Technology

  1. UMVD Taps Sullivan As Video Sales VP

    February 27, 2004 12:00 AM EST Kim Sullivan has joined Universal Music and Video Distribution/Visual Entertainment as VP of video sales, reporting to UMVD executive VP Tom O'Malley. Kim Sullivan has joined Universal Music and Video Distribution/Visual Entertainment as VP o ...

  2. Universal Music Publishing's Alperin Exits

    February 27, 2004 12:00 AM EST Marketing/new media vet to start own firm. Marketing/new media vet to start own firm. News ...

  3. Incubus Plots Major World Tour

    February 27, 2004 12:00 AM EST Group's site will sell live CDs. Group's site will sell live CDs. News ...

  4. Universal Music Publishing's Alperin Exits

    February 27, 2004 12:00 AM EST Rebekah Alperin has left her post as the head of Universal Music Publishing Group's corporate communications and senior director of marketing and new media to start her own firm. Rebekah Alperin has left her post as the head of Universal Musi ...

  5. Bluesman A.C. Reed Dies

    February 26, 2004 12:00 AM EST Saxophonist was 77. Saxophonist was 77. News ...

  6. Euro ISPs Kick-Start Unsigned-Band Competition

    February 26, 2004 12:00 AM EST Internet service providers Freeserve (in the U.K) and Wanadoo (in France, Spain and the Netherlands) are launching a competition to showcase Europe's undiscovered musical talent. Internet service providers Freeserve (in the U.K) and Wanadoo ( ...

  7. Calif. Legislation Tackles Pirated Goods Sold Online

    February 25, 2004 12:00 AM EST Bill would require products to carry manufacturers' data. Bill would require products to carry manufacturers' data. News ...

  8. Broadjam, Live365 Form Marketing Alliance

    February 25, 2004 12:00 AM EST Web companies will promote one another's services. Web companies will promote one another's services. News ...

  9. Broadjam, Live365 Form Maketing Alliance

    February 25, 2004 12:00 AM EST Music technology firm Broadjam Inc. and Internet radio network Live365 have formed a marketing partnership. Each entity will market the other's services to users through e-mail newsletters and adverti Music technology firm Broadjam Inc. and I ...

  10. California Bill Tackles Pirated Goods On Web

    February 25, 2004 12:00 AM EST In an effort to stem the distribution of pirated goods over the Internet, California Sen. Kevin Murray (D-Los Angeles) introduced state legislation Tuesday (Feb. 24) that requires recorded audio or vi In an effort to stem the distribution of pirat ...

  11. Nude Records Founder Launches New U.K. Label

    February 25, 2004 12:00 AM EST Altered States to be distributed by Pinnacle, Sony. Altered States to be distributed by Pinnacle, Sony. News ...

  12. Uni Mobile Signs Multimedia Pact With Alcatel

    February 25, 2004 12:00 AM EST Universal Mobile, a division of Universal Music International (UMI), has joined forces with French communications company Alcatel to develop a third-generation (3G) mobile multimedia service. Universal Mobile, a division of Universal Music Interna ...

  13. N.Y. Family Day To Benefit TJ Martell

    February 25, 2004 12:00 AM EST The T.J. Martell Foundation will hold its fifth annual Family Day from 1-4 p.m. Feb. 28 at the Hilton Hotel in New York. The T.J. Martell Foundation will hold its fifth annual Family Day from 1-4 p.m. Feb. 28 at the Hilton Hotel in New York. The c ...

  14. Bertelsmann Units Pay $3M To Settle Patent Action

    February 25, 2004 12:00 AM EST CDNow, N2K concede to SightSound Technologies. CDNow, N2K concede to SightSound Technologies. News ...

  15. Musiwave Opens For Business In Asia

    February 25, 2004 12:00 AM EST Musiwave, which provides wireless music to European telecommunications companies, has launched a subsidiary in Hong Kong. The move, according to Paris-based Musiwave, is an integral part of a worldwid Musiwave, which provides wireless music to Eur ...

  16. The Indies

    February 25, 2004 12:00 AM EST Table of the Elements issues a limited-edition series of one-sided vinyl LPs of experimental music. Table of the Elements issues a limited-edition series of one-sided vinyl LPs of experimental music. News ...

