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  1. Business Matters: New York Times, MXP4, News Corp., Martina McBride and More

    April 22, 2010 12:00 AM EDT -- The New York Times Co., owners of The New York Times and Boston Globe , posted a profit in Q1 2010. The company posted a profit of $12.8 million on revenue of $588 million. National advertising improved. Online revenues grew 15.5% to $90.4 mill ...

  2. Sony Corp. of America To Acquire Gracenote

    April 22, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Sony Corp. of America is acquiring music identification and technology firm Gracenote for $260 million. The merger is expected to close in late May. Gracenote is perhaps best known to the music industry for its music recognition and lyrics service ...

  3. Microsoft Eyes-Up Musiwave

    November 12, 2007 12:00 AM EST Microsoft revealed that it is in talks to acquire mobile music firm Musiwave, which currently is owned by mobile software company Openwave. Musiwave develops various software, marketing and content management services for mobile operators who want ...

  4. Penzer Joins WMI's Biz Development Team

    October 11, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Warner Music U.K. has recruited Noel Penzer to the role of business development director, with immediate effect. Penzer is tasked with growing the U.K. company's digital revenue, and enhancing its physical business and activities in other mus ...

  5. Babinet Steps Down From MEF Board

    June 05, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Gilles Babinet, mobile-entertainment entrepreneur and founder of mobile-music service provider Musiwave, is to step down from the Mobile Entertainment Forum's (MEF) board of directors. Babinet tells Billboard.biz that rapid growth at his curr ...

  6. Musiwave Reveals Two Deals at 3GSM Confab

    February 14, 2007 12:00 AM EST Musiwave, the Paris-based mobile-music service provider owned by U.S.-based Openwave, disclosed two new European deals with operators at the 3GSM World Congress confab yesterday (Feb. 13). Musiwave is powering the Orange Music Store, a new full-tr ...

  7. Groove Mobile Powers 3U.K.'s Music Offering

    November 21, 2006 12:00 AM EST G service preps for 'bigger push.' The music service operated by 3U.K., Britain's pioneering 3G (third-generation) network, is now being powered by U.S.-based Groove Mobile. Groove Mobile replaces French-originated service provider ...

  8. Groove Mobile Powers 3U.K.'s Music Offering

    November 21, 2006 12:00 AM EST The music service operated by 3U.K., Britain's pioneering 3G (third-generation) network, is now being powered by U.S.-based Groove Mobile. Groove Mobile replaces French-originated service provider Mus The music service operated by 3U.K., Brit ...

  9. Groove Mobile Powers 3U.K.'s Music Offering

    November 21, 2006 12:00 AM EST The music service operated by 3U.K., Britain's pioneering 3G (third-generation) network, is now being powered by U.S.-based Groove Mobile. Groove Mobile replaces French-originated service provider Mus The music service operated by 3U.K., Brit ...

  10. Universal Music France, Musicwave Enter Pact

    March 08, 2006 12:00 AM EST Mobile service allows song selection for flat fee. Universal Music France has agreed to license its catalog for a wireless music subscription service run by mobile entertainment technology firm Musiwave. The service allows users to select the song ...

  11. SFR Teams With SDC For Mobile Subs Service

    January 24, 2006 12:00 AM EST Secure Digital Container has clinched a deal to provide the digital rights management solution for French mobile telephone operator SFR's new subscription-based music download service. Secure Digital Container has clinched a deal to provide t ...

  12. SFR Teams With SDC For Mobile Subs Service

    January 24, 2006 12:00 AM EST Swiss technology firm to provide DRM. Secure Digital Container has clinched a deal to provide the digital rights management solution for French mobile telephone operator SFR's new subscription-based music download service. Billboard.biz recen ...

  13. SFR To Launch New Mobile Subs Service

    January 19, 2006 12:00 AM EST It will propose unlimited downloads to handsets. French mobile telephone operator SFR is about to announce imminently the launch of an unlimited music download subscription service for mobile phones, Billboard.biz has learned. According to sources ...

  14. Openwave Acquires Musiwave

    September 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Cash, stock deal valued at euro 99.5 million. Redwood City, Calif.-based Openwave Systems has entered into a deal to acquire all outstanding shares of French mobile music specialist Musiwave in a cash and stock deal valued at euro 99.5 million ($1 ...

  15. Musiwave, France Telecom Strike Content Pact

    September 14, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Digital firm to power telco┬┤s music strategy. Musiwave, the Paris-based international mobile-music service provider, has clinched the Europe-wide contract to offer a variety of mobile and online content to the customers of telecoms giant France Te ...

  16. Musiwave, France Telecom Strike Content Pact

    September 14, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Musiwave, the Paris-based international mobile-music service provider, has clinched the Europe-wide contract to offer a variety of mobile and online content to the customers of telecoms giant France T Musiwave, the Paris-based international mobile ...

  17. French Exports Go Mobile In Germany

    September 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The French Music Export Office (FMEO) has launched a mobile phone initiative to showcase French acts in Germany. "My Mobile Sounds So French" is a partnership with mobile carrier Vodafone Germany and The French Music Export Office (FMEO) ...

  18. BMG Ricordi, Musiwave Ink Ringback Deal

    July 01, 2004 12:00 AM EDT BMG Ricordi in Italy has signed an agreement with Paris-based mobile music content provider Musiwave for the use of ringback tones. BMG Ricordi in Italy has signed an agreement with Paris-based mobile music content provider Musiwave for the use of ...

  19. BMG Ricordi, Musiwave Ink Ringback Deal

    July 01, 2004 12:00 AM EDT BMG Ricordi in Italy has signed an agreement with Paris-based mobile music content provider Musiwave for the use of ringback tones. BMG Ricordi in Italy has signed an agreement with Paris-based mobile music content provider Musiwave for the use of ...

  20. Musiwave Opens For Business In Asia

    February 25, 2004 12:00 AM EST Musiwave, which provides wireless music to European telecommunications companies, has launched a subsidiary in Hong Kong. The move, according to Paris-based Musiwave, is an integral part of a worldwid Musiwave, which provides wireless music to Eur ...

  21. Musiwave Opens For Business In Asia

    February 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST Musiwave, which provides wireless music to European telecommunications companies, has launched a subsidiary in Hong Kong. The move, according to Paris-based Musiwave, is an integral part of a worldwid Musiwave, which provides wireless music to Eur ...