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Apple, Warner Music have signed deal for iRadio, sources say

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Over the weekend, Apple signed a new deal with Warner Music Group for recorded music and music publishing rights, say sources for the New York Times. The deal comes on top of one with Universal Music for recorded music. Apple is reportedly scrambling to secure new deals with the major...
Apple, Warner Music have signed deal for iRadio, sources say

50 Cent Sued Over Infringing Sample; When Will Hip-Hop's Stars Speak Up About Copyright?

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The folks at dajaz1, who know better than anyone how copyright stifles culture and free speech, send in the news that Robert Poindexter of The Persuaders is suing 50 Cent for copyright infringement over a sample on a free album he released in 2009. This is likely to end in...
50 Cent Sued Over Infringing Sample; When Will Hip-Hop's Stars Speak Up About Copyright?

Norwegian Parliament Approves Extreme Version Of SOPA; Ignores All Sorts Of Rights If Someone Yells Copyright

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A few years ago, I was in Norway for Nordic Music Week and got to meet with a number of people from all sides of the music industry there. It was very interesting to see how many of them were adapting to the changing environment. It was quite encouraging to...
Norwegian Parliament Approves Extreme Version Of SOPA; Ignores All Sorts Of Rights If Someone Yells Copyright

Google lands patent for automatic object recognition in videos, leaves no stone untagged

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Google has already been working on patents that could pick out faces and song melodies in our YouTube clips. Now, it might just have the ultimate tool: the technique in a just-granted patent could pick out objects in a video, whether they're living or not. Instead of asking the...
Google lands patent for automatic object recognition in videos, leaves no stone untagged

Sean Parker: Why'd Spotify Take So Long to Get Stateside? It Could Have Been Apple.

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Before Spotify finally hit the United States less than a year ago, streaming music proponents the world around lauded the company. But while the app was available in Europe and other countries since 2010, it took an extra two and a half years to get stateside. Popular knowledge assumed it...
Sean Parker: Why'd Spotify Take So Long to Get Stateside? It Could Have Been Apple.

Video game industry pushes ratings education amid debate about violence

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Parents puzzling over which video games to buy for their children can get a quick read on what's in a game by looking at the rating on the box. Like movie ratings, these labels offer a rough guideline to the kinds of actions parents can expect once they crack open...
Video game industry pushes ratings education amid debate about violence
SoundCloud's size does matter, but it's not the only metric to watch
Sparrow for iPhone 1.2 adds landscape mode, label editing, swipe between threads

Free Music Monday: 10 Free Downloads Just for You

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Hey there, music fans! Thanks for joining us for Free Music Monday this week, where we offer you 10 free downloads for your eclectic listening pleasure. If you haven’t been with us before, we’re collating free and legal tracks in honor of the #musicmonday tradition on Twitter.Read on, right-click,...
Free Music Monday: 10 Free Downloads Just for You

What would be the perfect breakfast? EDIBLE LABELS WOULD! http://j.mp/d1Rw7r

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What would be the perfect breakfast? EDIBLE LABELS WOULD! http://j.mp/d1Rw7r
BlackBerry 'L-Series' image surfaces with glimpse of the app launcher

Sparrow minimalist email client for Mac: $6

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From 9to5Toys.com: Along with their popular bundle, MacUpdate offers Sparrow for Mac v1.5 for $5.99. That’s the lowest price we’ve found for this popular IMAP email client for Mac. Sparrow is a minimalist mail application for Mac. It was designed to keep things simple and efficient. No fancy stuff here…...
Sparrow minimalist email client for Mac: $6

Actually, $3.5 Billion For Spotify Isn't COMPLETELY Insane (AAPL)

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Earlier today, we reported that Spotify is shopping around for a new fundraising round and asking for a valuation of $3.5 billion. At first glance that seems completely nuts. The company does not own its core asset -- the music it's "selling" is all licensed from third parties, and...
Actually, $3.5 Billion For Spotify Isn't COMPLETELY Insane (AAPL)

Gmail Launches Sneak Peek And Nested Labels

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Gmail Launches Sneak Peek And Nested Labels
Why Do The Labels Continue To Insist That 'Your Money Is No Good Here?'

After 130K trips to the moon, Google Maps for Android gets better map tiles and refreshed interface

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Google Maps for Android has gotten a nice refresh, including a redesigned Navigation screen in Android 4.0 and higher resolution map tiles that should look much better on newer devices. The update comes as Google reports that it has delivered 50 billion kilometers of turn-by-turn directions to users, the equivalent...
After 130K trips to the moon, Google Maps for Android gets better map tiles and refreshed interface

Le Monde Adds MapBox's Open Source Maps To Its New Site To Highlight Where News Is Happening

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MapBox, a service used to design and publish custom maps, has announced that Le Monde, one of France’s largest newspapers, has unveiled a brand new paid website and used MapBox’s interactive maps. Powered by its OpenStreetMaps technology, this is the first international partnership for the company. But before you start...
Le Monde Adds MapBox's Open Source Maps To Its New Site To Highlight Where News Is Happening

