Electronics

  1. Retail Track

    March 15, 2004 12:00 AM EST MusicNet and the Virgin Group launch Virgin Digital, a new cyber store whose catalog is expected to be larger than Apple's or Napster's. MusicNet and the Virgin Group launch Virgin Digital, a new cyber store whose catalog is expected to ...

  2. Execs Split Sony, Universal In Germany

    March 12, 2004 12:00 AM EST The German affiliates of Sony Music and Universal Music each lost a key executive today (March 12). The German affiliates of Sony Music and Universal Music each lost a key executive today (March 12). In a surprise move, Volker Neumüller, GM of Epi ...

  3. Aussie Online Stores Bring In Majors

    March 11, 2004 12:00 AM EST Universal Music has become the fifth record company to sign on for the download service from Australian telecommunication giant Telstra, BigPondMusic.com. Universal Music has become the fifth record company to sign on for the download service from ...

  4. Aussie Online Stores Bring In Majors

    March 11, 2004 12:00 AM EST Universal Music has become the fifth record company to sign on for the download service from Australian telecommunication giant Telstra, BigPondMusic.com. Universal Music has become the fifth record company to sign on for the download service from ...

  5. Richard Griffiths Setting Up Sony Imprint In U.K.

    March 11, 2004 12:00 AM EST Industry veteran Richard Griffiths is preparing to launch an imprint through Sony in the United Kingdom. He is also consulting on an A&R basis for Sony Music U.S. president Don Ienner. Industry veteran Richard Griffiths is preparing to lau ...

  6. Sacem Seeks Royalties On IPod

    March 11, 2004 12:00 AM EST French body lobbies against Apple Computer. French body lobbies against Apple Computer. News ...

  7. Sacem Seeks Royalties On iPod

    March 11, 2004 12:00 AM EST A French association representing recorded music rights holders threatened yesterday (March 10) to take Apple Computer Inc. to court in a dispute over lost music royalties. A French association representing recorded music rights holders threatened ...

  8. Sacem Seeks Royalties On iPod

    March 11, 2004 12:00 AM EST A French association representing recorded music rights holders threatened yesterday (March 10) to take Apple Computer Inc. to court in a dispute over lost music royalties. A French association representing recorded music rights holders threatened ...

  9. Napster, IBM Strike Server Deal

    March 10, 2004 12:00 AM EST Pact to help ISPs, universities conserve bandwidth. Pact to help ISPs, universities conserve bandwidth. News ...

  10. Live Aid Video Rights To Be Auctioned

    March 09, 2004 12:00 AM EST Move follows sale of bootlegs on Internet. Move follows sale of bootlegs on Internet. News ...

  11. Sony Taps Ellis As Urban Music GM

    March 08, 2004 12:00 AM EST Sony Urban Music has named Lisa Ellis general manager. NEW YORK-- Sony Urban Music has named Lisa Ellis general manager. In the newly-created position, Ellis will SUM's oversee day-to-day operations. She also will work with Sony's U.S. l ...

  12. Motorola Advancing Mobile Music Distribution

    March 08, 2004 12:00 AM EST Motorola today (March 8) debuted three mobile handsets and wireless content created by MTV International. The announcement came during the inaugural M3 Summit, which runs through Wednesday (10) in Mia Motorola today (March 8) debuted three mobile ...

  13. Motorola Advancing Mobile Music Distribution

    March 08, 2004 12:00 AM EST Motorola today (March 8) debuted three mobile handsets and wireless content created by MTV International. The announcement came during the inaugural M3 Summit, which runs through Wednesday (10) in Mia Motorola today (March 8) debuted three mobile ...

  14. Peavey To Sponsor Jagermeister Tour

    March 08, 2004 12:00 AM EST Peavey Electronics Corp., manufacturer of a range of musical instruments, will sponsor the spring 2004 Jagermeister Music Tour, which opens March 30 at the Hard Rock Cafe in Orlando, Fla., and conclud Peavey Electronics Corp., manufacturer of a ra ...

  15. Sony Ups Ellis To Urban GM

    March 05, 2004 12:00 AM EST Sony Music's Lisa Ellis has been promoted to the new position of GM of Sony Urban Music. Based in New York, Ellis reports to Sony Music U.S. president Don Ienner. Sony Music's Lisa Ellis has been promoted to the new position of GM of Son ...

