Thursday, March 05, 2015
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
U.S. Trade Office Releases Latest Notorious Markets List
MPEG LA Introduces License for DisplayPort
Toshiba Starts Shipping 20-Megapixel CMOS Image Sensor For Mobile Devices
Larger iPad Production Pushed Back For September:
Intel Outlines 2015 Gaming News at GDC
HBO, Apple To Launch Video Streaming Service: report
Xbox One wireless controller Adapter Coming To Windows PCs
Samsung, Oculus To Launch Gear VR Mobile Device Headsets This Year
Active Discussions
Newbie
Need serious help!!!!
burning
nvidia 6200 review
Hello
Burning Multimedia in track 0
I'm lazy. Please help.
sanyo e6 camera
 Home > News > General Computing > MySpace...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Thursday, September 25, 2008
MySpace Enhances Its Music Site


MySpace, the world's largest social networking site, on Wednesday unveiled a long-expected joint venture with all four major music companies.

In a bid to compete with Apple 's market-leading iTunes store, MySpace Music is designed to win fans with a mix of unlimited free music, comprehensive music catalogs, concert tickets, merchandising and other entertainment features.

The biggest challenge for the new venture was signing a deal with the fourth-largest music company EMI Music.

MySpace Music also signed late licensing deals with The Orchard, a large distributor of independent music from hundreds of small labels and music publisher Sony/ATV, a joint venture between Sony Corp and pop star Michael Jackson.

In April, MySpace confirmed it agreed to create a joint venture with Vivendi's Universal Music Group, Sony BMG Music Entertainment and Warner Music Group

The music industry has become frustrated with the dominance of Apple in the music business through both iTunes and popular iPod music player.

Music executives have said the refusal of iTunes to agree to variable pricing, rather than pricing every song at 99 cents or selling all albums as individual songs, has harmed sales and their bottomline.

Citing an unamed executive, Reuters reports that one that the labels would try strategies such as giving exclusive album releases first to MySpace to help support the new service in which they now all have a vested interest in helping to succeed.


Previous
Next
CEATEC: Another Video Upscaling Technology by Hitachi        All News        U.S. Court Favors Broadcom vs Qualcomm
Oracle Debuts Computer Hardware Products     General Computing News      U.S. Court Favors Broadcom vs Qualcomm

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Myspace Settles FTC Charges
Specific Media Acquires Myspace from News Corporation
Myspace And Google Renew Their Search And Advertising Agreement
MySpace Introduces Mashup With Facebook
Myspace Debuts New Website and Suite of Products That Focus on Social Entertainment
MySpace Real Time Search Goes Live on Google
MySpace To Acquire iLike
MySpace Mobile Launches New Mobile Website
MySpace Partners With Google Through MySpaceID
MySpace Launches Streaming Video For Smart Phones
MySpace, Flock and Vidoop Collaborate to Develop OpenID Identity in the Browser
MySpace Joins OpenID

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2015 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .