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  1. Genesis Bringing Reunion Tour To North America

    March 07, 2007 12:00 AM EST As expected , the reunited Genesis will visit North America on a fall tour that begins Sept. 7 in Toronto, the group announced this morning (March 7) at a media event in New York. So far, 13 dates have been announced through Oct. 12 in Los Angeles ...

  2. Cisco, Apple Settle 'iPhone' Dispute

    February 22, 2007 12:00 AM EST Cisco Systems Inc. and Apple Inc. have agreed to share the "iPhone" name, but both companies are staying tightlipped about what future products might come from the resulting deal to collaborate on "interoperability" between the ...

  3. Cisco Sues Apple Over Use Of iPhone Name

    January 10, 2007 12:00 AM EST Cisco Systems sued Apple Inc. in federal court Wednesday (Jan. 10), saying the computer maker's new iPhone violates its trademark. The lawsuit, filed in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, came just a day after Apple ...

  4. Global Spectrum Promotes Hovick

    December 05, 2006 12:00 AM EST Philadelphia-based arena management firm Global Spectrum has promoted Larry Hovick to the position of regional VP, company COO John Page announced. Hovick, a former touring production manager and lighting designer, will continue to serve as GM of ...

  5. Streisand Taking Il Divo On Fall Tour

    June 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Seats priced at $750, $350, $200 and $100. The initial round of dates for Barbra Streisand's tour have been announced. The 20-date trek will begin Oct. 4 at Philadelphia's Wachovia Center and will run through the end of November. Il Divo ...

  6. Marc Anthony Preps U.S. Tour

    May 31, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Outing will include Antonio Solis, Laura Pausini. Headlining his second trio outing, Marc Anthony will tour the U.S. with Antonio Solis and Laura Pausini this summer for the Juntos en Concierto 2006 (Together in Concert 2006) presented by Live Nat ...

  7. Madonna Tour Selling Out

    April 10, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Shows added in several cities. Initial on-sales for Madonna's upcoming Confessions tour were predictably huge, with shows added in several cities and virtually all dates selling out. The tour, which begins May 21 in Los Angeles, has sold out ...

  8. Counterfeiting Bill Passes Calif Assembly

    February 15, 2006 12:00 AM EST Expected to be signed by Governor in days. The California Assembly unanimously passed a bill yesterday (Feb. 14) that would make it a felony to possess 100 or more audio recordings when the name of the owner or artist is concealed for some commerc ...

  9. RIAA Files New Round Of Lawsuits

    January 31, 2006 12:00 AM EST targeted for illegally distributed copyrighted music. RIAA-member record companies filed a new round of "John Doe" copyright infringement lawsuits today (Jan. 31) against 750 individuals. These suits come less than a month after the ...

  10. Cingular Begins 3G Rollout

    December 06, 2005 12:00 AM EST New network launched in 16 cities today. Cingular Wireless switched on its third-generation, broadband wireless network in 16 cities today as the first step of a nationwide rollout expected to continue throughout next year. Such high-speed network ...

  11. AtomShockwave Boosts Profile With Gaming Acquisition

    November 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST AtomShockwave Corp., a provider of Internet-based films and games, said it has acquired AddictingGames.com, boosting the company into a more powerful position in the growing arena of online gaming. SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) -- AtomShockwave Corp., a p ...

  12. Apple Names New COO

    October 18, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Apple Computer has named Tim Cook, the company's executive VP worldwide sales and operations since 2002, as COO, while Jon Rubinstein, head of the iPod division, will soon retire. SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) -- Apple Computer has named Tim Cook, th ...

  13. Apple Unveils Video iPod

    October 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Apple Computer unveiled its much-anticipated video iPod device at an event in San Jose today. The new series features a 20GB model for $300 and a 60GB model for $400, in line with the pricing for exi Apple Computer unveiled its much-anticipated vi ...

  14. 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. ...

