Business

Warner Music surges in Nasdaq debut after IPO raises $1.9 bln

Warner Music Group, one of the globe's "big three" recording companies, jumped in its market debut Wednesday after raising more than $1.9 billion in an initial public offering that underscores how streaming has reinvigorated ...

Business

Tencent set to take stake in Universal Music

Chinese internet giant Tencent is in early talks to take a stake in the Universal Music Group, a behemoth in the global music industry, UMG's French owner said on Tuesday.

Consumer & Gadgets

Five 3-D printing myths

The first conviction for 3-D printing a firearm was recently reported in London, not long after 3-D printed masks were used to trick face recognition. Should we be afraid?

Machine learning & AI

Will artificial intelligence be the future of music?

They may never be able to fill a stadium for a rock concert, but computers are making inroads in the music industry, capable of producing songs—and convincingly so—as illustrated at the South by Southwest festival in ...