Music site SoundCloud to start paying artists
SoundCloud said Thursday that it will start paying artists and record companies whose music is played on the popular streaming site, a move that will bring it in line with competitors such as YouTube and Spotify.
Who are the music pirates and what do they want?
Music piracy is a huge problem, if the music industry is to believed. But so far, very little has been done to stop it. We are, however, starting to get an idea of what motivates people to do it. If record ...
Apple closes acquisition of Beats music
Apple said Friday it closed its $3 billion deal for Beats, the high-end audio equipment and streaming music service, a tie-up that could allow the iPhone maker to reach new audiences.
Singapore's GIC buys into Taiwan music streaming firm
Singapore sovereign wealth fund GIC has invested $104 million in KKBOX, a popular Taiwan-based music streaming provider aiming to expand across Asia, the two sides said Thursday.
More to a skilled ear in music
The first pilot study in Australia to give musicians the skills and training to critically assess music by what they hear rather than what they see begins this month at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music.The study aims to ...
Attitudes toward individuals with disabilities improve after simulating disability
Music students' attitudes toward individuals with disabilities are more positive after they simulate having a disability, a University of Kansas study found.
T-Mobile deal helps Rhapsody hit 2M paying subs
(AP)—Rhapsody International Inc. said Tuesday its partnership with T-Mobile US Inc. has helped boost its number of paying subscribers to more than 2 million, up from 1.7 million in April.
EU antitrust body clears Apple's $3bn Beats deal
(AP)—The European Union's antitrust authority has cleared Apple's $3 billion deal to buy Beats Electronics, which makes headphones and offers music streaming services.