Fremont

  1. Business Matters: Pandora Adds 400,000 Listeners in July

    August 06, 2012 4:26 PM EDT Pandora Adds 400,000 In July Pandora increased its monthly active users to 54.9 million in July from 54.5 million in June. Listener hours increased to 1.12 billion -- up 76% year-over-year -- from 1.08 billion. Perhaps most importantly, Pandora re ...

  2. Conor Oberst Pens Open Letter To Arizona Promoter Charlie Levy

    July 02, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Bright Eyes' mainman Conor Oberst has been an outspoken advocate for Zack de la Rocha's Sound Strike effort, joining fellow musicians and artists in a campaign to compel the state of Arizona to repeal its controversial immigration law. R ...

  3. Calif. Music Pirates Plead Guilty

    April 03, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Two men pleaded guilty today (April 3) to criminal copyright infringement and other charges, admitting their involvement in the largest music manufacturing piracy seizure in the United States. Two men pleaded guilty today (April 3) to criminal cop ...

  4. Grand Jury Indicts In Largest U.S. CD Piracy Raid

    October 18, 2005 12:00 AM EDT A federal grand jury in California indicted three individuals Oct. 12 in connection with the largest pirated CD manufacturing raid in U.S. history. NEW YORK -- A federal grand jury in California indicted three individuals Oct. 12 in connection wit ...

  5. Indictments In Largest U.S. CD Piracy Raid

    October 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Charged with criminal copyright infringement. A federal grand jury in California indicted three individuals yesterday (Oct. 12) in connection with the largest pirated CD manufacturing raid in U.S. history. Ye Teng Wen and Hao He of Union City, Cal ...

  6. Piracy Raids Target California, Texas

    October 11, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Over 100 law enforcement officers in the San Francisco Bay area and Austin, Tex., simultaneously raided illegal CD and DVD plants Oct. 6, making the first arrests after a two-year undercover investiga Over 100 law enforcement officers in the San F ...

  7. Law Enforcement Raid Illegal CD/DVD Plants

    October 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Result of two-year undercover investigation. Over 100 law enforcement officers in the San Francisco Bay area and Austin, Tex., simultaneously raided illegal CD and DVD plants this morning (Oct. 6), making the first arrests after a two-year underco ...

  8. MPAA, ESS Settle Suit

    April 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The Motion Picture Assn. of America and ESS Technology Inc. have settled a lawsuit involving the computer chips that unlock the security features on copyrighted motion picture DVDs. (The Hollywood Reporter) -- The Motion Picture Assn. of America a ...

  9. Gibson Guitar Names Senior VP/General Counsel

    November 09, 2004 12:00 AM EST Gibson Guitar Corp. in Nashville has named Joe Boyle as senior VP/general counsel. Gibson Guitar Corp. in Nashville has named Joe Boyle as senior VP/general counsel. Boyle was most recently senior assistant general counsel, corporate division, for ...

  10. MPAA Sues DVD Chip Makers

    August 31, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The Motion Picture Assn. of America has filed two separate breach-of-contract lawsuits against chip makers Sigma Designs and MediaTek. LOS ANGELES -- The Motion Picture Assn. of America (MPAA) has filed two separate breach-of-contract lawsuits aga ...

  11. Judge Puts Halt On DVD Descrambling Chips

    August 02, 2004 12:00 AM EDT A Superior Court judge here has ordered Fremont, Calif.-based ESS Technology Inc. to stop selling descrambling chips that allow for the illegal copying of DVDs. LOS ANGELES -- A Superior Court judge here has ordered Fremont, Calif.-based ESS Techn ...

  12. New Technologies Raise Legal Questions At Venues

    August 02, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Developing technologies are beginning to raise new legal issues for performance venues, as the rights of patrons and artists potentially collide. That was the warning delivered by Denis Clive Braham d New Technologies Raise Legal Questions At Venu ...