Hong Kong

  1. Nicola Benedetti, Classical Violinist, Hits The UK Album Charts (Ahead of Justin Bieber)

    September 14, 2012 12:31 PM EDT Classical violinist Nicola Benedetti topped Justin Bieber on this week's UK album charts (screen shot) "Chasing vacuous fame as if it's something in itself just isn't remotely fulfilling. This obsession must be fought against.& ...

  2. Killers Pull Asia Dates

    January 22, 2010 12:00 AM EST The Killers have cancelled their six-city Asia tour, scheduled to begin Jan. 24 in Singapore, "due to unforeseen circumstances," according to a statement posted on the band’s official web site. The group's tour was set to take them ...

  3. IFPI Digital Report Urges Action On Music Piracy

    January 16, 2009 12:00 AM EST The IFPI has estimated that 95% of music downloads are illegal, according to its 2009 Digital Music Report. The estimation is the result of a three-year study in 16 countries, which also indicated more than 40 billion files were illegally file-sha ...

  4. Baidu Challenged With $9M Copyright Lawsuit

    April 07, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The Beijing No. 1 Intermediate People's Court has agreed to hear a copyright-infringement suit against web portal Baidu. The suit was filed Feb. 4 by Universal Music, Sony BMG Music Entertainment Hong Kong and Warner Music Hong Kong, the IFPI ...

  5. Hong Kong To Tackle Online Music Piracy

    October 10, 2005 12:00 AM EDT IFPI plans action against illegal file-sharers. The Hong Kong branch of the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI) is preparing to take legal action against individual music file-sharers. "We are seeking legal advice to ...

  6. Morrison & Foerster's Entertainment Puts Weiss Head Of Videogame Practice

    June 21, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Rusty Weiss, partner and co-chairman of Morrison & Foerster's Entertainment and Technology practice, has been named head of a new videogame practice at the international law firm. The practice wil Rusty Weiss, partner and co-chairman ...

  7. Objectors Slam Monti's Approval Of Sony-BMG Merger

    June 21, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Following word June 17 that European Union Competition Commissioner Mario Monti will recommend approval of the proposed merger of Sony Music and BMG, independent labels, retailers and consumer groups Objectors Slam Monti's Approval Of Sony-BM ...

  8. Sony Unifies International Manufacturing

    March 31, 2004 12:00 AM EST Sony Disc Manufacturing has unified worldwide manufacturing facilities outside Japan under the name Sony DADC. Sony Disc Manufacturing has unified worldwide manufacturing facilities outside Japan under the name Sony DADC. Dieter Daum, based in Sal ...