  15. Piracy Raids Target California, Texas

    October 11, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Over 100 law enforcement officers in the San Francisco Bay area and Austin, Tex., simultaneously raided illegal CD and DVD plants Oct. 6, making the first arrests after a two-year undercover investiga Over 100 law enforcement officers in the San F ...

  16. Law Enforcement Raid Illegal CD/DVD Plants

    October 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Result of two-year undercover investigation. Over 100 law enforcement officers in the San Francisco Bay area and Austin, Tex., simultaneously raided illegal CD and DVD plants this morning (Oct. 6), making the first arrests after a two-year underco ...

  17. U.S. Agents Taking Piracy Fight Overseas

    September 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Government experts in intellectual property will be sent to Brazil, India, Russia, Thailand and the Middle East to monitor and encourage local anti-piracy efforts, U.S. Commerce Secretary Carlos Gutie LOS ANGELES (The Hollywood Reporter) -- Govern ...

  18. Cinequest Launches DVD Label

    September 14, 2005 12:00 AM EDT San Jose, Calif.-based film festival Cinequest launched its own DVD label today (Sept. 14). The label will release films from its film festival, which takes place annually each March. This year's fest San Jose, Calif.-based film festival Cine ...

  19. Behind the Deal: An Interview with U.S. Attorney General Alberto Gonzales

    June 21, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Gearing up for the ongoing fight against piracy after a change of the guards in the Department of Justice, U.S. Attorney General Alberto Gonzales sat down with <i>ELW</i> editor and <i>Billboard</i> l Gearing up for the ong ...

  20. 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 ...

  21. 'Idols' To Be Active This Summer

    April 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Top 10 contestants from Fox series will perform. A 41-city tour of the top 10 contestants from the Fox television series "American Idol" has been planned for the summer. The trek will begin in Sunrise, Fla., at Office Depot Center on Jul ...

  22. New Allegation Revives Probe Of Century

    April 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Following up on a complaint from an independent movie theater in Palm Desert, Calif., the California Attorney General's Office has renewed its investigation into the booking practices of Century Theat (The Hollywood Reporter) -- Following up ...

  23. Sony Liable For Patent Infringement

    April 05, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Sony Corp. has been ordered to pay $90.7 million in damages for infringing two patents used in videogame controllers but will be allowed to continue selling the popular PlayStation console in the Unit LOS ANGELES (The Hollywood Reporter) -- Sony C ...

  24. Eminem/50 Cent Tour Set

    April 04, 2005 12:00 AM EDT As first tipped here in January, Eminem and 50 Cent will embark on a co-headlining tour this summer. As first tipped here in January, Eminem and 50 Cent will embark on a co-headlining tour this summer. The outing, "Anger Management 3," w ...

  25. Sony Ordered To Pay In PlayStation Case

    March 28, 2005 12:00 AM EST Immersion to get $90.7M. TOKYO (AP) -- Japanese electronics giant Sony Corp.'s video game unit has been ordered to pay $90.7 million in damages to Immersion Corp. over a patent infringement lawsuit related to a controller for Sony's Play ...

  26. Virgin Exiting Electronics Biz

    March 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST Virgin Electronics, a manufacturer of portable digital music players, is shutting down all operations and product lines. LOS ANGELES -- Virgin Electronics, a manufacturer of portable digital music players, is shutting down all operations and produ ...

  27. XM Names Infinity Vet To Music Programming Role

    March 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST In a programming coup, XM Satellite Radio in Washington, D.C., has hired Jon Zellner, Infinity Broadcasting VP of adult top 40, in the newly created position of senior VP of music programming. In a programming coup, XM Satellite Radio in Washingto ...

  28. Virgin Exiting Electronics Biz

    March 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST Company shutting portable-player operation. Virgin Electronics, a manufacturer of portable digital music players, is shutting down all operations and product lines. "Virgin Management Ltd. has decided to exit the electronics business," V ...

