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  1. Qtrax Launches Internationally, Not U.S.

    March 08, 2011 11:45 AM EST It's official. Qtrax is back. After several confusing leaks suggested it had gained renewed short-term "trial" licenses from a handful of major labels, the ad-supported music download service has gone live in several countries. They ...

  2. FreeAllMusic.com Offers Songs In Exchange For Ads

    December 28, 2009 12:00 AM EST An ad-sponsored digital music download service called FreeAllMusic.com began a private beta this week. The service's first sponsors include large brands like Coca-Cola, Warner Bros. Television, Zappos.com and LG, among others. The DRM-free di ...

  3. Qtrax Relaunches In The U.S.

    April 10, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Qtrax, the ad-supported P2P music download service, has finally relaunched in the U.S., more than a year after it originally proposed to go live. The subsidiary of Brilliant Technologies originally unveiled their service at the international music ...

  4. Warner Music Deal, Qtrax Lock In Deal

    February 11, 2009 12:00 AM EST Ad-supported music service Qtrax has finally secured licensing agreements with the four major music labels, more than a year after originally claiming to do so. Warner Music Group is the last to provide its catalog to the service. Qtrax first laun ...

  5. Ad-Funded Music Site We7 Launches Full Service

    November 11, 2008 12:00 AM EST We7 is rolling out its full music service, after a year of beta testing of the audio and digital advertising-funded model. The digital music service has all four majors and hundreds of independent labels via The Orchard on board. We7 compensates r ...

  6. EMI Onboard With We7

    September 02, 2008 12:00 AM EDT UK ad-supported digital music service We7 has added content from EMI Music Group under a new licensing deal. Like it's deals with Sony BMG and Warner Music Group, the pact allows We7 to stream full songs supported by audio ads, and lets fans ...

  7. Music Widget Company Gets $2 Million Boost

    July 29, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Ad-supported music widget company TrueAnthem raised $2 million in seed funding from unnamed investors. The San Francisco-based company went live this April, creating and distributing artist-based music widgets that allow fans to stream and downloa ...

  8. EMI Music Group Adds Qtrax To List Of Partners

    June 03, 2008 12:00 AM EDT On the same day (June 3) that it announced a deal with ad-supported music service SpiralFrog, EMI Music Group added the controversial Qtrax to its list of new partners. Like Spiralfrog, Qtrax is also an ad-supported music service, using more of a ...

  9. Digital Briefs: Mozes, Qtrax, Imeem

    May 14, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Mobile messaging marketing firm Mozes raised $11.5 million in second round financing from Maveron, Norwest Venture Partners, and North Bridge Venture Partners, according to a regulatory filing disclosed by peHUB. This follows a $5 million fundin ...

  10. Qtrax Signs Deals With UMG, UMPG

    May 06, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Four months after first claiming it had licensing agreements signed with all four major labels , ad-supported music service Qtrax today announced the signing of its first real major label deal -- with Universal Music Group. Additionally, the compa ...

  11. Qtrax Inks Deals, But No Majors Signed

    March 04, 2008 12:00 AM EST In an effort to regain momentum after its disastrous launch-that-wasn't, Qtrax has unveiled licensing deals with a number of music entities, but none of which is a major label. The company has extended existing licensing deals with EMI Music ...

  12. Qtrax's 'Major' Misstep

    January 28, 2008 12:00 AM EST Qtrax— the free, ad-supported, "legal" P2P service that launched at MIDEM today —apparently isn't as ready for prime time as it claims. The company claimed it had licensing agreements with all four major record labels, when in fact ...

  13. Spiralfrog Launches U.S. Service

    September 17, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Following months of delays, executive upheaval and more than $10 million spent, the Spiralfrog ad-supported free digital music service went live today in the United States, Billboard has learned. The U.S. launch is an important step in determining ...

  14. SpiralFrog Launches Beta Service

    August 08, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The ad-supported free digital music service SpiralFrog has taken a step closer to finally going live. The company this week initiated an invite-only beta launch in Canada and the U.S., inviting select media and other outlets to test the service an ...

  15. Former Spiralfrog Execs Launch Ad Consulting Group

    April 23, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Two former executives from the Spiralfrog ad-supported music service have launched an advertising consulting group focused on digital media opportunities. The company, Rebel Digital, was created by former Spiralfrog CEO Robin Kent and chief sales ...

  16. Parks Splits EMI For Qtrax

    December 04, 2006 12:00 AM EST Ken Parks, EMI's digital business development executive, is exiting the company to head operations at ad-supported music service Qtrax. Parks will serve as COO of Qtrax parent company Brilliant Technologies Corp. Parks is based in New York an ...

  17. Qtrax Signs Agreement With Universal Music Publishing

    November 17, 2006 12:00 AM EST Ad-supported peer-to-peer network Qtrax, a division of Brilliant Technologies, has signed a licensing agreement with Universal Music Publishing Group. The deal covers North American mechanical rights to the publisher's repertoire. EMI Music P ...

  18. EMI Music Licenses Catalog To Qtrax

    June 05, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Service expected to launch beta later this year. EMI Music has licensed its catalog to an experimental, ad-supported peer-to-peer file-sharing service from Qtrax. Like other legitimate P2P networks that have come to market in the wake of the Groks ...

  19. BMI Licensing Tracks To P2P Network

    May 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT QTrax, Xpeer to use new DRM system. QTrax, Xpeer to use new DRM system. News ...

  20. BMI Licensing Tracks To P2P Network

    May 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Performance rights organization BMI is taking major steps towards creating a legal, for-profit peer-to-peer network. BMI has signed licensing and DRM agreements with QTRAX and Xpeer, two P2P sites set Performance rights organization BMI is taking ...

  21. BMI Licensing Tracks To P2P Network

    May 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Performance rights organization BMI is taking major steps towards creating a legal, for-profit peer-to-peer network. BMI has signed licensing and DRM agreements with QTRAX and Xpeer, two P2P sites set Performance rights organization BMI is taking ...