iPod

  1. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. Sony Corp. Taps Stringer As Chairman/CEO

    March 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST Sony Corp. has appointed Sir Howard Stringer to succeed Nobuyuki Idei as chairman/CEO. Welsh-born Stringer, who holds dual British and American citizenship, will become the first non-Japanese executiv LONDON -- Sony Corp. has appointed Sir Howard ...

  4. Sony To Bow Flash-Memory Audio Players

    March 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST Hoping to regain some of its luster in a market dominated by the iPod, the company that brought us the Walkman is coming out with a big lineup of portable music players. SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) -- Hoping to regain some of its luster in a market domi ...

  5. Sony Corp. Taps Stringer As Chairman/CEO

    March 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST Sony Corp. has appointed Sir Howard Stringer to succeed Nobuyuki Idei as chairman/CEO. Welsh-born Stringer, who holds dual British and American citizenship, will become the first non-Japanese executiv Sony Corp. has appointed Sir Howard Stringer t ...

  6. Sony Corp. Taps Stringer As Chairman/CEO

    March 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST Sony Corp. has appointed Sir Howard Stringer to succeed Nobuyuki Idei as chairman/CEO. Welsh-born Stringer, who holds dual British and American citizenship, will become the first non-Japanese executiv Sony Corp. has appointed Sir Howard Stringer t ...

  7. Viacom Posts $18 Billion Loss

    March 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST Viacom Inc. on Feb. 24 posted a massive quarterly loss after $18 billion in charges for writing down the value of its radio and outdoor advertising businesses in the face of a soft radio market and he NEW YORK (Reuters) -- Viacom Inc. on Feb. 24 p ...

  8. Apple Cuts Prices On iPod Mini, Photo

    February 23, 2005 12:00 AM EST Apple Computer today dropped the introductory prices on its iPod Mini and iPod Photo portable music player lines, as the company announced changes to its overall iPod product lineup. Apple also introd Apple Computer today dropped the introductory ...

  9. Bronfman Urges Lawyers To Be Creative

    February 22, 2005 12:00 AM EST Edgar Bronfman, Jr., Warner Music Group chairman/CEO, presented the keynote speech at the Grammy Foundation's seventh annual Entertainment Law Initiative luncheon and scholarship presentation Feb. 11 Edgar Bronfman, Jr., Warner Music Group ch ...

  10. The Beat

    February 18, 2005 12:00 AM EST Swedish band Caesars draws renewed interest with an iPod ad featuring its 2003 single “Jerk It Out.” Read Melinda Newman's column. Swedish band Caesars draws renewed interest with an iPod ad featuring its 2003 single ¿Jerk It Out.¿ Read Melin ...

  11. The Beat

    February 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST Swedish band Caesars draws renewed interest with an iPod ad featuring its 2003 single “Jerk It Out.” Read Melinda Newman's column. Swedish band Caesars draws renewed interest with an iPod ad featuring its 2003 single ¿Jerk It Out.¿ Read Melin ...

  12. Nicoli Speaks On U.K.'s Creative Industries IP Forum

    February 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST EMI Group chairman Eric Nicoli spoke Feb. 4 at the Advancing Enterprise 2005 conference in London, organized by the department of the Chancellor of the Exchequer Gordon Brown.The following is an edite EMI Group chairman Eric Nicoli spoke Feb. 4 at ...

  13. Music Ads Score Low At Super Bowl

    February 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST Napster, iTunes spots fail to excite. Ads related to digital music that aired during last night's (Feb. 6) Super Bowl received a tepid response from consumers, according to the results of USA Today-sponsored focus group that monitored the com ...

  14. Music Ads Score Low At Super Bowl

    February 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST Napster, iTunes spots fail to excite. Ads related to digital music that aired during last night's (Feb. 6) Super Bowl received a tepid response from consumers, according to the results of USA Today-sponsored focus group that monitored the com ...

  15. Napster Goes Portable

    February 03, 2005 12:00 AM EST Napster today (Feb. 3) bows its Napster To Go portable subscription product and says it will support the launch with a $30 million marketing campaign that includes a Super Bowl commercial on Feb. 6. Napster today (Feb. 3) bows its Napster To Go po ...

  16. Apple Profits Quadruple As iPod Sales Soar

    January 12, 2005 12:00 AM EST First-quarter earnings beat projections. Apple Computer Inc.'s first-quarter earnings more than quadrupled, dramatically exceeding Wall Street expectations, based on strong holiday sales of laptop computers and its wildly popular iPod music p ...

  17. Apple Profits Quadruple As iPod Sales Soar

    January 12, 2005 12:00 AM EST Apple Computer Inc.'s first-quarter earnings more than quadrupled, dramatically exceeding Wall Street expectations, based on strong holiday sales of laptop computers and its wildly popular iPod music Apple Computer Inc.'s first-quarter e ...

