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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. Briton Aims To Appeal Ruling Over iTunes Name

    April 05, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Ownership of the itunes.co.uk domain name could end up in the U.K. High Court in an ongoing dispute between a young British businessman and Apple Computer. LONDON -- Ownership of the itunes.co.uk domain name could end up in the U.K. High Court in ...

  4. Briton Aims To Appeal Ruling Over iTunes Name

    March 30, 2005 12:00 AM EST -year-old taking on Apple. Ownership of the itunes.co.uk domain name could end up in the U.K. High Court in an ongoing dispute between a young British businessman and Apple Computer. Benjamin Cohen, 22, has applied for a judicial review at the H ...

  5. Napster Posts Q3 Revenue Gains

    February 10, 2005 12:00 AM EST Subscribers up 50% from Q2. Napster says revenues for its third fiscal quarter, which ended Dec. 31, 2004, increased 30% from the second quarter to $12.1 million. Year-over-year revenues from continuing operations more than tripled from $3.6 milli ...

  6. Napster Goes Portable

    February 03, 2005 12:00 AM EST Napster today (Feb. 3) bows its Napster To Go portable subscription product and says it will support the launch with a $30 million marketing campaign that includes a Super Bowl commercial on Feb. 6. Napster today (Feb. 3) bows its Napster To Go po ...

  7. DMI Inks Distrib, Subpub Deals

    January 26, 2005 12:00 AM EST Digital label links with Loudeye, W/C. Digital label Digital Musicworks International has formed a distribution agreement with Loudeye Corp. and a global subpublishing deal with Warner/Chappell Music. The move will expand the distribution of DMI&# ...

  8. Napster Eyes German Service

    January 22, 2005 12:00 AM EST Schliesche to helm Frankfurt-based firm. Napster will enter into the German market before the end of the year. The online music company today (Jan. 22) used the platform of MidemNet to unveil details of its planned pre-Christmas expansion into Eur ...

  9. Napster Eyes German Service

    January 22, 2005 12:00 AM EST Napster will enter into the German market before the end of the year. The online music company today (Jan. 22) used the platform of MidemNet to unveil details of its planned pre-Christmas expansion in Napster will enter into the German market befo ...

  10. Napster Names Biz Dev VP

    January 20, 2005 12:00 AM EST Napster has named MovieLink executive Andrea G. Devenow VP of business development. Napster has named MovieLink executive Andrea G. Devenow VP of business development. Devenow, who held a similar title at MovieLink and previously served as executi ...

  11. Ex-Napster Prez Joins Neurotic Media Board

    January 11, 2005 12:00 AM EST Former Napster president/COO Michael Bebel has joined the advisory board of B2B digital service provider Neurotic Media. The board has also added technology sales and marketing veteran Steve Bachman. Former Napster president/COO Michael Bebel has ...

  12. Ex-Napster Prez Joins Neurotic Media Board

    January 10, 2005 12:00 AM EST Former Napster president/COO Michael Bebel has joined the advisory board of B2B digital service provider Neurotic Media. The board has also added technology sales and marketing veteran Steve Bachman. Former Napster president/COO Michael Bebel has ...

  13. Studios Must Work To Avoid Digital Pitfalls

    November 04, 2004 12:00 AM EST Top execs call for more online content. The movie industry will face the same piracy woes of the music business by holding back online content, top digital executives stated during Billboard's Digital Entertainment Conference & Awards (DE ...

  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. Napster Bows Portable Subscription Service

    September 01, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 'Napster To Go' allows for transfer to devices. Napster today (Sept. 1) became the first digital music service to jump into the subscription portability business, launching a preview of an offering called "Napster to Go." The s ...

  16. Case Analysis: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios, et al. v. Grokster Ltd., et al. (Aug. 19, 2004)

    August 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Copyright owners sued Grokster, StreamCast and others for copyright infringement based on the companies' peer-to-peer file-sharing software. In resolving but one aspect of the case, the federal Ninth Copyright owners sued Grokster, StreamCast ...

  17. Roxio Ditches Software Biz For Napster Focus

    August 09, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Roxio is getting out of the CD-burning software business and betting its future on its fledgling Napster digital music service. Roxio is getting out of the CD-burning software business and betting its future on its fledgling Napster digital music ...