  16. Manufacturer Shure Ups Schyvinck

    March 03, 2004 12:00 AM EST Microphone and electronics manufacturer Shure Inc. has promoted Christine Schyvinck to the new post of executive VP of Operations. In this role, she will have responsibility for managing several divis Microphone and electronics manufacturer Shure ...

  17. Stringer: DRM Is Crucial To Industry's Future

    March 03, 2004 12:00 AM EST While content will remain "king," the future for music and film companies increasingly lies in DRM (digital rights management), Howard Stringer, chairman/CEO of Sony Corp. of America and vice chairman While content will remain "king ...

  18. Stringer: DRM Is Crucial To Industry's Future

    March 03, 2004 12:00 AM EST While content will remain "king," the future for music and film companies increasingly lies in DRM (digital rights management), Howard Stringer, chairman/CEO of Sony Corp. of America and vice chairman While content will remain "king ...

  19. Cingular Offering Recorded-Music Ringtones

    March 02, 2004 12:00 AM EST Cingular Wireless is now offering its users ringtones that are clips of actual recorded music by original artists from Universal Music Group, BMG, Sony Music and EMI. Cingular Wireless is now offering its users ringtones that are clips of actual r ...

  20. Cingular Offering Recorded-Music Ringtones

    March 02, 2004 12:00 AM EST Cingular Wireless is now offering its users ringtones that are clips of actual recorded music by original artists from Universal Music Group, BMG, Sony Music and EMI. Cingular Wireless is now offering its users ringtones that are clips of actual r ...

  21. OD2 France Adds Sony To Its Major Offering

    March 02, 2004 12:00 AM EST OD2 France has inked a distribution deal with the French affiliate of Sony, paving the way for the digital wholesaler to offer content in that market from all five of the majors through its partner si OD2 France has inked a distribution deal with ...

  22. OD2 France Adds Sony To Its Major Offering

    March 02, 2004 12:00 AM EST OD2 France has inked a distribution deal with the French affiliate of Sony, paving the way for the digital wholesaler to offer content in that market from all five of the majors through its partner si OD2 France has inked a distribution deal with ...

  23. 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 ...

  24. Nude Records Founder Launches New U.K. Label

    February 25, 2004 12:00 AM EST Altered States to be distributed by Pinnacle, Sony. Altered States to be distributed by Pinnacle, Sony. News ...

  25. Uni Mobile Signs Multimedia Pact With Alcatel

    February 25, 2004 12:00 AM EST Universal Mobile, a division of Universal Music International (UMI), has joined forces with French communications company Alcatel to develop a third-generation (3G) mobile multimedia service. Universal Mobile, a division of Universal Music Interna ...

  26. Tuned In: Radio

    February 24, 2004 12:00 AM EST Clear Channel, Sony Music and Winterfresh gum have launched Radio Star, a 14-week talent search. Clear Channel, Sony Music and Winterfresh gum have launched Radio Star, a 14-week talent search. News ...

  27. Key Execs To Take Part In Music & Money Symposium

    February 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST Sony Music International president Rick Dobbis, Clear Channel Entertainment CEO Brian Becker and EMI Music Publishing CEO Martin Bandier are among the key executives set to participate in the third an Sony Music International president Rick Dobbis ...

  28. Sony Cancels MP3 Player Launch

    February 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST Japanese electronics and entertainment company Sony Corp. has canceled the planned sale this spring in Japan of two portable MP3 digital music players because of problems with the built-in FM radio tu Japanese electronics and entertainment company ...

  29. Sony Cancels MP3 Player Launch

    February 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST Japanese electronics and entertainment company Sony Corp. has canceled the planned sale this spring in Japan of two portable MP3 digital music players because of problems with the built-in FM radio tu Japanese electronics and entertainment company ...

  30. 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 ...

  31. 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 ...

  32. Consumers, Schools, and Libraries Digital Rights Management Awareness Act

    February 19, 2004 12:00 AM EST A bill about awareness of digital rights management technologies included in the digital media products they purchase. http://www.vnuemedia.com/digitalmall/store/product_view.jsp?product_id=16524&category_name=Entertainment News ...

  33. Sony On Board Aussie Destra Download Service

    February 19, 2004 12:00 AM EST Sony Music Australia has become the third key label -- and second major -- to sign-up for digital rights management (DRM) provider Destra Corporation's online music store. The pact will see Destra sel Sony Music Australia has become the third ...

