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SXSW: The Future Application Ecosystem

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In a world of web-based services that depend on various other services, like Twitter or Google Maps data, your product will only be as strong as your weakest API call. I’ve found it’s actually a fun topic to discuss. For developers and web-based businesses, thinking about and managing federated flows...
SXSW: The Future Application Ecosystem

Spotify intros 12 third-party apps for your listening pleasure

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The new offerings come from a host of companies, including Universal, Def Jam, and Warner Music. [Read more]...
Spotify intros 12 third-party apps for your listening pleasure

Google poised to take stake in Vevo

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Deal thought to be worth about £42m for stake of close to 10% in music video website founded by Universal and SonyYouTube owner Google is poised to take a stake of close to 10% in Vevo, the music video website founded by record company majors Universal and Sony, in a...
Google poised to take stake in Vevo

Apple's 'Master Negotiator and Product Resuscitator' Eddy Cue Profiled

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With Apple's management changes announced earlier this week, several current executives have seen expansions of their responsibilities. Among those is Eddy Cue, Apple's senior vice president for Internet Software and Services, who is seeing Siri and Maps added to his portfolio. Cue's responsibilities have grown substantially throughout during his 23...
Apple's 'Master Negotiator and Product Resuscitator' Eddy Cue Profiled
Spotify doubles its app library with a mix of blue chip partners and third party developers (sort of)

Jawbone Hires Microsoft's Mindy Mount as President to Turbocharge Ops

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In a key hire, Jawbone said today that had hired Mindy Mount, a top corporate VP at Microsoft, as its president. The move by the San Francisco-based maker of wireless, music and wearable devices is part of what has been a major upgrading of its management and board. Recently,...
Jawbone Hires Microsoft's Mindy Mount as President to Turbocharge Ops

Apple's "iRadio" reportedly close to launch, yet labels still have to sign

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The "iRadio" rumor is back, and there are new details on how Apple hopes to generate more revenue for music studios than competing services. According to sources who spoke to CNET, Apple's rumored streaming service would offer users a quick way to buy songs through iTunes, "potentially boosting download...
Apple's "iRadio" reportedly close to launch, yet labels still have to sign

Music Biz Wants To Block Pirate Bay....Plus 260 Additional Sites

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Copyright activists often warn that a ruling in one case has the potential to be leveraged elsewhere and the wedge can become thicker frighteningly quickly if issues aren’t dealt with early on. It seems that a case currently underway in Ireland involving The Pirate Bay is proving that assessment correct....
Music Biz Wants To Block Pirate Bay....Plus 260 Additional Sites

Global video site Viki moves into music, inks deals with Warner Music and other labels

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International-focused TV and video site Viki has made a significant move into the music space, after it announced deals with a number of record labels and agencies, most notably Warner Music, SEED Music Group of Taiwan and Korea’s LOEN. The expansion has brought thousands of music videos from hundreds of artists...
Global video site Viki moves into music, inks deals with Warner Music and other labels

comScore: Long-Form Video Content Views On The Rise In January

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comScore just released its monthly U.S. online video data, and while viewership dipped slightly in January 2012 (from December), long-form video content views are on the rise. According to comScore, 181 million U.S. Internet users watched nearly 40 billion videos of online video content in January, compared to 182 million...
comScore: Long-Form Video Content Views On The Rise In January

Apple Close to Striking Deal with Record Labels for iRadio

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Apple is close to signing a deal with both Warner Music and Universal Music Group for its rumored streaming music service, reports CNET. Content negotiations between Apple and record companies were said to have stagnated because the Cupertino-based company was offering low royalty rates, but CNET's sources say that Apple's...
Apple Close to Striking Deal with Record Labels for iRadio

Google strikes deal with Warner Music for streaming services

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Google is gearing up to launch streaming music services -- and now has one of the big major labels on board. [Read more]...
Google strikes deal with Warner Music for streaming services

Facebook Passed Yahoo To Become The Second Largest Video Site In The U.S. In July

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comScore’s monthly online video data is in and it looks Facebook passed Yahoo in July to become the second largest video site in the U.S. behind Google/YouTube. According to comScore, more than 184 million U.S. Internet users watched 36.9 billion online content videos in July, while video ad views totaled...
Facebook Passed Yahoo To Become The Second Largest Video Site In The U.S. In July
Spotify’s new apps could be a big boost for labels

Apple reportedly closing in on 'iRadio' deals, still aiming for summer launch

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CNET looked at some of the recent talks between Apple and the record labels recording Apple’s plans for a streaming, radio-like service. According to the report, Apple is working to strike deals with both the Warner and Universal Music groups within the week. Sony would still be one of the...
Apple reportedly closing in on 'iRadio' deals, still aiming for summer launch

Offline Over The Weekend? Catch Up Now with All the Tech News You Missed

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You may well have been too busy out enjoying the weekend to sit around reading tech news, but we weren’t. Here’s a roundup of what you missed over the last two days from The Next Web and beyond.  News from the weekend: Turkish PM Blasts Twitter and Social Media For...
Offline Over The Weekend? Catch Up Now with All the Tech News You Missed
With Audiogalaxy Acquisition, Dropbox Signals Its Cloud Music Ambitions

