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  1. Coke To Close U.K. Music Download Site

    June 20, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Mycokemusic.com to shut down July 31. Coca-Cola Co. said on Tuesday (June 20) it will close its British online music service mycokemusic.com on July 31, after losing market share to Apple Computer Inc.'s iTunes Music Store. Mycokemusic launch ...

  2. Coke To Close U.K. Music Download Site

    June 20, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Mycokemusic.com to shut down July 31. Coca-Cola Co. said on Tuesday (June 20) it will close its British online music service mycokemusic.com on July 31, after losing market share to Apple Computer Inc.'s iTunes Music Store. Mycokemusic launch ...

  3. Microsoft Readies iPod Rival

    June 19, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Company already demonstrating the device. Microsoft Corp. is developing a music and video device to compete with Apple's iPod and creating its own music service to rival Apple's iTunes, sources familiar with the plans said on Friday (Jun ...

  4. Feds Launch Probe Against Apple

    June 14, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Ruling expected within 12—15 months. The U.S. International Trade Commission has launched a probe into whether Apple Computer's iPod infringes on a Creative Technology Ltd. patent, Creative said on Wednesday (June 14). Creative filed a compla ...

  5. Apple Unveils New U2 iPod

    June 06, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Model based on fifth generation 30 GB video iPod. Model based on fifth generation 30 GB video iPod. News ...

  6. Apple Unveils New U2 iPod

    June 06, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Model based on fifth generation 30 GB video iPod. Apple introduced an new version of the iPod U2 Special Edition as a continuation of the partnership between Apple, U2 and Universal Music Group (UMG). The new U2 model is based on the fifth generat ...

  7. Study: Sirius Pulls Even With XM

    June 01, 2006 12:00 AM EDT More than 25,000 rock station listeners polled. A new poll of more than 25,000 respondents/listeners of 79 different rock stations from Jacobs Media says XM and Sirius are now equally popular, but the momentum—largely driven by Howard Stern—is shi ...

  8. Apple, Nike Team For iPod Running Gear

    May 26, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Companies are developing a wireless shoe system. Nike Inc. and Apple Computer Inc. have joined forces to try to become a runner’s best friend. The two companies announced last week that they are developing a wireless system so some Nike shoes embe ...

  9. JASRAC Reports Collections Rise

    May 17, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The Japanese Society for Rights of Authors, Composers and Publishers today (May 17) reported copyright fee collections for the year ending March 31 rose 2.6% year-on-year to ¥113.6 billion ($1.03 bil The Japanese Society for Rights of Authors, Com ...

  10. Creative Sues Apple

    May 16, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Claims iPod's infringe Creative patent. Claims iPod's infringe Creative patent. News ...

  11. Creative Sues Apple

    May 15, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Claims iPod's infringe Creative patent Creative Technology, the company behind the Zen line of digital music devices, is suing Apple Computer for patent infringement. The suit seeks an injunction against Apple for the sale, marketing and impo ...

  12. MTV's 'Urge' Set For Launch

    May 15, 2006 12:00 AM EDT To kick off with 2 million tracks. The underperforming digital subscription business has a new would-be savior: MTV. The music and lifestyle giant on Wednesday (May 17) will unveil its long anticipated digital music service, Urge. MTV tapped Micro ...

  13. Interoperability Debate Begins In French Senate

    May 04, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The French Senate today (May 4) recommenced debate on the country's long-awaited copyright bill. More than 250 amendments have been registered for examination over the next three to four days. The rig The French Senate today (May 4) recommenc ...

  14. Interoperability Debate Begins In French Senate

    May 04, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Conclusion to talks expected May 10, 12. The French Senate today (May 4) recommenced debate on the country's long-awaited copyright bill. More than 250 amendments have been registered for examination over the next three to four days. The righ ...

  15. Apple Renews Flat-rate iTunes Music Contracts

    May 02, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Apple Computer has renewed contracts with the world's four largest music companies to sell songs through its iTunes Music Store, after blocking their attempts to end iTunes' flat-rate pricing scheme, Apple Computer has renewed contracts ...

  16. iPod Sales Boost Apple Bottom Line

    April 20, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Apple Computer released the latest iTunes/iPod figures during its fiscal second quarter earnings report for the period that ended April 1, 2006. According to the company, it sold 8.5 million iPods in Apple Computer reports its fiscal second quarte ...

  17. Burst.com Files Suit Against Apple

    April 18, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Demands injunction against iTunes, iPods. Four months after Apple Computer asked the courts to dismiss its patent claims, Burst.com has filed a patent infringement lawsuit demanding an injunction against the iTunes Music Store, iPod devices, and o ...

  18. Satellite Radio Awareness Climbs To 61%

    April 13, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Recognition grown consistently over past two years. XM and Sirius have 61% awareness levels among American consumers, according to a new study by Edison Media Research and Arbitron. Public recognition of satellite radio has grown consistently over ...

