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  1. Euro Indies Strike Deals With iTunes

    July 21, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Europe's independent labels have ended their content-licensing holdout with Apple Computer's iTunes Music Stores. A raft of licensing pacts have been struck, paving the way for tens of thousands of in Europe's independent labels hav ...

  2. Euro Indies Strike Deals With iTunes

    July 21, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Europe's independent labels have ended their content-licensing holdout with Apple Computer's iTunes Music Stores. A raft of licensing pacts have been struck, paving the way for tens of thousands of in Europe's independent labels hav ...

  3. RIAA, iMesh Settle Lawsuit

    July 20, 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. The RIAA says its member companies have reached a settlement in their copyright-infringement lawsuit against p ...

  4. RIAA, iMesh Settle Lawsuit

    July 20, 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. The RIAA says its member companies have reached a settlement in their copyright-infringement lawsuit against p ...

  5. McGrath Named MTVN Chairman/CEO

    July 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Exec takes over Freston's former role. Exec takes over Freston's former role. News ...

  6. Judge Allows Napster Suit To Move Forward

    July 19, 2004 12:00 AM EDT SAN FRANCISCO -- As Napster 2.0 plugs ahead in the digital music marketplace, the original Napster's investors are stuck in court. A federal judge in San Francisco's U.S. District Court on July 14 den SAN FRANCISCO -- As Napster 2.0 plug ...

  7. Napster Expands University Program

    July 19, 2004 12:00 AM EDT As part of an ongoing effort to provide alternatives to digital-music piracy on college campuses, Napster has created new relationships with six schools. As part of an ongoing effort to provide alternatives to digital-music piracy on college campu ...

  8. Duke Freshmen To Receive iPods

    July 19, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Duke University in Durham, N.C., has inked a deal with Apple Computer to distribute iPods to all incoming freshmen this August. Duke University in Durham, N.C., has inked a deal with Apple Computer to distribute iPods to all incoming freshmen this ...

  9. New iPod: Cheaper, Longer-Lasting

    July 19, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Apple Computer today (July 19) is introducing a slightly slimmer version of the iPod that is $100 cheaper, features improved battery life and incorporates the navigation technology from the iPod Mini. Apple Computer today (July 19) is introducing ...

  10. Songwriter Sues EMI Pub For Withholding Royalties

    July 19, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Songwriter Giuseppe "Beppe" Canterelli has filed a class-action lawsuit against EMI Music Publishing, alleging that the company engages in unfair business practices by failing to promptly pay out uncl Songwriter Sues EMI Pub For Withhold ...

  11. 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 ...

  12. OD2 Claims More Activity As Rivals Launch

    July 15, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Leading European digital-music service provider OD2 is reporting a rise in download activity in the days following the launches in Europe of Napster and iTunes Music Store. Separately, OD2 has unveile Leading European digital-music service provide ...

  13. iPod Boosts Apple Third-Quarter Earnings

    July 15, 2004 12:00 AM EDT With sales of Cupertino, Calif.-based Apple Computer's iPod digital-music player up 124% from last year to $249 million, the company reports a net profit of $61 million, or 16 cents per diluted share, With sales of Cupertino, Calif.-based App ...

  14. iPod Boosts Apple Third-Quarter Earnings

    July 15, 2004 12:00 AM EDT With sales of Cupertino, Calif.-based Apple Computer's iPod digital-music player up 124% from last year to $249 million, the company reports a net profit of $61 million, or 16 cents per diluted share, With sales of Cupertino, Calif.-based App ...

  15. Judge Denies Motion To Dismiss Napster Case

    July 15, 2004 12:00 AM EDT A federal judge in San Francisco yesterday (July 14) denied motions to dismiss lawsuits claiming past Napster investors such as Bertelsmann AG and venture capital firm Hummer Winblad kept the illicit A federal judge in San Francisco yesterday (Jul ...

  16. Judge Denies Motion To Dismiss Napster Case

    July 15, 2004 12:00 AM EDT A federal judge in San Francisco yesterday (July 14) denied motions to dismiss lawsuits claiming past Napster investors such as Bertelsmann AG and venture capital firm Hummer Winblad kept the illicit A federal judge in San Francisco yesterday (Jul ...

  17. Dave Matthews Debuts On Napster

    July 15, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Dave Matthews Band is making its entire catalogue -- including latest live RCA set "The Gorge" -- available immediately for digital distribution on Napster. Previously, this capacity was available onl Dave Matthews Band is making its ent ...

