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2009-01-08 06:30:00

SanDisk Corp, No. 1 producer of flash memory card devices, showed off its newest product addition on Wednesday "“ a portable music player that comes with preloaded 1,000 songs.The Milpitas, California-based firm unveiled its Sansa slotRadio player alongside its own line of compatible memory cards, all of which come with preloaded music, at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. The slotRadio device is intended for the not-so-tech-savvy music listener. Each card comes with...

2009-01-05 08:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Music Enterprises (UMe), a division of Universal Music Group, the world's leading music company, and Jake Steinfeld, the iconic entrepreneur who has been credited with creating the personal fitness training industry with his Body By Jake Global brand (BBJ), have launched the music and fitness industries' first digital fitness music label, Don't Quit Music, which will create category-specific workout music. The announcement was made today by Bruce...

2008-12-03 13:38:00

"The Fame" will be made Available on a New DRM-Free MP3 microSD card Format to Hit Store Shelves this Fall LOS ANGELES, Dec. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Lady Gaga's much anticipated debut album, "The Fame," is now being distributed on the new slotMusic(TM) format. Fans of Lady Gaga, who scored a major international hit with her single "Just Dance" and is poised to have a huge hit in the States, can soon enjoy her debut album in high fidelity, DRM-free MP3 music on the go -- in their mobile phones...

2008-10-15 00:00:11

The world's four largest music companies and SanDisk Corporation (NASDAQ:SNDK), a leading seller of MP3 players and flash memory cards in the United States, today unveiled the full list of artists joining the inaugural slotMusic line-up. Starting this week, music fans can purchase slotMusic cards--microSD(TM) cards with pre-loaded, high quality, DRM-free MP3 music--featuring new release albums from favorite artists like Coldplay, Katy Perry, Leona Lewis, Rihanna and Robin Thicke and catalog...

2008-09-29 09:00:34

By RACHEL METZ By RACHEL METZ AP Technology Writer Just as vinyl once gave way to compact discs as the main physical medium for music, could CDs be replaced now by a fingernail-sized memory card? Perhaps not entirely, but SanDisk, four major record labels and retailers Best Buy and Wal-Mart are hoping that albums sold on microSD memory cards, loaded with music in the MP3 format, free of copy protections, will at least provide an additional stream of sales. Called "slotMusic," the...

2008-09-23 03:00:19

NEW YORK - Just as vinyl once gave way to compact discs as the main physical medium for music, could CDs be replaced by a fingernail-sized memory card? Perhaps not entirely, but SanDisk Corp., four major record labels and retailers Best Buy Co. and Wal-Mart Stores Inc. are hoping that albums sold on microSD memory cards will at least provide an additional stream of sales. The companies were expected to unveil plans today to sell memory cards loaded with music in the MP3 format, free...

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2008-09-22 09:30:00

SanDisk Corp., along with four major record labels and retailers Best Buy Co. and Wal-Mart Stores Inc. are hoping to address the growing trend of digital music by selling albums on microSD memory cards rather than CDs. Announced on Monday, the so-called "slotMusic" format could provide an additional stream of sales for those who now opt for digital copies over hard copies. Currently, albums still sell more in a physical format "“ 449 million CDs sold in 2007, while 50 million sold...

2008-09-22 00:00:17

Leaders in music, retail and flash memory technology today announced they're bringing consumers an innovative, new physical music format, dubbed "slotMusic(TM)." microSD(TM) cards will soon be made available with pre-loaded, high quality, DRM-free MP3 music of top artists from EMI Music, SONY BMG, Universal Music Group, and Warner Music Group. A selection of slotMusic cards will first be available at brick-and-mortar and online stores throughout the U.S., including Best Buy and Wal-Mart, with...