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2012-05-28 23:00:02

Canada´s Copyright Modernization Act, the long-awaited Canadian copyright reform bill, C-11 Bill contains some good consumer provisions that support MP3Rocket´s “time-shifting” and “format-shifting” converter technology. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 28, 2012 The Canadian C-11 copyright reform bill includes the expansion of the fair-use provision, new consumer rights for format shifting, time shifting and backup copies, a provision facilitating recording user...

Google Moves For Mistrial In Legal Battle With Oracle
2012-05-10 05:08:54

Google´s lead attorney filed a motion on Tuesday asking the U.S. District Judge overseeing its copyright and patent trial with Oracle to declare a mistrial. The move was driven by a mixed verdict delivered on Monday in the copyright phase of the trial.  The jury found that Google had violated Oracle´s copyrights in using 37 of Java´s “application programming interfaces,” or APIs, when it developed the Android mobile operating system.  However, it was...

2012-04-26 06:23:21

WASHINGTON, April 26, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- SoundExchange today announced the hire of Marie Knowles as vice president of communications. In this role, she will lead the organization's strategic communications, including public relations, media relations and internal employee communications strategy. Marie has more than a decade of communications experience in creating and implementing strategic brand-building programs for both public companies and nonprofit organizations across a...

2012-04-09 14:20:48

SCHAUMBURG, Ill., April 9, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Association of Professional Background Screeners® has announced the formation of their third international chapter, NAPBS® Canada. The chapter is currently accepting applications for regular, associate and affiliate membership as well as founding members. "The NAPBS Canada Chapter was established late last year as a result of the efforts of Canadian background screening companies to better serve the...

2012-03-15 15:41:00

NORTH MANKATO, Minn., March 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Today's content publishers and distributors serving the education marketplace often face challenges in balancing the needs of the traditional print environment while keeping pace with the ever-changing world of ePublishing. Corporate Graphics Commercial is addressing these needs through the introduction and release of Publish 360(TM), a new digital publishing platform solution designed to help them increase their efficiencies and...

2012-02-26 23:01:00

New Video Format will Stream from a Web Server to Computers and Smart Phones Without Transcoding VANCOUVER, Feb. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Destiny Media Technologies (TSXV: DSY) (OTCQX: DSNY) is pleased to provide an update on development of its second generation playerless streaming video solution, which will eliminate the need for publishers to maintain separate streaming hardware and various video formats to reach their audience. Destiny has developed a single video file format...

2012-01-17 08:00:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- SoundExchange today announced a fourth quarter 2011 distribution of $89.5 million with more than 18,000 payments, bringing year-end estimated royalty payments to $292 million (up 17 percent from the prior year). SoundExchange's distributions continue to grow each quarter, with the most recent being its largest to date. This brings total royalties distributed since the organization's inception to more than $900 million. The royalties are paid...

2011-12-06 08:00:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- SoundExchange announced today the appointment of Scott Day to the role of chief technology officer (CTO). Scott will assume responsibility for identifying and implementing technology innovations that create strategic business value for the organization. Most recently, Scott served as CTO at financial services and media company The Motley Fool where he led the organization's technology team. In this role, his leadership enabled...

2011-11-16 08:02:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- SoundExchange announced today the appointment of Jonathan C. Bender to the role of chief operating officer (COO). Jonathan will assume responsibility for the organization's operational structure, including oversight of distribution and account services. He will also oversee repertoire management and the organization's database for tracking, collecting and distributing music royalties on behalf of artists and record labels. "As we move...

2011-11-16 07:45:00

MALVERN, Pa., Nov. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Modevity, LLC, a leader in content protection and mobile distribution solutions announced that it has signed the Miami Dolphins for their ARALOC(TM) Sports Platform. The ARALOC Sports Platform provides secure mobile content distribution, protection, tracking and analytics for proprietary content including; playbooks, game and practice video, as well as scouting information to mobile devices including iPad, iPhone and Android. ARALOC Sports is...