Electronics

  1. Sony Campaign To Push Legal Downloads At Schools

    February 06, 2004 12:00 AM EST Sony Music Entertainment chairman/CEO Andrew Lack debuted a new program aimed to stem the tide of illegal downloading on college campuses during the Entertainment Law Initiative luncheon on Friday (Fe Sony Music Entertainment chairman/CEO Andrew L ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. Macrovision Compels Retailer To Destroy 'Enhancers'

    February 03, 2004 12:00 AM EST After a warning from copyright-protection specialist Macrovision, U.K. retail chain Maplin Electronics has agreed to destroy its entire stock of video enhancers, which are used to delete copyright-pro After a warning from copyright-protection spec ...

  4. Producer Millar Acquires Sony Studios

    February 02, 2004 12:00 AM EST Top U.K. producer Robin Millar has paid a reported £3 million ($5.45 million) for Sony Studios on Whitfield Street in London, which opened in 1965 as CBS Studios before it was acquired by Sony Co Top U.K. producer Robin Millar has paid a ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. EC Moving To 'Phase 2' On Sony/BMG

    January 29, 2004 12:00 AM EST The European Commission (EC) is to launch a four-month investigation into the planned merger between the music divisions of Bertelsmann AG and Sony Corp. The European Commission (EC) is to launch a four-month investigation into the planned merger ...

  7. EC Moving To 'Phase 2' On Sony/BMG

    January 29, 2004 12:00 AM EST The European Commission (EC) is to launch a four-month investigation into the planned merger between the music divisions of Bertelsmann AG and Sony Corp. The European Commission (EC) is to launch a four-month investigation into the planned merger ...

  8. Income Improves At Sony Music Entertainment

    January 28, 2004 12:00 AM EST Sony Music Entertainment (SME) posted a 50.3% increase in operating income to ¥30.3 billion ($285 million) in the fiscal third quarter, which ended Dec. 31, despite a 3.1% drop in sales to ¥ Sony Music Entertainment (SME) posted ...

  9. Sirius Picks Up DanceStar Mix Show

    January 26, 2004 12:00 AM EST DanceStar USA has announced a global radio distribution deal with Westwood One. Under the agreement, which excludes satellite radio, Westwood One will be the official radio syndication partner for Dan DanceStar USA has announced a global radio dis ...

  10. Sony Music Distribution Lowers DVD Prices

    January 26, 2004 12:00 AM EST In an effort to further establish the growing market for music video, Sony Music Distribution is reducing the price to retail on more than 40 DVD titles. In an effort to further establish the growing market for music video, Sony Music Distribution ...

  11. Sony Music Distribution Lowers DVD Prices

    January 26, 2004 12:00 AM EST In an effort to further establish the growing market for music video, Sony Music Distribution is reducing the price to retail on more than 40 DVD titles. In an effort to further establish the growing market for music video, Sony Music Distribution ...

  12. Napster, iTunes Headed To Europe

    January 24, 2004 12:00 AM EST Napster and Apple confirmed today (Jan. 24) plans to rollout this year their respective online services to the European market. Napster and Apple confirmed today (Jan. 24) plans to rollout this year their respective online services to the European ...

  13. Napster, iTunes Headed To Europe

    January 24, 2004 12:00 AM EST Napster and Apple confirmed today (Jan. 24) plans to rollout this year their respective online services to the European market. Napster and Apple confirmed today (Jan. 24) plans to rollout this year their respective online services to the European ...

  14. 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 ...

  15. Norah Sets iTunes Record

    January 22, 2004 12:00 AM EST Singer's 'Sunrise' top-seller at Apple's store. Singer's 'Sunrise' top-seller at Apple's store. News ...

  16. Latin Notas

    January 13, 2004 12:00 AM EST The growing trend for Latin ring tones finds Universal Mobile providing content for Telcel's 22 million customers. The growing trend for Latin ring tones finds Universal Mobile providing content for Telcel's 22 million customers. News ...

  17. Latin Notas

    January 13, 2004 12:00 AM EST The growing trend for Latin ring tones finds Universal Mobile providing content for Telcel's 22 million customers. The growing trend for Latin ring tones finds Universal Mobile providing content for Telcel's 22 million customers. News ...

  18. EU Regulators To Review Sony, BMG Merger

    January 12, 2004 12:00 AM EST Competition commission officially notified Bertelsmann AG and Sony Corp. have officially notified the European Union's competition commission of their plans to combine their recorded music businesses. A Bertelsmann spokesman confirms that the ...

  19. EU Regulators To Review Sony, BMG Merger

    January 12, 2004 12:00 AM EST Bertelsmann AG and Sony Corp. have officially notified the European Union's competition commission of their plans to combine their recorded music businesses. Bertelsmann AG and Sony Corp. have officially notified the European Union's com ...

  20. EU Regulators To Review Sony, BMG Merger

    January 12, 2004 12:00 AM EST Competition commission officially notified Bertelsmann AG and Sony Corp. have officially notified the European Union's competition commission of their plans to combine their recorded music businesses. A Bertelsmann spokesman confirms that the ...

  21. Sony To Bow Download Service In Spring

    January 07, 2004 12:00 AM EST À la carte service to launch alongside player device Sony yesterday formally outlined plans for a spring launch of an à la carte download service in the U.S. and unveiled a storage medium and device strategy designed to take on Apple' ...

  22. Sony To Bow Download Service In Spring

    January 07, 2004 12:00 AM EST À la carte service to accompany launch of player device Sony yesterday formally outlined plans for a spring launch of an à la carte download service in the U.S. and unveiled a storage medium and device strategy designed to take on Apple&# ...

  23. Sony To Bow Download Service In Spring

    January 07, 2004 12:00 AM EST Storage device also to debut Sony yesterday formally outlined plans for a spring launch of an à la carte download service in the U.S. and unveiled a storage medium and device strategy designed to take on Apple's iPod and similar rivals. The a ...

  24. Tech, Media Firms Team Up To Push For Interoperability

    December 11, 2003 12:00 AM EST Universal Music Group and Microsoft are among the companies heading up a new advocacy group that is seeking to make it easier for consumers to share and distribute digital content. The formation of th Universal Music Group and Microsoft are among ...

  25. Tech, Media Firms Team Up To Push For Interoperability

    December 11, 2003 12:00 AM EST Universal Music Group and Microsoft are among the companies heading up a new advocacy group that is seeking to make it easier for consumers to share and distribute digital content. The formation of th Universal Music Group and Microsoft are among ...

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