International Monetary Fund

  1. Business Matters: As Spotify Adds Ireland and Luxembourg, What To Expect in Emerging Markets

    November 13, 2012 7:44 PM EST Spotify has quietly launched in Ireland and Luxembourg, the company's 16th and 17th countries, giving it markets roughly the size of the state of Louisiana plus the city limits of Tucson, Arizona. What exists beyond these small markets will b ...

  2. How SOJA Topped the Reggae Chart and Played 360 Gigs in 18 Months

    March 12, 2012 12:00 PM EDT Referencing Bob Marley's 1979 album "Survival" (Island Records), his most overtly political release, Washington D.C. based band SOJA's "Strength to Survive" (ATO Records) has topped the Reggae Album chart for four out ...

  3. Sega Becomes Latest Gaming Company to be Hacked

    June 20, 2011 7:20 AM EDT TOKYO - Japanese video game developer Sega Corp said on Sunday that information belonging to 1.3 million customers has been stolen from its database, the latest in a rash of global cyber attacks against video game companies. Names, birth dates, e- ...

  4. Quarterly Earnings Recap: Apple Stuns, Music Companies Stumble

    November 30, 2010 12:00 AM EST While consumers continued to opt for less expensive digital music and shied away from live events in the third quarter of 2010, one company found a way to entertain and thrill its customers: Apple. Although Apple does not create musical content, p ...

  5. IMF Expands In Midwest, Pacts With WOW!

    February 05, 2007 12:00 AM EST Universal Music Group owned International Music Feed (IMF) has expanded in key midwest markets through a long term agreement with cable television provider WideOpenWest Holdings (WOW!). IMF's channel, which focuses on delivering hit music fro ...

  6. U2, Pearl Jam Team Up At Aussie Anti-Poverty Show

    November 20, 2006 12:00 AM EST U2's Bono and the Edge teamed with Pearl Jam to join Aussie acts Jet, Paul Kelly, Eskimo Joe, Evermore and the John Butler Trio at a Make Poverty History concert in Melbourne Nov. 17. The event drew 14,000 to the Myer Music Bowl, and was broa ...

  7. U2, Pearl Jam Team Up At Aussie Anti-Poverty Show

    November 17, 2006 12:00 AM EST U2's Bono and the Edge teamed with Pearl Jam to join Aussie acts Jet, Paul Kelly, Eskimo Joe, Evermore and the John Butler Trio at a Make Poverty History concert in Melbourne tonight (Nov. 17). The ev U2's Bono and the Edge teamed with P ...

  8. IMF Inks Deal With New NBC Video Venture

    September 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT B2B service to carry IMF programming. The International Music Feed has signed a content deal with the newly launched nbbc, NBC Universal's digital B2B marketplace. Under the deal, nbbc will now carry IMF videos and programming, including spec ...

  9. International Music Feed Pacts With Verizon

    June 27, 2006 12:00 AM EDT IMF will provie a music network to Verizon's FiOS TV service. The International Music Feed Network has entered an agreement with Verizon to provide a 24-hour music television network to Verizon’s fiber-optic-powered television service, FiOS T ...

  10. IMF, EchoStar Form New Deal

    May 25, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Financial terms were not disclosed. Satellite television operator EchoStar Communications has entered into a new multi-year deal with Universal Music Group to carry the major label’s new music TV network IMF: The International Music Feed. Financia ...

  11. IMF Names Engineering VP

    May 15, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Jason Odell to report to IMF president Andy Schuon. Jason Odell has been named VP of broadcast engineering for the International Music Feed. He reports to company’s president, Andy Schuon, and is based in Santa Monica, Calif. Odell developed and o ...

  12. International Music Feed Appoints Exec

    May 01, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Kaino previously creative exec at Napster. Glenn Kaino has been named executive VP of creative and online for Universal Music Group's International Music Feed (IMF). Kaino reports to IMF's president Andy Schuon and will be based in Santa ...

  13. Int'l Music Feed Expands Reach With Sprint Deal

    April 25, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Mobile operator to offer the video channel. Universal Music Group is expanding its International Music Feed music video pay TV network onto wireless via a deal with mobile operator Sprint. According to the agreement, Sprint will make the 24-hour m ...

  14. IMF Names TV Vet To Exec Role

    March 20, 2006 12:00 AM EST Previously held senior positions at MTV, TechTV. Greg Drebin has been named executive VP of programming and production of International Music Feed, the 24 hour all-music television network funded by Universal Music Group. He reports to Andy Schuon ...

  15. XM Embraces Reggaeton

    August 16, 2005 12:00 AM EDT New programming to include 'IMF Bodega Beats.' New programming to include 'IMF Bodega Beats.' News ...

  16. XM Embraces Reggaeton

    August 16, 2005 12:00 AM EDT XM Satellite Radio will begin focusing on reggaeton with a dedicated channel--Alegria, XM channel 90--for the popular latin hip hop music genre. The channel will be produced by XM's music staff, inclu XM Satellite Radio will begin focusing on ...

  17. Ruling: EchoStar Must Carry UMG Vid Network

    April 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT EchoStar Communications' Dish network must honor a contractual obligation to carry a new music video network from Vivendi Universal and Universal Music Group, a U.S. District Court in Manhattan has ru NEW YORK -- EchoStar Communications' ...

  18. Ruling: EchoStar Must Carry UMG Vid Network

    April 14, 2005 12:00 AM EDT EchoStar Communications' Dish network must honor a contractual obligation to carry a new music video network from Vivendi Universal and Universal Music Group, a U.S. District Court in Manhattan has ru EchoStar Communications' Dish networ ...