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China gets free music from Google

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According to Reuters, Internet-users in China will be able to download for free approximately 350,000 licensed songs--soon to be more than a million--through Google. Not only will the Chinese be able to search for songs...

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YouTube and Warner split

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Today marked the start of something that could potentially be crippling to YouTube's new revenue endorsements. YouTube and Warner Music failed to reach an agreement to keep their content on the most popular video...

Time Warner Links Web Prices With Usage

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Time Warner Cable will experiment with a new pricing structure for high-speed Internet access later this year, charging customers based on how much data they download, a company spokesman said Wednesday. The company, the second-largest...

Warner Bros Goes Blu-Ray Exclusive

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In response to consumer demand, Warner Bros. Entertainment stated today in a press release that it will release its high-definition DVD titles exclusively in the Blu-ray disc format beginning later this year. The announcement was...

Warner agrees to use MP3 format

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Warner Music Group is making its music available for US downloads from Amazon in MP3 format without copy protection. Warner had been holding out against using the format because MP3 tracks are easier to share...

Warner Denies Plans to go Blu-Ray Exclusive

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In response to rumours whispered by members of the Blu-ray camp, Warner Home Video announced that it will not be ditching HD DVD for Blu-ray. Warner Brothers is currently the only major studio to support...

Warner Bros. to buy TT Games

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Warner Bros. home entertainment division on Thursday said it would buy United Kingdom-based game publisher TT Games, the business behind the Lego Star Wars series. Financial terms of the deal, which is subject to regulatory...

Warner Bros. to Offer Movies Online in Hong Kong

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To combat movie piracy in the Asian Pacific countries, Warner Bros. announced plans to launch a new movie download service dubbed 08Media in Hong Kong. ViDeOnline Communications will offer the service initially with 100 titles...

Warner unhappy with new, DRM-free AnywhereCD

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Michael Robertson, founder of MP3.com, has launched a new music download service that sells DRM-free albums (no singles) in the MP3 format, but Warner Music Group is not happy about it. AnywhereCD currently offers a...

Warner Buys Halo Soundtrack and Other Microsoft Game Music

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Warner/Chappell Music, the publishing arm of Warner Music Group Corporation, and Microsoft Corporation announced a worldwide music publishing administration agreement, whereby Warner/Chappell lays claim to compositions for Halo, Halo 2, Age of Empires, Fable, Kameo...

Warner Music head backs DRM

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After Steve Jobs wrote that music companies should abandon digital copy protection, Warner Music chief Edgar Bronfman called on Apple to open up its iTunes software to other forms of DRM: "DRM and interoperability are...

Warner Hatches Apple iTunes Scheme

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Warner Music plans to release music albums on DVD discs that are laden with extras, including versions of the song as iTunes files. The Wall Street Journal explains that Warner and Apple are close to...

Apple Strikes Content Deals With TBS, Warner Bros.

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Apple is on a roll with securing video content agreements to flesh out its iTunes Music Store lineup. The iPod maker has struck several deals recently, including significant agreements with Turner Broadcasting System (TBS) and...

Warner Bros. to sell movies online

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The movie giants have announced a service called In2Movies, which will distribute movies via peer to peer technology not too dissimilar to the methods used by illegal file sharers. ...

Warner Subpoenaed in Music Download Probe

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Warner Music Group Corp. has been subpoenaed by the New York Attorney General in connection with an ongoing antitrust investigation into the pricing of digital music downloads, the company said in a securities filing on...

eBay to pop up on Time Warner Cable screen

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Time Warner Cable has struck a deal with privately owned BIAP that will allow cable customers to make Internet auction bids through eBay on their television. Time Warner Cable digital subscribers in the Austin, Texas,...

Microsoft, Time Warner forgo ContentGuard hearing

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Microsoft and Time Warner have waived their right to a hearing in the continuing European Commission investigation into their plan to take over ContentGuard, which makes software for digital rights management, a person involved in...

Time Warner in $210 Mln Settlement with Government

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Media company Time Warner Inc. has agreed to pay the U.S. government $210 million to settle charges that its America Online unit fraudulently inflated its revenue figures, court documents showed on Wednesday. Separately, Time Warner...

Thomson Joins Microsoft-Time Warner Deal

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French technology company Thomson SA said Monday it was joining Microsoft Corp. and Time Warner Inc.'s proposed venture to make anti-piracy software, a move that could relieve European Union concerns about the pending deal. In...

EU objects to Microsoft-Time Warner deal

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The European Commission plans to send formal charges to Microsoft and Time Warner next week, listing objections to their takeover of ContentGuard Holdings, a source close to the situation said on Friday. ...

Warner Bros. Buys Monolith

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Media giant Warner Bros. today announced that it has acquired developer Monolith Productions, according to various news reports. Monolith, best known for its work on Tron 2.0, The Matrix Online, and the No One Lives...

Time Warner Auditing AOL

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It's no secret that Time Warner has been loosing money ever since it merged with AOL in 2001. Now Time Warner is determining whether or not America Online improperly accounted for losses at its...

Warner correcting Matrix Online DVD gaffe

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Former publisher Ubisoft gets prominent billing in recent DVD release; reissue on the way. Yesterday, Warner Bros. released the DVD version of The Matrix Revolutions. Included in the disc's assortment of previously...

Report: Time Warner may drop AOL

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Time Warner Inc. is looking at different options for America Online, including the possible sale, spin-off or reorganization of the Internet service provider, according to a published report. The New York Post...

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment Inc.

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Signaling an increased commitment to the fast-growing interactive gaming world, Warner Bros. Entertainment has created Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment Inc. (WBIE) and has named Jason Hall to head its operations as Senior Vice President, Warner...

Parsons Tapped as Next AOL Time Warner Chairman

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AOL Time Warner Chief Executive Richard Parsons consolidated his power atop the world's biggest media company today, as the corporation's board of directors unanimously elected him to begin serving as chairman once Steve Case's resignation...

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