  18. Apple Unveils New iPod, Mac, Car Deals

    January 11, 2005 12:00 AM EST Flash-based iPod shuffle to start at $99. Apple today unveiled a range of new products and announced new deals for iPod integration with major car manufacturers. The announcements came during the company's Macworld Expo in San Francisco. Amon ...

  19. Music Stocks Picked Up In 2004

    January 11, 2005 12:00 AM EST In a flat sales year, the music business regained modest ground on Wall Street. The parent companies of the major labels all posted stock gains in 2004, continuing a slight upward trend that started l NEW YORK -- In a flat sales year, the music bu ...

  20. Music Stocks Picked Up In 2004

    January 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST Majors, digital distributors showed gains. In a flat sales year, the music business regained modest ground on Wall Street. The parent companies of the major labels all posted stock gains in 2004, continuing a slight upward trend that started last ...

  21. Download Sales Smash Records Over Holidays

    December 29, 2004 12:00 AM EST Digital music enjoyed breakout business over the last two weeks before Christmas. U.S. sales of digital tracks hit a record 5.04 million transactions for the week ending Dec. 26, Nielsen SoundScan rep Digital music enjoyed breakout business over t ...

  22. HMV, Microsoft To Bow U.K. Download Store

    December 22, 2004 12:00 AM EST HMV and Microsoft are developing a new music download service for U.K. consumers. HMV Group today (Dec. 22) revealed that it would launch the service in the second half of 2005. HMV and Microsoft are developing a new music download service for U.K ...

  23. HMV, Microsoft To Bow U.K. Download Store

    December 22, 2004 12:00 AM EST HMV and Microsoft are developing a new music download service for U.K. consumers. HMV Group today (Dec. 22) revealed that it would launch the service in the second half of 2005. HMV and Microsoft are developing a new music download service for U.K ...

  24. HMV, Microsoft To Bow U.K. Download Store

    December 22, 2004 12:00 AM EST HMV and Microsoft are developing a new music download service for U.K. consumers. HMV Group today (Dec. 22) revealed that it would launch the service in the second half of 2005. HMV and Microsoft are developing a new music download service for U.K ...

  25. Canadian Court Nixes "iPod" Tax

    December 21, 2004 12:00 AM EST Canada's Federal Court of Appeal in Toronto ruled Dec. 16 that the application of a private copying levy to digital audio recorders, such as the iPod, is invalid. The court held that the Canadian Copy TORONTO -- Canada's Federal Court of ...

  26. Canadian Court Nixes 'iPod' Tax

    December 17, 2004 12:00 AM EST Canada's Federal Court of Appeal in Toronto ruled yesterday (Dec. 16) that the application of a private copying levy to digital audio recorders, such as the iPod, is invalid. The court says that the C Canada's Federal Court of Appeal in ...

  27. Canadian Court Nixes 'iPod' Tax

    December 17, 2004 12:00 AM EST Judge: Copyright Board had no jurisdiction. Canada's Federal Court of Appeal in Toronto ruled yesterday (Dec. 16) that the application of a private copying levy to digital audio recorders, such as the iPod, is invalid. The court says that the ...

  28. Apple Stock Up On Low-End iPod Talk

    December 06, 2004 12:00 AM EST Shares of Apple Computer Inc. rose 4.9% today (Dec. 6) after some analysts said they expect the company to introduce a smaller, cheaper iPod digital music player in January that would boost profits. Shares of Apple Computer Inc. rose 4.9% today (D ...

  29. Sony Takes On iPod With New Hard Disk Walkman

    December 01, 2004 12:00 AM EST Sony Corp unveiled its first MP3-compatible, hard-disk Walkman music player yesterday (Nov. 30) in an attempt to recover ground lost to Apple Computer's iPod. Sony Corp unveiled its first MP3-compatible, hard-disk Walkman music player yesterd ...

  30. Radiotakever Offering Branded iPods

    November 09, 2004 12:00 AM EST Hardcore site will give away 10 iPods. Online community Radiotakeover will next week launch an Apple iPod giveaway promotion. Users of the independent-focused hard rock site will have the chance to win one of 10 branded iPods over the next two mon ...

  31. Apple Unveils New iPods, Bows EU iTunes

    October 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Apple Computer today unveiled the two latest updates to its iPod franchise: the iPod Photo, a larger-capacity portable player that holds album art and other digital images as well as music, and the li Apple Computer today unveiled the two latest u ...

  32. Source: U2, Apple In Custom iPod Deal

    October 18, 2004 12:00 AM EDT U2 and Apple Computer are expected to announce next week that they have inked a deal to sell custom iPods. U2 and Apple Computer are expected to announce next week that they have inked a deal to sell custom iPods. According to a source, the band&# ...

  33. Source: U2, Apple In Custom iPod Deal

    October 18, 2004 12:00 AM EDT U2 and Apple Computer are expected to announce next week that they have inked a deal to sell custom iPods. U2 and Apple Computer are expected to announce next week that they have inked a deal to sell custom iPods. According to a source, the band&# ...

