Technology

  1. AEG Live Inks Innovative Deal With Robi Draco Rosa

    February 20, 2004 12:00 AM EST In a ground-breaking artist-development move, AEG Live will bankroll the touring efforts of Columbia artist Robi Draco Rosa in exchange for exclusive representation in the United States and Latin Amer In a ground-breaking artist-development move, ...

  2. FBI, RIAA Create Anti-Piracy Seal

    February 20, 2004 12:00 AM EST Warning to be voluntarily applied to copyrighted music. Warning to be voluntarily applied to copyrighted music. News ...

  3. Windswept Picks Up 50% Of El Dorado

    February 19, 2004 12:00 AM EST Catalog includes Johnny Otis material. Catalog includes Johnny Otis material. News Johnny Otis ...

  4. Balance Act-HR1006

    February 19, 2004 12:00 AM EST The Balance Act, Introduced in the House of Representatives in March 2003, addresses consumers the ability to enjoy legally purchased digital copies of music, movies and books. http://www.vnuemedia.com/digitalmall/store/product_view.jsp?product_id ...

  5. The Digital Media Consumers' Right Act

    February 19, 2004 12:00 AM EST Bill to protect fair-use rights of users of copyrighted materials and allows consumers of digital media to make personal copies for their personal convenience. http://www.vnuemedia.com/digitalmall/store/product_view.jsp?product_id=16520&catego ...

  6. Piracy Deterrence and Education Act

    February 19, 2004 12:00 AM EST Bill to educate the public about application of Internet copyright laws. http://www.vnuemedia.com/digitalmall/store/product_view.jsp?product_id=16506&category_name=Entertainment News ...

  7. The Author, Consumer and Computer Owner Protection and Security Act

    February 19, 2004 12:00 AM EST Bill to encourage the development and distribution of creative works by enhancing domestic and international enforcement of copyright laws. http://www.vnuemedia.com/digitalmall/store/product_view.jsp?product_id=16510&category_name=Entertainmen ...

  8. Anti-Counterfeiting Amendments

    February 19, 2004 12:00 AM EST A bill that aids civil remedies counterfeiting copyrighted sound recordings, computer software, special ink and holograms. http://www.vnuemedia.com/digitalmall/store/product_view.jsp?product_id=16500&category_name=Entertainment News ...

  9. Consumers, Schools, and Libraries Digital Rights Management Awareness Act

    February 19, 2004 12:00 AM EST A bill about awareness of digital rights management technologies included in the digital media products they purchase. http://www.vnuemedia.com/digitalmall/store/product_view.jsp?product_id=16524&category_name=Entertainment News ...

  10. Enhancing Federal Obscenity Reporting and Copyright Enforcement Act

    February 19, 2004 12:00 AM EST A bill to enhance Internet copyright enforcement. http://www.vnuemedia.com/digitalmall/store/product_view.jsp?product_id=16498&category_name=Entertainment News ...

  11. Sony On Board Aussie Destra Download Service

    February 19, 2004 12:00 AM EST Sony Music Australia has become the third key label -- and second major -- to sign-up for digital rights management (DRM) provider Destra Corporation's online music store. The pact will see Destra sel Sony Music Australia has become the third ...

  12. Jones Tops Billboard 200 With Big First Week

    February 19, 2004 12:00 AM EST 'Home' shifts 1.02 million units Stateside. 'Home' shifts 1.02 million units Stateside. News ...

  13. DVD Copy Control Assn. Sues Software Maker

    February 18, 2004 12:00 AM EST Group says DVD-copying product violates patents. Group says DVD-copying product violates patents. News ...

  14. RIAA Targets Retailers With Legal Demands

    February 18, 2004 12:00 AM EST Trade group says stores are selling pirated music. Trade group says stores are selling pirated music. News ...

  15. DVD Copy Control Assn. Sues Software Maker

    February 18, 2004 12:00 AM EST The DVD Copy Control Assn. (DVD CCA) is suing software company 321 Studios over alleged violations of its patents. The Morgan Hill, Calif.-based trade group says 321's "DVD X Copy" software, which all The DVD Copy Control Assn. (DVD ...

  16. 100,000 Orders Placed For iPod Mini

    February 18, 2004 12:00 AM EST New $249 device hits retail Friday. New $249 device hits retail Friday. News ...

  17. 100,000 Orders Placed For iPod Mini

    February 18, 2004 12:00 AM EST Apple Computer Inc. said today (Feb. 18) that it has received 100,000 orders for its iPod mini digital music player, which goes on sale Friday at Apple's retail outlets, its online store and through r Apple Computer Inc. said today (Feb. 18) ...

