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  1. Survey: Music Sales on the Web to Hit Jackpot

    September 01, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Selling songs over the Internet in Western Europe will explode to a €3.5 billion ($42.6 billion) a year market by 2009, a new survey has found. Selling songs over the Internet in Western Europe will explode to a €3.5 billion ($42.6 bill ...

  2. Survey: Music Sales on the Web to Hit Jackpot

    September 01, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Selling songs over the Internet in Western Europe will explode to a €3.5 billion ($42.6 billion) a year market by 2009, a new survey has found. Selling songs over the Internet in Western Europe will explode to a €3.5 billion ($42.6 bill ...

  3. iTunes Euro Downloads Top 5M

    August 31, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Apple Computer says it has sold 5 million European downloads in the 10 weeks since launching its iTunes Music Store in the United Kingdom, Germany and France. Philip Schiller, Apple's senior VP of wor Apple Computer says it has sold 5 million ...

  4. iTunes Euro Downloads Top 5M

    August 31, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Apple Computer says it has sold 5 million European downloads in the 10 weeks since launching its iTunes Music Store in the United Kingdom, Germany and France. Philip Schiller, Apple's senior VP of wor Apple Computer says it has sold 5 million ...

  5. iTunes Euro Downloads Top 5M

    August 31, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Apple Computer says it has sold 5 million European downloads in the 10 weeks since launching its iTunes Music Store in the United Kingdom, Germany and France. Philip Schiller, Apple's senior VP of wor Apple Computer says it has sold 5 million ...

  6. RIAA Sues 744 Consumers

    August 31, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The RIAA announced Aug. 25 that it filed a new round of copyright-infringement lawsuits against consumers -- this time, targeting 744 individuals alleged to have used peer-to-peer platforms such as eD NEW YORK -- The RIAA announced Aug. 25 that it ...

  7. Labels Are Shifting Control Of The Music Industry To Online Music Services

    August 31, 2004 12:00 AM EDT He who holds the digital keys to music today controls the music industry tomorrow. Record labels and music publishers are enabling a new class of competitors by allowing online music services to contr Andrew Donoho is a Web Theorist for a major IT ...

  8. RIAA Files 744 More Suits

    August 25, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The RIAA announced today (Aug. 25) that it has filed a new round of copyright-infringement lawsuits against consumers -- this time, targeting 744 individuals alleged to have used peer-to-peer platform The RIAA announced today (Aug. 25) that it has ...

  9. Report Shows Progress Vs. Piracy At Schools

    August 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT RIAA proclaims 'sea change' at universities. The co-chairmen of a joint committee designed to address illegal file-sharing on college campuses announced today (Aug. 24) that they are pleased with efforts over the past year to stem the pr ...

  10. Labels Are Shifting Control Of The Music Industry To Online Music Services

    August 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT He who holds the digital keys to music today controls the music industry tomorrow. Record labels and music publishers are enabling a new class of competitors by allowing online music services to contr Andrew Donoho is a Web Theorist for a major IT ...

  11. Vanderbilt University Signs On With Napster

    August 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Napster has added Vanderbilt University to its growing list of college partnerships. On Oct. 1, Vanderbilt will launch "VUMix," which allows students to access Napster's online subscription streaming Napster has added Vanderbilt Uni ...

  12. Japan Off iTunes' Radar For The Moment

    August 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Apple Computer Japan vice president Yoshiaki Sakito has refuted reports that the company is poised to launch the iTunes Music Store there within a year. Apple Computer Japan vice president Yoshiaki Sakito has refuted reports that the company is po ...

  13. Japan Off iTunes' Radar For The Moment

    August 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Apple Computer Japan vice president Yoshiaki Sakito has refuted reports that the company is poised to launch the iTunes Music Store there within a year. Apple Computer Japan vice president Yoshiaki Sakito has refuted reports that the company is po ...

  14. Court Nixes RIAA Appeal In Grokster Case

    August 19, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Grokster and StreamCast, distributors of peer-to-peer file-sharing software, are not contributorily or vicariously liable for copyright infringements by users, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Grokster and StreamCast, distributors of peer-t ...

  15. Napster U.K. Lands Virgin Radio Show

    August 19, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Britain's Virgin Radio is planning a program that will feature the top tracks downloaded or streamed each week from Napster U.K. Britain's Virgin Radio is planning a program that will feature the top tracks downloaded or streamed each we ...

  16. Napster U.K. Lands Virgin Radio Show

    August 19, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Britain's Virgin Radio is planning a program that will feature the top tracks downloaded or streamed each week from Napster U.K. Britain's Virgin Radio is planning a program that will feature the top tracks downloaded or streamed each we ...

