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Leap Wireless to Spin Off Muve Music Unit

Leap Wireless International Inc. plans to spin off its Muve Music service into a separate company, as the carrier attempts to turn around its struggling core business of providing pay-as-you-go wireless service. Leap, which offers service ...
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Barnes’s Chairman Mulls Store Buyout

Barnes & Noble Inc.’s chairman and biggest shareholder, Leonard Riggio, has expressed interest in buying out the retailer’s consumer-bookstore chain, raising the prospect that the company could be split in two, say people familiar with ...
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Warning System Launched for Movie, Music Pirates

Internet service providers have launched a more coordinated effort to deal with subscribers who illegally download movies, TV shows and music. AT&T Inc., Cablevision Systems Corp., Time Warner Cable Inc, Verizon Communications Inc. and Comcast Corp. ...
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Universal Music Deal to Give Publisher a Cut From Ads Alongside Cover Videos

Those cover videos on YouTube could start generating some more revenue for the music industry. VivendiSA’s Universal Music Publishing Group has struck deals with Maker Studios Inc. and Fullscreen Inc., two of the biggest “multichannel networks”—a ...
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