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  1. Apple Japan's iTunes, iPod On The Rise

    November 18, 2005 12:00 AM EST Apple Computer now has a 60% volume share of Japan's portable digital music-player market, according to data from industry publication WebBCN Ranking. Apple Computer now has a 60% volume share of Japan's portable digital music-player mar ...

  2. Japanese Gov't Postpones 'iPod Tax'

    November 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST As expected, a Japanese government committee has recommended that the introduction of an "iPod tax" on portable digital music players be postponed for at least a year. TOKYO -- As expected, a Japanese government committee has recommended ...

  3. The Next Monster Single Could Be A Jingle

    November 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST It is just a matter of time. It could be months, maybe a year, but eventually an original tune, recorded and created specifically for an ad, will be the best-selling song in the United States. Josh Rabinowitz is senior VP/director of music at ad a ...

  4. Japanese Gov't Postpones 'iPod Tax'

    November 11, 2005 12:00 AM EST As expected, a Japanese government committee has recommended that the introduction of an "iPod tax" on portable digital music players be postponed for at least a year. As expected, a Japanese government committee has recommended that the ...

  5. Japanese Gov't Postpones 'iPod Tax'

    November 11, 2005 12:00 AM EST As expected, a Japanese government committee has recommended that the introduction of an "iPod tax" on portable digital music players be postponed for at least a year. As expected, a Japanese government committee has recommended that the ...

  6. Reports: Japan iPod Tax Report Due

    November 10, 2005 12:00 AM EST In a report due out tomorrow (Nov. 11), a Japanese government committee is expected to recommend that the introduction of an "iPod tax" on portable digital music players be postponed for at least two In a report due out tomorrow (Nov. 11 ...

  7. Reports: Euro Online Biz Failing Its Users

    November 09, 2005 12:00 AM EST BEUC blasts 'commitment to cultural diversity.' A pair of damning reports published today (Nov. 10) concludes that European consumers are being served poorly by online retailers and content providers. The studies were commissioned by the ...

  8. College Music Subscriptions Erode Value of Music

    November 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST Encouraging colleges to offer low-price music subscriptions and downloads to their students may be as detrimental to the music industry's long-term health as the piracy that the business hopes to erad Barry Sosnick is president of Earful.info ...

  9. Samsung: No Plans To Launch Music Service

    November 03, 2005 12:00 AM EST Contrary to reports last week, Samsung Electronics Co. has no plans to enter the online music business with a system similar to Apple Computer Inc.'s iTunes service, an executive said Thursday. Contrary to reports last week, Samsung Electroni ...

  10. Platforms, Not Hardware, Make The Mobile Market

    November 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST It was about three years ago that the mobile industry was buzzing about another handset maker's "converged" device. Like the ROKR, the Nokia N-Gage-which began as a partnership between Nokia and Ninte Seamus McAteer is chief product ...

  11. Australia Readies For iTunes

    October 24, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Apple Computer is expected to announce the launch of its long-awaited iTunes Music Store in Australia tomorrow (Oct. 25). Two U.S.-based executives, Eddy Cue, VP of Apple's applications division, and Apple Computer is expected to announce the ...

  12. Australia Readies For iTunes

    October 24, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Apple Computer is expected to announce the launch of its long-awaited iTunes Music Store in Australia tomorrow (Oct. 25). Two U.S.-based executives, Eddy Cue, VP of Apple's applications division, and Apple Computer is expected to announce the ...

  13. Australia Readies For iTunes

    October 24, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Apple Computer is expected to announce the launch of its long-awaited iTunes Music Store in Australia tomorrow (Oct. 25). Two U.S.-based executives, Eddy Cue, VP of Apple's applications division, and Apple Computer is expected to announce the ...

  14. Apple Names New COO

    October 18, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Apple Computer has named Tim Cook, the company's executive VP worldwide sales and operations since 2002, as COO, while Jon Rubinstein, head of the iPod division, will soon retire. SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) -- Apple Computer has named Tim Cook, th ...

  15. MTV Buys iFilm To Boost Internet Presence

    October 18, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Viacom's MTV Networks unit took a further step to broaden its Internet exposure, announcing that it has taken over privately-held online video destination iFilm Corp. for $49 million. NEW YORK (The Hollywood Reporter) -- Viacom's MTV Net ...

  16. Apple Unveils Video iPod

    October 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Apple Computer unveiled its much-anticipated video iPod device at an event in San Jose today. The new series features a 20GB model for $300 and a 60GB model for $400, in line with the pricing for exi Apple Computer unveiled its much-anticipated vi ...

  17. Apple Stock Plunges 10 Percent

    October 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT iPod shipments fall shy of Wall Street hopes. iPod shipments fall shy of Wall Street hopes. News ...

