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Digital round up August 17: Onesheet signs up 10k users, Vevo accounts for one-third of YouTube music views, Shuffler.fm gets ma

Digital round up August 17: Onesheet signs up 10k users, Vevo accounts for one-third of YouTube music views, Shuffler.fm gets ma

Onesheet, the web aggregation and management platform for acts, has launched in public beta and has so far signed up 10,000 artists (TechCrunch)

New figures from comScore show Vevo accounted for 38% of YouTube's music video views in July. Warner Music had the second most popular music channel with a 20% share (AdAge)

Music discovery platform Shuffler.fm has been updated to allow users to create mixes of tracks from their favourite blogs as well as build personalised channels. It has also given a preview of its forthcoming iPad app (TechCrunch)

Marketing

PIAS has launched a dedicated sampler site for Other Lives' latest album (Tamer Animals). It uses wireWAX to create a site as a full promo video with interactive tags. Through the tags, users can listen to the full album on SoundCloud as well as watch video content and view hashtagged photos on Instagram (Tamer Animals)

Ed Sheeran is using social media ranking site PeerIndex to locate his superfans and let a small group of them listen to his new album, due out next month, with him in his studio (PeerIndex)

Social media

DJ Ferry Corsten is offering his followers on music-centric social network Flowd a VIP trip to Ibiza for the season's closing party as part of the platform's Frequent Fans offering (press release)

Companies

Ad company Interpublic has sold a 0.4% stake in Facebook for $133m (?80.9m). This gives the company a valuation of $66.5bn (?40.4bn) (The Register)

Home audio company Sonos has appointed Robbie Bach to its board. He was previously at Microsoft where he worked on Xbox. Sonos is expected to post revenues of $250m (?152m) this year (WSJ)

Services

DAR.fm is releasing version 1.0 today and will cover 5,000 radio stations and 16,000 radio shows - all of which will be ranked by user popularity. It launched earlier this year in alpha and describes itself as "the IMDB + Tivo for radio", ranking and storing radio output for on-demand listening (DAR.fm)

Vevo is offering free remix MP3 downloads of emerging bands in conjunction with RCRD LBL (Mashable)

Legal

The Dusseldorf regional court in Germany is partially lifting its injunction stopping Samsung from selling its Galaxy Tab in the EU (except Germany) following a patent dispute with Apple (BGR)

HTC has filed another patent suit against Apple - relating to the Mac, iPhone and iPad (BGR)

Gaming

Zynga, the company behind FarmVille, has acquired mobile gaming company Astro Ape (Business Insider)

Misc

The Beatles are the latest act to feature in the Music Matters campaign (YouTube)

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