Tag: warner bros
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,...
January 9, 2019
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....
November 21, 2016
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...
July 13, 2016
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....
January 20, 2015
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...
July 18, 2012
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...
October 21, 2011
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...
September 14, 2011
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,...
November 2, 2010
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...
August 16, 2010
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...
March 30, 2010
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.
September 21, 2009