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Motorola Mobility not much of a bargain for Google as patent windfall fails to materialise

Twenty years on, the Web faces new openness challenges

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CERN set the Web on fire by releasing open software without royalty payment requirements. Two decades ago, proprietary technology has found a foothold. [Read more]...
Twenty years on, the Web faces new openness challenges

Founder Tim Westergren Says Some Musicians Earn Over $2 Million A Year From Pandora

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Pandora founder Tim Westergren denied claims that musicians earn peanuts from streaming services and said lower royalty rates would bolster innovation today at SF MusicTech. “There are a couple artists making over $2M on Pandora, some artists making over $100K a year”. Westergren said the rumor that artists only make $15 a...
Founder Tim Westergren Says Some Musicians Earn Over $2 Million A Year From Pandora

Pandora's Mobile Ad Business Has Almost Doubled In Size (P)

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Pandora, the music streaming service, increased its mobile ad revenue by 86% to $60 million in its fiscal Q2 2013. Total revenues were $101 million -- meaning the company now makes a solid majority of its ad revenues from mobile devices. That makes Pandora a HUGE player in the mobile...
Pandora's Mobile Ad Business Has Almost Doubled In Size (P)
Samsung wins the right to see the full Apple-HTC patent-licensing agreement
Amazon now lets U.S. authors sell their self-published print books in Europe

Music royalties fight continues #thecircuit

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Music royalties: The debate over music royalties is heating up as 125 musicians ranging from Rihanna to Billy Joel signed a letter to Congress asking lawmakers to oppose a Pandora-backed bill that would see Internet, cable and satellite radio services put under the same royalty-payment structure. Read full article...
Music royalties fight continues #thecircuit
Apple streaming music service one step closer to reality as deal with Universal Music Group 'imminent'

Levy free: How billions of pounds have been siphoned off to tax havens

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Royalties and interest on debts, set against profits, are allowing companies to bypass the UK taxmanMost of the cash that bypasses the UK tax authorities en route to a tax haven leaves the country via a royalty payment or as interest payments on a debt.It is legal for Google to...
Levy free: How billions of pounds have been siphoned off to tax havens
Record execs force Apple to delay streaming radio service for being cheap

Motif Now Allows Users To Build Their Own Idea-Focused Investment Vehicles

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Motif Investing, a vehicle that allows you to invest in ideas, is now allowing individuals, organizations and brands to create and share their own collections of stocks or exchange-traded funds online—and, soon, make money when other investors buy them. As we’ve written in the past, Motif was founded last year...
Motif Now Allows Users To Build Their Own Idea-Focused Investment Vehicles

How Sony Got Off Easy With Its 'Settlement' In Class Action Lawsuit By Underpaid Artists

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While Eminem's producers got a ton of attention and a big ruling noting that the labels had incorrectly accounted for iTunes sales -- leading to some back of the envelope calculations that artists might be owed around $2 billion in unpaid royalties from the major labels -- the very first...
How Sony Got Off Easy With Its 'Settlement' In Class Action Lawsuit By Underpaid Artists
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