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Apple, Warner Music have signed deal for iRadio, sources say

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Over the weekend, Apple signed a new deal with Warner Music Group for recorded music and music publishing rights, say sources for the New York Times. The deal comes on top of one with Universal Music for recorded music. Apple is reportedly scrambling to secure new deals with the major...
Apple, Warner Music have signed deal for iRadio, sources say

What crisis? Sony Music buys EMI's back catalogue for $2.2 billion

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While its parent company goes through a dramatic reinvention, Sony Music's scraped together $2.2 billion to lead a consortium that's just bought EMI's music publishing business. While it'll sell off the three Virgin and Famous Music labels to avoid competition concerns, the company will gain access to three million...
What crisis? Sony Music buys EMI's back catalogue for $2.2 billion

EU Expected to Approve Sony's EMI Music Deal

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European antitrust regulators are expected Thursday to approve a plan by a Sony Corp.-led investor group to buy EMI Group Ltd.’s huge music-publishing division for $2.2 billion, according to people familiar with the situation. Approval by the European Commission, the European Union’s executive arm, would represent a victory for Sony,...
EU Expected to Approve Sony's EMI Music Deal

Dear Permission Culture: This Is Why No One Wants To Ask For Your OK

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"Just ask for permission." When it comes to dealing with the "permission culture" that goes hand-in-hand with copyright these days, there's really no way to win. Certain rights holders claim they just want to be asked, but the actual process involved makes it seem like you'd save a ton of...
Dear Permission Culture: This Is Why No One Wants To Ask For Your OK
Apple Reportedly Brings Warner Music On Board For iRadio Streaming Service Ahead Of WWDC

Rumor: Music Streamer Spotify To Try Streaming Video Too

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Can the little British firm upset the U.S. video giants? According to sources who've spoken to BusinessInsider.com, Spotify is poised to expand its services from streaming music over the Internet to streaming video content too. For ages Spotify was mainly limited to British, then European consumers thanks to complex...
Rumor: Music Streamer Spotify To Try Streaming Video Too

Bill Gates-owned Corbis unveils music licensing service GreenLight Music

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Corbis may be best known for licensing digital images. But the Seattle company, started by Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates in 1989, is expanding its footprint in the digital music arena today with the launch of GreenLight Music. Some heavyweights from the industry have already lined up behind the effort, namely...
Bill Gates-owned Corbis unveils music licensing service GreenLight Music

Apple Inks a Key Deal with Warner Music Group

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Apple is inching closer to a new streaming music service for iTunes, according to people familiar with the matter. Earlier today, Apple inked a licensing deal with Warner Music Group for the rights to its recorded music and music publishing, agreeing to terms on the publishing side that other major...
Apple Inks a Key Deal with Warner Music Group

Apple Secures Warner Music Streaming Rights

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Apple is inching closer to a new streaming music service for iTunes, according to people familiar with the matter. On Sunday Apple inked a licensing deal with Warner Music Group for the rights to its recorded music and music publishing, agreeing to terms on the publishing side that other major...
Apple Secures Warner Music Streaming Rights

Sony selling NY headquarters for $1.1 billion, will rent space from new owners

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Despite losing a little less each quarter since Kazuo Hirai took over as CEO, Sony still appears to be looking for ways to cut the fat. Its latest move? Sell the house. Taking a page from Nokia's book, Sony has announced that it has agreed to sell its New...
Sony selling NY headquarters for $1.1 billion, will rent space from new owners

TC Disrupt Finalist Tonara Raises $4M Series A Round, Expands Its Interactive Sheet Music Catalog

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Tonara, the interactive sheet music app for iPad that listens to you as you play a score and automatically turns the page for you, just announced that it has raised a $4 million Series A round led by Carmel Ventures, with follow-on investments from existing seed investors including Index Ventures,...
TC Disrupt Finalist Tonara Raises $4M Series A Round, Expands Its Interactive Sheet Music Catalog

Amazon faces whistleblower's claims over UK business tax practices

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Margaret Hodge, chair of public accounts committee, signals company interview to come on tax arrangementsAmazon is facing mounting questions over the extent of the business activities conducted out of Patriot Court, its headquarters in Slough, threatening to throw the group's controversial UK tax structure into disarray.A second supplier has contacted...
Amazon faces whistleblower's claims over UK business tax practices
Sony Corp Sells Its U.S. Headquarter Building for $1.1B
Sony Pictures CEO rumored to be appointed head of SCA, will oversee entire US entertainment operation

Michael Lynton becomes CEO of Sony America, Nicole Seligman picked for SCA president

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Plenty of moving and shaking going on after the bell today. Hot on the heels of news that RIM's CEO is making major internal changes, in flies word that Michael Lynton has been selected as the CEO of Sony Corp. America. He's coming over from Sony Pictures Entertainment, where he...
Michael Lynton becomes CEO of Sony America, Nicole Seligman picked for SCA president

