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  1. Kenny Rogers Sues Capitol Over Royalties

    February 13, 2012 3:00 PM EST Kenny Rogers is the latest artist to sue a record label for not paying a 50% royalty for music sold through downloads or as a ringtone. In a suit filed in the U.S. District Court of Tennessee in Nashville, the complaint alleges that Capitol Record ...

  2. FULL COVERAGE: Billboard Mobile Entertainment Live Music App Summit in San Francisco #MEL2010

    October 05, 2010 12:00 AM EDT WATCH: Smule Co-founder Talks Apps, Acquisitions, The Majors and More October 06, 2010 Smule co-founder Ge Wang sat with Billboard at the Billboard Mobile Entertainment Live The Music App Summit - Smule took home the best artist app award for &quo ...

  3. Kazaa Relaunches In The Cloud

    August 04, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Kazaa is back . The former peer-to-peer music service has relaunched as a cloud-based streaming service with access to 1.6 million songs and 1 million song lyrics. There's not much that initially sets the new Kazaa apart from other services i ...

  4. Rdio Launches To Public, Adds More Content

    August 03, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Music streaming service Rdio opened to the public on Tuesday with an additional distributor’s content and availability in Canada. It had been in private beta release since early June. Rdio has added IODA to the content it has already licensed from ...

  5. Business Matters: Rdio, Keith Urban, Sky Songs

    November 10, 2009 12:00 AM EST Business Matters is a daily column that offers insight, analysis and opinion on the day's news. -- See the first screenshots or Rdio , the on-demand music streaming service created by the founders of Kazaa and Skype . The pictures are of Rdio ...

  6. Business Matters: iTunes LP, Sky Songs, Tunecore

    October 14, 2009 12:00 AM EDT -- Apple has responded to a claim that it charges a $10,000 production fee for the creation of iTunes LP titles. Said an Apple spokesperson, "We're releasing the open specs for iTunes LP soon, allowing both major and indie labels to crea ...

  7. AMBC Divides Opinions Down Under

    August 24, 2009 12:00 AM EDT The music business Down Under has a bright future. But none of the AustralAsian Music Business Conference's speakers could quite agree what that might be. That was the lingering impression from the 2009 AMBC event, which took place Aug. 20-22 ...

  8. Joost Founder Friis To Keynote MidemNet

    October 26, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Janus Friis, the Danish entrepreneur who co-founded Joost, Kazaa and Skype, will deliver a keynote speech at the MidemNet Forum, held Jan. 26-27, 2008 in Cannes, organizers Reed Midem said today. "Barely into his thirties, Janus Friis has alr ...

  9. Altnet Launches Anti-Piracy Global File Registry

    August 02, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Special filtering software launched Aug. 2. Less than a week after Kazaa's agreement to pay a $115 million piracy settlement to the global music and movie industries, Kazaa business partner Altnet has announced a new anti-piracy software call ...

  10. Altnet Launches Anti-Piracy Global File Registry

    August 02, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Special filtering software launched Aug. 2. Less than a week after Kazaa's agreement to pay a $115 million piracy settlement to the global music and movie industries, Kazaa business partner Altnet has announced a new anti-piracy software call ...

  11. Lack Backs RIAA Lawsuits

    February 06, 2004 12:00 AM EST Sony Music Entertainment chairman/CEO Andrew Lack took entertainment attorneys to task for not "taking action against online piracy," during his keynote delivered at the 6th annual Entertainment Law I Sony Music Entertainment chairman/CE ...