There was resistance to Universal's EMI deal, but this move could be could be Tinie Tempah, Kylie and others' best optionLast week Warner Music Group bought the Parlophone Label Group after Universal Music Group was forced by EU regulators to make divestments in the wake of its purchase of EMI Music (the label's record arm). The UMG purchase of EMI was met by fierce...
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The deal, estimated to be worth $60 million, is the last divestiture required under the regulatory terms of the company's EMI acquisition.
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The Sony Xperia Z got the jump on other 1080p flagships and it's paying off handsomely. The water-resistant phone was announced and went on sale before its chief competition and analysts are estimating Sony has sold 4.6 million units sold in 40 days. The HTC One experienced delays and its launched got pushed back, while the LG Optimus G Pro launched this month and the...
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The pay cable channel has completed a deal with Sony Pictures Entertainment, extending an agreement for exclusive access to Sony movies through 2021.
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NEW YORK (Reuters) - Japan's Sony Corp on Friday completed the sale of its U.S. headquarters for $1.1 billion to a group led by real estate developer the Chetrit Group, three sources familiar with the deal said.
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The pay television network Starz this morning said it has reached a new multi-year deal to air films from Sony Pictures Entertainment. Starz said it will have the pay TV rights for Sony's theatrical releases through 2021. The previous deal between the two companies went through 2016.
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Joanna Penn, author and writer of the The Creative Penn writing and publishing advice website, spoke to a meeting of Women In Publishing recently about her experiences of self-publishing. Penn first self-published in 2008, a time when the Kindle was only available in the US and the infrastructure that we now take for granted wasn’t yet in place. Although her first book was a...
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An appeals court affirms a ruling that foreign publishers affiliated with EMI are allowed to collect money.
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NEW YORK (TheDeal) -- Third Point LLC chief executive Daniel Loeb's letter to Sony Corp., dated Tuesday, May 14, had all the false modesty and deference to decorum one would expect from a hedge fund in heat. Yet its ripple effect could very well put Sony Pictures Entertainment Inc. in play. That wouldn't be the first step, of course, provided any steps are taken at all....
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