  34. 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 ...

  35. 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 ...

  36. Elvis Crespo Jumps To OLE Music

    February 17, 2004 12:00 AM EST Merengue star Elvis Crespo has signed with OLE Music. Crespo, who was formerly on Sony Discos, will announce his move in a press conference tomorrow (Feb. 18). He plans to release a new album in May. Merengue star Elvis Crespo has signed with OLE ...

  37. 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 ...

  38. EC Confirms Investigation Into Sony-BMG Merger

    February 12, 2004 12:00 AM EST Confirming information first revealed on Billboard.biz, the European Commission announced today (Feb. 12) that its competition department is to open an in-depth probe into the proposed merger of the m Confirming information first revealed on Billb ...

  39. XM Satellite Radio Reports Quarterly Loss

    February 12, 2004 12:00 AM EST XM Satellite Radio reports a loss of $162.9 million, or $1.12 per share, for the fourth quarter ended Dec. 31, 2003. Revenue was $33.5 million. XM Satellite Radio reports a loss of $162.9 million, or $1.12 per share, for the fourth quarter ended D ...

  40. EC Confirms Extended Investigation Into Sony-BMG Merger

    February 12, 2004 12:00 AM EST Confirming information first revealed on Billboard.biz, the European Commission announced today (Feb. 12) that its competition department is to open an in-depth probe into the proposed merger of the m Confirming information first revealed on Billb ...

  41. Sirius, EchoStar Launch Alliance

    February 12, 2004 12:00 AM EST RadioShack to serve as point-of-sale. RadioShack to serve as point-of-sale. News ...

  42. Sirius, EchoStar Launch Alliance

    February 12, 2004 12:00 AM EST Sirius Satellite Radio, EchoStar and RadioShack today (Feb. 12) announced the formation of the Satellite Entertainment Alliance. Sirius Satellite Radio, EchoStar and RadioShack today (Feb. 12) announced the formation of the Satellite Entertainment ...

  43. Soundbuzz Australia MD Hoppe Quits

    February 12, 2004 12:00 AM EST Andrew Hoppe, Sydney-based managing director of the Australian operations of Asia-Pacific digital-music services company Soundbuzz, has left the company. He is expected to be announced next week as di Andrew Hoppe, Sydney-based managing director o ...

  44. Soundbuzz Australia MD Hoppe Quits

    February 12, 2004 12:00 AM EST Andrew Hoppe, Sydney-based managing director of the Australian operations of Asia-Pacific digital-music services company Soundbuzz, has left the company. He is expected to be announced next week as di Andrew Hoppe, Sydney-based managing director o ...

  45. Sirius, EchoStar Launch Alliance

    February 12, 2004 12:00 AM EST Sirius Satellite Radio, EchoStar and RadioShack today (Feb. 12) announced the formation of the Satellite Entertainment Alliance. Sirius Satellite Radio, EchoStar and RadioShack today (Feb. 12) announced the formation of the Satellite Entertainment ...

  46. Muzicall Plans To Offer Mobile Playback Tones

    February 11, 2004 12:00 AM EST Two of the major labels and several independents are in talks to supply content to new mobile-music service provider Muzicall. The U.K.-based start-up, which launched yesterday (Feb. 10), is led by CE Two of the major labels and several independen ...

  47. Muzicall Plans To Offer Mobile Playback Tones

    February 11, 2004 12:00 AM EST Two of the major labels and several independents are in talks to supply content to new mobile-music service provider Muzicall. The U.K.-based start-up, which launched yesterday (Feb. 10), is led by CE Two of the major labels and several independen ...

  48. Clear Channel, Sony Start Talent Contest

    February 10, 2004 12:00 AM EST 'Radio Star' winner gets Sony label deal. 'Radio Star' winner gets Sony label deal. News ...

  49. Calif. Resident Gets Off The Hook In DVD Descrambling Suit

    February 09, 2004 12:00 AM EST A consortium of film companies has dropped a DVD descrambling case against an individual who republished a computer program called DeCSS on the Internet. DVD Copy Control Assn., which represents Calif New York--A consortium of film companies has d ...

  50. Sony Initiative To Push Legal Downloads At Schools

    February 09, 2004 12:00 AM EST Sony program aims to stem illegal downloading. Sony program aims to stem illegal downloading. News ...

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