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iTunes floats towards the cloud after Apple signs Warner

iTunes floats towards the cloud after Apple signs Warner

By 25 April 2011

There were murmurs at the end of last week that Apple had managed to sign up two of the top four record labels in its quest to take iTunes into the cloud, and now reports are emerging that the Cupertino collective has managed to tie-up Warner Music. Warner... >>

Warner makes Dailymotion video deal

Warner makes Dailymotion video deal

By 9 March 2010

You might remember a few weeks back when Warner Music, one of the four major record labels, went postal over ad-supported music and threatened to take its ball and go home. Well, the company has just signed a deal to provide ad-supported music videos... >>

Warner Music to quit Spotify, Last.fm?

Warner Music to quit Spotify, Last.fm?

By 10 February 2010

Major record label Warner Music, who own recordings from artists as diverse as Muse, A-Ha, Dragonforce and the Monkees, has threatened to stop licensing its music to free streaming services like Spotify, Last.fm and Pandora. Warner's CEO, Edgar Bronfman... >>

Warner deal sees Vodafone 100% DRM-free from major labels

Warner deal sees Vodafone 100% DRM-free from major labels

By 21 September 2009

Vodafone has announced a new deal with Warner Music - the last of the big four record companies it is to cosy up with - for DRM-free music. That Warner has now signed on the line means that Vodafone is apparently "the first global mobile network operator... >>

BT plans music subscription service

BT plans music subscription service

By 6 August 2009

BT is reportedly in early discussions with execs at all four major labels to try and build a legal music subscription service to rival the vague plans that Sky says it has about a similar initiative. Sky says that it's reached agreements with EMI and... >>

7digital signs pan-European MP3 deal with Warner

7digital signs pan-European MP3 deal with Warner

By 3 August 2009

7digital has announced that it's signed a pan-European deal with Warner Music that'll allow the former to sell MP3s from the major label across France, Belgium, Netherlands, Italy and Portugal, in addition to the already-existing deals in the UK, Ireland,... >>

iTunes finally goes DRM-free

iTunes finally goes DRM-free

By 6 January 2009

At the Apple keynote at Macworld Expo 2009 in San Francisco Philip W. Schiller, senior vice president of worldwide product marketing for Apple, followed absent Apple boss Steve Jobs' tradition of announcing "one last thing". Music fans will be pleased... >>

Warner pulls music videos from YouTube

Warner pulls music videos from YouTube

By 22 December 2008

Warner Music Group has ordered YouTube to remove all music videos by its artists after contract renegotiations broke down, reports Reuters. The move, that will affect hundreds of thousands of video clips, is said to be due to Warner demanding more revenue... >>

Play.com signs up big four for DRM-free downloads

Play.com signs up big four for DRM-free downloads

By 9 October 2008

Online retailer Play.com has announced that tracks and albums from all four major music labels are now available in MP3 DRM-Free format on their digital music service PlayDigital. With the claim of beating their major UK competitors Amazon, HMV and Tesco... >>

MySpace Music launches with DRM-free downloads from Amazon

MySpace Music launches with DRM-free downloads from Amazon

By 25 September 2008

MySpace, along with the big four record labels, EMI, Sony BMG, Universal Music Group, Warner Music Group as well as Sony ATV/Music Publishing have unveiled the new, revamped "MySpace Music". Promising a host of new features for both users and artists,... >>