  18. 100,000 Orders Placed For iPod Mini

    February 18, 2004 12:00 AM EST Apple Computer Inc. said today (Feb. 18) that it has received 100,000 orders for its iPod mini digital music player, which goes on sale Friday at Apple's retail outlets, its online store and through r Apple Computer Inc. said today (Feb. 18) ...

  19. Munns To Keynote MobileMusiCon

    February 18, 2004 12:00 AM EST David Munns, chairman/CEO of EMI Recorded Music North America, will deliver the keynote address at MobileMusiCon 2004 on March 24 in Atlanta. David Munns, chairman/CEO of EMI Recorded Music North America, will deliver the keynote address at Mobile ...

  20. RIAA Files New Round Of Lawsuits

    February 18, 2004 12:00 AM EST More than 500 "John Doe" suits target P2P users. More than 500 "John Doe" suits target P2P users. News ...

  21. Elvis Crespo Jumps To OLE Music

    February 17, 2004 12:00 AM EST Merengue star Elvis Crespo has signed with OLE Music. Crespo, who was formerly on Sony Discos, will announce his move in a press conference tomorrow (Feb. 18). He plans to release a new album in May. Merengue star Elvis Crespo has signed with OLE ...

  22. UMVD Confirms New Visual Entertainment Division

    February 17, 2004 12:00 AM EST Universal Music & Video Distribution (UMVD) officially launched its UMVD Visual Entertainment division today (Feb. 17). As previously reported, the division will acquire and distribute DVDs and vi Universal Music & Video Distribution ( ...

  23. Zingy Inks Ringtones Deal With BMG

    February 17, 2004 12:00 AM EST Pact allows for use of master-recording music clips. Pact allows for use of master-recording music clips. News ...

  24. Loudeye Raises $20 Mil In Stock Issue

    February 17, 2004 12:00 AM EST Digital-music firm looking to expand. Digital-music firm looking to expand. News ...

  25. Zingy Inks Ringtones Deal With BMG

    February 17, 2004 12:00 AM EST BMG has reached a licensing agreement with Zingy that allows the wireless media company to license and distribute master recordings for use as ringtones. Among the songs available in the deal are tune BMG has reached a licensing agreement with Zin ...

  26. Zingy Inks Ringtones Deal With BMG

    February 17, 2004 12:00 AM EST BMG has reached a licensing agreement with Zingy that allows the wireless media company to license and distribute master recordings for use as ringtones. Among the songs available in the deal are tune BMG has reached a licensing agreement with Zin ...

  27. RIAA Files New Round Of Lawsuits

    February 17, 2004 12:00 AM EST The RIAA today (Feb. 17) filed 531 "John Doe" lawsuits against suspected users of illicit peer-to-peer file-sharing services. The RIAA today (Feb. 17) filed 531 "John Doe" lawsuits against suspected users of illicit peer-to-pee ...

  28. Words & Music

    February 17, 2004 12:00 AM EST Super Bowl ads drop the ball by sending mixed messages to their audience. Super Bowl ads drop the ball by sending mixed messages to their audience. News ...

  29. Canadian ISPs Asked To Disclose File-Sharer Identities

    February 16, 2004 12:00 AM EST The Canadian Recording Industry Assn. (CRIA) has filed motions in the Federal Court of Canada to require five Canadian Internet service providers to disclose the identities of large-scale pirates who TORONTO--The Canadian Recording Industry Assn. ...

  30. Picture This

    February 16, 2004 12:00 AM EST Consumers will have to wait for Academy Award-nominated films to be available on video store shelves. Consumers will have to wait for Academy Award-nominated films to be available on video store shelves. News ...

  31. Latin Notas

    February 16, 2004 12:00 AM EST Paulina Rubio will be the subject of the Billboard Latin Music Conference's one-on-one interview. Paulina Rubio will be the subject of the Billboard Latin Music Conference's one-on-one interview. News Paulina Rubio ...

  32. Altnet To Distribute Artemis Files

    February 13, 2004 12:00 AM EST Artemis Records has inked a digital distribution deal with Altnet, the commercial music offering that runs on peer-to-peer networks KaZaA and Grokster, among others. Artemis Records has inked a digital distribution deal with Altnet, the commercial ...

  33. Canadian Biz Seeking User IDs From ISPs

    February 13, 2004 12:00 AM EST The Canadian Recording Industry Assn. (CRIA) has filed motions in federal court to require five Canadian Internet service providers to disclose the identities of large-scale pirates who the organizati The Canadian Recording Industry Assn. (CRIA) h ...

