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Warner's Bronfman, MySpace's DeWolfe talk music

They were chatty, but in the Web 2.0 summit panel the two still wouldn't say who's been chosen as the CEO of MySpace Music or even if they see Apple's iTunes as competitive.

By November 6, 2008


Lime Wire: Labels hurt by mismanagement, not piracy

Lime Wire lawyers showed jury that Warner Music honchos, including CEO Edgar Bronfman Jr., paid themselves millions while laying off hundreds and claiming music piracy was to blame for financial woes.

By May 11, 2011


Uh-oh: Gossip site buys up moguls' dot-com names

Cityfile, a compendium of news and rumors about New York's business and media leaders, has acquired Web addresses matching the names of dozens of the people it writes about.

By December 12, 2008


Was Spotify too optimistic about U.S. launch?

Warner Music Group CEO makes comments that indicate Spotify and other ad-supported music services may have a tough time obtaining content from at least one label.

By February 10, 2010


Imeem, Lala investments not paying for Warner

Warner Music takes $33 million write-down, most of it on minority stakes it took in Imeem and Lala. Label is also disappointed with MySpace Music's performance.

By May 7, 2009


Warner Music hooks up again with Imeem

A month after writing down its $16 million Imeem investment, Warner agrees to take a larger stake in exchange for a new licensing contract that asks for less money.

By June 15, 2009


Silver lining for music fans in Lime Wire case

analysis Lime Wire founder paid only a small percentage of what record companies sought in copyright infringement case. Also, while in court, Warner Music chief seemed to buck other label execs on issue of bundled music.

By May 15, 2011


Will Spotify's U.S. launch be delayed again?

The music service still doesn't have licensing deals with the top four major labels. Some record execs doubt Spotify can wrap up negotiations in the next 12 weeks.

By September 16, 2010


Music tech guru says Web is not the enemy

Elektra Records founder Jac Holzman signed The Doors and pushed the adoption of the compact disc, but he has no time for music people who just want the Web to go away.

By August 26, 2010


Lime Wire founder on copyright law: 'I was wrong'

Mark Gorton, founder of file-sharing service LimeWire, acknowledges in court that he knew of mass copyright infringement going on with users and that he refused to stop it.

By May 9, 2011