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TNW’s Daily Dose – 24 hours of tech news in 5 minutes [Audio]

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Apple starts spending its $100bn cashpile, HTC wants to give you remote assistance, and Penguin snaps up the book rights to Whale Trail. It’s all in today’s Daily Dose. You can catch The Daily Dose every Monday through Friday right here on The Next Web. Make sure to hit the...
TNW’s Daily Dose – 24 hours of tech news in 5 minutes [Audio]

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
Reddit founder describes riding the 'Internet 2012 Bus Tour' to stir internet activisim
Sony buyout of EMI Publishing to be approved by EU regulators

Penguin snaps up the worldwide publishing rights to Whale Trail, will debut first book in October

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With its stunning visuals, slick gameplay and awesome soundtrack, you may be one of the hundreds of thousands of smartphone and tablet gamers that have enjoyed Whale Trail, the brilliant flying game from London-based design agency ustwo. When we reviewed the app, we believed Whale Trail would become the “next...
Penguin snaps up the worldwide publishing rights to Whale Trail, will debut first book in October

Open Road and HarperCollins battle over ebook rights to Julie of the Wolves

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The lawsuit over the ebook rights to Jean Craighead George’s Julie of the Wolves is moving forward in court, with Open Road Media and HarperCollins filing motions on March 18. HarperCollins filed its lawsuit against Open Road in December 2011. In the case, HarperCollins says that its 1971 contract with George gives...
Open Road and HarperCollins battle over ebook rights to Julie of the Wolves

Amazon plucks wholesome publisher to boost original titles

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The online retail giant acquires the publishing rights to 3,000 titles from Avalon Books, whose romance, western and mystery books eschew sex, cursing, and excessive drinking. [Read more]...
Amazon plucks wholesome publisher to boost original titles

With new digital imprints, Random House taps self-published authors

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Publishers are increasingly experimenting with digital-only imprints, where a book is published as an ebook first and may never appear in print. Earlier this week, HarperCollins launched a digital YA (young adult) imprint. Now Random House is launching three new digital-only imprints and revamping a fourth. The new imprints, which...
With new digital imprints, Random House taps self-published authors

6waves Lolapps doubles down on mobile publishing, offers potential partners $100,000 in marketing

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6waves Lolapps is doubling down on mobile publishing, announcing deals with 16 separate developers today. Future publishing partners could be guaranteed $100,000 in launch marketing. “We’re approaching mobile to how we did social,”  says Jim Ying, 6waves Lolapps’ senior vice president of publishing. “We want to be a broad appeal...
6waves Lolapps doubles down on mobile publishing, offers potential partners $100,000 in marketing
Minecraft Coming To The Printed Page Next Year: UK's Egmont Publishing Inks Non-U.S. Rights Deal With Game Creator Mojang
Harry Potter series now available for free in Kindle Owners' Lending Library
WWDC Update: iRadio Signs Warner Music, Official App Hints At Flat iOS 7, New MacBook Pro Rumors
Amazon announces Kindle for Japan will be launching soon

Penguin Children's Is Turning Plants vs. Zombies Into Books, E-Books

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Following last’s year expansion into merchandise including toys, underwear (!), and more, EA’s PopCap is now taking its popular “Plants vs. Zombies” title to the printed (and e-inked) page. Penguin Children’s has acquired the physical and e-book publishing rights to the game, in a three-year deal. The first books –...
Penguin Children's Is Turning Plants vs. Zombies Into Books, E-Books

Germans can't see meteorite YouTube videos due to copyright dispute

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The error message reads: “Sorry, this video, which includes music from [Sony Music Entertainment], is not available in Germany because GEMA has not granted the publishing rights thereto.” @jke Last week, when the world was watching crazy Russian meteorite videos on YouTube, Germans weren’t. As a result of an...
Germans can't see meteorite YouTube videos due to copyright dispute
Harry Potter arrives on Kindle

Copyright Dispute Means Germans Can't See All Those Russian Meteor Videos

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You might have heard about last week's Russian meteor strike. The news, which broke quickly and was so odd that many initially suspected a hoax or even a viral marketing campaign, was rapidly realized as legitimate. Part of what helped the news spread so quickly was a ton of videos...
Copyright Dispute Means Germans Can't See All Those Russian Meteor Videos

Copyright Dispute Means Germans Can't See All Those Russian Meteor Videos

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You might have heard about last week's Russian meteor strike. The news, which broke quickly and was so odd that many initially suspected a hoax or even a viral marketing campaign, was rapidly realized as legitimate. Part of what helped the news spread so quickly was a ton of videos...
Copyright Dispute Means Germans Can't See All Those Russian Meteor Videos

Apple’s iBookstore to reportedly land in Brazil within 30 days

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According to the Brazilian magazine Veja, Apple has notified local publishers that its iBookstore will start operating in Brazil within the next 30 days. As you may know, Apple’s iBookstore can be accessed via the iBooks app. The information was published yesterday in Veja’s Radar On-line section. While the article’s date...
Apple’s iBookstore to reportedly land in Brazil within 30 days

The 'Hey Jude' Replacement Ref Protest Plan: Turning Copyright Maximalism Against Itself

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Even if you don't follow football (the American version), you've probably heard some discussion concerning the replacement referees who had stepped in to officiate games while the real refs sorted out their labor dispute with the NFL. If there had been even a modicum of competence, chances are most non-NFL...
The 'Hey Jude' Replacement Ref Protest Plan: Turning Copyright Maximalism Against Itself

Minecraft Kids' Books Detailed By Publisher Egmont Ahead Of September Launch

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Last October, Minecraft creator Mojang followed in the footsteps of Rovio’s Angry Birds franchise and inked a deal with specialist children’s publisher Egmont — for book and magazine publishing rights for the virtual world block-building game that has sold close to 10 million copies. Today Egmont has now revealed the...
Minecraft Kids' Books Detailed By Publisher Egmont Ahead Of September Launch

How Can You Tell If Uploading Your Cover Song To YouTube Is Infringing? You Can't

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If there is such a thing as a functioning copyright system, one of its tenets should be that it is quite easy to know if what you're doing is infringement. Of course, as we've discovered over and over again, people infringe unkowingly all the time -- and it's not just...
How Can You Tell If Uploading Your Cover Song To YouTube Is Infringing? You Can't

Newly Independent Band To Fans: Don't Just Remix Our Music, Please Try To Make Money From It Too

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At this point, bands releasing stems and asking fans to remix their work is old hat. We've seen it done a bunch over the years, and it's pretty common. But Darren Hemmings alerts us to a cool variation on that done by the UK band Chapel Club. Earlier this year,...
Newly Independent Band To Fans: Don't Just Remix Our Music, Please Try To Make Money From It Too

Def Leppard Covers Its Own Songs With 'Forgeries' To Fight Back Against Universal Music

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As we recently noted, there are compulsory licenses for doing cover song recordings, such that you don't need to ask for permission. It appears that the band Def Leppard is now taking advantage of that in an attempt to fight back against Universal Music (who they feel owe them royalties)...
Def Leppard Covers Its Own Songs With 'Forgeries' To Fight Back Against Universal Music
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