  19. iTunes On A Plane?

    April 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Report: Airline content providers press for downloads. In-flight entertainment system providers are courting Apple Computer for the ability to offer iTunes music and video downloads to airline passengers. According to Flight International, executi ...

  20. Apple Ruling Unlikely Before Easter

    April 06, 2006 12:00 AM EDT A High Court judge is unlikely to rule before Easter in the legal fight between Apple Computer and the Beatles' Apple Corps record label over the use of the apple logo. A High Court judge is unlikely to rule before Easter in the legal fight b ...

  21. Dave Matthews Now Available On iTunes

    April 05, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Music store becomes first to offer band's catalog. The entire Dave Matthews Band catalog is now available on Apple's iTunes, making it the first digital music store to do so. "We're excited to offer Dave Matthews Band fans our ...

  22. Apple Releases Software To Limit iPod Volume

    March 29, 2006 12:00 AM EST Free update available at Apple's online store. In a response to several lawsuits and a rash of publicity over how iPods contribute to hearing loss, Apple Computer has released a software update for all iPod Nano and 5th-generation devices tha ...

  23. Sprint Eyes Mobile Music Subscriptions

    March 29, 2006 12:00 AM EST Plans to expand pact with Sirius as well. Sprint Nextel Corp. plans to boost its mobile music business this year with a new subscription scheme for downloading songs onto cellphones, and expand its partnership with Sirius Satellite Radio Inc., a t ...

  24. Apple Releases Software To Limit iPod Volume

    March 29, 2006 12:00 AM EST Free update available at Apple's online store. In a response to several lawsuits and a rash of publicity over how iPods contribute to hearing loss, Apple Computer has released a software update for all iPod Nano and 5th-generation devices tha ...

  25. Studios, Vid Marketers Tout Titles With Musical Hook

    March 22, 2006 12:00 AM EST Trend in Hollywood: melding musicians with movies. The Weinstein Co. and Genius Products are showing their hipness by playing up the music angle of the upcoming DVD release of "Derailed." The title hits stores Tuesday with an extended ve ...

  26. Apple Blasts French Copyright Bill

    March 22, 2006 12:00 AM EST Apple Computer has slammed the French parliament's contentious decision yesterday (March 21) to introduce the right to interoperability in the long-awaited copyright bill. In a statement issued today, Apple Computer has slammed the French par ...

  27. Apple Blasts French Copyright Bill

    March 22, 2006 12:00 AM EST Apple Computer has slammed the French parliament's contentious decision yesterday (March 21) to introduce the right to interoperability in the long-awaited copyright bill. In a statement issued today, Apple Computer has slammed the French par ...

  28. Report: HD Radio Preferred Over iPod

    March 15, 2006 12:00 AM EST Study done Jan.-Feb., 1,000 people polled. Mercury Radio Research has released the results of a survey of 1,000 people conducted in Jan.-Feb. about HD Radio and the iPod. Given the choice between the two technologies at the same price, better than ...

  29. France Proposes To OK DRM-Cracking Software

    March 14, 2006 12:00 AM EST France is pushing through a law that would force Apple Computer to open its iTunes online music store and enable consumers to download songs onto devices other than the computer maker's popular iPod p France is pushing through a law that woul ...

  30. France Proposes To OK DRM-Cracking Software

    March 14, 2006 12:00 AM EST France is pushing through a law that would force Apple Computer to open its iTunes online music store and enable consumers to download songs onto devices other than the computer maker's popular iPod p France is pushing through a law that woul ...

  31. Suit Filed Against Major Labels

    March 10, 2006 12:00 AM EST Claims they hampered online music growth. A consumer class action lawsuit has been brought against the major record labels for antitrust violations, claiming that the companies hampered the growth of online music to protect their high-profit CD ma ...

  32. Study: Podcasting To Grow Ads

    March 02, 2006 12:00 AM EST Predicts it will reach $150 million by 2008. Podcasting has a long ways to go before it becomes a mainstream medium, but is poised to grow exponentially through the end of the current decade and will increasingly become an attractive outlet for ad ...

  33. Rumors Abound Over Apple, Microsoft Gadgets

    February 28, 2006 12:00 AM EST 'Origami Project' news to hijack Apple announcement. While iPod fans wait with baited breath for the "fun new products" announcement Tuesday (Feb. 28) from Apple Computer, Microsoft managed to hijack the rumor mill with a super ...

  34. iTunes Reaches Billion Download Milestone

    February 23, 2006 12:00 AM EST Apple Computer's iTunes Music Store has passed the 1 billion-download mark, less than three years after it launched and just days before a planned press event where the company will unveil new consume Apple Computer’s iTunes Music Store has p ...

