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2008-10-13 15:45:00

A new British survey on consumers' digital habits found that nearly 3 in 4 music pirates would stop if told by their Internet Service Provider to do so. Entertainment Media Research (EMR) conducted the study, with results suggesting that many music fans are steering clear of illegal downloads due to the abundance of online music services. In fact, nearly half of those questioned reported getting their music from legal subscriptions or ad supported sites.  The survey aimed to discover...

2008-10-09 09:00:32

MALIBU, Calif., Oct. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Today, Nexicon (Pink Sheets: NXCO), an emerging provider of next generation digital media protection and digital media business intelligence solutions, is pleased to announce the formation of a partnership with PayArtists to provide anti-piracy services for the music catalog of the legendary musician Frank Zappa. PayArtists will leverage Nexicon's MARC(TM) technology platform and GetAmnesty product to help music artists, record labels and...

2008-09-29 12:00:26

eMusic, the world's largest retailer of independent music and the world's second-largest digital music service after iTunes, today announced that President and Chief Executive Officer David Pakman will depart the company. Pakman will become a partner at a premier venture capital firm. The name of the firm is undisclosed. eMusic has retained the Barlow Group, a Connecticut-based executive search firm to recruit a new chief executive. Pakman will remain with the company through the end of...

2008-09-26 06:00:17

By Yinka Adegoke MySpace, the social networking site owned by News Corp., has unveiled a long-expected joint venture with all four major music companies in a bid to compete with the Apple iTunes store. MySpace Music is designed to win fans with a mix of unlimited free music, comprehensive music catalogs, concert tickets, merchandising and other entertainment features. The launching of the new service had been dogged by speculation on the start date and the ongoing search for a chief...

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2008-09-15 12:10:00

In a small Atlantic Records Group studio in New York, rapper Clifford "T.I." Harris Jr. leans into a silver microphone. "It's the T.I.P. man, the king himself," he says. "Dig this." There's no music on this recording, though, no rhyming lyrics. The Atlanta artist simply talks in his Southern drawl, creating an audio clip that will be posted on his Web site and others across the online universe. The clip and more like it are designed to pull in fans -- and generate revenues from advertising on...

2008-09-08 09:00:19

GARRISON, N.Y., Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Pop/Rock Singer/Songwriter Dan-O is offering free music downloads on his website DanoSongs.com to introduce people to his new CD called "Guitar, Lyrics and Cutups." In addition to his own music the artist has teamed up with EZ Tracks to offer visitors to his site an introductory music subscription that allots new members an initial one thousand MP3 file downloads at no charge. "As a music expert on the Yahoo! Answers website the biggest question I see...

2008-09-05 12:00:17

By Roy Furchgott Everybody likes free music, but nobody likes to be sued. For people seeking free music online, therein lies the conundrum. It is simple to get free music from online services like LimeWire and many others, but it could also bring an unfriendly letter from a lawyer. Dave Dederer feels your pain. As a songwriter and former guitarist for the group Presidents of the United States of America, the owner of a record label and an Internet music entrepreneur, he is especially...

2008-09-04 09:00:17

By Roy Furchgott Everybody likes free music, but nobody likes to be sued. For people seeking free music online, therein lies the conundrum. It's simple to get free music from online services like LimeWire and many others, but it could also bring an unfriendly letter from a lawyer. Dave Dederer feels your pain. As a songwriter and former guitarist for the Presidents of the United States of America, the owner of a record label and an Internet music entrepreneur, he is especially suited to...

2008-09-01 12:00:11

German retail giant, Saturn, is the 1st European partner to offer Universal Music Entertainment's full digital music catalogue in a DRM-free format. Saturn's download portal, (http://www.saturn.de/musikdownload/), powered by 24-7 Entertainment, now features over 215,000 Universal tracks including the complete Pop & Jazz catalogue, bringing Saturn's total Mp3-count to over two million tracks. The Classical catalogue is currently being added and will be accessible shortly. All tracks are...

2008-08-14 09:00:34

Mavric Media, a provider of digital asset management tools, has announced that Noesis Interactive, a developer of training tutorials for the video gaming community, has adopted its SalesBOOST electronic delivery service to enable consumers to digitally download Noesis products. According to the company, SalesBOOST is designed to provide order fulfillment for companies who sell digital media content such as game titles, films, music videos etc. Whether using e-commerce engines or traditional...


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