Digital multi-taskers rule: 42% of Americans access the Internet while watching TV

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(Photo: Steve Stein) How do you watch TV? Well, if you are like a growing contingent of Americans, you likely have a smartphone,  tablet or laptop by your side as you breeze through episodes of Parenthood or The Daily Show. According to a new study out today from KPMG, 42 percent...
Digital multi-taskers rule: 42% of Americans access the Internet while watching TV
Apple streaming music service reportedly delayed as licensing talks break down

Sony-EMI deal set to get nod from EU

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European competition regulator likely to allow Sony-led bid to buy EMI Music's publishing assetsThe European competition regulator is set to give a Sony-led consortium the green light in its bid to buy EMI Music's publishing assets for $2.2bn (£1.4bn).The consortium, which is led by Sony Music's Sony/ATV, will not face...
Sony-EMI deal set to get nod from EU

Announcing D: Dive Into Media 2013, Featuring Google, Facebook, Sony, Hearst and More

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If you made it to the first D: Dive into Media conference this year, you got to see the likes of Dick Costolo, Jason Kilar and Neil Young lay out the the future of the media business. Want to hear more? We’re happy to oblige: We’ll be hosting our second...
Announcing D: Dive Into Media 2013, Featuring Google, Facebook, Sony, Hearst and More

MP on Google tax avoidance scheme: 'I think that you do evil'

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Google and Amazon face fresh attack over claims that their multibillion-pound UK-facing businesses should not be taxedGoogle and Amazon came under fierce attack from MPs and tax campaigners after fresh whistleblower allegations put further strain on claims by the internet giants that their multibillion-pound UK-facing businesses should not be taxed...
MP on Google tax avoidance scheme: 'I think that you do evil'

Record companies score infringement victory over "Russian Facebook"

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Russia's version of Facebook, vKontakte—a social media platform with 135 million accounts across Russia, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, and Belarus—has lost its court appeal seeking to overturn an earlier ruling against it stating that the company was infringing copyright by allowing file-sharing services to integrate with vKontakte's user-uploaded media libraries. On May 17,...
Record companies score infringement victory over "Russian Facebook"

Dear Permission Culture: This Is Why No One Wants To Ask For Your OK

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"Just ask for permission." When it comes to dealing with the "permission culture" that goes hand-in-hand with copyright these days, there's really no way to win. Certain rights holders claim they just want to be asked, but the actual process involved makes it seem like you'd save a ton of...
Dear Permission Culture: This Is Why No One Wants To Ask For Your OK
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Universal/EMI must sell crown jewels to protect iTunes challengers

Russian record labels say Samsung and Nokia break the law, owe them $41m

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A group of 14 Russian record labels and music publishing firms are claiming that phone manufacturers Nokia and Samsung, among others, have been breaking their country’s laws since 2010, prompting them to threaten the boycotting of the companies and taking the matter to court. The copyright holders, backed by their...
Russian record labels say Samsung and Nokia break the law, owe them $41m

Will it really be called "iRadio"? and other questions about Apple's new music service

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It looks like Apple is ready to announce a new music service on Monday. The latest report from the behind-the-scenes negotiations says Apple and a third major music label have come to an agreement on recorded music licensing: AllThingsD says Apple has gotten Sony Music on board with its plan...
Will it really be called "iRadio"? and other questions about Apple's new music service

EMI Adds Insult To Bankruptcy In Misguided Gloating Over MP3Tunes Demise

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We already wrote about EMI's success in bankrupting MP3Tunes via overly aggressive litigation. But, now the company has decided to add insult to bankruptcy with a bizarrely gloating statement provided to News.com's Greg Sandoval. Since November 2007, EMI Music and EMI Music Publishing have been engaged in a lawsuit with...
EMI Adds Insult To Bankruptcy In Misguided Gloating Over MP3Tunes Demise

Sony announces $1.1 billion sale and lease-back deal for its US head office

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Struggling Sony has continued its restructuring after the Japanese tech giant announced that it has struck a deal to sell its New York-based headquarters in the US to a group of investors for $1.1 billion. The company has agreed to a lease that will see it remain there for the...
Sony announces $1.1 billion sale and lease-back deal for its US head office

EU Clears Sony's $2.2 Billion Acquisition of EMI

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European competition regulators gave the green light Thursday to a plan by an investor group led by Sony Corp. to buy EMI Group Ltd.’s huge music-publishing division for $2.2 billion. The European Commission’s approval marks a coup for Sony, which has averted a lengthy in-depth second probe. However, European Union...
EU Clears Sony's $2.2 Billion Acquisition of EMI
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