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Spotify prompts industry debates on streaming

From board rooms in Japan to songwriter's rooms in Nashville, a debate is brewing in music industry circles about the financial and creative value of streaming music, even as its popularity and impact skyrocket.

dateNov 24, 2014 in Internet
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Google made failed bid for Spotify

Internet titan Google tried last year to buy streaming music service Spotify but backed off for reasons including a whopping price tag, the Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday.

dateJul 23, 2014 in Internet
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Apple's Beats buy is two-sided for music streaming

Apple's $3 billion purchase of headphone maker and streaming music company Beats Electronics sheds light on a rarely recognized reality in the music streaming industry: It's hard to succeed in the business without offering othe ...

dateMay 29, 2014 in Business
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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.

dateMar 18, 2014 in Internet
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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, ...

dateMar 11, 2014 in Business
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Internet radio becoming more mainstream, survey says

Internet radio's drumbeat is getting louder. More than half of Americans who go online listen to Internet radio services, and consumers who use them are using them more often, indicating the industry has become increasingly ...

dateSep 25, 2013 in Internet
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Online video forces change on TV industry

Having turned print media upside down, the Internet now is disrupting television, forcing broadcasters to adapt to tablets and video-on-demand to hold onto views and advertisers.

dateAug 14, 2013 in Business
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TV seems impervious to Silicon Valley's advances

Google's unveiling last week of yet another device it hopes will change the way people watch TV highlights a stubborn truth: The revolution may be televised, but television itself has so far been impervious to a revolution.

dateAug 02, 2013 in Telecom
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New video streaming technology for mobile phones

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland has developed a new architecture for better-quality video streaming on mobile phones and across wireless networks. The new architecture is based on utilising information gathered and ...

dateJul 10, 2013 in Telecom
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Not all new Apple features made the spotlight

With such a plethora of fancy new features from the iOS 7 and OS X Mavericks operating systems that Apple Inc. unleashed upon the world at this week's Worldwide Developers conference in San Francisco, it was inevitable that ...

dateJun 13, 2013 in Software
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Google's music plan part of fresh wave of upgrades

Google Inc. unveiled a streaming music service called All Access that blends songs users have already uploaded to their online libraries with millions of other tracks for a $10 monthly fee. The service puts the Internet ...

dateMay 16, 2013 in Internet
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