  17. RealNetworks Slashes Download Prices

    August 17, 2004 12:00 AM EDT RealNetworks is cutting download prices from $.99 to $.49 at its RealPlayer Music Store. The promotion, which starts today (Aug. 17) and runs for a limited time, marks the lowest price point ever from RealNetworks is cutting download prices from $ ...

  18. EU Extends Review Of Microsoft, Time Warner

    August 17, 2004 12:00 AM EDT August 25 deadline set. August 25 deadline set. News ...

  19. Palumbo Returns To Control At MoS

    August 16, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Exec resuming Ministry of Sound's operational duties. Exec resuming Ministry of Sound's operational duties. News ...

  20. RealNetworks Goes For The Gold

    August 13, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Olympic athletes choose free play lists. RealNetworks is partnering with the 2004 Athens Olympics -- airing on NBC -- to offer two weeks of free access to its Rhapsody online jukebox. The service will include exclusive access to play lists chosen ...

  21. RealNetworks Goes For The Gold

    August 13, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Olympic athletes choose free play lists. RealNetworks is partnering with the 2004 Athens Olympics -- airing on NBC -- to offer two weeks of free access to its Rhapsody online jukebox. The service will include exclusive access to play lists chosen ...

  22. U.S. Military Enlists Napster

    August 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Napster has inked an agreement with the Army and Air Force Exchange Service that gives all branches of the United States military access to the digital-music service. Napster has inked an agreement with the Army and Air Force Exchange Service that ...

  23. Dutch Retailer Beats Apple to Local Download Market

    August 11, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Dutch music retail chain Free Record Shop (FRS) beat Apple Computer Inc. to the local market with the Tuesday launch of a new download service in Europe's latest battleground for digital song services Dutch music retail chain Free Record Shop ...

  24. Dutch Retailer Beats Apple to Local Download Market

    August 11, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Dutch music retail chain Free Record Shop (FRS) beat Apple Computer Inc. to the local market with the Tuesday launch of a new download service in Europe's latest battleground for digital song services Dutch music retail chain Free Record Shop ...

  25. iTunes U.S. Catalog Hits 1 Million Songs

    August 10, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Apple says the iTunes Music Store now has more than 1 million songs available for download in the United States. Apple says the iTunes Music Store now has more than 1 million songs available for download in the United States. The service features ...

  26. The Orchard Goes Greek

    August 10, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The Orchard has inked worldwide digital-distribution deals with popular Greek music labels Protasis, FM Records, Poeta Negra, Ntrop Records, Revoe Records, Monom Records, Pop Art Records and Kathrefti The Orchard has inked worldwide digital-distri ...

  27. The Orchard Goes Greek

    August 10, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The Orchard has inked worldwide digital-distribution deals with popular Greek music labels Protasis, FM Records, Poeta Negra, Ntrop Records, Revoe Records, Monom Records, Pop Art Records and Kathrefti The Orchard has inked worldwide digital-distri ...

  28. The Orchard Goes Greek

    August 10, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The Orchard has inked worldwide digital-distribution deals with popular Greek music labels Protasis, FM Records, Poeta Negra, Ntrop Records, Revoe Records, Monom Records, Pop Art Records and Kathrefti The Orchard has inked worldwide digital-distri ...

  29. John Mayer Goes Live With iTunes

    August 09, 2004 12:00 AM EDT "As Is" available exclusively this month. Grammy-winning artist John Mayer is partnering with Apple's iTunes Music Store this month for an exclusive release of live performances from his summer concert series. Edited 10-song version ...

  30. Roxio Ditches Software Biz For Napster Focus

    August 09, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Roxio is getting out of the CD-burning software business and betting its future on its fledgling Napster digital music service. Roxio is getting out of the CD-burning software business and betting its future on its fledgling Napster digital music ...

  31. Roxio Ditches Software Biz For Napster Focus

    August 09, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Roxio is getting out of the CD-burning software business and betting its future on its fledgling Napster digital music service. Roxio is getting out of the CD-burning software business and betting its future on its fledgling Napster digital music ...

  32. HFA, MusicMatch Pact For Subscriptions

    August 06, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The Harry Fox Agency has entered into an agreement with MusicMatch for its new On Demand subscription service. The Harry Fox Agency has entered into an agreement with MusicMatch for its new On Demand subscription service. Financial terms were not ...

