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Subscriptions woo fans back from pirated music

Fans are increasingly willing to pay for digital music through subscription streaming services rather than downloading it illegally for free, according to an upbeat report published on Tuesday.

Mar 18, 2014
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Apple asks record labels for exclusive iTunes releases

Apple Inc. has begun pressuring the major record companies to offer new releases exclusively through its iTunes store - a move that would initially block availability on streaming services such as Spotify or Beats Music, ...

Mar 11, 2014
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Spotify snaps up The Echo Nest

Music streaming service Spotify announced Thursday it had acquired The Echo Nest, a company behind technology to suggest songs to listeners.

Mar 06, 2014
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A wireless Cone learns music preferences

(Phys.org) —The San Francisco-based hardware startup Aether Things has started offering a reservations list for its debut product, a music player that will apply machine learning to figure out what you ...

Mar 06, 2014 weblog
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Apple's Cook tries to tantalize shareholders

(AP)—Apple CEO Tim Cook is still trying to convince shareholders that the iPhone maker remains a step ahead in the race to innovate, even though recent performance of the company's stock lags behind other technology trendsetters.

Feb 28, 2014
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Digital music to feel impact of Big Data

A new project that will use large music collections – so called Big Data – to support music research has been launched by Queen Mary University of London, City University London, University College London ...

Feb 26, 2014
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California company seeks audio rebels

High Fidelity isn't just the name of a movie. For the better part of two decades, consumers have been willing to trade audio quality for convenience, forgoing their high-fidelity home stereos for white earbuds. But a Sacramento ...

Feb 17, 2014
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Digital music gets a cubist makeover

An 8-inch wooden cube may be an unlikely spark for a musical revolution – but that's the hope of a collaboration of electronic engineers and musicians working towards hackable electronic instruments that ...

Feb 07, 2014
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