  18. Biz Leaders Seek Digital Harmony

    July 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT RealNetworks has its eye on bridging the compatibility gap between competing digital-music standards. At the UJA Federation's Music Visionary of the Year luncheon today (July 14) in New York, Real cha RealNetworks has its eye on bridging the ...

  19. Indies Close To Euro iTunes License: Source

    July 13, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Leading European independent labels are close to signing a content-licensing agreement for Apple Computer's iTunes Music Store, sources tell Billboard.biz. Leading European independent labels are close to signing a content-licensing agreement ...

  20. Indies Close To Euro iTunes License: Source

    July 13, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Leading European independent labels are close to signing a content-licensing agreement for Apple Computer's iTunes Music Store, sources tell Billboard.biz. Leading European independent labels are close to signing a content-licensing agreement ...

  21. Shazam Launches In Japan

    July 13, 2004 12:00 AM EDT London-based audio technology firm Shazam today launches its music-recognition technology in Japan. London-based audio technology firm Shazam today launches its music-recognition technology in Japan. Shazam, which already operates in 12 other coun ...

  22. Shazam Launches In Japan

    July 13, 2004 12:00 AM EDT London-based audio technology firm Shazam today launches its music-recognition technology in Japan. London-based audio technology firm Shazam today launches its music-recognition technology in Japan. Shazam, which already operates in 12 other coun ...

  23. Digital Rights Agency Links With Navarre

    July 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Digital Rights Agency, a digital distributor of independent-label content to music services like iTunes and Napster, has inked a three-year deal to handle more than 10,000 tracks from Navarre Corp. Digital Rights Agency, a digital distributor of i ...

  24. Napster Makes Key Marketing Appointment

    July 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Napster, the digital-music service owned by Roxio, has hired advertising and branding veteran Alan Cohen as its chief marketing officer. Napster, the digital-music service owned by Roxio, has hired advertising and branding veteran Alan Cohen as it ...

  25. Napster Makes Key Marketing Appointment

    July 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Napster, the digital-music service owned by Roxio, has hired advertising and branding veteran Alan Cohen as its chief marketing officer. Napster, the digital-music service owned by Roxio, has hired advertising and branding veteran Alan Cohen as it ...

  26. iTunes Surpasses 100M Milestone

    July 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Apple Computer's iTunes Music Store has sold its 100 millionth legal download. The computer giant says the milestone was reached when Kevin Britten of Hays, Kansas, yesterday downloaded "Somersault (D Apple Computer's iTunes Music S ...

  27. iTunes Surpasses 100M Milestone

    July 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Apple Computer's iTunes Music Store has sold its 100 millionth legal download. The computer giant says the milestone was reached when Kevin Britten of Hays, Kansas, yesterday downloaded "Somersault (D Apple Computer's iTunes Music S ...

  28. Live365 Launches Desktop Radio Player

    July 06, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Internet radio network Live365 has launched Radio365, its new application-based player for the Windows and Macintosh platforms. Internet radio network Live365 has launched Radio365, its new application-based player for the Windows and Macintosh pl ...

  29. iTunes 2nd-Week Euro Sales Surpass 1.5M

    July 02, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Apple Computers' iTunes Music Stores in the United Kingdom, France and Germany have lost little sales momentum in their second week of operations. The services have registered more than 1.5 million co Apple Computers' iTunes Music Stores ...

  30. iTunes 2nd-Week Euro Sales Surpass 1.5M

    July 02, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Apple Computers' iTunes Music Stores in the United Kingdom, France and Germany have lost little sales momentum in their second week of operations. The services have registered more than 1.5 million co Apple Computers' iTunes Music Stores ...

  31. Confab Tackles Digital Legal Issues

    June 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Attorneys and label executives mulled the cloudy present and uncertain future of online entertainment during the Digital Entertainment Distribution conference June 22-23 at the Park Hyatt Hotel in L.A LOS ANGELES -- Attorneys and label executives ...

  32. Napster, Best Buy Forge Marketing Ties

    June 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Retailer to tout Napster in multimedia ads. Retailer to tout Napster in multimedia ads. News ...

  33. Napster, Best Buy Forge Marketing Ties

    June 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Napster has signed a multi-year marketing deal that will make it the "leading digital-music service" promoted by Best Buy in its in-store-marketing activities. The deal also covers broadcast, print an Napster has signed a multi-year mark ...

  34. Napster, Best Buy Forge Marketing Ties

    June 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Napster has signed a multi-year marketing deal that will make it the "leading digital-music service" promoted by Best Buy in its in-store-marketing activities. The deal also covers broadcast, print an Napster has signed a multi-year mark ...

