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  1. Eisen Upped To CinemaNow Prez

    February 22, 2005 12:00 AM EST CinemaNow has promoted to president Bruce Eisen, who acknowledged Feb. 16 that one of his goals is to groom the broadband video-on-demand company for an initial public offering. (The Hollywood Reporter) -- CinemaNow has promoted to president Bruce ...

  2. Loudeye, Nokia Team For Mobile Music

    February 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST Service lets operators sell under their own brand. Finnish cell-phone maker Nokia has joined forces with Seattle-based digital service provider Loudeye Corp. to launch a mobile music platform in 30 countries. Unveiled today (Feb. 14) at 3GSM World ...

  3. Loudeye, Nokia Team For Mobile Music

    February 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST Finnish cell-phone maker Nokia has joined forces with Seattle-based digital service provider Loudeye Corp. to launch a mobile music platform in 30 countries. Unveiled today at 3GSM World Congress, the Finnish cell-phone maker Nokia has joined forc ...

  4. Courts

    February 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST This Week's Stories: Student liable for links to music sites; Experience Hendrix sues over live record; Microsoft foregoes EU appeal This Week's Stories: Norway Student Ordered To Pay For Linking To Music Sites OSLO, Norway (AP) -- Norwa ...

  5. EU Says Microsoft Antitrust Case Remains Intact

    November 30, 2004 12:00 AM EST The European Union insisted Nov. 24 that its antitrust case against Microsoft Corp. remains intact despite a surprise meeting called by the judge following the desertion of two of the EU's biggest all BRUSSELS (AP) -- The European Union insis ...

  6. Thomson Joins Microsoft/Warner Anti-Piracy Venture

    November 30, 2004 12:00 AM EST French technology company Thomson SA said Nov. 22 that it was joining Microsoft Corp. and Time Warner Inc.'s proposed venture to make anti-piracy software, a move that could relieve European Union con BRUSSELS (AP) -- French technology compan ...

  7. BT Bows Digital Music Distribution Services

    November 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST British Telecommunications today (Nov. 23) unveiled a 10-year partnership with U.K. media software developer Blueprint to create two digital music distribution platforms. The B2B systems, Open Royalty British Telecommunications today (Nov. 23) unv ...

  8. BT Bows Digital Music Distribution Services

    November 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST British Telecommunications today (Nov. 23) unveiled a 10-year partnership with U.K. media software developer Blueprint to create two digital music distribution platforms. The B2B systems, Open Royalty British Telecommunications today (Nov. 23) unv ...

  9. DreamWorks Animation IPO Charms Wall Street

    November 02, 2004 12:00 AM EST Star-struck Wall Street gave a dazzling welcome to DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc. on Oct. 28, sending shares of the animated film maker up more than 38% in their market debut. NEW YORK (Reuters) -- Star-struck Wall Street gave a dazzling welcome to ...

  10. Wanadoo Readies Music Club In Spain, Netherlands

    October 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Wanadoo, the Internet service provider owned by French telecommunications group France Telecom, is expanding its OD2-powered Music Club download service into the Netherlands and Spain. Wanadoo, the Internet service provider owned by French telecom ...

  11. Wanadoo Readies Music Club In Spain, Netherlands

    October 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Wanadoo, the Internet service provider owned by French telecommunications group France Telecom, is expanding its OD2-powered Music Club download service into the Netherlands and Spain. Wanadoo, the Internet service provider owned by French telecom ...

  12. Big Fourth Quarter Looms For Video-Game Sector

    September 02, 2004 12:00 AM EDT "Best year ever," suggests analyst. Those seeking a bit of consistency among Wall Street analysts need look no further than video games. The consensus for the rest of the year: The sector will rock. "I've got a big wish list fo ...

  13. DRM Concerns Prompt EU To Examine Microsoft-Time Warner Deal

    August 31, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Software giant Microsoft Corp. and media and entertainment powerhouse Time Warner Inc. ran into fresh trouble with the European Union on Aug. 25, as antitrust regulators ordered an in-depth probe of t BRUSSELS (AP) -- Software giant Microsoft Corp ...