  18. Judge Denies Motion To Dismiss Napster Case

    July 15, 2004 12:00 AM EDT A federal judge in San Francisco yesterday (July 14) denied motions to dismiss lawsuits claiming past Napster investors such as Bertelsmann AG and venture capital firm Hummer Winblad kept the illicit A federal judge in San Francisco yesterday (Jul ...

  19. Judge Denies Motion To Dismiss Napster Case

    July 15, 2004 12:00 AM EDT A federal judge in San Francisco yesterday (July 14) denied motions to dismiss lawsuits claiming past Napster investors such as Bertelsmann AG and venture capital firm Hummer Winblad kept the illicit A federal judge in San Francisco yesterday (Jul ...

  20. Napster Makes Key Marketing Appointment

    July 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Napster, the digital-music service owned by Roxio, has hired advertising and branding veteran Alan Cohen as its chief marketing officer. Napster, the digital-music service owned by Roxio, has hired advertising and branding veteran Alan Cohen as it ...

  21. Napster Makes Key Marketing Appointment

    July 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Napster, the digital-music service owned by Roxio, has hired advertising and branding veteran Alan Cohen as its chief marketing officer. Napster, the digital-music service owned by Roxio, has hired advertising and branding veteran Alan Cohen as it ...

  22. Napster, Best Buy Forge Marketing Ties

    June 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Napster has signed a multi-year marketing deal that will make it the "leading digital-music service" promoted by Best Buy in its in-store-marketing activities. The deal also covers broadcast, print an Napster has signed a multi-year mark ...

  23. Napster, Best Buy Forge Marketing Ties

    June 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Napster has signed a multi-year marketing deal that will make it the "leading digital-music service" promoted by Best Buy in its in-store-marketing activities. The deal also covers broadcast, print an Napster has signed a multi-year mark ...

  24. Napster U.K. Partners With NTL

    June 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Napster's British service has struck an exclusive broadband marketing partnership with NTL Inc., the territory's leading provider of broadband services. The major tie-up, announced today, comes as Rox Napster's British service has s ...

  25. Napster U.K. Partners With NTL

    June 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Napster's British service has struck an exclusive broadband marketing partnership with NTL Inc., the territory's leading provider of broadband services. The major tie-up, announced today, comes as Rox Napster's British service has s ...

  26. Napster Beefs Up U.K. Service

    June 07, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Napster's British online music service has boosted its offering by a further 200,000 tracks. As of today, Roxio's U.K. download service boasts 700,000 titles. The company however remains tight-lipped Napster's British online music s ...

  27. Napster Beefs Up U.K. Service

    June 07, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Napster's British online music service has boosted its offering by a further 200,000 tracks. As of today, Roxio's U.K. download service boasts 700,000 titles. The company however remains tight-lipped Napster's British online music s ...

  28. Napster Launches U.K. Version

    May 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Napster launched in the United Kingdom today. It is the first of the U.S.-based legal online-music services to cross the Atlantic. Napster launched in the United Kingdom today . It is the first of the U.S.-based legal online-music services to cros ...

  29. Napster Launches U.K. Version

    May 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Napster launched in the United Kingdom today. It is the first of the U.S.-based legal online-music services to cross the Atlantic. Napster launched in the United Kingdom today . It is the first of the U.S.-based legal online-music services to cros ...

  30. Tennessee Expels Napster's Music Offer

    May 06, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Napster, which in a previous incarnation was the engine behind music piracy on college campuses, has been derailed in its attempt to bring legal downloading to Tennessee's state universities. Napster, which in a previous incarnation was the e ...

  31. 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 ...

  32. 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 ...

  33. Cflix Going To Yale With MusicNet

    April 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT MusicNet and Cflix announced today (April 27) the launch of Ctrax, a legal online music service that will sell low-priced downloads to college students. Available immediately in a testing phase at Yal MusicNet and Cflix announced today (April 27) ...

  34. Napster Investors Face The Music

    April 21, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Napster has been reborn as a legal online music service, but the ghost of its former renegade song-swap self is trailing about $17 billion of legal baggage. On April 27, music labels and publishers wi Napster has been reborn as a legal online musi ...

  35. Napster Investors Face The Music

    April 21, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Napster has been reborn as a legal online music service, but the ghost of its former renegade song-swap self is trailing about $17 billion of legal baggage. On April 27, music labels and publishers wi Napster has been reborn as a legal online musi ...