  34. iTunes Tops 150M Download Sales

    October 15, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Apple Computer's iTunes Music Store has sold more than 150 million downloads. Cupertino, California-based Apple had reported its 100 millionth legal download in July. It claims iTunes users are now d Apple Computer's iTunes Music Store h ...

  35. iPod Boosts Apple Q3 Earnings

    October 13, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Sales jump 37% to $2.35B. Apple Computer posted its highest fourth-quarter revenue in nearly a decade, as sales were driven in part by strong demand for the iPod digital music player. Revenue for the quarter was $2.35 billion -- up 37% from a year ...

  36. Bill Gates Stresses Interoperability For Music

    October 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Microsoft chairman/chief software architect Bill Gates expressed the importance of consumer choice in digital music during his keynote speech today (Oct. 12) at his company's Digital Entertainment Any Microsoft chairman/chief software archite ...

  37. U2, Apple Collaborate On TV Ad

    October 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT U2 is appearing in a new Apple Computer television ad promoting the iPod and iTunes Music Store. The spot -- which features the band performing its new single "Vertigo," from the upcoming "How to Dism U2 is appearing in a new Apple ...

  38. Canada's Billion-Dollar Culture Deficit Requires New Policy Approach

    October 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Canadian artists have enjoyed unprecedented international critical and commercial success in recent years. From Avril Lavigne to Yann Martel to Denys Arcand, Canadians have won Grammys, Bookers and Os Michael Geist is the Canada Research Chair in ...

  39. Europe To Get Bigger Bite Of iTunes

    September 29, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Apple Computer is on target to launch a pan-European iTunes Music Store in October. Apple VP of applications Eddy Cue tells Billboard.biz the company is finalizing publishing agreements with the relev Apple Computer is on target to launch a pan-Eu ...

  40. Europe To Get Bigger Bite Of iTunes

    September 29, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Apple Computer is on target to launch a pan-European iTunes Music Store in October. Apple VP of applications Eddy Cue tells Billboard.biz the company is finalizing publishing agreements with the relev Apple Computer is on target to launch a pan-Eu ...

  41. Study: Downloads Will Not Overtake CD Format

    September 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The compact disc has at least another five years as the most popular music format before online downloads chip away at its dominance, according to a new study. Jupiter Research said in its annual repo The compact disc has at least another five yea ...

  42. Study: Downloads Will Not Overtake CD Format

    September 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The compact disc has at least another five years as the most popular music format before online downloads chip away at its dominance, a new study said on Tuesday. The compact disc has at least another five years as the most popular music format be ...

  43. Fnacmusic Set To Launch In France

    September 17, 2004 12:00 AM EDT French music retailer FNAC tomorrow (Sept. 18) will launch its online platform Fnacmusic. French music retailer FNAC tomorrow (Sept. 18) will launch its online platform Fnacmusic. The service will offer 300,000 tracks from indies and majors at lau ...

  44. Fnacmusic Set To Launch In France

    September 17, 2004 12:00 AM EDT French music retailer FNAC tomorrow (Sept. 18) will launch its online platform Fnacmusic. French music retailer FNAC tomorrow (Sept. 18) will launch its online platform Fnacmusic. The service will offer 300,000 tracks from indies and majors at lau ...

  45. Real Promotion Spurs 3 Million Downloads

    September 09, 2004 12:00 AM EDT RealNetworks' recent <A HREF="http://www.billboard.com/bb/biz/archivesearch/article_display.jsp?vnu_content_id=1000613392">$.49 download promotion</A> at its RealPlayer 10 Music Store generated more t RealNetworks' ...

  46. Labels Are Shifting Control Of The Music Industry To Online Music Services

    August 31, 2004 12:00 AM EDT He who holds the digital keys to music today controls the music industry tomorrow. Record labels and music publishers are enabling a new class of competitors by allowing online music services to contr Andrew Donoho is a Web Theorist for a major IT ...

  47. Opposing Groups Present Changes To Induce Act

    August 31, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The Consumer Electronics Assn. and 10 other groups that oppose the pending Induce Act have hammered out alternative language for the legislation and presented it to Senate leaders on Aug. 25. WASHINGTON -- The Consumer Electronics Assn. (CEA) and ...

  48. Hewlett-Packard Unveils iPod, MTV Deal

    August 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Computer giant offering 20 GB, 40 GB devices. Hewlett-Packard (HP) this morning (Aug. 27) announced the release of its version of the Apple iPod and a new marketing pact with MTV. The digital music player will come in a 20 GB version for $299 and ...

  49. Opposing Groups Present Changes To Induce Act

    August 25, 2004 12:00 AM EDT New language would change focus to 'mass infringers.' The Consumer Electronics Assn. and 10 other groups that oppose the pending Induce Act have hammered out alternative language for the legislation and today (Aug. 25) presented it to Se ...

  50. Labels Are Shifting Control Of The Music Industry To Online Music Services

    August 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT He who holds the digital keys to music today controls the music industry tomorrow. Record labels and music publishers are enabling a new class of competitors by allowing online music services to contr Andrew Donoho is a Web Theorist for a major IT ...

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