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LiveWire Mobile acquires Groove Mobile for $14.5M

Managed mobile personalization services provider LiveWire Mobile announced it will acquire mobile music solutions provider Groove Mobile for $14.5 million. According to LiveWire Mobile, the

Madonna goes mobile via Vodafone exclusive

European telecom giant Vodafone announced an agreement with Warner Music International to exclusively distribute and promote music and content from newly-minted Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Famer Madonna's

7digital to distribute Warner MP3s across Europe

Digital media delivery firm 7digital announced an agreement with Warner Music Group to sell DRM-free Warner MP3 downloads to customers in the U.K., Ireland, Spain, France and Germany, becoming the

Can MySpace become a music mogul?

Not so long ago in this space I posed a question--" Can anyone dethrone iTunes? "--and concluded, at least

MySpace mulling digital music service

News Corp.-owned social networking site MySpace is reportedly in talks with major record labels to launch a digital music service that would offer both premium MP3 downloads as well as free streaming

ALSO NOTED: Warner Music Group reports declining ringtone sales; itsmy.com debuts 100,000 personal mobile TV channels; and much

> Warner Music Group reports declining ringtone sales during Q4 2007. Article > itsmy.com debuts 100,000

Sony Ericsson expands PlayNow via 5M new tracks

At the MIDEM conference in Cannes, Sony Ericsson announced an expansion of its over-the-air download service PlayNow, adding 10 new record label catalogs representing more than five million new

DRM is dead: Amazon MP3 adds Sony BMG content

Sony BMG announced an agreement with Amazon.com to become the fourth and final major label selling its back catalog via the online retailer's MP3 store, effectively heralding the end of digital

What's not: DRM

Following Warner Music Group's late December announcement that it will begin

Warner Music Group profits tumble 58% in Q4

Warner Music Group announced its fourth-quarter profits declined 58 percent, citing costs to cut jobs forced by a $9 million drop in compact disc sales. Net income fell to $5 million from $12