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2010-01-29 05:00:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Music Group (UMG), the world's leading music company, will further expand its line-up of direct-to-consumer mobile content and services for music fans through an agreement with Netbiscuits, the world's leading mobile publishing platform.

2009-09-16 08:00:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Judge P.

2009-08-01 13:15:41

A Boston University student says he is disappointed he has been ordered to pay $675,000 for illegally downloading and sharing 30 copyright songs. The Boston Globe reported Saturday a U.S.

2009-07-07 22:02:45

A Minnesota mother of four is seeking either a third trial or drastically lowered court-ordered damages for illegally downloading copyright-protected music. Jammie Thomas-Rasset, 32, Brainerd, was ordered to pay $1.92 million in a U.S.

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2009-06-19 09:50:00

On Thursday, a 32-year-old woman was found guilty by a U.S jury of illegally downloading 24 songs over the Internet in a high-profile piracy case.

2009-06-12 09:53:00

Sony Corporation of America Announces Benefit Auction in Conjunction with Charity Folks and Sony Pictures Entertainment NEW YORK, June 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony Corporation of America, in partnership with charity auction site Charityfolks.com, is auctioning off an autographed Sony VAIO Notebook PC that appears in the upcoming Sony Pictures movie The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3.

2009-06-04 15:15:00

Sony Music Entertainment (SME) Joins Universal Music Group (UMG) to Make Professionally-Created Content Available from Broad Array of Musical Artists NEW YORK, June 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony Music Entertainment (SME) has joined Universal Music Group (UMG) to create VEVO, the new premium music video and entertainment service conceived by UMG and powered by YouTube.

2009-05-12 23:05:00

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, May 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Destiny Media Technologies (OTC Bulletin Board: DSNY) is pleased to announce that Universal Music Group (UMG), the world's leading music company, has chosen Destiny's Play MPE(R) media distribution system to securely distribute pre-release tracks throughout Europe, Asia, South America and Africa. This new international agreement builds on UMG's successful transition to secure digital distribution of pre-release content to press...

2009-05-04 10:29:00

Deal Builds On Long-term Partnership To Include All Services NEW YORK, May 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony Music Entertainment and Razor & Tie Entertainment have expanded their exclusive distribution agreement to include full digital rights, it was announced today by Thomas Hesse, President, Global Digital Business, U.S.

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2009-05-04 10:45:07

A new bill being presented to Congress aims to allow more compensation for performers whose songs play on the radio.


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