Rights Management Platform Haawk Acquires TuneRegistry & RoyaltyClaim

Rights management, enforcement, and monetization platform Haawk has just finalized two major acquisitions. Haawk has dramatically expanded its rights management and monetization platform with a pair acquisitions.  According to details just shared with DMN, Haawk has acquired both TuneRegistry and RoyaltyClaim.  Like Haawk, both companies are based in Los Angeles. TuneRegistry and RoyaltyClaim are sister companies conceptualized by Dae Bogan.  […]

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207.1 Million Americans Want Net Neutrality to Stay

Should the FCC axe net neutrality tomorrow, expect a lot disappointed and possibly infuriated Americans. Ajit Pai isn’t a popular person right now. Several weeks ago, the FCC Chairman unveiled his plan to roll back Obama-era rules on net neutrality.  Under current guidelines, American ISPs must treat all web traffic equally. Tomorrow, the agency will vote on Pai’s anti-net neutrality […]

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Spotify Says the Government Should Protect Them from Apple & Amazon

Have Apple and Amazon truly abused “their advantaged position?”  Spotify and Deezer believe so. Just last month, Spotify Deezer, SoundCloud, and other platforms teamed up to form a powerful lobbying group.  Underscoring the power music streaming in the industry, they dubbed the alliance the Digital Music Europe (DME). According to a press release, DME would “showcase and promote the success […]

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Musician Saves $91,800, Has It Seized by the Cops, Then Gets It All Back

This strange story takes place in the state Wyoming.  That’s where musician Phil Parhamovich found himself pulled over for not wearing a seatbelt — with $91,800 in cash sitting in his trunk. Phil Parhamovich was a law-abiding, hard-working musician who was on his way to purchase a storied studio in Madison, Wisconsin.  In fact, he’d been saving for nearly a decade to […]

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Spotify Is Naming a Nike Executive to Its Board of Directors, Sources Say

Spotify is now luring a well-known Nike executive to its board directors, according to intel shared this morning. Earlier this year, we reported some major upheavals at Spotify’s board directors.  Longtime board members Sean Parker, Klaus Hommels, and Pär-Jörgen Pärsson all stepped aside, while four fresh faces moved in. The incoming replacements were former Disney executive Thomas Staggs,  former YouTube executive Shishir Mehrotra, former Cisco CEO Padmasree […]

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