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Topic: Sony BMG

Apple strikes deal with Sony for streaming iTunes music service - report

05/20/2011, 12:05 am

Apple has reportedly inked a licensing deal with Sony Corp.'s music division to begin offering the label's catalog in the cloud, leaving Universal Music Group as the last holdout among the major record labels.

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Nokia pulls the plug on its 'Ovi Unlimited' iTunes competitor

01/17/2011, 01:01 pm

Nokia is pulling the plug on its Ovi Music Unlimited service in nearly every market it serves, citing incompatibility with iPods as a key problem.

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Heated Christmas call from Jobs secured iTunes changes

02/02/2009, 12:02 pm

A new report claims to give details on negotiations between Apple and the music labels which ultimately led to the recent changes made to the industry-leading iTunes Music Store.

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Labels making specific demands in latest iTunes talks

12/15/2008, 10:12 am

Record labels negotiating the removal of copy protecting measures from tracks sold on the iTunes Store are each looking for Apple to agree to certain concessions, according to a new report.

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Apple in talks to offer more DRM-free tracks on iTunes [updated]

11/19/2008, 03:11 pm

Apple is in talks with three of the "big four" record labels about offering music tracks through iTunes that would be made available in MP3 AAC format without copy protection measures, a move that could further distance the digital download service from its rivals.

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Last of the "big four" labels to offer DRM-free music tracks

01/04/2008, 01:01 pm

Record labels are remaining on the offensive when it comes to battling iPod maker Apple Inc. for revenue share in the digital music business, with word spreading that Sony BMG will soon join the ranks of other major labels in offering its catalog through some online retailers stripped of copy protection measures.

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Amazon to fill Apple's shoes in Pepsi Super Bowl song promo?

12/01/2007, 11:12 am

A symbolic changing of the guard may take place February 3rd when Amazon borrows Apple's strategy and launches a song giveaway promotion during the 2008 Super Bowl, according to a claim by Billboard.

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