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  1. CBS Buys Last.fm For $280 Million

    May 30, 2007 12:00 AM EDT CBS Corp. has acquired Last.fm for $280 million in cash. The deal, unveiled today, should significantly enhance the broadcast giant's online, mobile and social networking footprint, and enable it to explore synergies between the CBS Radio div ...

  2. Digital Distribution Bright Spot For Latin Acts

    April 25, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Though digital distribution has proven to be a boon for unsigned and indie artists, panelists at the Billboard Latin Music Conference in Miami revealed it's not merely a shortcut around the label system. Nielsen SoundScan figures presented by ...

  3. Viacom Pursuing Last.FM?

    April 23, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Rumors have emerged that Viacom -- having missed out on acquiring both MySpace and YouTube -- is now pursuing the music-based social network Last.FM to expand its online and social networking footprint. According to a post in Dealbreaker.com , Via ...

  4. Last.fm, IODA Pact

    April 16, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Last.fm has expanded its content partnerships with record labels through a deal with IODA. Under the agreement, IODA will license its full catalog of more than 800,000 tracks to Last.fm's customized radio service, a key part of the music soci ...

  5. Goombah Launches Radio Service

    April 10, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Music recommendation service Goombah has launched a new streaming radio service called Radio Free Goombah. The new service allows users to download and keep free music from a catalog of select tracks, generally organized into a variety of set play ...

  6. Point-Based Music Service Launches

    March 21, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Another digital music service has entered the game, with NT Media launching an a la cart music download offering. The company has quietly struck deals with all the major record labels, as well as the larger independent digital music aggregators su ...

  7. IODA Teams With Canadian Public Broadcasting

    March 07, 2007 12:00 AM EST IODA has struck a deal with CBC Records, the label arm of Canada's national public broadcasting network, to distribute its content in all markets outside of Canada. The deal includes distribution to all of IODA's network of 300 digital r ...

  8. BitTorrent Launches Legit Service

    February 26, 2007 12:00 AM EST BitTorrent launched a new, legal digital entertainment service today (Feb. 26) in an attempt to put a legitimate face on a technology that has been associated with piracy for years. The BiTtorrent Entertainment Network will feature movies, TV show ...

  9. IODA Links With Music Discovery Program

    February 22, 2007 12:00 AM EST IODA and Soundflavor DJ have signed a licensing deal that brings IODA's Promonet free music library to the digital music discovery system. Those using the Soundflavor DJ service will receive recommendations of new music based on their listeni ...

  10. Ropeadope Launches Digital Imprint

    January 03, 2007 12:00 AM EST Brooklyn-based indie label Ropeadope will make digital-only releases its focus for 2007, launching an online-only label in February. Thus far, 25 digital albums are planned for the remainder of the year. The label's physical releases will con ...

  11. IODA Taps Weitzner For Biz Role

    November 14, 2006 12:00 AM EST Exec had been with AAIM. The Independent Online Distribution Alliance (IODA) has named Rob Weitzner its VP of business development. Weitzner is taking over for the business responsibilities from VP of marketing Tim Mitchell, who will now focus exc ...

  12. IODA Taps Weitzner For Biz Role

    November 14, 2006 12:00 AM EST Weitzner was formerly with AAIM. The Independent Online Distribution Alliance (IODA) has named Rob Weitzner its VP of business development. Weitzner is taking over for the business responsibilities from VP of marketing Tim Mitchell, who will now f ...

  13. DDEX Establishes First Digital Data Standards

    October 18, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Group formed to develop customs. Digital Data Exchange (DDEX) has established its first four standards to facilitate efficient information sharing among companies involved with digital music. DDEX was launched in May to develop voluntary data exch ...

  14. Wippit Inks Deals, Grabs 2.4 Million New Tracks

    October 02, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Signs agreements with five digital content providers. Wippit, the U.K. digital download music and entertainment service, will unveil new agreements with five major digital music content providers tomorrow (Oct. 3), Billboard.Biz has learned. The a ...

  15. Verizon Wireless Expands Offering

    March 16, 2006 12:00 AM EST Pacts with CD Baby, Digital Rights Agency and IODA. Verizon Wireless today expanded the number of tracks available via its new VCast Music full-song download service through newly announced partnerships with CD Baby, Digital Rights Agency and the ...

  16. Koch Expands Digital Reach

    February 13, 2006 12:00 AM EST Pacts with IODA, RoyaltyShare. Pacts with IODA, RoyaltyShare. News ...

  17. Koch Expands Digital Reach

    February 13, 2006 12:00 AM EST Pacts with IODA, RoyaltyShare. Independent music distributor Koch Entertainment Distribution has extended its reach through separate partnerships with the Independent Online Distribution Alliance and RoyaltyShare. The company also converted more t ...

  18. eMusic Signs On 30 Indies

    January 25, 2005 12:00 AM EST Digital services company eMusic says it has inked content licensing deals with more than 30 independent labels and distributors. NEW YORK -- Digital services company eMusic says it has inked content licensing deals with more than 30 independent la ...

  19. eMusic Signs On 30 Indies

    January 18, 2005 12:00 AM EST Digital services company eMusic says it has inked content licensing deals with more than 30 independent labels and distributors. Digital services company eMusic says it has inked content licensing deals with more than 30 independent labels and dis ...

  20. Loudeye To Distribute Saregama India

    April 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Loudeye Corp. has inked a digital distribution agreement with Saregama India, one of India's largest music companies. Loudeye Corp. has inked a digital distribution agreement with Saregama India, one of India's largest music companies. U ...

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