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Spitzer subpoenas music companies on pricing

...Universal SA's Universal Music Group had also received subpoenas. Neither company returned calls for comment. Calls to EMI Group PLC's offices in New York and London went unanswered. In September, Apple Computer Inc. CEO Steve Jobs publicly criticized...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/12/28/mus_36396.shtml
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Warner Music slashes 1,000 jobs, ousts label chiefs

...Providence Equity Partners, agreed to pay $2.6 billion for Warner Music Group in November after London-based EMI Group PLC pulled its own bid. The purchase, which also includes Time Warner's Warner/Chappell Music publishing business...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/03/03/bus_407547.shtml
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...creating one of the world's largest independent music companies. The announcement Monday came just hours after EMI Group PLC said it had withdrawn its offer to purchase Warner Music, a unit of the giant media conglomerate Time Warner Inc...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/11/25/bus_395130.shtml
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...will pay $10.10 in cash per share for CompUSA.EMI, Warner make merger official LONDON -- British music company EMI Group PLC and America's Time Warner Inc. made it official Monday, announcing they would merge their music businesses, creating...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/01/25/bus_280770.shtml
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Stocks plunge on interest rate worries

...America Online, fell 3 1/2 to 87 5/8 after announcing plans to merge its music business with British music company EMI Group PLC. Declining issues outnumbered advancers by a 2-to-1 margin on the New York Stock Exchange. On the Nasdaq, decliners...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/01/25/bus_280771.shtml
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Seagram poised to acquire Polygram

...purchase for $9 billion to $10 billion, according to the newspaper. Seagram's talks with another record company, EMI Group PLC, recently unraveled. Seagram entered the entertainment business in 1995 with the $5.7 billion purchase of MCA...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/05/12/bus_227948.shtml
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Apple renews music deals, keeps 99 cents pricing

...prices were raised by a few cents. Representatives from two of the four major labels - Sony BMG Music Entertainment and EMI Group PLC - declined to comment on the iTunes contract renewals. The remaining two - Vivendi Universal's Universal Music Group...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/05/04/mus_79996.shtml
Music
Recording labels, Apple divided over music pricing

...Jr. suggested Apple should allow different download prices for songs and even give the labels a cut of iPod sales. EMI Group PLC CEO Alain Levy agreed that songs by top-selling bands should be priced higher while tracks by lesser-known artists...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/04/03/bus_74965.shtml
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Google adds song search tool with downloads

...companies -- including Vivendi SA's Universal Music Group, Sony Music Entertainment, Warner Music Group Corp. and EMI Group PLC -- pitched the idea to Google a year ago and are cooperating with the project, according to one person. They will...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/10/22/bus_552752.shtml
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Sony BMG fiasco shows copy protection still an experiment in progress

...gone worse, it's unlikely to lead other music companies to abandon copy-protection technologies. One rival, EMI Group PLC, is moving ahead with digital rights management from Macrovision Corp. that lets users burn three copies of a disc...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/11/22/bus_25144.shtml
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