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Intel and Warner Bros test self-driving car entertainment ideas

The entertainment industries are very interested in a future of autonomous (self-driving) cars, because if we’re not driving our cars, that may free us up for other kinds of entertainment experience beyond audio. Music,...
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Warner Bros takes control of $100m MCN Machinima

Another multi-channel network has found a home within a big, traditional-media company. Film studio Warner Bros is taking full control of Machinima in a deal that reportedly values the latter company at just under $100m....
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Warner Bros rapped by FTC for YouTuber marketing campaign

Warner Bros Home Entertainment has been rapped by the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) for a YouTuber marketing campaign for its Middle Earth: Shadow of Mordor game. The case is a warning to any music companies considering...
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Wu-Tang Clan’s RZA sees Spotify as ‘a new radio station’

Fresh from selling the single copy of their latest album for $5m, Wu-Tang Clan’s RZA has been talking about his views on digital music more generally, during promotional appearances at CES for the band’s Bombotix speaker....
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Warner Bros links with Conduit for ‘Music App Machine’

We don't often get to write a story where a man called "Waka Flocka Flame" saying "I need all my SQUUAADD to download this app". Two Us, two As, two Ds. There's an app for this...
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Hollywood’s UltraViolet initiative runs into early trouble

Every other entertainment industry tends to boast about how much it's learned from the music industry's digital mistakes. So we'd understand if there was a teensy touch of schadenfreude among music execs at news of consumer...
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Hotfile sues Warner Bros for misuse of its takedown tool

This isn't music, but it's very relevant. File-hosting service Hotfile is being sued by a number of Hollywood studios for copyright infringement, but this week it has counter-sued one of them: Warner Bros. Why? It claims...
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Hollywood Studios win $400k damages from Triton Media for ads on pirate sites

Earlier this year, we wrote about a lawsuit against US online advertising firm Triton Media, over ads it supplied to several movie piracy websites. Well, the studios – Disney and Warner Bros – have won the case,...
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Warner Bros Records named in online privacy lawsuit

Warner Bros Records' website has been named in a lawsuit filed against a number of media companies, claiming they secretly tracked users – including children – by installing 'Flash cookies' on their...
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Warner Bros turning students into anti-piracy investigators

Students, eh? They spend their time loafing about on the sofa munching pizza, smoking dope and downloading the entire music industry from BitTorrent/Rapidshare. That's the stereotype, anyway...
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New Boyz get iJerkin iPhone app

Another artist getting the App Store treatment is Warner Bros band New Boyz, whose iJerkin app has just gone live.
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Perez Hilton’s label will be with us soon

Celebrity blogger Perez Hilton will soon launch his previously-announced label imprint with Warner Bros, with plans to announce the first signing later this month.