Online music stores

  1. Italian P2P Campaign Aims Spotlight on Parents

    July 19, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Italy's anti-piracy organization FPM is to target parents in a forthcoming campaign highlighting the dangers of peer-to-peer piracy. Italy's anti-piracy organization FPM is to target parents in a forthcoming campaign highlighting the dan ...

  2. EBay Getting Into Digital Music Sales

    July 16, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Online auction giant eBay Inc. will allow some customers to buy and sell digital-music files as part of a pilot program that could piggyback on the success of Apple Computer Inc.'s iTunes service. Online auction giant eBay Inc. will allow som ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. Biz Leaders Seek Digital Harmony

    July 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT RealNetworks has its eye on bridging the compatibility gap between competing digital-music standards. At the UJA Federation's Music Visionary of the Year luncheon today (July 14) in New York, Real cha RealNetworks has its eye on bridging the ...

  7. Digital Rights Agency Links With Navarre

    July 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Digital Rights Agency, a digital distributor of independent-label content to music services like iTunes and Napster, has inked a three-year deal to handle more than 10,000 tracks from Navarre Corp. Digital Rights Agency, a digital distributor of i ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. Video, Software Downloads Overtake Music: Study

    July 09, 2004 12:00 AM EDT European countries lead movie downloads. Music is no longer the download of choice for Internet pirates, according to a new study on online file sharing. For the first time last year, music swapping on the Internet was outpaced by the copying of m ...

  11. Video, Software Downloads Overtake Music: Study

    July 09, 2004 12:00 AM EDT European countries lead movie downloads. Music is no longer the download of choice for Internet pirates, according to a new study on online file sharing. For the first time last year, music swapping on the Internet was outpaced by the copying of m ...

  12. Sony Connects With U.K., France, Germany

    July 05, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Connect, the online music store operated by Sony Corp.'s Sony Network Services (SNS), quietly entered the European market today (July 5). The download service, which was expected to roll out in June, Connect, the online music store operated b ...

  13. Sony Connects With U.K., France, Germany

    July 05, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Connect, the online music store operated by Sony Corp.'s Sony Network Services (SNS), quietly entered the European market today (July 5). The download service, which was expected to roll out in June, Connect, the online music store operated b ...

  14. Sony Connects With U.K., France, Germany

    July 05, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Connect, the online music store operated by Sony Corp.'s Sony Network Services (SNS), quietly entered the European market today (July 5). The download service, which was expected to roll out in June, Connect, the online music store operated b ...

  15. iTunes 2nd-Week Euro Sales Surpass 1.5M

    July 02, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Apple Computers' iTunes Music Stores in the United Kingdom, France and Germany have lost little sales momentum in their second week of operations. The services have registered more than 1.5 million co Apple Computers' iTunes Music Stores ...

  16. iTunes 2nd-Week Euro Sales Surpass 1.5M

    July 02, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Apple Computers' iTunes Music Stores in the United Kingdom, France and Germany have lost little sales momentum in their second week of operations. The services have registered more than 1.5 million co Apple Computers' iTunes Music Stores ...

  17. EMI Commits To A Digital Future

    July 02, 2004 12:00 AM EDT EMI has pledged to digitize its entire catalog as the group moves to embrace opportunities in the digital-music environment. EMI has pledged to digitize its entire catalog as the group moves to embrace opportunities in the digital-music environmen ...

  18. EMI Commits To A Digital Future

    July 02, 2004 12:00 AM EDT EMI has pledged to digitize its entire catalog as the group moves to embrace opportunities in the digital-music environment. EMI has pledged to digitize its entire catalog as the group moves to embrace opportunities in the digital-music environmen ...

  19. 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 ...

  20. 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 ...

  21. iTunes 1st-Week Euro Sales Top 800,000

    June 23, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The new iTunes Music Stores in the United Kingdom, France and Germany have registered more than 800,000 combined download sales since launching June 15, Apple Computers claims today (June 23). The new iTunes Music Stores in the United Kingdom, Fra ...

  22. iTunes 1st-Week Euro Sales Top 800,000

    June 23, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The new iTunes Music Stores in the United Kingdom, France and Germany have registered more than 800,000 combined download sales since launching June 15, Apple Computers claims today (June 23). The new iTunes Music Stores in the United Kingdom, Fra ...

  23. iTunes 1st-Week Euro Sales Top 800,000

    June 23, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The new iTunes Music Stores in the United Kingdom, France and Germany have registered more than 800,000 combined download sales since launching June 15, Apple Computers claims today (June 23). The new iTunes Music Stores in the United Kingdom, Fra ...

  24. Loudeye To Buy U.K.'s OD2 For $38.6M

    June 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Peter Gabriel resigns from board. Seattle-based Loudeye Corp. is to acquire OD2, the European music download service co-founded by British artist Peter Gabriel, for an amount estimated at $38.6 million in cash and stock. The buyout comes as OD2 fa ...

  25. Loudeye To Buy U.K.'s OD2 For $38.6M

    June 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Seattle-based Loudeye Corp. is to acquire OD2, the European music download service co-founded by British artist Peter Gabriel, for an amount estimated at $38.6 million in cash and stock. Seattle-based Loudeye Corp. is to acquire OD2, the European ...

  26. Loudeye To Buy U.K.'s OD2 For $38.6M

    June 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Seattle-based Loudeye Corp. is to acquire OD2, the European music download service co-founded by British artist Peter Gabriel, for an amount estimated at $38.6 million in cash and stock. Seattle-based Loudeye Corp. is to acquire OD2, the European ...