  35. Report: Amazon Close To Downloads Launch

    February 17, 2006 12:00 AM EST Online retailer Amazon.com Inc. is in advanced talks with four top music companies on starting a digital music service as early as this summer, the Wall Street Journal reported Thursday. Online retailer Amazon.com Inc. is in advanced talks with fo ...

  36. Apple Sued Over iPod Earphones

    February 02, 2006 12:00 AM EST A Louisiana man has filed a class action lawsuit against Apple Computer for allegedly putting consumers at risk of suffering noise-induced hearing loss. A Louisiana man has filed a class action lawsuit against Apple Computer for allegedly putting ...

  37. Tomlin Leads Nominees For GMA Awards

    February 02, 2006 12:00 AM EST To be held April 5 in Nashville. Chris Tomlin leads the list of nominees for the Gospel Music Assn.'s 37th annual awards with nine nominations, among them artist and male vocalist of the year. "Holy is the Lord" and "How Great ...

  38. Vital:Pias, Apple Clinch Content Deal

    January 22, 2006 12:00 AM EST Unlocks video downloads for 100-plus labels. Digital music services specialist Vital:Pias Digital has struck a multi-territory content agreement to sell its 100-plus partner labels' music videos on Apple Computer's iTunes Music Store. Th ...

  39. The Orchard Launches Video Service

    January 19, 2006 12:00 AM EST Will market to services including iTunes. The Orchard, the online independent music distributor and marketer, has launched a new digital video distribution service. In addition to the videos from the labels which the Orchard represents, additional ...

  40. Burst.com To File Suit Against Apple

    January 12, 2006 12:00 AM EST Action to counter the lawsuit on Jan. 4 by Apple. Burst.com will be filing patent infringement claims to counter the lawsuit brought on Jan. 4 by Apple Computer over methods of handling audio and audiovisual information. Apple asked the court to d ...

  41. Phish Launches Video Service

    January 06, 2006 12:00 AM EST Phish has launched what it describes as the "first-of-its-kind" service for individual live video downloads via its LivePhish.com repository. Through Jan. 15, the service is offering a free download f Phish has launched what it describes ...

  42. Jones, Dankworth Head New Year Honours

    January 03, 2006 12:00 AM EST Welsh singer Tom Jones and jazz musician John Dankworth were both made knights in the New Year Honours list, published Saturday (Dec. 31), for services to music. Welsh singer Tom Jones and jazz musician John Dankworth were both made knights in the ...

  43. Musicians Dominate Yahoo Searches

    December 20, 2005 12:00 AM EST Yahoo released its 2005 report on top searches this week, and while music sales may have kept falling during those 12 months, the popularity of music and music stars remained as popular as ever. Yahoo released its 2005 report on top searches this ...

  44. Creative Unveils Zen Vision MP3 Player

    December 20, 2005 12:00 AM EST Creative Technology, the Singapore-based digital-entertainment products manufacturer, has unveiled a new MP3 player that it has positioned to compete against Apple Computer's iPod. Creative Technology, the Singapore-based digital-entertainmen ...

  45. Apple Corps Sues EMI Over Beatles Royalties

    December 16, 2005 12:00 AM EST Apple Corps, the Beatles company, has sued EMI for more than £30 million ($52.9 million) in a row over unpaid record royalties for the British band. Apple Corps, the Beatles company, has sued EMI for more than £30 million ($52.9 million) ...

  46. Apple Corps Sues EMI Over Beatles Royalties

    December 16, 2005 12:00 AM EST Beatles firm claims $53M. Apple Corps, the Beatles company, has sued EMI for more than £30 million ($52.9 million) in a row over unpaid record royalties for the British band. London-based Apple Corps Ltd. yesterday (Dec. 15) launched proceedings i ...

  47. MTV, Microsoft To Develop Online Service

    December 13, 2005 12:00 AM EST To launch early next year. MTV Networks Inc. said Tuesday it has partnered with Microsoft Corp. to develop an online music service to launch early next year. The service, dubbed URGE, will be integrated into the next version of the software maker& ...

  48. Japanese Gov't Nixes 'iPod Tax'

    December 02, 2005 12:00 AM EST A proposed "iPod tax" on hard-disc and flash-memory music players has been given a final thumbs-down by a Japanese government committee. A proposed "iPod tax" on hard-disc and flash-memory music players has been given a final t ...

  49. Japanese Gov't Nixes 'iPod Tax'

    December 02, 2005 12:00 AM EST A proposed "iPod tax" on hard-disc and flash-memory music players has been given a final thumbs-down by a Japanese government committee. A proposed "iPod tax" on hard-disc and flash-memory music players has been given a final t ...

  50. Behind the Deal: Is It Legal To Sell iPods Loaded With Music?

    November 22, 2005 12:00 AM EST As consumers auction off iPods loaded with music on eBay and sell CD collections after copying tracks to iTunes, a question repeatedly comes up: What's fair and what's infringement? Even copyright exp As consumers auction off iPods loade ...

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