Zune

  1. The Temptations Join Chorus of Lawsuits Over iTunes Royalties

    March 15, 2012 5:00 PM EDT Another major class-action lawsuit has just been filed on the digital royalties front. The Temptations, the pioneering male vocal group from the 1960s, is suing Universal Music in federal court in California, seeking millions of dollars after alle ...

  2. Business Matters: Stock Spikes, Zune, Apple and more

    September 21, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Opinion and analysis of the day's music news. Stocks Spike On Economic News -- Entertainment stocks had a strong day on Monday as the market rose on news the recession ended in June 2009. The National Bureau of Economic Research agreed that a ...

  3. Zune Taps Music Reports

    February 18, 2010 12:00 AM EST Microsoft has tapped Music Reports to handle the publishing licensing activities for the Zune music service. Under the deal, Music Reports will administer all mechanical licensing and reporting responsibilities needed to allow Zune to sell and str ...

  4. New Latin Digital Music Store Preps Launch

    December 12, 2008 12:00 AM EST A new, Latin-focused online digital store is slated to launch before year’s end, offering catalog and frontline releases from all the majors as well as multiple indies. Musicalatina.com will have its soft launch the week of December 15, and in Jan ...

  5. Zune Pursuing Original Content

    August 11, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Microsoft's Zune is looking to Hollywood to gain an edge on Apple's iPod. Microsoft executives have been making the rounds at talent agencies and production companies in recent months in hopes of licensing exclusive original video progra ...

  6. Wisin & Yandel, SunCom Launch Branded Phone

    January 30, 2008 12:00 AM EST Reggaetón power duo Wisin & Yandel have partnered with wireless company SunCom Wireless in Puerto Rico to launch their own cellphone, in alliance with Motorola. The MOTOKRZR K1 Wisin vs. Yandel Limited Edition, on sale today, will contain Wisi ...

  7. Thompson Joins Zune Team

    October 09, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Microsoft named Rick Thompson the corporate VP of Zune, responsible for overseeing the Zune digital music player. Thompson reports to J. Allard, corporate VP of entertainment & devices division, and is based in Seatlle. Thompson will be in cha ...