  29. Sony To Bow Flash-Memory Audio Players

    March 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST Hoping to regain some of its luster in a market dominated by the iPod, the company that brought us the Walkman is coming out with a big lineup of portable music players. SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) -- Hoping to regain some of its luster in a market domi ...

  30. U2 Tickets Run Hot in Europe, U.S.

    January 31, 2005 12:00 AM EST The frenzy surrounding the U2 Vertigo tour continued over the weekend, with more quick sellouts. All U.K. shows went clean, with more than 260,000 tickets sold. The frenzy surrounding the U2 Vertigo tour continued over the weekend, with more quick ...

  31. Clear Channel, NBC Team For Dew Action Sports Tour

    January 24, 2005 12:00 AM EST Multi-sport tour will include live music, video games. Clear Channel's Motor Sports division and NBC Sports are teaming together to launch the Dew Action Sports Tour this June. The multi-sport tour, featuring skateboarding, BMX, freestyle mot ...

  32. Source: U2, Apple In Custom iPod Deal

    October 18, 2004 12:00 AM EDT U2 and Apple Computer are expected to announce next week that they have inked a deal to sell custom iPods. U2 and Apple Computer are expected to announce next week that they have inked a deal to sell custom iPods. According to a source, the band&# ...

  33. Source: U2, Apple In Custom iPod Deal

    October 18, 2004 12:00 AM EDT U2 and Apple Computer are expected to announce next week that they have inked a deal to sell custom iPods. U2 and Apple Computer are expected to announce next week that they have inked a deal to sell custom iPods. According to a source, the band&# ...

  34. 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 ...

  35. 'Nashville Star' Outlines Tour

    May 03, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The first "Nashville Star" tour, featuring winner Brad Cotter and the three finalists from the popular USA Network television show, begins June 18 at the Fraze Pavillion in Kettering, Ohio. The tour i The first "Nashville Star" ...

  36. British Court's 'Apple' Ruling Expected

    April 05, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The British High Court is expected to rule shortly on whether a trademark suit filed by Apple Computer against the Beatles' Apple Corp. can be heard in the United States instead of England. LOS ANGELES—The British High Court is expected to ru ...

  37. Recouping E-Royalties Made Easier

    April 05, 2004 12:00 AM EDT LOS ANGELES--Thanks to a simplified application process, producers are having an easier time recouping their share of webcasting and satellite transmission royalties of their recordings. <br clear="no NLRB Dismisses 'Virtual Music ...

  38. House Of Blues Lands $30 Million Investment

    March 22, 2004 12:00 AM EST House of Blues (HOB) Entertainment has completed a $110 million recapitalization plan, with the announcement that Ares Management has invested $30 million in the company. House of Blues (HOB) Entertainment has completed a $110 million recapitaliza ...

  39. House Of Blues Lands $30 Million Investment

    March 22, 2004 12:00 AM EST House of Blues (HOB) Entertainment has completed a $110 million recapitalization plan, with the announcement that Ares Management has invested $30 million in the company. House of Blues (HOB) Entertainment has completed a $110 million recapitaliza ...

  40. Real Slaps MS With Lawsuit

    December 19, 2003 12:00 AM EST RealNetworks has filed a $1 billion anti-trust action against Microsoft Corp., charging that the technology giant is attempting to monopolize the digital media space. In a suit filed yesterday in fede RealNetworks has filed a $1 billion anti-trust ...

  41. Real Slaps MS With Lawsuit

    December 19, 2003 12:00 AM EST RealNetworks has filed a $1 billion anti-trust action against Microsoft Corp., charging that the technology giant is attempting to monopolize the digital media space. RealNetworks has filed a $1 billion anti-trust action against Microsoft Corp., c ...

  42. Real Slaps MS With Lawsuit

    December 19, 2003 12:00 AM EST RealNetworks has filed a $1 billion anti-trust action against Microsoft Corp., charging that the technology giant is attempting to monopolize the digital media space. RealNetworks has filed a $1 billion anti-trust action against Microsoft Corp., c ...

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