extending the availability of its titles released on limited-play EZ-D discs and is lowering their price. Buena Vista Home Entertainment is extending the availability of its titles released on limited-play EZ-D di ...

  16. 321 Studios Gets Another Court Smack-Down

    March 08, 2004 12:00 AM EST Software company 321 Studios has been ordered for the second time in three weeks to stop selling products that directly helps users make copies of DVDs. LOS ANGELES--Software company 321 Studios has been ordered for the second time in three weeks ...

  17. 'Return Of The King' Headed For Video

    March 08, 2004 12:00 AM EST New Line Home Entertainment will release DVD and VHS versions of "The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King" on May 25, much faster than the home-video debuts of the two previous films in the seri New Line Home Entertainment will rel ...

  18. New York Court Stops 321 Studios

    March 03, 2004 12:00 AM EST Software company 321 Studios has been ordered by another court to stop selling products that directly aid consumers in making copies of DVDs. Software company 321 Studios has been ordered by another court to stop selling products that directly aid ...

  19. TruSonic Gets HFA License

    March 02, 2004 12:00 AM EST The Harry Fox Agency (HFA) has inked a licensing deal with TruSonic, a digital provider of music-programming services to businesses. The Harry Fox Agency (HFA) has inked a licensing deal with TruSonic, a digital provider of music-programming servi ...

  20. Calif. Sen. Backs Proposed New Internet Piracy Bill

    March 01, 2004 12:00 AM EST In an effort to stem Internet piracy, Sen. Kevin Murray has introduced new legislation in the California Senate that requires recorded audio or visual works distributed on the Internet to disclose th LOS ANGELES--In an effort to stem Internet pira ...

  21. Web Poster Did Not Reveal DVD Trade Secrets

    March 01, 2004 12:00 AM EST The Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals in California Friday (Feb. 27) reversed a 1999 injunction against Andrew Bunner that had prohibited him from posting DVD decryption codes on the Internet. The court The Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals in Californi ...

  22. Picture This

    March 01, 2004 12:00 AM EST Software company 321 Studios was ordered to stop manufacturing and distributing its "DVD X Copy" products Feb. 20, but the company will be appealing the decision. Software company 321 Studios was ordered to stop manufacturing and distrib ...

  23. Studios Win DVD Copying Suit

    February 20, 2004 12:00 AM EST Judge says company can't make DVD copying software. Judge says company can't make DVD copying software. News ...

  24. Studios Win DVD Copying Suit

    February 20, 2004 12:00 AM EST A federal court has ruled that Software company 321 Studios has been barred from manufacturing and distributing its "DVD X Copy" products, which allows users to copy DVDs. A federal court has ruled that Software company 321 Studios has b ...

  25. DVD Copy Control Assn. Sues Software Maker

    February 18, 2004 12:00 AM EST Group says DVD-copying product violates patents. Group says DVD-copying product violates patents. News ...

  26. DVD Copy Control Assn. Sues Software Maker

    February 18, 2004 12:00 AM EST The DVD Copy Control Assn. (DVD CCA) is suing software company 321 Studios over alleged violations of its patents. The Morgan Hill, Calif.-based trade group says 321's "DVD X Copy" software, which all The DVD Copy Control Assn. (DVD ...

  27. French CD Maker Buys German Counterpart

    February 13, 2004 12:00 AM EST French CD manufacturer MPO has acquired Germany's EMTEC Consumer Media GmbH, which specializes in making audio and video cassettes, floppy disks and recordable CDs and DVDs. French CD manufacturer MPO has acquired Germany's EMTEC Consume ...

  28. Five Majors Testing Sales Of DualDisc Albums

    February 03, 2004 12:00 AM EST In a collaborative effort, all five major record labels have initiated test marketing of a dual-sided CD/DVD hybrid disc known as DualDisc. The companies have released a total of about 15 discs in Bos In a collaborative effort, all five major reco ...

  29. Rounder To Release 'American Masters' Series

    January 30, 2004 12:00 AM EST Rounder Records has forged an exclusive deal with PBS' New York station Thirteen/WNET to release films from the "American Masters" documentaries on the DVD Plus hybrid CD/DVD format. Rounder Records has forged an exclusive deal with ...

  30. Kenny Chesney

    January 28, 2004 12:00 AM EST The sentimental party dude's latest album covers all aspects of the country star's persona. The sentimental party dude's latest album covers all aspects of the country star's persona. News ...

  31. Macrovision Giving Downloaders More Freedom

    January 22, 2004 12:00 AM EST Macrovision Corp. has released an updated version of its copy-protection technology that allows for limited burning and transferring of secure CD files. Macrovision Corp. has released an updated version of its copy-protection technology that allow ...

  32. Indie Film Company Using Flexplay For Promo Discs

    January 13, 2004 12:00 AM EST Had to Be Made Films (HTBMF) will hand out Flexplay discs of its documentary "I Don't Know Jack" at the Sundance International Film Festival this weekend in Park City, Utah. Had to Be Made Films (HTBMF) will hand out Flexplay discs ...

  33. Darkness Lead Noms For Brit Awards

    January 12, 2004 12:00 AM EST The Darkness earn four nominations. The Darkness earn four nominations. News ...

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