  34. BMG Music Pub Unveils European Synchronization Unit

    February 13, 2004 12:00 AM EST New division offers music sourcing service. New division offers music sourcing service. News ...

  35. Yahoo!'s Live@Launch Enters Europe

    February 13, 2004 12:00 AM EST Portal's live-music service starts in Germany and U.K. Portal's live-music service starts in Germany and U.K. News ...

  36. BMG Music Pub Unveils European Synchronization Unit

    February 13, 2004 12:00 AM EST BMG Music Publishing has launched a dedicated consultancy service in Europe for companies that use music in films and TV programming. The new division, Synctank, will offer a comprehensive music sourc BMG Music Publishing has launched a dedicated ...

  37. Yahoo!'s Live@Launch Enters Europe

    February 13, 2004 12:00 AM EST A German version of Live@Launch, which offers on-demand live performances and artist interviews through Yahoo!'s Launch service, kicks off today (Feb. 13). A German version of Live@Launch, which offers on-demand live performances and artist i ...

  38. BMG Music Pub Unveils European Synchronization Unit

    February 13, 2004 12:00 AM EST BMG Music Publishing has launched a dedicated consultancy service in Europe for companies that use music in films and TV programming. The new division, Synctank, will offer a comprehensive music sourc BMG Music Publishing has launched a dedicated ...

  39. Stockholm Artist-Development Firm Grows

    February 13, 2004 12:00 AM EST Stockholm-based artist-development company the Music Co. Nordic is expanding its reach with the opening of offices in Oslo, Helsinki and Copenhagen. An expansion into the Baltic States is also under w Stockholm-based artist-development company the ...

  40. Yahoo!'s Live@Launch Enters Europe

    February 13, 2004 12:00 AM EST A German version of Live@Launch, which offers on-demand live performances and artist interviews through Yahoo!'s Launch service, kicks off today (Feb. 13). A German version of Live@Launch, which offers on-demand live performances and artist i ...

  41. Stockholm Artist-Development Firm Grows

    February 13, 2004 12:00 AM EST Stockholm-based artist-development company the Music Co. Nordic is expanding its reach with the opening of offices in Oslo, Helsinki and Copenhagen. An expansion into the Baltic States is also under w Stockholm-based artist-development company the ...

  42. French CD Maker Buys German Counterpart

    February 13, 2004 12:00 AM EST French CD manufacturer MPO has acquired Germany's EMTEC Consumer Media GmbH, which specializes in making audio and video cassettes, floppy disks and recordable CDs and DVDs. French CD manufacturer MPO has acquired Germany's EMTEC Consume ...

  43. Lawyers Return To Court In Jackson Case

    February 13, 2004 12:00 AM EST Preliminary hearing date to be set. Preliminary hearing date to be set. News ...

  44. Beats & Rhymes

    February 13, 2004 12:00 AM EST The Roots partner with multimedia design/entertainment firm Decon to form Okayplayer Records. The Roots partner with multimedia design/entertainment firm Decon to form Okayplayer Records. News ...

  45. UMVD Bows Video Division, Makes Cuts

    February 12, 2004 12:00 AM EST Universal Music & Video Distribution (UMVD) will soon be launching a new home-video division, according to sources. Also, in separate news, the company has been quietly downsizing over the past mo Universal Music & Video Distribution ( ...

  46. UMVD Bows Video Division, Makes Cuts

    February 12, 2004 12:00 AM EST Universal Music & Video Distribution (UMVD) will soon be launching a new home-video division, according to sources. Also, in separate news, the company has been quietly downsizing over the past mo Universal Music & Video Distribution ( ...

  47. HMV Europe Appoints New Finance Director

    February 12, 2004 12:00 AM EST Coates leaves department store for music-retail role. Coates leaves department store for music-retail role. News ...

  48. EC Confirms Investigation Into Sony-BMG Merger

    February 12, 2004 12:00 AM EST Confirming information first revealed on Billboard.biz, the European Commission announced today (Feb. 12) that its competition department is to open an in-depth probe into the proposed merger of the m Confirming information first revealed on Billb ...

  49. EC Confirms Extended Investigation Into Sony-BMG Merger

    February 12, 2004 12:00 AM EST Confirming information first revealed on Billboard.biz, the European Commission announced today (Feb. 12) that its competition department is to open an in-depth probe into the proposed merger of the m Confirming information first revealed on Billb ...

  50. Copyright Office Sets Webcaster Royalty Rates

    February 12, 2004 12:00 AM EST Year-long process comes to an end. Year-long process comes to an end. News ...

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