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Correction: Pandora's music royalty costs

An earlier version of this story misstated Pandora's royalty costs. The company pays about two-thirds of its revenue to music royalties.

By Jul. 31, 2013


Correction: Streaming-music royalty rates

This story originally misstated the amounts said to be paid to the indie music labels. Apple reportedly will pay out 0.13 cent in the first year each time a song is played and 0.14 cent in the second year, while Pandora reportedly pays out 0.12 cent. That is, payments per song play are in the hundredths of a penny.

By Jun. 27, 2013


Home theater gear fit for royalty (pictures)

Hide your wallets. Crave continues its look at luxury entertainment with some of the highest-end home theater equipment around -- including a few multimillion dollar setups that will blow you away.

15 Images By Jun. 18, 2013


Conservative groups dump on Pandora's royalty legislation

Citizens Against Government Waste joins the likes of artists such as Rihanna and Katy Perry in opposing the Internet Radio Fairness Act ahead of tomorrow's hearing.

By Nov. 27, 2012


Silicon Valley royalty to honor Jobs

Apple invites Valley VIPs to a private memorial Sunday at Stanford University for Steve Jobs, report says.

By Oct. 14, 2011


YouTube could face huge royalty bill for music in German case

German court rules that YouTube is solely responsible for the content users upload and post, a decision that could have massive implications for the Google-owned video-sharing giant.

By Apr. 20, 2012


Web video gets H.264 royalty reprieve

The group that licenses the widely used H.264 video compression technology decides against adding a Web-streaming royalty charge that could have helped rival formats such as Ogg Theora.

By Feb. 4, 2010


Amazon ups author royalty for Kindle, matching Apple

Starting in June, Amazon will have a new program that will enable authors and publishers who use the Kindle Digital Text Platform to earn a larger share of revenue from each Kindle book they sell.

By Jan. 20, 2010


Apple refusing royalty-free license to widget patent

Apple has asked the W3C's Web Applications Working Group to exclude one of its patents from the licensing requirements around a proposed standard for updating widgets.

By Apr. 7, 2009


Former Eminem producers lose royalty decision

F.B.T. Productions, the company that discovered Eminem, wanted digital sales to be split equally between artists and labels. They couldn't convince the jury.

By Mar. 6, 2009