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A warning from Warner

As traditional music retail continues to collapse--this week alone, Billboard reports album sales are down 16.8 percent from the same week in 2006--Warner Music Group CEO Edgar Bronfman, Jr. is

WMG head: Don't repeat music biz mistakes on mobile

Speaking at the GSMA Mobile Asia Congress in Macau, Warner Music Group CEO Edgar Bronfman Jr. confessed the music industry deserves its share of the blame for the growth of P2P file sharing, and

Sony Ericsson at work on enhanced PlayNow arena

Sony Ericsson announced plans to roll out an enhanced version of its PlayNow mobile content platform. Scheduled to go live in the second quarter of 2008, the new PlayNow arena promises an expanded

Warner yanks content from Nokia Music Store

The Wall Street Journal reports Warner Music Group will withhold its content from the fledgling Nokia Music Store digital site, chalking up the decision to concerns over the handset giant's social

Vodafone tunes in MusicStation

Operator Vodafone UK announced an exclusive agreement with mobile music service provider Omnifone to launch its MusicStation subscription service. Per terms of the deal, Vodafone subscribers will

Emotive lands record label financing

Media technology and services provider Emotive Communications announced a $7.7 million investment including contributions from Warner Music Group, the D.E. Shaw Group and Bertelsman Digital Media.

Editor's Corner: Mobile Content's Under Pressure

First things first: It's not MECCA, it's Mobile Entertainment Live! The annual pre-CTIA mobile entertainment conference descends upon Orlando with a new name, if not a new identity. "Mobile

Sina.com announces label deals, download site

Chinese web portal Sina.com announced agreements with five major record labels in its efforts to launch the Sina Music Storeroom, a digital platform for online music, downloads and related

Live from 3GSM: Improving the consumer experience

At this morning's keynote session at the 3GSM World Congress in Barcelona, a number of top entertainment executives voiced their concerns about the industry and challenged the wireless ecosystem

Warner inks content deals with Orascom, Telenor

News out of 3GSM: Warner Music Group announced two separate content partnerships poised to extend the venerable entertainment brand's reach into the Middle Eastern and Scandinavian mobile markets.