  14. EU To Select New Competition Czar

    August 02, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Discussions are under way to nominate the next European Commissioner in charge of competition issues, replacing Mario Monti, who has been recalled from the post. LONDON -- Discussions are under way to nominate the next European Commissioner in cha ...

  15. New Technologies Raise Legal Questions At Venues

    August 02, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Developing technologies are beginning to raise new legal issues for performance venues, as the rights of patrons and artists potentially collide. That was the warning delivered by Denis Clive Braham d New Technologies Raise Legal Questions At Venu ...

  16. Songwriter Sues EMI Pub For Withholding Royalties

    July 19, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Songwriter Giuseppe "Beppe" Canterelli has filed a class-action lawsuit against EMI Music Publishing, alleging that the company engages in unfair business practices by failing to promptly pay out uncl Songwriter Sues EMI Pub For Withhold ...

  17. OD2 Claims More Activity As Rivals Launch

    July 15, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Leading European digital-music service provider OD2 is reporting a rise in download activity in the days following the launches in Europe of Napster and iTunes Music Store. Separately, OD2 has unveile Leading European digital-music service provide ...

  18. Napster Links Up With U.K.'s Dixons

    May 05, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The U.K. subsidiary of online music service Napster has struck an exclusive retail-promotion deal with London-based Dixons Group, Europe's biggest electronics retail chain. The U.K. subsidiary of online music service Napster has struck an exc ...

  19. Napster Links Up With U.K.'s Dixons

    May 05, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The U.K. subsidiary of online music service Napster has struck an exclusive retail-promotion deal with London-based Dixons Group, Europe's biggest electronics retail chain. The U.K. subsidiary of online music service Napster has struck an exc ...

  20. Microsoft Unveils Download Service

    March 18, 2004 12:00 AM EST Microsoft Corp. gave a sneak peek of its music download service today (March 18) to about 100 indie label executives at the South by Southwest festival in Austin, Texas. The software giant's offering Microsoft Corp. gave a sneak peek of its m ...

  21. Microsoft Unveils Download Service

    March 18, 2004 12:00 AM EST Microsoft Corp. gave a sneak peek of its music download service today (March 18) to about 100 indie label executives at the South by Southwest festival in Austin, Texas. The software giant's offering Microsoft Corp. gave a sneak peek of its m ...

  22. EMI, Napster Support Microsoft Device In Europe

    March 18, 2004 12:00 AM EST EMI and Napster have signed on as the first music companies to support Microsoft Corp.'s new Portable Media Center (PMC) in Europe, details of which were unveiled today (March 18) during the CeBIT tec EMI and Napster have signed on as the fir ...

  23. Kazaa Case Hits New Snag

    March 15, 2004 12:00 AM EST SYDNEY--The Australian record industry's attempts to launch a copyright infringement case against Kazaa is facing another stumbling block. Lawyers for Kazaa's Sydney-based parent Sharman Networks lodg Internet Giants Join Forces Against ...

  24. Real Slaps MS With Lawsuit

    December 19, 2003 12:00 AM EST RealNetworks has filed a $1 billion anti-trust action against Microsoft Corp., charging that the technology giant is attempting to monopolize the digital media space. In a suit filed yesterday in fede RealNetworks has filed a $1 billion anti-trust ...

  25. Real Slaps MS With Lawsuit

    December 19, 2003 12:00 AM EST RealNetworks has filed a $1 billion anti-trust action against Microsoft Corp., charging that the technology giant is attempting to monopolize the digital media space. RealNetworks has filed a $1 billion anti-trust action against Microsoft Corp., c ...

  26. Real Slaps MS With Lawsuit

    December 19, 2003 12:00 AM EST RealNetworks has filed a $1 billion anti-trust action against Microsoft Corp., charging that the technology giant is attempting to monopolize the digital media space. RealNetworks has filed a $1 billion anti-trust action against Microsoft Corp., c ...

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