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  1. With E-books Still Young, A Hit Novel Reaches 30% Digital Share

    November 09, 2010 12:00 AM EST Sales of John Grisham’s latest book, “The Confession,” have reached a digital mile marker far faster than digital albums. According to an article at the Wall Street Journal , 70,000 of the 230,000 units sold in the first week were e-book sales. Am ...

  2. Offer Process Takes Its Toll As Chrysalis Incurs Losses

    May 23, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Chrysalis Group plc saw interim losses build, as the British music company felt the pinch from being dragged through a failed offer process and the experience of a "difficult" period for its music publishing activities. The company has r ...

  3. Chrysalis Off The Market

    April 15, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Chrysalis Group Plc is no longer for sale. The London-based music company has rejected a 155 pence-per-share cash offer, which would have valued the business at about £104 million ($205 million), and terminated formal discussions with potential ac ...

  4. France Drafts Copyright Law To Open Up iTunes

    March 20, 2006 12:00 AM EST French parliamentarians finished drafting a law on Friday (March 17) that would open up Apple's market-leading iTunes online music store to portable music players other than its popular iPods. The new French parliamentarians finished drafting ...

  5. France Drafts Copyright Law To Open Up iTunes

    March 20, 2006 12:00 AM EST French parliamentarians finished drafting a law on Friday (March 17) that would open up Apple's market-leading iTunes online music store to portable music players other than its popular iPods. The new French parliamentarians finished drafting ...

  6. French Broadcaster Ordered To Pay Royalties In Germany

    July 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The European Court of Justice on July 14 ruled that a French radio and television broadcaster would have to pay royalties in Germany where it has a transmitter. BRUSSELS (The Hollywood Reporter) -- The European Court of Justice on July 14 ruled th ...

  7. Cammas Takes Over MTV France

    January 31, 2005 12:00 AM EST MTV Networks Europe has named Thierry Cammas as VP/GM in France. He is also named president/GM of games at MTV-owned videogame channel Game One. MTV Networks Europe has named Thierry Cammas as VP/GM in France. He is also named president/GM of game ...

  8. French Court Axes 6 Digital B'cast Licenses

    October 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT France's highest administrative appeals court on Oct. 17 ordered the cancellation of six digital terrestrial television broadcasting licenses controlled by French television group Canal Plus and media PARIS (The Hollywood Reporter) -- France& ...

  9. Report: Vivendi, Largadere in Merger Talks

    July 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT France's Vivendi Universal and Lagardere, the world's largest magazine publisher, are negotiating a potential merger, a French weekly newspaper reports. France's Vivendi Universal and Lagardere, the world's largest magazine pub ...

  10. Report: Vivendi, Largadere in Merger Talks

    July 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT France's Vivendi Universal and Lagardere, the world's largest magazine publisher, are negotiating a potential merger, a French weekly newspaper reports. France's Vivendi Universal and Lagardere, the world's largest magazine pub ...