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Amazon alternatives: where else do you shop online

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With many people struggling to find other places online to buy their books, CDs, etc, we ask for your recommendationsAmazon's tax bill is in the news again, after a Guardian investigation put the spotlight on its financial arrangements. There's a growing swell of people who want to use an alternative...
Amazon alternatives: where else do you shop online

Swarm.fm launches its music discovery Spotify app, months after scooping $10k at a weekend hackathon

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Swarm.fm is the latest music-themed app to hit Spotify‘s burgeoning platform, having secured first prize at Spotify’s Music Apps Hack Weekend earlier this year. The premise behind Swarm.fm is simple – it taps Facebook’s Open Graph to surface music activity from your friends, and makes it instantly playable inside Spotify....
Swarm.fm launches its music discovery Spotify app, months after scooping $10k at a weekend hackathon

Music Startup Hipset Launches Its YouTube Network With 11 Artists Signed To Help Them Grow Their Fan Base

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Hipset, a company spun off from music service Tracks.by, is launching a new service today. In a shift in its priorities the company has created the Hipset Network, a multi-channel YouTube network that it intends to use to help celebrities and artists not only monetize their channels, but also grow their fan...
Music Startup Hipset Launches Its YouTube Network With 11 Artists Signed To Help Them Grow Their Fan Base
Rdio redesigns site, looks a heck of a lot like iTunes

Kinects Used to Film Music Video to the Delight of Geeks, Hipsters Everywhere

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Indie band The Maccabes earns major geek cred by filming its latest music video with Microsoft's Kinect....
Kinects Used to Film Music Video to the Delight of Geeks, Hipsters Everywhere

iFixit tears into the new iPod touch, bemoans lack of repairability

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The folks over at iFixit have gotten their tool-sporting hands all over the new iPod touch, giving Apple's latest music player the customary detailed teardown. The alien autopsy-esque dissection reveals the device's A5 processor, flash memory from Toshiba and a lot of parts secured firmly in place. The latter,...
iFixit tears into the new iPod touch, bemoans lack of repairability

Nielsen: More Teens Now Listen To Music Through YouTube Than Any Other Source

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According to Nielsen’s latest “Music 360” report, 48% of consumers in the U.S. still see radio as the dominant way to discover new music. For almost two-thirds of U.S. teenagers, however, Google’s YouTube is now a more important source of music than radio (54%), iTunes (53%) and CDs (50%). Despite...
Nielsen: More Teens Now Listen To Music Through YouTube Than Any Other Source

Groove 2: An iOS music player and your own personal DJ

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There’s no shortage of music-related iOS apps, from Spotify and Songkick, to Shazam and Apple’s very own bundled music player. Groove 2 is one of the latest music nuggets to hit the App Store, a product of Zikera and represents a slight rebrand and update from its previous incarnation titled,...
Groove 2: An iOS music player and your own personal DJ

Introducing: New Rdio

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Welcome to new Rdio. We built it for you — it’s faster, simpler, and more social. New Rdio is a visually beautiful and dynamic way to play Rdio’s massive catalogue of 15 million songs. New features include the oft requested drag and drop playlist creation, a more personalized Heavy...
Introducing: New Rdio
Amazon adds AutoRip music perk for all vinyl record purchases

Tunetrace for iOS turns your drawings into music to show the fun side of coding

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Have you ever wondered what your drawings would sound like if someone was to ever dream up a way of making that possible? Well, researchers at Queen Mary, University of London, have made that a reality courtesy of Tunetrace, a quirky new iOS app it hopes will show budding coders...
Tunetrace for iOS turns your drawings into music to show the fun side of coding

David Bowie video given adult-only rating on YouTube

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Religious imagery in video for The Next Day sees it taken down from YouTube and reinstated with over-18 restrictionDavid Bowie's latest music video featuring him as a Christ-like figure surrounded by women in skimpy outfits and priests in a bar was pulled from YouTube on Wednesday, before being returned with...
David Bowie video given adult-only rating on YouTube

Virgin France declares insolvency

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Virgin France is to declare itself insolvent, the latest music chain to fail against a backdrop of consumers shifting to buying digital music....
Virgin France declares insolvency

Starting now, the new Rdio is available to all users of the web and desktop apps

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Streaming music service Rdio has launched its new version on Mac and Windows browsers and via its Mac and Windows apps. The new version has been completely redesigned to put music and albums  ’front and center’, as well as to make sharing easier. You can check out the new version...
Starting now, the new Rdio is available to all users of the web and desktop apps

YouTube is testing a new auto-generated playlist feature called YouTube Mix to aid in video discovery

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YouTube is experimenting with a new feature designed to help users better discover videos and channels on its site. Called “YouTube Mix”, it’s an auto-generated playlist that will display suggested videos based on what you’re reading. While the video service already has suggested videos displayed in the right-hand sidebar of...
YouTube is testing a new auto-generated playlist feature called YouTube Mix to aid in video discovery

Soundwave hopes to shake up music discovery on iPhone and Android

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Irish startup's app faces competition from Twitter #Music and others, but has Steve Wozniak and Stephen Fry in its cornerSoundwave is the latest music discovery app to be released for smartphones, with ambitions to help fans share details of what they're listening to, and discover new songs and artists from...
Soundwave hopes to shake up music discovery on iPhone and Android

53-year old Madonna premiers new song Give Me All Your Luvin’ on YouTube

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YouTube really is becoming the de facto No. 1 destination for premium entertainment and what better proof than Madonna, a 53-year-old American singer-songwriter, actress and entrepreneur who chose to debut her latest music video titled Give Me All Your Luvin’ on YouTube. The song features Nicki Minaj and M.I.A. and was released...
53-year old Madonna premiers new song Give Me All Your Luvin’ on YouTube

Here's A Look At Sony's New Spotify Killer For The iPhone

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Sony's Music Unlimited yet another challenger to music streaming service Spotify. It's been around for awhile on Android and PlayStation-branded devices, but the app recently made its way to the iPhone. Still in its infancy, the app has a ways to go if it wants to steal users away from...
Here's A Look At Sony's New Spotify Killer For The iPhone

Media Talk podcast: The Review Show shift and music sales on the up

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On this week's Media Talk, we hear from BBC4 boss Richard Klein about the Review Show's move from BBC2; and ask if there's finally light at the end of the tunnel for the music industry after a surprise upturn in global sales. Plus, we look at the latest music piracy...
Media Talk podcast: The Review Show shift and music sales on the up
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