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News: CNET Buys MP3.com from Vivendi

By | November 17, 2003

 More music download site musical chairs: CNET Networks will buy MP3.com, one of the first online music services, from Vivendi Universal Net USA. AP reports that CNET, an online magazine/download site, will launch new digital music service launching next year.   Vivendi acquired MP3.com in May 2001 in a $372 million cash-and-stock deal. Related Posts:News: The MP3 Party Is… Read More »

Column: the problem with online music

By | November 5, 2002

Loose Wire: On-Line Music’s Jarring Notes By Jeremy Wagstaff from the 14 November 2002 edition of the Far Eastern Economic Review, (c) 2003, Dow Jones & Company, Inc. Big media’s flirtation with the Internet may be over soon after it began. At least that’s how it looks to a bunch of music enthusiasts who have been subscribing to… Read More »