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  1. Gerry Kearby, Co-Founder of Liquid Audio, Remembered by Dick Wingate

    August 14, 2012 5:09 PM EDT Gerry Kearby -- co-founder of Liquid Audio, drummer, equipment designer for the Grateful Dead and others, and a man who turned down an offer from Steve Jobs to buy his company -- died last week when his truck crashed into a tree in a rural area so ...

  2. Black Eyed Peas To Start Music Academy In NYC

    April 20, 2011 7:00 AM EDT The Black Eyed Peas are opening a school where local teenagers will learn video and music production using professional-quality equipment. The six-time Grammy Award winners announced Tuesday that their Peapod Foundation together with the Adobe Fou ...

  3. Letter To The Editor: EA Exec Calls For Continued Dialogue On Israel

    July 09, 2010 12:00 AM EDT In the recent article "Line Of Fire" by David Prince , Billboard reported on the growing - and alarming - trend of artists canceling performances in Israel in protest of actions in the West Bank and Gaza. While the piece represented both ...

  4. Apple's New iPhone?

    April 19, 2010 12:00 AM EDT The fourth generation of the Apple iPhone has been spotted in the wild, according to the tech blog Gizmodo. What appears to be a prototype of the yet-to-be-announced device was "found lost in a bar in Redwood City, camouflaged to look like an ...

  5. EA Settles Workers' Class Action Suit

    October 11, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Videogame publisher Electronic Arts Inc. said Oct. 5 it would pay $15.6 million to settle a class action lawsuit by computer graphic artists seeking overtime compensation. SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) -- Videogame publisher Electronic Arts Inc. said Oct. ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. EA Posts 91% Decline In Profit

    May 10, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Quarterly profits at Electronic Arts Inc. plunged 91% because of withering competition and disappointing sales of its most popular videogames, and executives said the company will likely lose money in SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) -- Quarterly profits at ...

  8. Electronic Arts 1Q Net Income Up 32%

    July 23, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Videogame maker beats forecast. Electronic Arts Inc.'s first-quarter net income was up 32%, beating the videogame maker's forecast. The Redwood City, Calif., company also raised the lower end of its fiscal-year guidance. Net income for t ...

  9. EA To Release Latest Madden Soundtrack

    July 01, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Redwood City, Calif.-based interactive software company Electronic Arts (EA) has unveiled its most recent work-of-art: the in-game song list (soundtrack) for its Madden NFL 2005 title. The 21-track so Redwood City, Calif.-based interactive softwar ...

  10. EA To Release Latest Madden Soundtrack

    July 01, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Redwood City, Calif.-based interactive software company Electronic Arts (EA) has unveiled its most recent work-of-art: the in-game song list (soundtrack) for its Madden NFL 2005 title. The 21-track so Redwood City, Calif.-based interactive softwar ...

  11. Atari, Epic Team For "DRIV3R" Soundtrack

    June 09, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Iggy Pop, Phantom Planet, more on June 21 release. Santa Monica, Calif.-based Atari has teamed with Epic Records to create the soundtrack for "DRIV3R," the third installment in the "Driver" videogame franchise. The stand-alone ...

  12. Rhino, Verizon In Exclusive Ringtones Pact

    June 07, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Mobile-phone owners get access to label's catalog. Rhino Records is going mobile. The Burbank, Calif.-based subsidiary of Warner Music Group has teamed with Verizon Wireless to deliver exclusive ringtones from Rhino's catalog of '80 ...

  13. Rhino, Verizon In Exclusive Ringtones Pact

    June 07, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Mobile-phone owners get access to label's catalog. Rhino Records is going mobile. The Burbank, Calif.-based subsidiary of Warner Music Group has teamed with Verizon Wireless to deliver exclusive ringtones from Rhino's catalog of '80 ...

  14. Microsoft Showcases Ambitious Xbox Plans

    May 11, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Four years ago, Microsoft merely wanted to be a player in the gaming industry. Today, it wants to be the leader. The company unveiled an agreement with Electronic Arts for online interactive games las Four years ago, Microsoft merely wanted to be ...

  15. Microsoft Showcases Ambitious Xbox Plans

    May 11, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Four years ago, Microsoft merely wanted to be a player in the gaming industry. Today, it wants to be the leader. The company unveiled an agreement with Electronic Arts for online interactive games las Four years ago, Microsoft merely wanted to be ...

  16. Electronic Arts President Steps Down

    April 07, 2004 12:00 AM EDT John Riccitiello, president/COO of video-game maker Electronic Arts Inc. (EA) since 1997, has resigned today (April 7), effective immediately. He will remain at Redwood City, Calif.-based EA for a tra John Riccitiello, president/COO of video-game ...