  35. iTunes 1st-Week Euro Sales Top 800,000

    June 23, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The new iTunes Music Stores in the United Kingdom, France and Germany have registered more than 800,000 combined download sales since launching June 15, Apple Computers claims today (June 23). The new iTunes Music Stores in the United Kingdom, Fra ...

  36. iTunes 1st-Week Euro Sales Top 800,000

    June 23, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The new iTunes Music Stores in the United Kingdom, France and Germany have registered more than 800,000 combined download sales since launching June 15, Apple Computers claims today (June 23). The new iTunes Music Stores in the United Kingdom, Fra ...

  37. iTunes 1st-Week Euro Sales Top 800,000

    June 23, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The new iTunes Music Stores in the United Kingdom, France and Germany have registered more than 800,000 combined download sales since launching June 15, Apple Computers claims today (June 23). The new iTunes Music Stores in the United Kingdom, Fra ...

  38. AIM Urges U.K. Indies To Stand Firm Against Apple

    June 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Labels have refused to accept terms of iTunes licensing deals. Labels have refused to accept terms of iTunes licensing deals. News ...

  39. AIM Urges U.K. Indies To Stand Firm Against Apple

    June 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The United Kingdom's Assn. of Independent Music (AIM) is asking its member labels to hold firm in their refusal to accept terms set by Apple for the licensing of their repertoire to the newly launched The United Kingdom's Assn. of Indepe ...

  40. AIM Urges U.K. Indies To Stand Firm Against Apple

    June 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Labels have refused to accept terms of iTunes licensing deals. The United Kingdom's Assn. of Independent Music (AIM) is asking its member labels to hold firm in their refusal to accept terms set by Apple for the licensing of their repertoire ...

  41. Loudeye To Buy U.K.'s OD2 For $38.6M

    June 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Peter Gabriel resigns from board. Seattle-based Loudeye Corp. is to acquire OD2, the European music download service co-founded by British artist Peter Gabriel, for an amount estimated at $38.6 million in cash and stock. The buyout comes as OD2 fa ...

  42. Loudeye To Buy U.K.'s OD2 For $38.6M

    June 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Seattle-based Loudeye Corp. is to acquire OD2, the European music download service co-founded by British artist Peter Gabriel, for an amount estimated at $38.6 million in cash and stock. Seattle-based Loudeye Corp. is to acquire OD2, the European ...

  43. Loudeye To Buy U.K.'s OD2 For $38.6M

    June 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Seattle-based Loudeye Corp. is to acquire OD2, the European music download service co-founded by British artist Peter Gabriel, for an amount estimated at $38.6 million in cash and stock. Seattle-based Loudeye Corp. is to acquire OD2, the European ...

  44. Napster Giving Away MP3 Players

    June 17, 2004 12:00 AM EDT New subscribers receive Rio devices. Napster is offering free MP3 players for a limited time to consumers who sign up for an annual subscription to the digital music service. Consumers who purchase a one-year subscription to Napster for $119.40 wi ...

  45. Nielsen BDS To Track Launch Streams

    June 15, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Yahoo! service is first Web property monitored. Yahoo! service is first Web property monitored. News ...

  46. iTunes Rolls Out In U.K., France, Germany

    June 15, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Apple has launched today its iTunes Music Store simultaneously in the United Kingdom, France and Germany. Apple CEO Steve Jobs unveiled details of the market-leading download store's first foray outsi Apple has launched today its iTunes Music ...

  47. iTunes Rolls Out In U.K., France, Germany

    June 15, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Pan-European store in the works. Apple has launched today its iTunes Music Store simultaneously in the United Kingdom, France and Germany. Apple CEO Steve Jobs unveiled details of the market-leading download store's first foray outside the Un ...

  48. iTunes Rolls Out In U.K., France, Germany

    June 15, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Apple has launched today its iTunes Music Store simultaneously in the United Kingdom, France and Germany. Apple CEO Steve Jobs unveiled details of the market-leading download store's first foray outsi Apple has launched today its iTunes Music ...

  49. Apple's iTunes Set For European Launch

    June 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Apple Computer's European rollout of iTunes Music Store will launch Tuesday. However, the long-awaited service will kick off without content from independent labels, after talks broke down between the Apple Computer's European rollout of ...

  50. Apple's iTunes Set For European Launch

    June 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Apple Computer's European rollout of iTunes Music Store will launch Tuesday. However, the long-awaited service will kick off without content from independent labels, after talks broke down between the Apple Computer's European rollout of ...

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