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Universal approved to purchase record label EMI in EU
Universal approved to purchase record label EMI in EU
Universal Music Group has been approved to purchase the British record label EMI, with the EU competition regulator giving the "OK." However, ...... 21 Sep 2012
Looks like this may be the end of Grooveshark
Looks like this may be the end of Grooveshark
Grooveshark has confirmed today that it has terminated its licensing contract with EMI, leaving the music streaming service with an uncertain future. ...... 04 Apr 2012 - 2 comments
Turntable.fm signs licensing deals with Big 4
Turntable.fm signs licensing deals with Big 4
The popular virtual DJ startup Turntable.fm has signed a licensing agreement with all the major labels, turning the company "legitimate." ...... 14 Mar 2012 - 1 comment
Turntable.fm signs deal with EMI?
Turntable.fm signs deal with EMI?
According to a Cnet report, the popular DJ-ing startup Turntable.fm has signed a licensing agreement with EMI and may be on the verge of signing ...... 10 Mar 2012
EMI sale might not pass regulatory muster in Europe
EMI sale might not pass regulatory muster in Europe
Despite yesterday's report that Citigroup has managed to sell EMI in pieces, the deal still has some major hurdles to clear. Whenever a coporate ...... 12 Nov 2011 - 1 comment
Citigroup sells off EMI pieces for $4.1 billion
Citigroup sells off EMI pieces for $4.1 billion
Citigroup has finally managed to sell off large record label EMI. Universal Music Group has purchased the recorded-music unit for $1.9 billion, ...... 11 Nov 2011
Chuck D royalty lawsuit could make it hard to sell EMI
Chuck D royalty lawsuit could make it hard to sell EMI
When Chuck D filed a lawsuit against Universal Music Group last week, the implications for that company were obvious. If his suit is successful, ...... 07 Nov 2011 - 8 comments
Judge agrees with himself instead of EMI in MP3Tunes case
Judge agrees with himself instead of EMI in MP3Tunes case
EMI continues to lose their fight to prove MP3tunes is liable for copyright infringement. Responding to a filing from EMI lawyers in which ...... 04 Nov 2011 - 6 comments
Bids for EMI are underwhelming
Bids for EMI are underwhelming
EMI Group, the fourth largest record label, is seeing underwhelming bids, say sources close to its owner Citigroup. The bank was forced to ...... 17 Oct 2011 - 1 comment
Sony secures financing from Abu Dhabi to fund their bid for EMI
Sony secures financing from Abu Dhabi to fund their bid for EMI
Sony has confirmed it has secured financing from Abu Dhabi to fund their bid for EMI, the fourth largest record label in the world. Backed ...... 06 Oct 2011 - 3 comments
DMCA safe harbors reaffirmed in MP3tunes ruling
DMCA safe harbors reaffirmed in MP3tunes ruling
Earlier this week a federal judge presiding over EMI's copyright infringement lawsuit against MP3tunes dismissed the label's claim that the ...... 25 Aug 2011 - 7 comments
Apple all set to launch iTunes Cloud service
Apple all set to launch iTunes Cloud service
According to Bloomberg, Apple is all set to launch their iTunes cloud service, having secured licensing agreements with three of the Big 4 labels. ...... 20 May 2011 - 6 comments
Site agrees to pay $950,000 for pirate Beatles music sales
Site agrees to pay $950,000 for pirate Beatles music sales
Santa Cruz-based Media Rights Technologies has agreed to pay the Beatle's EMI Group label $950,000 to settle a copyright infringement lawsuit. ...... 29 Mar 2011 - 6 comments
Spotify signs U.S. deal with EMI
Spotify signs U.S. deal with EMI
According to AllThingsD, Spotify has signed a distribution deal with EMI, bringing the streaming service one step closer to a launch in the U.S. ...... 18 Feb 2011
EMI sued over 'Chipmunk' music royalties
EMI sued over 'Chipmunk' music royalties
EMI has been sued this week by Bagdasarian Prods, the owner of the 'Alvin and the Chipmunks' franchise, over royalties related to a boxset of ...... 07 Jan 2011 - 4 comments
Pink Floyd finally goes digital
Pink Floyd finally goes digital
Legendary rock band Pink Floyd has signed a new deal with record label EMI this week, one that will finally see the band's tracks made available ...... 06 Jan 2011 - 2 comments
     

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