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Report: "Song Skipping" Option Holding Back Apple's iRadio
Earlier this month , it was reported that Apple had reached a licensing agreement with Universal Music Group for its streaming music service, expected to be called "iRadio." However, Apple was still in negotiations with Sony Music .
Wed May 15, 2013
Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine give money, and names, to USC
Jimmy Iovine of Universal Music Group, left, and hip-hop mogul Dr. Dre. have joined forces to create an arts and business academy for students at USC.
EU approves WMG's purchase of Parlophone
The European Commission said Wednesday it approved the acquisition of the Parlophone Label Group by Access Industries Inc.
Tue May 14, 2013
Google Signs Deal with Universal, Sony for Streaming Music Service
The internet mega-corporation has inked deals with Universal Music Group and Sony Music Entertainment, which will bring their signed artists to the streaming service, poised as a rival to Spotify, which is expected to be announced at tomorrow's I/O event.
Is Google Launching a Subscription Music Service to Battle Spotify?
Rumor has it Google will debut a subscription music service this week at its annual developer conference, Google I/O . The rumor mill intensified Tuesday after The Verge reported that its music industry sources said Google secured licensing deals with Sony Music Entertainment and Universal Music Group for YouTube and Google Play.
Vivendi's Mobile Phone Unit Drags Down First-Quarter Profit
A sharp decline in French mobile-phone revenue dragged down profit by nearly a quarter at Vivendi SA , underscoring the conglomerate's plans to slowly get rid of telecom assets and focus on its media businesses.
Sun May 12, 2013
Vivendi SA Rating Reiterated by CIC Securities
's stock had its "hold" rating restated by equities researchers at CIC Securities in a report issued on Monday, Analyst Ratings Network.com reports.
Thu May 09, 2013
Apple strikes iRadio deal with Universal Music
The company has reached a licensing deal with the world's largest music label, Universal Music Group, according to people familiar with the situation.
Decortica hit the North Island
The Auckland group's critically acclaimed third album 11811 never quite got the push it deserved when their record label EMI got swallowed up by Universal Music Group.
The Digital Skeptic: Here's All the Music Money Lost to the Web
When Liz Kennedy called to tell me I could touch every music industry sale for the past 40 years, I had no idea it would feel this sad.
Wed May 08, 2013
"Live It Up" precedes JLO's 10th album to be released on 2101 Records / Capitol Records in late 2013.
Tue May 07, 2013
The Globe and Mail
UPDATE 1-Weak broadband, TV drag on Telefonica Brasil profit
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1Q13 Results: Telefonica Brasil S.A.
The Company records annual growth in the recurrent EBITDA for the 3rd quarter in a roll, with increase of 2.0% and recurrent EBITDA Margin of 33.2%. Total accesses reached 90.9 million in 1Q13 , 76.0 million of which was in the mobile business and 14.9 million was in the fixed-line business; Postpaid accesses grew 17.4% y-o-y. 42% of the new ... (more)
Mon May 06, 2013
IRW-Press: Destiny Media Technologies' (TSXV:DSY) (OTCQX:DSNY) CEO...
Press: Destiny Media Technologies' CEO Steve Vestergaard Interviewed by Ted Ohashi, CFA - Video Posted on InvestmentPitch.com Thomson Reuters ONE via COMTEX) -- Vancouver, British Columbia, May 3, 2013 - Destiny Media Technologies' CEO Steve Vestergaard is interviewed by InvestmentPitch's Ted Ohashi, CFA.
Bud Light delivers music-fueled experience via mobile app
Bud Light has debuted its new Music First program and is using a mobile application to engage music fans throughout the summer.
Sun May 05, 2013
BMG Concludes Mute And Sanctuary Acquisitions
Music rights management company BMG has announced it has concluded the significant acquisitions of legendary recorded music catalogues Mute and Sanctuary from Universal Music Group.
Sat May 04, 2013
Vivendi SA Downgraded to "Market Perform" at Raymond James
A number of other analysts have also recently weighed in on VIV. Analysts at CIC Securities reiterated a "hold" rating on shares of Vivendi SA in a research note to investors on Monday, April 29th.
Fri May 03, 2013
Destiny Media Technologies' CEO Steve Vestergaard Interviewed by Ted...
Vancouver, British Columbia-- - Destiny Media Technologies' CEO Steve Vestergaard is interviewed by InvestmentPitch's Ted Ohashi, CFA.
Wed May 01, 2013
'Bud Light Music First' Includes Live Nation, Myspace
The program, Bud Light Music First, brings together music and interactive partners, including Live Nation, Myspace and Universal Music Group, to engage music fans throughout the summer and host a live music experience.
Not Making Money on Spotify? How X5 Increased Their Streams by 3,400%...
Having heard Johan Lagerlf, the CEO of Stockholm-based digital compilations company X5, speak at an innovation panel at Midem this year, it was no surprise to hear the news that Universal Music Group has formed a partnership with his company .