Music News Archives: Page 3This is page 3 of the music news archives.
Microsoft, Time Warner and Thomson Acquire ContentGuard (March 29, 2005): Microsoft, Time Warner and Thomson have announced completion of their three-way acquisition of ContentGuard.
Judy McGrath Makes Appointments at MTV (March 29, 2005): Judy McGrath has appointed Herb Scannell and Bill Roedy to the positions of Vice Chairman, MTV Networks and President, Nickelodeon Networks and Vice Chairman, MTV Networks and President, MTV Networks International, respectively.
YellowPepper and Blue Frog Mobile Announce Partnership (March 24, 2005): YellowPepper, a mobile services provider, has announced a partnership with Blue Frog Mobile, a mobile content provider.
LOUD Technologies Acquires St. Louis Music (March 18, 2005): LOUD Technologies Inc.
SNOCAP Signs Agreement With Sony BMG (March 15, 2005): SNOCAP and Sony BMG Music Entertainment announced that they have signed an agreement for SNOCAP to provide identification and copyright management technologies, as well as database services.
iTunes Song Sales Pass 300 Million Mark (March 11, 2005): Apple announced that more than 300 million songs have been have purchased and downloaded from the iTunes Music Store.
Peer Impact Sings Agreement with EMI (March 3, 2005): Wurld Media, Inc.
Chiappardi and Lyman Launch New Entertainment Company (March 3, 2005): Bob Chiappardi of Concrete Marketing Inc.
Univision Names Ray Rodriguez President and COO (March 1, 2005): Univision Communications Inc.
iMedia Market Report Launches (March 1, 2005): The iMedia Market Report has officially launched featuring audio content, commentary, news, business analysis and market information about digital media and entertainment.
Guitar Center to Acquire Music & Arts Center (February 28, 2005): Guitar Center, Inc.
Verizon Offers Music Videos by Mobile Phone (February 21, 2005): Verizon Wireless and Warner Music Group (WMG) have announced the launch of a mobile music video download service called V CAST.
Study Finds Digital Opportunities for Music Industry (January 7, 2005): Based on the latest data from The NPD Group, which was presented at the Music 2.
Publishing Industry Soundbytes 12-28-04 (December 28, 2004): People William Safire will publish his final column as a New York Times Op-Ed columnist on January 24, 2005.
Paid Movie Downloads Follow Digital Music's Lead (October 29, 2004): Now that legal music services are in full swing -- with entries from perennial competitors Apple and Microsoft, and even Wal-Mart in the fray -- can the movie rental business be far behind? The NPD Group recently reviewed this fledging sector of the entertainment market and discovered that consumers today are reacting similarly to renting downloaded movies from the Web as they did to music during the early days of downloading.
Publishing Industry Soundbytes 10-8-04 (October 8, 2004): Book Deals | Content Deals Film and Television | Launches and Redesigns Miscellaneous | Music Business | People People Wyatt Kash, an award-winning, 25-year veteran of business-to-business journalism, will join Government Computer News as editor Oct.
Publishing Industry Soundbytes 9-17-04 (September 17, 2004): People Catherine M.
Sony Music Entertainment and BMG Unite (September 10, 2004): Sony Music Entertainment and BMG have completed the creation of Sony BMG Music Entertainment, a global recorded music joint venture.
Publishing Industry Soundbytes 7-30-04 (July 30, 2004): People CIO magazine has appointmented Richard Pastore to the position of Editor, as well as the appointment of Allan Holmes to Washington Bureau Chief.
Publishing Industry Soundbytes 7-23-04 (July 23, 2004): People CMP Media's VARBusiness, a bi-weekly magazine that covers the business of technology integration, has expanded its editorial staff with the addition of Alexander Wolfe and Cristina McEachern as senior editors.