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  1. Manatt Launches Digital Media Investment Fund

    May 15, 2013 8:00 AM EDT Entertainment law firm Manatt, Phelps & Phillips on Wednesday announced it is launching a digital media practice and an investment fund aimed at early stage start-ups. Manatt, whose legal clients include Sugarland, the Eagles, INgrooves and ...

  2. Digital Briefs: Slacker, Twitter, Diddy

    August 21, 2009 12:00 AM EDT -- The CEO of personalized Internet radio service Slacker has stepped down from the position. According to VentureWire, Dennis Mudd will remain on the board of directors. No details yet on who will be taking over the role. Mudd founded Musicmatch, ...

  3. Napster Names COO

    August 03, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Napster has hired Christopher Allen as its new COO, replacing Laura Goldberg, who is leaving the company. Allen was most recently VP of product strategy, design and marketing for Blockbuster Online. He held similar titles at Yahoo Music and MusicM ...

  4. Top Execs To Launch Slacker Inc.

    March 13, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The former top executives at MusicMatch, Rio, and iRiver America tomorrow (March 14) will formally launch Slacker Inc., a new San Diego-based startup company focusing on portable digital radio. Dennis Mudd, former CEO of digital jukebox software c ...

  5. The Orchard, Shanachie Shake On Exclusive Deal

    May 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Deal covers worldwide distribution, marketing. The Orchard has inked an exclusive worldwide digital distribution and marketing deal with Shanachie Entertainment, Billboard has learned. The Orchard will distribute Shanachie’s catalog through online ...

  6. Yahoo! Soft Launches New Music Service

    May 10, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Yahoo! today (May 10) is soft launching its long-anticipated new digital music service/music management solution, Yahoo! Music Unlimited. Yahoo! today (May 10) is soft launching its long-anticipated new digital music service/music management solut ...

  7. Launch Becomes Yahoo! Music

    February 09, 2005 12:00 AM EST Rebrand unifies all music properties. Yahoo Inc. has rebranded its Launch online music service as Yahoo! Music. The change aligns the music service more closely with Yahoo!'s other media services, including Yahoo! Movies, Yahoo! Sports and Ya ...

  8. Music Stocks Picked Up In 2004

    January 11, 2005 12:00 AM EST In a flat sales year, the music business regained modest ground on Wall Street. The parent companies of the major labels all posted stock gains in 2004, continuing a slight upward trend that started l NEW YORK -- In a flat sales year, the music bu ...

  9. Music Stocks Picked Up In 2004

    January 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST Majors, digital distributors showed gains. In a flat sales year, the music business regained modest ground on Wall Street. The parent companies of the major labels all posted stock gains in 2004, continuing a slight upward trend that started last ...

  10. Digital Entertainment Valuations Rebound

    November 04, 2004 12:00 AM EST Digital entertainment valuations are returning to pre-2000 levels, investment professionals said today (Nov. 4) at the Billboard Digital Entertainment Conference & Awards, held at the University o Digital entertainment valuations are retur ...

  11. Orchard Signs 11 Labels To Distrib Deals

    October 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The Orchard has inked distribution and marketing deals with 11 independent labels: Amphetamine Reptile, Laugh, Crash Music, Invisible, Tomato Records, Universal Egg, Pirate Entertainment, Amulet Recor The Orchard has inked distribution and marketi ...

  12. Ads Boost Yahoo Sales

    October 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Yahoo reports improved third-quarter financial results, thanks to a strong online advertising market. Yahoo reports improved third-quarter financial results, thanks to a strong online advertising market. The company -- which recently entered into ...

  13. Orchard Signs 11 Labels To Distrib Deals

    October 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The Orchard has inked distribution and marketing deals with 11 independent labels: Amphetamine Reptile, Laugh, Crash Music, Invisible, Tomato Records, Universal Egg, Pirate Entertainment, Amulet Recor The Orchard has inked distribution and marketi ...

  14. Virgin Group Bows Full-Service Web Store

    September 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The Virgin Group is the latest company to take the plunge into digital music, launching a service complete with downloads, subscriptions, Internet radio and music management software. The online servi The Virgin Group is the latest company to take ...

  15. Labels Are Shifting Control Of The Music Industry To Online Music Services

    August 31, 2004 12:00 AM EDT He who holds the digital keys to music today controls the music industry tomorrow. Record labels and music publishers are enabling a new class of competitors by allowing online music services to contr Andrew Donoho is a Web Theorist for a major IT ...

  16. Labels Are Shifting Control Of The Music Industry To Online Music Services

    August 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT He who holds the digital keys to music today controls the music industry tomorrow. Record labels and music publishers are enabling a new class of competitors by allowing online music services to contr Andrew Donoho is a Web Theorist for a major IT ...

  17. HFA, MusicMatch Pact For Subscriptions

    August 06, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The Harry Fox Agency has entered into an agreement with MusicMatch for its new On Demand subscription service. The Harry Fox Agency has entered into an agreement with MusicMatch for its new On Demand subscription service. Financial terms were not ...

  18. HFA, MusicMatch Pact For Subscriptions

    August 06, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The Harry Fox Agency has entered into an agreement with MusicMatch for its new On Demand subscription service. The Harry Fox Agency has entered into an agreement with MusicMatch for its new On Demand subscription service. Financial terms were not ...

  19. Biz Cautious On Digital Distribution

    July 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Digital execs look to sub services for growth. BMG North America president/COO Charles Goldstuck told attendees of the Jupiter Plug.In conference today (July 26) in New York that the CD -- not digital distribution -- will dictate how the recording ...

  20. Biz Cautious On Digital Distribution

    July 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT BMG North America president/COO Charles Goldstuck told attendees of the Jupiter Plug.In conference today (July 26) in New York that the CD -- not digital distribution -- will dictate how the recording BMG North America president/COO Charles Goldst ...

  21. Napster Inks Marketing Deals With Citi, Energizer

    May 17, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Napster is hopping aboard the promotional-partnership bandwagon. The digital-music store is forming alliances this summer with two major brands. Napster is hopping aboard the promotional-partnership bandwagon. The digital-music store is forming al ...

  22. Napster Inks Marketing Deals With Citi, Energizer

    May 17, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Napster is hopping aboard the promotional-partnership bandwagon. The digital-music store is forming alliances this summer with two major brands. The digital-music store is forming alliances this summer with two major brands, Citi and Energizer, to ...

  23. Wal-Mart Bows 88-Cent Download Store

    March 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST Wal-Mart today (March 23) formally launched its online download store. The service, which has been quietly live since December, makes its official bow at Walmart.com with 300,000 songs, including excl Wal-Mart today (March 23) formally launched it ...