  17. Beat Box

    February 25, 2004 12:00 AM EST Prommer Inc. becomes a service provider through a distribution deal with Caroline. Prommer Inc. becomes a service provider through a distribution deal with Caroline. News ...

  18. Management Changes Hit Spin Magazine

    February 24, 2004 12:00 AM EST Music monthly gets new publisher. Music monthly gets new publisher. News ...

  19. Euro ISPs Kick-Start Unsigned-Band Competition

    February 24, 2004 12:00 AM EST Internet service providers Freeserve (in the U.K) and Wanadoo (in France, Spain and the Netherlands) are launching a competition to showcase Europe's undiscovered musical talent. Internet service providers Freeserve (in the U.K) and Wanadoo ( ...

  20. Eminem Publisher Sues Apple

    February 24, 2004 12:00 AM EST Suit concerns use of "Lose Yourself" in TV ad. Suit concerns use of "Lose Yourself" in TV ad. News ...

  21. Metallica Strikes Deal For Video Release

    February 24, 2004 12:00 AM EST Pact separates theatrical, home-video rights. Pact separates theatrical, home-video rights. News ...

  22. Ryko To Fight Disease With 'ParkinSong'

    February 24, 2004 12:00 AM EST Compilation to benefit Parkinson's research. Compilation to benefit Parkinson's research. News ...

  23. Eminem Publisher Sues Apple

    February 24, 2004 12:00 AM EST Rapper Eminem's music publisher is suing Apple Computer Inc., claiming the company used one of the hip-hop superstar's songs in a television advertisement without permission. Rapper Eminem's music publisher is suing Apple Computer I ...

  24. UBS Upgrades EMI Rating, Predicts 'Brighter Future'

    February 24, 2004 12:00 AM EST Rating displays optimism about music industry. Rating displays optimism about music industry. News ...

  25. Tuned In: Radio

    February 24, 2004 12:00 AM EST Clear Channel, Sony Music and Winterfresh gum have launched Radio Star, a 14-week talent search. Clear Channel, Sony Music and Winterfresh gum have launched Radio Star, a 14-week talent search. News ...

  26. California Music/Tech Convocation Set For Feb. 25

    February 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST Some of the top names in the music and technology businesses will convene Feb. 25 at the second annual Music Law Summit West at Hastings Law School in San Francisco. WASHINGTON, D.C.-- Some of the top names in the music and technology businesses w ...

  27. J Records' Johnson Shifting To Warner Bros.

    February 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST Robert Weiss to oversee network programming. Robert Weiss to oversee network programming. News Robert Weiss ...

  28. Napster Downloads Hit 5 Million Mark

    February 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST Company expects $20 million in annual music sales. Company expects $20 million in annual music sales. News ...

  29. Robert Weiss Jumps To Fuse

    February 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST Exec to oversee network programming. Exec to oversee network programming. News ...

  30. Robert Weiss Jumps To Fuse

    February 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST Music-video network Fuse has appointed Robert Weiss to the newly created position of head of programming. He was previously head of East Coast development at VH1. Music-video network Fuse has appointed Robert Weiss to the newly created position of ...

  31. Source Hip-Hop Series Moves To Image Entertainment

    February 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST The CD series "The Source Presents: Hip-Hop Hits" has switched distribution from Def Jam Records to Image Entertainment. Def Jam released the first seven volumes in the series, which launched in 1997 The CD series "The Source Presen ...

  32. Napster Downloads Hit 5 Million Mark

    February 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST Roxio-owned Napster announced today (Feb. 23) that it has sold more than 5 million downloads for its PC-based service. Napster, which launched in its current form in October 2003, says it expects to g Roxio-owned Napster announced today (Feb. 23) ...

  33. Reunited Pixies Sell Out N.A. Tour

    February 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST Weekend on-sales fulfilled within minutes. Weekend on-sales fulfilled within minutes. News ...

