Silicon Valley

  1. Troy Carter Talks 'Generation Flux' With Fast Company At SXSW Panel

    March 10, 2013 7:54 PM EDT From left: Padma Warrior, CSO & CTO of Cisco; Troy Carter, CEO of Atom Factory; and Robert Safian, editor of Fast Company, discuss Generation Flux at SXSW Interactive (Photo: Andrew Hampp)   First Douglas Coupland’s 1991 novel popularized th ...

  2. Business Matters: Facebook Says Spotify Has Hit 20 Million Users; Spotify Says It Ain't So

    May 15, 2012 8:39 PM EDT Facebook Says Spotify Has Hit 20 Million Users; Spotify Says It Ain't So -- Spotify has reached 20 million monthly active users, according to a count seen at Facebook. Music industry analyst Mark Mulligan noted the mile market in a post at hi ...

  3. Ian Hargreaves Q&A: The Man Behind The U.K.'s Groundbreaking Digital Copyright Reform Plan

    September 23, 2011 2:28 PM EDT Digital Renaissance Man: Ian Hargreaves, professor of digital economy at Cardiff University, Wales and former editor of The Independent and ex-director of BBC News. To seal controversial loopholes in the reportedly rashly-adopted U.K. Digital Econ ...

  4. @CES 2011: Verizon Unveils Smartphones, Tablets & MiFi

    January 07, 2011 12:00 AM EST CES historically is not a big mobile industry conference. But with smartphones having now eliminated the line that once separated mobile phones from consumer electronics devices, mobile operators flocked to the conference this year to tout their n ...

  5. Tiesto Partners With SanDisk For Tour Promotion

    July 27, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Dutch DJ Tiesto has partnered with Silicon Valley-based electronics company SanDisk Corporation to create a crowd-sourced music video utilizing mobile phone footage from his 2010 North American and European tour. The partnership, which will see Sa ...

  6. Business Matters: Live Nation, Popjustice, RIAA, UMG and more

    July 14, 2010 12:00 AM EDT -- The analyst consensus, according to Barrons, is that Live Nation will take a financial hit this summer but its stock has been punished too much. Barrons talks to some analysts (whose investor notes have been mentioned in this column in recent w ...

  7. @SXSW: Inside The Startup Incubators

    March 15, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Panel: 'Seed Combinators: Startup Incubators 2.0' Participants: Naval Ravikant, chairman at Vast.com Inc.; Marc Nathan, ChaiONE; David Cohen, TechStars; Paul Graham, YCombinator; Joshua Baer, OtherInbox Does location matter? How do you g ...

  8. Briefs: Harmonix, Guvera, Wisin & Yandel

    December 10, 2009 12:00 AM EST -- Harmonix, developers of “The Beatles: Rock Band” and the entire “Rock Band” franchise, has cut 39 staffers, the company confirmed today. The Cambridge, Mass.-based company is a subsidiary of MTV Games. The result is a 13% staff reduction. Accor ...

  9. MC Hammer Onboard With Silicon Valley Startup

    January 02, 2008 12:00 AM EST MC Hammer is hoping to relive his dance success of the 90s online through his involvement with startup site DanceJam.com. The former rap star is co-founder and chief strategy officer of the Silicon Valley-based company. DanceJam aims to be a YouTu ...

  10. Wyclef Jean Starts Music, TV, Film Venture

    December 11, 2007 12:00 AM EST Wyclef Jean and business mogul Howard Misle have merged their media companies to form a new joint venture under the Ya Face/Refugee/Carnival House umbrella to produce music, TV and film projects. Misle and Jean will serve as co-chairmen of the Sil ...

  11. BDMI Invests In RoyaltyShare

    October 22, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Bertelsmann Digital Media Investments (BDMI) is the latest strategic investor in RoyaltyShare, which provides royalty processing solutions and other Web-based services supporting the distribution and sale of digital music. BDMI invested $3 million ...

  12. Lala Rolls Out Free Streaming Site, WMG On Board

    June 05, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Lala.com, a Silicon Valley-based digital music start-up, is launching an iPod-compatible online music service that offers free streaming song play in a bid to get customers to buy music downloads. The start-up is launching the service with Warner ...

  13. EMI, T-Mobile Trial Ad-Supported Mobile Videos

    September 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT EMI Music and leading mobile operator T-Mobile are testing an advertising-supported mobile video service in the United Kingdom. EMI Music and leading mobile operator T-Mobile are testing an advertising-supported mobile video service in the United ...

  14. Greenberg Traurig Opens 2 New Calif. Offices

    March 22, 2004 12:00 AM EST Greenberg Traurig has opened offices in Orange County and Silicon Valley, Calif. NEW YORK-- Greenberg Traurig has opened offices in Orange County and Silicon Valley, Calif. The branches will focus on the practices of intellectual property, litigat ...

  15. NYC Residents, Club Owners Battle Over Noise

    March 22, 2004 12:00 AM EST LOS ANGELES--A New York City night-life ordinance is unlikely to see the light of day in 2004. But supporters say the law, which seeks to soften club noise for Manhattan residents, will eventually be Licensing Deals Abound In Wireless Market NYC R ...