  18. Apple Stock Plunges 10 Percent

    October 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT iPod shipments fall shy of Wall Street hopes. Shares of Apple Computer Inc. continued to tumble Wednesday, after the company reported robust sales of its personal computers and still-sizzling iPods, but overall shipments of the digital music playe ...

  19. Apple Stock Plunges 10 Percent

    October 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT iPod shipments fall shy of Wall Street hopes. Shares of Apple Computer Inc. continued to tumble Wednesday, after the company reported robust sales of its personal computers and still-sizzling iPods, but overall shipments of the digital music playe ...

  20. Behind the Deal: Patent Law Is Latest 'Player' In MP3 Game

    October 04, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Copyright law and MP3 files are still center stage as the industry attempts to bring unauthorized file sharers and peer-to-peer operators to justice. But a spotlight is slowly shifting toward intellec Copyright law and MP3 files are still center s ...

  21. Apple Unveils New iPod-Cellphone

    September 08, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Apple Computer Inc. on Wednesday (Sept. 7) unveiled a cellphone that plays music like an iPod and a pencil-thin "iPod Nano," both aimed at extending its domination of the digital music market. Apple Computer Inc. on Wednesday (Sept. 7) u ...

  22. Creative Reports It Has Patent Covering iPod Tech

    September 01, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Company considering its options. Singapore MP3 music player maker Creative Technology said it had been awarded a U.S. patent for technology used by larger rival Apple Computer Inc.'s iPod and other competitors. Creative said in the U.S. on Tu ...

  23. HMV Set For New Digital Era

    September 01, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Service to launch Sept. 5 with 1.3M titles. HMV U.K.'s new digital music service will embrace the independent label sector and adopt a flexible pricing structure, executives at the market-leading retailer told reporters today (Sept. 1). HMV w ...

  24. HMV Set For New Digital Era

    September 01, 2005 12:00 AM EDT HMV U.K.'s new digital music service will embrace the independent label sector and adopt a flexible pricing structure, executives at the market-leading retailer told reporters today (Sept. 1). HMV U.K.'s new digital music service will em ...

  25. Rio MP3 Discontinued

    August 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT D&M will shutter line by Sept.'s end. The Rio MP3 player will soon be no more. D&M Holdings, the Japanese company that manufactures the Rio line, will discontinue the line by the end of September. In July, the company sold the tec ...

  26. The Kids Are Alright

    August 23, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The music industry needs to listen to kids like Andy Guerrero, who was one of five young people who participated in the "Music Fans Speak" panel at the National Assn. of Recording Merchandisers conven Tamara Conniff is co-executive edito ...

  27. Behind the Deal: Canadian Levy On MP3 Players

    August 23, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The music industry's fight against peer-to-peer copyright infringers is gathering strength in courts around the world. Yet some tech-oriented lawyers and others who disagree with the labels' legal str The music industry's fight agai ...

  28. How To Compete With Illegal File-Sharing

    August 15, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Panel of 19-23 year-olds offer thoughts at NARM. Legitimate online download sites need a deeper selection to compete with illegal file-sharing networks and new technologies that impede CD burning will further drive customers away from record store ...

  29. Canadian 'iPod Tax' To Be Refunded

    August 09, 2005 12:00 AM EDT $4 million collected to date from customers. Apple Computer said it will refund the so-called "iPod tax" Canadian customers paid since 2003. Canadian courts ruled the tax illegal last year but customers there continued to pay the tax as ...

  30. HP: No More iPods

    August 01, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Hewlett-Packard has revealed that it will soon stop reselling HP-branded versions of Apple Computer's iPod line. The decision follows the exit of former CEO Carly Fiorina. Hewlett-Packard has revealed that it will soon stop reselling HP-brand ...

  31. Sony Slumps to Loss

    July 28, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Slashes Profit Outlook on Falling Sales, Restructuring Costs Sony Corp. announced its second quarterly loss in a row Thursday and slashed its profit outlook, highlighting the challenges Sony's new chairman faces as he tries to revive the comp ...

  32. U.K. Telco Orange Ramps Up Music Offering

    July 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The U.K. arm of the Orange mobile phone network is bolstering its music-compatible handsets with a customized device, due to roll out this week. Separately, the telecoms giant is also supporting a Son The U.K. arm of the Orange mobile phone networ ...

  33. U.K. Telco Orange Ramps Up Music Offering

    July 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The U.K. arm of the Orange mobile phone network is bolstering its music-compatible handsets with a customized device, due to roll out this week. Separately, the telecoms giant is also supporting a Son The U.K. arm of the Orange mobile phone networ ...

  34. iTunes Breaks 500M Download Milestone

    July 18, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Apple Computer's iTunes Music Store has passed the 500 million paid-download milestone. The feat was achieved yesterday (July 17) when Amy Greer from Lafayette, Indiana purchased Faith Hill's "Mississ Apple Computer's iTunes Mu ...

