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Google signs licensing deals with UMG, Sony Music as it prepares music service
Google signs licensing deals with UMG, Sony Music as it prepares music service
According to The Verge, Google has taken the next step in their plans to launch a subscription streaming music service. The report says the ...... 15 May 2013
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
Universal Music takes down YouTube video from its own artist
Universal Music takes down YouTube video from its own artist
It appears Universal Music Group (UMG) does not discriminate when it takes down videos, even nonsensically taking down music videos from its own artist. ...... 28 Dec 2011 - 14 comments
Megaupload founder says Universal is scared of their new music locker service
Megaupload founder says Universal is scared of their new music locker service
Megaupload, the file locker service the entertainment industry has identified as one of the biggest threats to their future, has launched a ...... 22 Dec 2011 - 2 comments
YouTube goes on the defensive, explains how UMG made Megaupload's video disappear
YouTube goes on the defensive, explains how UMG made Megaupload's video disappear
Just over a week ago a video created by file locker provider Megaupload was taken down from YouTube at the request of Universal Music (UMG). ...... 19 Dec 2011 - 4 comments
UMG takes down Megaupload video then claims they did nothing wrong
UMG takes down Megaupload video then claims they did nothing wrong
As supporters of SOPA and PIPA, the anti-piracy bills working their way through Congress, continue to insist they won't be used to censor the ...... 16 Dec 2011 - 12 comments
UMG sues insurance company to reimburse them for back royalties
UMG sues insurance company to reimburse them for back royalties
Universal Music Group is suing National Union Fire Insurance Company of Pittsburgh for refusing to pay $45 million to cover a settlement for ...... 16 Nov 2011 - 4 comments
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
Chuck D reveals record label accounting in download royalty lawsuit
Chuck D reveals record label accounting in download royalty lawsuit
Chuck D of Public Enemy fame is the latest artist to sue his label alleging they are cheating him out of royalties from music downloads. ...... 05 Nov 2011 - 8 comments
     

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