RIAA Nemesis Launches Media Search Engine

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In 2008, under the umbrella of the local RIAA, Warner Music, Universal Music, EMI and Sony filed a lawsuit against Pablo’s company, MP2P Technologies. The labels argued that they lost a substantial amount of revenue because of the software he created, and are demanding a massive 13 million euros ($17.5m)...
RIAA Nemesis Launches Media Search Engine

The "iRadio" saga continues: Apple allegedly partners with Warner Music

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Both CNET and The New York Times are reporting that Apple has reached a deal with Warner Music this weekend. It would mark the second of the three major music labels (Universal Music Group being the other) that the company has officially partnered with ahead of its alleged "iRadio"...
The "iRadio" saga continues: Apple allegedly partners with Warner Music

In The Long History Of Specious DMCA Claims, This Is Definitely One Of Them

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Another batch of DMCA notices has just cleared the, um, Clearinghouse over at Chilling Effects, at least according to my RSS feed. [Yes. I'm subscribed to the Chilling Effects Clearinghouse feed. This is the sort of thing one does when writing for a site like this. Informing people that...
In The Long History Of Specious DMCA Claims, This Is Definitely One Of Them

Google Music Is Bleeding

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Google Music Is Bleeding: Pretty much everything Wayne Rosso says (extending upon what Greg Sandoval previously said) rings true except for the notion that Google might pull the plug on the service so soon. That would make too much sense.  Also, the idea that Google Music is not taking off...
Google Music Is Bleeding

Spotify seeks to expand free streaming to mobile devices

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Service in talks with major music companies in bid to gain an edge on rivals such as Napster, Rdio and DeezerSpotify wants to boost the amount of free music it offers to smartphone users in the UK, in a move likely to fuel a sharp rise in on-the-move streaming.At the...
Spotify seeks to expand free streaming to mobile devices

Canadian wireless carrier Public Mobile launches a Spotify competitor and bundles it with unlimited data

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While there’s no shortage of streaming music offerings out there, Canadians are getting a unique option today with the release of Public Mobile‘s service Siren Music. It’s an unlimited data package, combined with unlimited streaming from the Canadian labels of Warner Music, Universal and Sony. The service is only available on Android...
Canadian wireless carrier Public Mobile launches a Spotify competitor and bundles it with unlimited data

Apple reportedly finalizing deals for free international iTunes music streaming service

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Apple is said to be close to signing a deal with Warner Music and Universal Music Group that would pave the way for its much-rumored streaming music service, according to CNET. While details of the service remain fuzzy, CNET’s sources suggest that it will be a free service that is...
Apple reportedly finalizing deals for free international iTunes music streaming service
As Apple Reportedly Nears Streaming Licensing Agreements For iRadio, Competitors Should Circle The Wagons

So Here's Why You May Have Trouble Finding the Android Market Icon on Your Phone

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Get ready for some changes to the Android home screen. Google plans to rename the Android Market as well as its books, movies and music apps, rebranding all of them under the “Google Play” brand. Over the next week or so, the Android Market icon will change to “Google Play...
So Here's Why You May Have Trouble Finding the Android Market Icon on Your Phone

Apple's iRadio could debut next week - will it outgun Spotify and Google's All Access?

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Apple has reportedly secured a key licensing deal for its upcoming new "iRadio" streaming music service just one week ahead of its annual WWDC conference in San Francisco. Warner Music, which had been holding out for better terms according to earlier reports, has reportedly now agreed to license its catalog...
Apple's iRadio could debut next week - will it outgun Spotify and Google's All Access?

Defunct LimeWire Buries The Copyright Hatchet With Music Agency Merlin, Settles For $15m?

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Another hefty payout for the now-defunct file-sharing P2P service LimeWire, and, perhaps more importantly, another nail in the coffin for P2p services: Merlin, a rights agency representing independent labels, says that it has reached an out-of-court settlement with LimeWire over copyright infringement — a settlement its characterizing as its first...
Defunct LimeWire Buries The Copyright Hatchet With Music Agency Merlin, Settles For $15m?

Former Record Label Exec Ethan Kaplan: Duh, Of Course More File Sharing Leads To More Sales

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We recently posted an interesting study talking about how greater file sharing of leaked albums had a specific (if small) causal impact that resulted in higher sales. I thought it was an interesting area of research, though one where a lot more work needs to be done. Following that, however,...
Former Record Label Exec Ethan Kaplan: Duh, Of Course More File Sharing Leads To More Sales

Google adds fair use defense to YouTube takedowns

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Google has improved its ContentID copyright enforcement system for YouTube, adding a "fair use" button for people who've had their videos taken offline (like all those people who created Hitler/Downfall parodies). The way the new system works: after your video is taken down by a copyright complaint, you have the...
Google adds fair use defense to YouTube takedowns
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