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Why Universal is calling time out on TikTok

Feb 1, 2024
The video platform and the music company couldn't agree on terms for renewing their contract. Some of the fallout will hit video creators.
Universal says TikTok accounts for just 1% of its revenue. TikTok calls itself a “free promotional and discovery vehicle” for Universal’s talent.
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Disney summons the force for its largest expansion

Dec 28, 2015
The theme park is set to build a Star Wars attraction. Adios, Frontierland.

European regulators clear Universal to buy EMI

Sep 21, 2012
European regulators have cleared the way for Universal Music Group to buy EMI. The $1.9 billion deal would create a behemoth in the music world. It still has to be approved by U.S. regulators, though.