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  1. Motorola To Split Business Into Two In 2011

    February 12, 2010 12:00 AM EST Motorola Inc said it aims to split into two companies in the first quarter of 2011, one to focus on cellphones and television set-top boxes, and the other on enterprise networking. Motorola said that splitting into two independent and publicly tra ...

  2. Contest Calls On Students To Form Pop Band

    September 29, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Sony Music, Motorola and Argentine wireless carrier Personal have launched a contest among high school students to form a new pop band. The aspiring pop stars submit photos, video and audio to www.recreopersonal.com to be judged by fans and by Son ...

  3. TDC Play Wins Mobile Award

    June 24, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Unlimited music service TDC Play won the Mobile Entertainment Forum (MEF) honor for best music service at the global mobile trade body's 'Meffys' awards ceremony. TDC Play, which is available in Denmark, is powered by European mobil ...

  4. Babasonicos Goes Mobile

    April 14, 2008 12:00 AM EDT For the first time in Latin America, a major act -- Argentine rock group Babasónicos -- has released its new album exclusively in mobile format prior to its brick and mortar release. The mobile release of "Mucho" was made posible via a d ...

  5. Motorola To Buy Soundbuzz

    January 07, 2008 12:00 AM EST U.S.-based electronics/communications company Motorola will buy Singapore-based digital music services provider/online music store Soundbuzz, the two companies announced today (Jan. 7). Terms of the deal, which is expected to close by March 31, we ...

  6. Motorola, ARIA Call-up Cellphone Deal

    August 23, 2007 12:00 AM EDT In a first for the Australian music industry, the Australian Recording Industry Association has collaborated with wireless and broadband manufacturer Motorola to launch a new cellphone handset. A button on the MOTOROKR Z6 ARIA edition allows consu ...

  7. Motorola's iRadio Delayed

    February 28, 2007 12:00 AM EST Motorola's iRadio mobile music solution is on hold for a while. The much-hyped service that had been in beta testing for more than a year now is going back to the drawing board for some major revisions, in the hopes it can one day see the lig ...

  8. Big Machine Partners With iRadio

    February 21, 2007 12:00 AM EST Nashville-based Big Machine Records has agreed to provide content for Motorola's iRadio service, which is available on certain models of that company's cell phones. Big Machine's iRadio channel will feature music from the label' ...

  9. WMG, Motorola Form Mobile Pact

    January 08, 2007 12:00 AM EST Warner Music Group and mobile phone maker Motorola have teamed up in a partnership designed to both develop new mobile music experiences and jointly promote each other's products. According to the companies, the deal will offer Motorola custo ...

  10. Third Major Label Signs With Motorola's iRadio

    April 05, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Sony BMG has joined Warner Music group and Universal Music Group to provide content for Motorola's burgeoning iRadio, a service that allows subscribers to access over 400 channels of commercial-free m Sony BMG has joined Warner Music group an ...

  11. Motorola, DMG Boost Aussie Charts

    February 02, 2006 12:00 AM EST The Australian Recording Industry Assn. will relaunch its official sales charts through a "strategic alliance" with mobile phone company Motorola and DMG Radio Australia. The Australian Recording Industry Assn. will relaunch its official ...

  12. Apple Moves To Mobile?

    January 13, 2006 12:00 AM EST Company requests 'Mobile Me' trademark. Questions over Apple Computer’s mobile music ambitions have risen to the surface again this week, following the disclosure that the Cupertino-based firm filed a trademark request for the term “Mobi ...

  13. Warner Music Group Signs On With iRadio

    January 06, 2006 12:00 AM EST Second major label to back service. Warner Music Group has signed on with Motorola’s fledgling iRadio, a service that allows subscribers to access over 400 channels of commercial free music and talk programming from their cell phone. WMG is now th ...

  14. Motorola Unveils iRadio, New Home Products

    January 03, 2006 12:00 AM EST Motorola Inc., the world's No. 2 cell-phone maker, on Tuesday (Jan. 3) revealed details of its plans for iRadio, a subscription music service that will go on sale this year. It also unveiled a new hom Motorola Inc., the world's No. 2 cel ...

  15. Motorola's iRadio To Feature UMG Country Stars

    November 30, 2005 12:00 AM EST Service expected to launch in Q1 2006. As the result of a deal announced in early October with Universal Music Group (UMG), Motorola’s forthcoming cell phone-based iRadio service will feature channels fashioned around UMG country artists, includin ...

  16. Universal Music Group Strikes Deal With Motorola

    October 04, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Becomes first label to license to iRadio service. Universal Music Group has become the first music label to license its artist repertoire to Motorola's new iRadio service. The iRadio service is accessed via Motorola phone and then streamed vi ...

  17. Motorola Unveils New Line Of Music Phones

    July 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT iTunes phone coming soon. At its annual press and analyst event, Motorola Inc. unveiled a new line of music optimized phones dubbed the ROKR series. Not included in the announcement is the long-anticipated iTunes phone Motorola is developing with ...

  18. EU Says Raided VNU, ACNielsen In Antitrust Probe

    April 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The European Commission raided Dutch media group VNU and its market research unit ACNielsen in March in an antitrust probe, a spokesman for an EC executive said April 22. BRUSSELS, Belgium (Reuters) -- The European Commission raided Dutch media gr ...

  19. Shazam Recruits Fisher As CEO

    April 05, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Tech firm develops mobile software with Motorola. Tech firm develops mobile software with Motorola. News ...

  20. Motorola Unveils New iTunes Phone

    March 10, 2005 12:00 AM EST Device stores eight hours of music. Telecoms group Motorola said today (March 10) it is working on several mobile phones that are compatible with Apple's iTunes music service and some of which can store eight hours of songs. One model, the E7 ...

  21. Motorola Phones Bridge Cars, Home Stereos

    February 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST iRadio allows for wireless music connectivity. Motorola has unveiled a wireless music system designed to extend the reach of Internet radio stations and personal music collections to subscribers' cars and home audio systems -- using mobile ph ...

  22. iTunes Extends Reach Through Motorola Deal

    July 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Apple Computer is to roll out a new version of its iTunes jukebox software which will be compatible with Motorola cellular phones. Motorola says the new handsets would be available in the first half o Apple Computer is to roll out a new version of ...

  23. MTV Europe Gulps Down Mastertone Deal

    April 21, 2004 12:00 AM EDT MTV Networks Europe has forged a partnership with Gulp Music to offer exclusive mastertone ringtones for Motorola cell phones. MTV Networks Europe has forged a partnership with Gulp Music to offer exclusive mastertone ringtones for Motorola cell p ...

  24. MTV Europe Gulps Down Mastertone Deal

    April 21, 2004 12:00 AM EDT MTV Networks Europe has forged a partnership with Gulp Music to offer exclusive mastertone ringtones for Motorola cell phones. MTV Networks Europe has forged a partnership with Gulp Music to offer exclusive mastertone ringtones for Motorola cell p ...