  36. Napster's Gorog to Deliver Dublin Keynote

    April 02, 2004 12:00 AM EST Event will discuss industry opportunities. Napster chairman CEO Chris Gorog will deliver the keynote speech for the "Creative Financing and Music" seminar April 20 in Dublin. He will use the platform to address government officials and b ...

  37. 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 ...

  38. Napster, IBM Strike Server Deal

    March 10, 2004 12:00 AM EST Napster has inked a deal with IBM that will help universities, ISPs and businesses conserve bandwidth as students, employees and others download and stream digital music. Napster has inked a deal with IBM that will help universities, ISPs and busi ...

  39. RIAA Vet Oppenheim Joins Chicago Law Firm

    March 08, 2004 12:00 AM EST Matt Oppenheim has joined Chicago-based law firm Jenner & Block as a partner. Oppenheim was senior VP of business and legal affairs at the RIAA; he will be replaced in that role by Stanley Pierre- Matt Oppenheim has joined Chicago-based la ...

  40. Napster Downloads Hit 5 Million Mark

    February 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST Roxio-owned Napster announced today (Feb. 23) that it has sold more than 5 million downloads for its PC-based service. Napster, which launched in its current form in October 2003, says it expects to g Roxio-owned Napster announced today (Feb. 23) ...

  41. Music Vets Form New Law Firm

    February 09, 2004 12:00 AM EST Veteran music executives and attorneys Milton Olin and David Altschul have joined forces to form Altschul Olin LLP, a Sherman Oaks, Calif.-based law firm. LOS ANGELES--Veteran music executives and attorneys Milton Olin and David Altschul have join ...

  42. Janet Jackson May Face Class Action Over Breast Flap

    February 09, 2004 12:00 AM EST Entertainment Law Weekly brings you news on the entertainment law industry. Janet Jackson May Face Class Action Over Breast Flap Lawmakers set to mull indecency issues GESAC Urges U.S. to Change Copyright Law Music Vets Form New Law Firm Down to t ...

  43. Univ. Of Rochester Students Get Napster Subscription

    February 04, 2004 12:00 AM EST The University of Rochester pact follows a similar agreement struck last year between Napster and Penn State University, and marks the first time a private university has publicly announced a deal wit Napster has inked a distribution deal for its ...

  44. Napster Links With Variety Of Portable Devices

    February 03, 2004 12:00 AM EST Napster has announced integrated support for several new portable music devices. Creative's NOMAD Zen line, the Dell Digital Jukebox and Rio's Cali and Nitrus are all now directly compatible with Naps Napster has announced integrated sup ...

  45. Napster Prez/COO Bebel Exits

    January 29, 2004 12:00 AM EST Mike Bebel is leaving his post as president/COO of Napster. He will stay on in a transitional role for a short period. Mike Bebel is leaving his post as president/COO of Napster. He will stay on in a transitional role for a short period. Brad Duea ...

  46. Music Choice Adds 6 Million In 2003

    January 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST Music Choice says it added 6 million new subscribers in 2003. The music programming service, which is carried over cable and satellite television networks, now reaches 32.7 million homes. Music Choice says it added 6 million new subscribers in 200 ...

  47. Music Choice Adds 6 Million In 2003

    January 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST Music Choice says it added 6 million new subscribers in 2003. The music programming service, which is carried over cable and satellite television networks, now reaches 32.7 million homes. Music Choice says it added 6 million new subscribers in 200 ...

  48. Industry Lawyers Team For New Firm

    January 16, 2004 12:00 AM EST Veteran music-industry lawyers David Altschul and Milt Olin have paired to form L.A. law firm Altschul & Olin. Veteran music-industry lawyers David Altschul and Milt Olin have paired to form L.A. law firm Altschul & Olin. Altschul left ...

  49. Napster Appoints European VP

    January 16, 2004 12:00 AM EST Online music firm Napster is bolstering its European management team with the appointment of Leanne Sharman to the new role of VP of business development. Online music firm Napster is bolstering its European management team with the appointment of ...

  50. Napster Appoints European VP

    January 16, 2004 12:00 AM EST Online music firm Napster is bolstering its European management team with the appointment of Leanne Sharman to the new role of VP of business development. Online music firm Napster is bolstering its European management team with the appointment of ...

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