  34. BPI Resolves Legal Dispute With Play.com

    February 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST The British Phonographic Industry (BPI) has reached an out-of-court agreement with online CD retailer Play.com, its second such settlement with a Web-based music-seller in as many months. The British Phonographic Industry (BPI) has reached an out- ...

  35. Sony Cancels MP3 Player Launch

    February 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST Digital-music devices were to go on sale in April. Digital-music devices were to go on sale in April. News ...

  36. Key Execs To Take Part In Music & Money Symposium

    February 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST Sony Music International president Rick Dobbis, Clear Channel Entertainment CEO Brian Becker and EMI Music Publishing CEO Martin Bandier are among the key executives set to participate in the third an Sony Music International president Rick Dobbis ...

  37. Sony Cancels MP3 Player Launch

    February 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST Japanese electronics and entertainment company Sony Corp. has canceled the planned sale this spring in Japan of two portable MP3 digital music players because of problems with the built-in FM radio tu Japanese electronics and entertainment company ...

  38. Musiwave Opens For Business In Asia

    February 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST Musiwave, which provides wireless music to European telecommunications companies, has launched a subsidiary in Hong Kong. The move, according to Paris-based Musiwave, is an integral part of a worldwid Musiwave, which provides wireless music to Eur ...

  39. Sony Cancels MP3 Player Launch

    February 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST Japanese electronics and entertainment company Sony Corp. has canceled the planned sale this spring in Japan of two portable MP3 digital music players because of problems with the built-in FM radio tu Japanese electronics and entertainment company ...

  40. U.K.'s WH Smith To Withdraw From Singles Market

    February 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST Decision a further blow to the U.K. CD singles sector. Decision a further blow to the U.K. CD singles sector. News ...

  41. Movies & Music

    February 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST Eminem's "8 Mile" has ignited a spate of music-star biographies for the silver screen. Eminem's "8 Mile" has ignited a spate of music-star biographies for the silver screen. News Eminem ...

  42. New Mail-Order Biz Offers Eclectic Compilations

    February 20, 2004 12:00 AM EST Virtu collections sold individually or by subscription. Virtu collections sold individually or by subscription. News ...

  43. Ryko Distributing Cult

    February 20, 2004 12:00 AM EST Cult Epics has Bettie Page, Abel Ferrara films. Cult Epics has Bettie Page, Abel Ferrara films. News Bettie Page , Abel Ferrara ...

  44. Studios Win DVD Copying Suit

    February 20, 2004 12:00 AM EST Judge says company can't make DVD copying software. Judge says company can't make DVD copying software. News ...

  45. Studios Win DVD Copying Suit

    February 20, 2004 12:00 AM EST A federal court has ruled that Software company 321 Studios has been barred from manufacturing and distributing its "DVD X Copy" products, which allows users to copy DVDs. A federal court has ruled that Software company 321 Studios has b ...

  46. U.K. Legal Vet Launches Edge Group

    February 20, 2004 12:00 AM EST David Glick starts legal/consultancy/finance service. David Glick starts legal/consultancy/finance service. News David Glick ...

  47. MRI Lines Up Burning Spear Deal

    February 20, 2004 12:00 AM EST New York label group MRI has signed a deal to distribute Burning Spear's label Burning Music Productions in the United States. New York label group MRI has signed a deal to distribute Burning Spear's label Burning Music Productions in th ...

  48. Audio Rental Firm Toy Specialists Closing Its Doors

    February 20, 2004 12:00 AM EST In another illustration of the seismic changes to the commercial audio recording industry, the Toy Specialists, a prominent New York equipment-rental company, is going out of business. In another illustration of the seismic changes to the commerci ...

  49. Shazam To Promote MoS Acts Through Songmail

    February 20, 2004 12:00 AM EST U.K.-based mobile music-recognition firm Shazam Entertainment has forged a partnership with Ministry of Sound (MoS) to promote the independent dance label's artists. Rising act Deepest Blue is to be f U.K.-based mobile music-recognition firm ...

  50. AEG Live Inks Innovative Deal With Robi Draco Rosa

    February 20, 2004 12:00 AM EST Company to pay touring costs for Columbia artist. Company to pay touring costs for Columbia artist. News ...

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