Online music services could pay $100 million in royalties

Online music services could pay $100 million in royalties
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Time Warner Inc’s AOL unit, RealNetworks and Yahoo Inc could stand to pay up to $100 million in royalties owed to thousands of songwriters and publishers, after a federal judge established a formula for determining the payments.[Lees verder]

Bloggers abuzz about Miley Cyrus photo scandal
NEW YORK (Billboard) – Miley Cyrus is the only recent teen superstar who has had to manage career-endangering controversy in the midst of major success on several fronts.[Lees verder]

Microsoft’s board fails to decide on Yahoo: report
SEATTLE (Reuters) – Microsoft Corp’s board met on Wednesday to discuss its stand-off with Yahoo Inc over its $41.8 billion takeover bid, but failed to reach a decision on what to do next, according to a Wall Street Journal report.[Lees verder]

Studio films going day-and-date at iTunes Store
LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) – Apple is expected to announce Thursday that it has struck a deal with a wide array of movie studios to sell new releases at its iTunes Store.[Lees verder]

Craigslist blanched as eBay eyed marriage: lawsuit
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Web classifieds leader Craigslist sought a divorce, while online auction giant eBay proposed a formal marriage, according to court papers unsealed on Wednesday that detail a testy four-year relationship.[Lees verder]

Nine Inch Nails hammers scalpers with new policy
NEW YORK (Billboard) – In a move meant to get fans into premium seats and bypass ticket brokers and scalpers, industrial-rock band Nine Inch Nails has reserved tickets to each of its upcoming summer tour dates for registered users of its Web site, NIN.com.[Lees verder]

London blogger exposes life on the Underground
LONDON (Reuters Life!) – Annie Mole’s blog about the London Underground rail system began as a New Year’s resolution to teach herself how to make an Internet Web site and has blossomed into a popular slice of commuter life.[Lees verder]

Web site challenges stereotypes on HIV/AIDS
NEW YORK (Reuters Life!) – A new, viral web site conceived by U.S. college students challenges stereotypes about who might be infected with HIV using a model pioneered by a campaign to raise awareness about Darfur.[Lees verder]

What’s a Roman earn? Find out on the Internet
ROME (Reuters) – Italians were surprised, and in some cases outraged, on Wednesday to discover that their income levels were available for public viewing on an Internet site.[Lees verder]

Online music services could pay $100 million in royalties
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Time Warner Inc’s AOL unit, RealNetworks and Yahoo Inc could stand to pay up to $100 million in royalties owed to thousands of songwriters and publishers, after a federal judge established a formula for determining the payments.[Lees verder]

Bloggers abuzz about Miley Cyrus photo scandal
NEW YORK (Billboard) – Miley Cyrus is the only recent teen superstar who has had to manage career-endangering controversy in the midst of major success on several fronts.[Lees verder]

Microsoft’s board fails to decide on Yahoo: report
SEATTLE (Reuters) – Microsoft Corp’s board met on Wednesday to discuss its stand-off with Yahoo Inc over its $41.8 billion takeover bid, but failed to reach a decision on what to do next, according to a Wall Street Journal report.[Lees verder]

Studio films going day-and-date at iTunes Store
LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) – Apple is expected to announce Thursday that it has struck a deal with a wide array of movie studios to sell new releases at its iTunes Store.[Lees verder]

Craigslist blanched as eBay eyed marriage: lawsuit
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Web classifieds leader Craigslist sought a divorce, while online auction giant eBay proposed a formal marriage, according to court papers unsealed on Wednesday that detail a testy four-year relationship.[Lees verder]

Nine Inch Nails hammers scalpers with new policy
NEW YORK (Billboard) – In a move meant to get fans into premium seats and bypass ticket brokers and scalpers, industrial-rock band Nine Inch Nails has reserved tickets to each of its upcoming summer tour dates for registered users of its Web site, NIN.com.[Lees verder]

London blogger exposes life on the Underground
LONDON (Reuters Life!) – Annie Mole’s blog about the London Underground rail system began as a New Year’s resolution to teach herself how to make an Internet Web site and has blossomed into a popular slice of commuter life.[Lees verder]

Web site challenges stereotypes on HIV/AIDS
NEW YORK (Reuters Life!) – A new, viral web site conceived by U.S. college students challenges stereotypes about who might be infected with HIV using a model pioneered by a campaign to raise awareness about Darfur.[Lees verder]

What’s a Roman earn? Find out on the Internet
ROME (Reuters) – Italians were surprised, and in some cases outraged, on Wednesday to discover that their income levels were available for public viewing on an Internet site.[Lees verder]