  35. Volvo, PhatNoise Team To Broaden Music Offering

    July 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Partnership offers different dealer-installed options. Volvo Cars is expanding its support of digital music via a partnership with PhatNoise, offering their customers a range of dealer-installed digital music connectivity options. Volvo customers ...

  36. Behind the Deal: The Grokster Decision -- An Interview with Andrew Lack

    July 05, 2005 12:00 AM EDT After the U.S. Supreme Court sided with the entertainment industry in Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios vs. Grokster on June 27, Sony BMG Music Entertainment CEO Andrew Lack shared his thoughts with <i>Bill After the U.S. Supreme Court sided with ...

  37. Apple Adds Podcasting To iTunes

    June 28, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Users can subscribe for free. Add Apple Computer to the rapidly growing list of media companies to embrace the podcast. As anticipated, the Cupertino, Calif.-based company has added podcasting support to the latest version of iTunes. The software ...

  38. Following Apple's Lead On Wireless Music Downloads

    June 28, 2005 12:00 AM EDT What would it mean for the market and the industry if the leading music download and mobility company did not believe that cellular networks were going to be a major distribution channel for full musi Mark Desautels is VP of wireless Internet deve ...

  39. Shareholders Approve Stringer As New Sony CEO

    June 28, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Sony Corp. shareholders on June 22 approved the appointment of Howard Stringer as the new chief executive, making him the first foreigner to head the Japanese electronics and entertainment company. TOKYO (AP) -- Sony Corp. shareholders on June 22 ...

  40. The Publisher's Place

    June 14, 2005 12:00 AM EDT For each copyrighted work, making a copy, performing to the public and distributing a copy all trigger a right and a revenue source for creators. It can be a daunting task for podcasters to follow the For each copyrighted work, making a copy, perf ...

  41. Rock Radio Listeners Speak Up

    May 09, 2005 12:00 AM EDT New poll sheds light on streaming, iPods, satellite radio. The results of a Jacobs Media Web poll conducted of 19,263 classic, active/mainstream and modern rock radio listeners offer important messages for the radio industry. Half of those polled ...

  42. Sirius To Offer 'Podcast' Show

    May 03, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Hosted by former MTV host Adam Curry. Sirius Satellite Radio Inc. is latching onto the "podcasting" phenomenon, launching a show later this month that will feature a daily selection of the increasingly popular do-it-yourself audio progra ...

  43. Nokia Unveils Music Phone

    April 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Mobile phone handset giant Nokia has unveiled a new series of multimedia devices, led by a music-capable version that looks set to rival Motorola's planned iPod-phone hybrid. Mobile phone handset giant Nokia has unveiled a new series of multi ...

  44. Stop Throwing Stones: Dueling DRM Does Not Help Digital Market

    April 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Apple Computer recently has been waging a back-and-forth battle with the hackers who created PyMusique, a solution that strips Apple's FairPlay digital-rights-management technology from any track boug Antony Bruno is senior writer/digital for ...

  45. Stop Throwing Stones: Dueling DRM Does Not Help Digital Market

    April 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Apple Computer recently has been waging a back-and-forth battle with the hackers who created PyMusique, a solution that strips Apple's FairPlay digital-rights-management technology from any track boug Antony Bruno is senior writer/digital for ...

  46. iPod Pushes Apple Revenues

    April 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Strong demand for the iPod continues to drive profitability and revenues at Apple Computer. Strong demand for the iPod continues to drive profitability and revenues at Apple Computer. Apple says it shipped 5.3 million iPods in its fiscal second qu ...

  47. HMV Picks MusicNet For New Digital Service

    April 11, 2005 12:00 AM EDT MusicNet has inked a deal to power the new digital music service from retailer HMV. MusicNet has inked a deal to power the new digital music service from retailer HMV. Under terms of the agreement, MusicNet is providing all content for the offerin ...

  48. HMV Picks MusicNet For New Digital Service

    April 11, 2005 12:00 AM EDT MusicNet has inked a deal to power the new digital music service from retailer HMV. Under terms of the agreement, MusicNet is providing all content for the offering, which is set to bow in the second MusicNet has inked a deal to power the new digi ...

  49. U.S. Supreme Court Hears Grokster Arguments

    April 05, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The scene was reminiscent of a rock festival, with people camping out overnight for tickets while artists played guitars and sang nearby. On March 29, however, the artists were protesting and those in WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The scene was reminiscent ...

  50. Volvo, iTunes Promoting New Nordic Acts

    March 17, 2005 12:00 AM EST Monthly digital compilations planned. Volvo Cars of North America has partnered with Apple Computer's iTunes Music Store to launch "nu: the sounds of new Scandinavia," a micro-site designed to promote developing Nordic artists. The ...

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