  33. HFA, MusicMatch Pact For Subscriptions

    August 06, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The Harry Fox Agency has entered into an agreement with MusicMatch for its new On Demand subscription service. The Harry Fox Agency has entered into an agreement with MusicMatch for its new On Demand subscription service. Financial terms were not ...

  34. Shazam Appoints U.K. Biz Development Manager

    August 03, 2004 12:00 AM EDT British audio technology firm Shazam has appointed Tom Clark as U.K. business development manager. In his new role, Clark is tasked with driving U.K. revenue from new and existing partnerships, report British audio technology firm Shazam has appoi ...

  35. Apple, RealNetworks At Odds Over Harmony

    August 02, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Apple Computer has come out swinging against RealNetworks' new Harmony technology, which makes tracks from the RealPlayer Music Store compatible with Apple's iPod players for the first time. Apple Computer has come out swinging against R ...

  36. Report: Microsoft To Launch Music Store In August

    July 30, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Microsoft is poised to launch its long-awaited online music store in late August, a move sure to intensify competition in the nascent internet music market currently dominated by Apple Computer's popu Microsoft is poised to launch its long-aw ...

  37. Apple, RealNetworks Lack Harmony

    July 29, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Apple Computer says it plans to investigate RealNetworks' "hacker tactics" to "break into" its iPod players. The company today said it was "stunned" at Real's recently unveiled compatibility technolog Apple ...

  38. 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 ...

  39. RIAA, iMesh Settle Lawsuit

    July 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The RIAA says its member companies have reached a settlement in their copyright-infringement lawsuit against peer-to-peer network iMesh. NEW YORK -- The RIAA says its member companies have reached a settlement in their copyright-infringement lawsu ...

  40. Biz Cautious On Digital Distribution

    July 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Digital execs look to sub services for growth. BMG North America president/COO Charles Goldstuck told attendees of the Jupiter Plug.In conference today (July 26) in New York that the CD -- not digital distribution -- will dictate how the recording ...

  41. MusicMatch Bows On-Demand Sub Service

    July 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Playlists can be shared with friends. Online service MusicMatch, which has a subscription radio service and sells a la carte downloads, is expanding its offerings to include an integrated on-demand streaming service. Consumers buying into MusicMat ...

  42. MusicMatch Bows On-Demand Sub Service

    July 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Online service MusicMatch, which has a subscription radio service and sells a la carte downloads, is expanding its offerings to include an integrated on-demand streaming service. Online service MusicMatch, which has a subscription radio service an ...

  43. Wippit, Evening Standard Team For Download Promo

    July 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT British legitimate digital-music service Wippit has partnered with daily London newspaper the Evening Standard for a download giveaway promotion. British legitimate digital-music service Wippit has partnered with daily London newspaper the Evening ...

  44. Wippit, Evening Standard Team For Download Promo

    July 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT British legitimate digital-music service Wippit has partnered with daily London newspaper the Evening Standard for a download giveaway promotion. British legitimate digital-music service Wippit has partnered with daily London newspaper the Evening ...

  45. U2 Readies iTunes Release If New Album Pirated

    July 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Irish rock band U2 might rush-release its upcoming album as a legal download on Apple's iTunes music store if unfinished material from a CD copy that went missing ends up pirated on the Internet, a so Irish rock band U2 might rush-release its ...

  46. RealNetworks Bows Compatibility Solution

    July 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT System allows Real tracks to be played on iPod. System allows Real tracks to be played on iPod. News ...

  47. RealNetworks Bows Compatibility Solution

    July 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT RealNetworks will announce today (July 26) that it has developed a technology solution that makes tracks from its RealPlayer Music Store compatible with Apple Computer's iPod, as well as with a number RealNetworks will announce today (July 26 ...

  48. RealNetworks Bows Compatibility Solution

    July 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT RealNetworks will announce today (July 26) that it has developed a technology solution that makes tracks from its RealPlayer Music Store compatible with Apple Computer's iPod, as well as with a number RealNetworks will announce today (July 26 ...

  49. The Sun Sets Campaign With Napster U.K.

    July 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Napster U.K. has launched a promotional partnership with Britain's biggest-selling national daily newspaper, the Sun. Napster U.K. has launched a promotional partnership with Britain's biggest-selling national daily newspaper, the Sun. B ...

  50. The Sun Sets Campaign With Napster U.K.

    July 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Napster U.K. has launched a promotional partnership with Britain's biggest-selling national daily newspaper, the Sun. Napster U.K. has launched a promotional partnership with Britain's biggest-selling national daily newspaper, the Sun. B ...

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