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Pirate Bay operators facing jail as trial closes

Pirate Bay operators facing jail as trial closes

The founders and operators of The Pirate Bay have been found guilty by a Swedish court of helping to make copyrighted content available on the web.
Apr 18 2009 8:10AM
Pirate Bay 'not directly linked' to industry damage

Pirate Bay 'not directly linked' to industry damage

Lawyers acting for BitTorrent tracker The Pirate Bay have argued that there is no connection between illicit downloads and lost sales in the music industry.
Feb 27 2009 6:04AM
MWC: Optus to launch Nokia’s ‘Comes-with-Music’ phone

MWC: Optus to launch Nokia’s ‘Comes-with-Music’ phone

Optus is set to launch a new Nokia device that offers free, unlimited music downloads for a year.
Feb 19 2009 6:39AM
Telstra seeks import gains from China tech platforms

Telstra seeks import gains from China tech platforms

Telstra may use the technology underpinning two Chinese mobile and online content businesses it acquired $302m controlling stakes in today to help scale up local operations at lower per-unit costs, chief executive Sol Trujillo said.
Feb 11 2009 3:14PM
Sanity Loadit music service granted reprieve

Sanity Loadit music service granted reprieve

Sanity Music has issued a stay of execution on its troubled Loadit music service due to ‘customer response’.
Jan 6 2009 12:19PM
Sanity Music’s LoadIt online music service shuts down

Sanity Music’s LoadIt online music service shuts down

Sanity Music’s dud LoadIt online music service will close just five months after it launched, according to chief executive Ray Itaoui.
Dec 2 2008 10:13AM
Newly created robot musician interacts and improvises

Newly created robot musician interacts and improvises

An Australian PhD researcher has created musical software that has the ability to listen to music and improvise musical rhythms and melodies to accompany it.
Oct 23 2008 2:17PM
Walmart to shut down DRM servers

Walmart to shut down DRM servers

Walmart is becoming the latest music vendor to shut down its legacy digital rights management (DRM) system, prompting warnings of potential for lost purchases.
Oct 1 2008 3:52PM
Major record labels target blogosphere

Major record labels target blogosphere

D-Star is extending its digital music promotion delivery service to bloggers following a successful trial of the technology by Aussie radio stations.
Aug 27 2008 10:36AM
Optus fat pipe backs Sanity music service

Optus fat pipe backs Sanity music service

Optus is providing a 500 Gb/sec fat pipe behind Sanity Entertainment’s new online music subscription service, Loadit.
Aug 15 2008 12:12PM
Dell to get back into music player market

Dell to get back into music player market

Dell is planning a return to the media player market according to Dell officials quoted in the Wall Street Journal.
Jul 31 2008 7:57AM
Can 'soul-less' robots make us weep?

Can 'soul-less' robots make us weep?

A study of technology’s role in music therapy has found robot musicians wanting.
Jul 24 2008 7:57AM
Music piracy ring busted in Sydney

Music piracy ring busted in Sydney

A 36-year-old Sydney man has been arrested by Australian Federal Police for his alleged involvement in an international music piracy ring.
Apr 23 2008 3:58PM
Buzznet buys Stereogum music blog

Buzznet buys Stereogum music blog

Buzznet, a music-oriented social networking community, has completed its acquisition of music blog Stereogum, a top web destination for pop-punk and alternative rock fans and artists..
Apr 8 2008 7:54AM
New music format thousands of times smaller than MP3

New music format thousands of times smaller than MP3

Scientists claim to have developed a music storage format that uses the absolute least amount of data needed to reproduce a piece of music.
Apr 3 2008 1:17PM
Limewire opens DRM-free music shop

Limewire opens DRM-free music shop

Limewire has taken the wraps off its DRM-free music store, allowing users to acquire music downloads through a legitimate paid-for channel..
Mar 20 2008 2:22PM
EU plans 95-year music copyright law

EU plans 95-year music copyright law

The European Union is planning to extend the ownership rights for performers of recorded music from 50 years to 95 years..
Feb 18 2008 2:38PM
Record labels attack China's music biz

Record labels attack China's music biz

China's music business is based on "blatant violation of copyright laws", a body representing major record labels has claimed.

Feb 7 2008 3:24PM
Yahoo to switch off Music Unlimited

Yahoo to switch off Music Unlimited

Yahoo is to axe its Music Unlimited service and transfer customers to RealNetworks' Rhapsody offering..
Feb 7 2008 6:40AM
Music industry wants US$1.5 million CD copying fines

Music industry wants US$1.5 million CD copying fines

The music industry has been testifying in a case before the US House of Representatives which could impose a US$1.5 million fine for copying a CD..
Feb 1 2008 8:02AM

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