Muze

  1. A 90-Second Song Sample For Apple Could Be Pricey

    September 02, 2010 12:00 AM EDT In trying to move to a 90-second song sample, iTunes may have to pay for the privilege, which is not out of line with the way things have been going lately in the music industry. Apple's move to a longer song clip was reported earlier this we ...

  2. Business Briefs: Nokia, Facebook, MySpace, Hastings

    April 17, 2009 12:00 AM EDT - In yesterday's earnings call, Nokia CEO Olli-Pekka Kallasvuo called the 5800 Xpress Music combined with Comes With Music was a "big success story." He said the phone has seen "strong demand" in every country it has launc ...

  3. NARM Coverage: Mobile Carriers, Retailers Discuss Opportunities

    May 01, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The mobile space is probably two or three years away from having a significant impact on brick-and-mortar music retailers, panelists at the NARM convention in Chicago determined on a Tuesday (May 1) afternoon panel. Muze chairman Bill Stensrud com ...

  4. Nokia Buys Loudeye For $60M

    August 08, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Deal to be completed by Q4. Finnish mobile technology giant Nokia has struck a deal to buy digital music technology vendor Loudeye Corp for about $60 million. Under the terms of the pact, unveiled today (Aug. 8), Loudeye shareholders will receive ...

  5. Tower Records Preps Download Store

    June 23, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Site to launch June 27. Tower Records is adding a digital download store to its retail offerings, with the launch of tower.com/digital on Tuesday June 27. The store will offer 1.2 million tracks, all encrypted with Windows Media Audio at a higher ...

  6. Tower Records Preps Download Store

    June 23, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Tower Records is adding a digital download store to its retail offerings, with the launch of tower.com/digital on Tuesday June 27. Tower Records is adding a digital download store to its retail offerings, with the launch of tower.com/digital on Tu ...

  7. Loudeye U.S. Operations Sold To Muze

    May 01, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Deal closed for $11 million in cash. Loudeye, which has been openly searching for a buyer since February, has sold its U.S. operations to digital entertainment firm Muze for $11 million in cash. The Seattle-based company will continue to run the U ...

  8. Muze Adds To Management Team

    July 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Grabs vets from All Music Guide, Musicmatch. Muze has beefed up its management staff, bringing aboard two veterans from the All Media Guide and one from MusicMatch. The New York-based information company, which was acquired in May by Enterprise Pa ...

  9. Muze Co-Founder Exits, New CEO Grabs Reins

    June 30, 2005 12:00 AM EDT In a surprise move, Enterprise Partners Venture Capital, the new owners of Muze, has installed one of its own team, Bill Stensrud, as CEO of the entertainment product information and services company. In a surprise move, Enterprise Partners Ventur ...

  10. Venture Capital Firm Acquires Muze

    May 18, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Management to remain in place. Muze, one of the two main providers of music data content to online and brick-and-mortar retailers, has been sold to Enterprise Partners Venture Capital, a firm that invests in technology companies. Terms of the deal ...