Apple proposing half Pandora's royalty rate for streaming

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As an initial offer to a record label for a forthcoming streaming service, Apple recently proposed a royalty rate of just 6 cents per 100 songs, sources for the New York Post claim. "Apple wants a rate that is lower than Pandora's," one executive is quoted as saying. Pandora pays...
Apple proposing half Pandora's royalty rate for streaming

Former Nokia Exec: Elop is struggling, shouldn't focus so heavily on Windows Phone

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Former Nokia executive Lee Williams admits that he's a bit of an "arm chair quarterback," but won't let such labels stop him from offering up some seriously pointed criticism of Stephen Elop, telling CNET that the CEO is "struggling," due in part to a lack of "overarching vision." Williams...
Former Nokia Exec: Elop is struggling, shouldn't focus so heavily on Windows Phone

LadyGaga as a Service: Bringing Apple and Google to Commerce 2.0

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Lady Gaga, along with her record company, is evolving the album in the form of software as a service. Considering the content of her hit new video, Telephone, it is fitting that she would use software to tackle the hard problem of getting paid by amazing fans. On her path...
LadyGaga as a Service: Bringing Apple and Google to Commerce 2.0

Google Glass and wearable tech: This is a game-changer, not a fad

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It’s easy to identify something that’s going to take the world by storm. Just look for the product that’s quickest to be labelled a fad. To be discounted is a serious concern. But we can look directly at a few examples from the past decade that have redefined the world...
Google Glass and wearable tech: This is a game-changer, not a fad

Google Updates Gmail For iPhone With Support For New Auto-Categorized Inbox And Improved Notifications

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As promised, Google today launched the latest version of Gmail for iPhone. Just like the new Android version, which rolled out yesterday, the iOS version now offers support for Google’s new auto-categorized emails for updates, promotions, newsletters and messages from your social networks. If this new feature has already been...
Google Updates Gmail For iPhone With Support For New Auto-Categorized Inbox And Improved Notifications

Tags, labels, folders… To the end user, the difference is merely technical and should be abstracted

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Tags, labels, folders… To the end user, the difference is merely technical and should be abstracted

Apple And Sony Reach Agreement, Giving iRadio Full Record Label Support, Report Claims

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Apple’s rumored iRadio support has just scored a major win, signing up remaining holdout Sony Music according to a new report from AllThingsD’s Peter Kafka. This follows reports earlier this week that talks had successfully resulted in arrangements with Warner Bros. and Universal, which should mean Apple is in a...
Apple And Sony Reach Agreement, Giving iRadio Full Record Label Support, Report Claims

Seevl surfaces new music on YouTube, based on artists' relationships and friends' recommendations

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Last August we brought you a neat plugin for Google Chrome called ContexTube, which was built on a platform called Seevl. It worked like this – as you’re watching YouTube videos, the extension throws up a sidebar on the right that pulls in information about the band or group that you’re...
Seevl surfaces new music on YouTube, based on artists' relationships and friends' recommendations

AT&T Adds Pantech Renue for the Eco-Conscious Texter

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AT&T’s latest quick-messaging phone will help you keep in touch with friends and family and help reduce your carbon footprint. Available now for $69.99 with a two-year contract and after a $50 mail-in rebate, the Pantech Renue features a design built from 67 percent recyclable material and comes in packaging...
AT&T Adds Pantech Renue for the Eco-Conscious Texter

Top Ten Ways To Fix Google Buzz

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Google Buzz was pushed out the door too early and force-fed to users by placing it in Gmail. The launch has been marked by both privacy and usability issues. But the team at Google behind it, led by Bradley Horowitz, is working hard to fix problems and respond to...
Top Ten Ways To Fix Google Buzz

Limited Run Alleges 80 Percent Of Its Facebook Ad Clicks Were Bots

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News updates all day from Fast Company. Limited Run, a digital distribution outfit specializing in labels, musicians and artists, has decided to take down its Facebook account after discovering through its custom-built "page logger" that 80 percent of the clicks on its ads that Facebook was charging them for came...
Limited Run Alleges 80 Percent Of Its Facebook Ad Clicks Were Bots

Gmail, Google Play Books on Android get big UI updates

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Google updated two of its core Android apps on Wednesday to bring major new interface updates for certain users. Gmail Google Play) now lets Android 3.2 tablet owners get the same Gmail interface as they would on Android 4.0, including swipe gestures to flip between conversations and more advanced control...
Gmail, Google Play Books on Android get big UI updates

http://twitpic.com/1e4x4d - New on Gmail Labs: Manage your email by sorting it into a hierarchy of labels. #hurray

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http://twitpic.com/1e4x4d - New on Gmail Labs: Manage your email by sorting it into a hierarchy of labels. #hurray
× Just a test of the new info bar. What do you think?