  27. Euro Biz Seeks Easier Digital Licensing, Collection

    June 21, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Retailers, digital media companies and consumer electronics manufacturers are urging the European Commission to cut the bureaucracy on collective rights management in Europe's emerging digital media m Retailers, digital media companies and co ...

  28. Napster Giving Away MP3 Players

    June 17, 2004 12:00 AM EDT New subscribers receive Rio devices. Napster is offering free MP3 players for a limited time to consumers who sign up for an annual subscription to the digital music service. Consumers who purchase a one-year subscription to Napster for $119.40 wi ...

  29. iTunes Rolls Out In U.K., France, Germany

    June 15, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Apple has launched today its iTunes Music Store simultaneously in the United Kingdom, France and Germany. Apple CEO Steve Jobs unveiled details of the market-leading download store's first foray outsi Apple has launched today its iTunes Music ...

  30. iTunes Rolls Out In U.K., France, Germany

    June 15, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Pan-European store in the works. Apple has launched today its iTunes Music Store simultaneously in the United Kingdom, France and Germany. Apple CEO Steve Jobs unveiled details of the market-leading download store's first foray outside the Un ...

  31. iTunes Rolls Out In U.K., France, Germany

    June 15, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Apple has launched today its iTunes Music Store simultaneously in the United Kingdom, France and Germany. Apple CEO Steve Jobs unveiled details of the market-leading download store's first foray outsi Apple has launched today its iTunes Music ...

  32. Apple's iTunes Set For European Launch

    June 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Apple Computer's European rollout of iTunes Music Store will launch Tuesday. However, the long-awaited service will kick off without content from independent labels, after talks broke down between the Apple Computer's European rollout of ...

  33. Apple's iTunes Set For European Launch

    June 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Apple Computer's European rollout of iTunes Music Store will launch Tuesday. However, the long-awaited service will kick off without content from independent labels, after talks broke down between the Apple Computer's European rollout of ...

  34. OD2 Ramps Up Digital Music Service

    June 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT London-based digital music service provider OD2 has rolled out an online jukebox service which allows users to stream tracks from £0.01 ($0.018) per song. OD2 unveiled its enhanced offering durin London-based digital music service provide ...

  35. OD2 Ramps Up Digital Music Service

    June 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT London-based digital music service provider OD2 has rolled out an online jukebox service which allows users to stream tracks from £0.01 ($0.018) per song. OD2 unveiled its enhanced offering durin London-based digital music service provide ...

  36. Sony, BMG To Defend Merger Plans Before EC

    June 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Top executives from Sony Music and BMG will take center stage in Brussels this week for the European Commission's oral hearing on the proposed merger of the companies. The June 14-15 hearing with the Sony, BMG To Defend Merger Plans Before EC ...

  37. France's Fnacmusic.com Stumbles On Interoperability

    June 09, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The launch of Fnacmusic.com, the music download site of France's leading specialist retailer Fnac, has been postponed to September. The service was expected to roll out this month. The launch of Fnacmusic.com, the music download site of Franc ...

  38. France's Fnacmusic.com Stumbles On Interoperability

    June 09, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The launch of Fnacmusic.com, the music download site of France's leading specialist retailer Fnac, has been postponed to September. The service was expected to roll out this month. The launch of Fnacmusic.com, the music download site of Franc ...

  39. France's Fnacmusic.com Stumbles On Interoperability

    June 09, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The launch of Fnacmusic.com, the music download site of France's leading specialist retailer Fnac, has been postponed to September. The service was expected to roll out this month. The launch of Fnacmusic.com, the music download site of Franc ...

  40. 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 ...

  41. 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 ...

  42. The Orchard Blooms In Japan

    June 01, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Independent music distributor the Orchard is launching a subsidiary in Japan, Billboard.biz has learned. The unit will be helmed by Hiroaki Watanabe, who retains his post as CEO of Japanese digital-mu Independent music distributor the Orchard is l ...

  43. The Orchard Blooms In Japan

    June 01, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Digital distributor sets up shop in Tokyo. Independent music distributor the Orchard is launching a subsidiary in Japan, Billboard.biz has learned. The unit will be helmed by Hiroaki Watanabe, who retains his post as CEO of Japanese digital-music ...

  44. The Orchard Blooms In Japan

    June 01, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Independent music distributor the Orchard is launching a subsidiary in Japan, Billboard.biz has learned. The unit will be helmed by Hiroaki Watanabe, who retains his post as CEO of Japanese digital-mu Independent music distributor the Orchard is l ...

  45. Napster Bows In Canada

    May 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT <A HREF="http://www.billboard.com/bb/biz/newsroom/digital/article_display.jsp?vnu_content_id=1000502676">As expected</A>, Napster today (May 26) launched a regionally branded version of its digital-mu As expected , Napster to ...

  46. 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 ...

  47. OD2 Cuts Download Price To Foil Napster U.K. Launch

    May 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT European digital-music service provider OD2 is offering free downloads in response to Napster's entry into the U.K. market. European digital-music service provider OD2 is offering free downloads in response to Napster's entry into the U. ...

  48. 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 ...

  49. OD2 Cuts Download Price To Foil Napster U.K. Launch

    May 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT European digital-music service provider OD2 is offering free downloads in response to Napster's entry into the U.K. market. European digital-music service provider OD2 is offering free downloads in response to Napster's entry into the U. ...

  50. 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 ...

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