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Velocity Communications: 'People shouldn't hire yes men'

Velocity Communications: 'People shouldn't hire yes men' Gated Content

The following is a piece by Andy Saunders, founder of Velocity Communications.

by MusicWeek Staff
on Aug 1st 2014 at 11:30AM
Apple confirms Beats staff cuts

Apple confirms Beats staff cuts

Apple has confirmed recent reports that it will be cutting jobs, but denies that as many as 200 staff will ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Aug 1st 2014 at 10:34AM
SESAC makes key leadership changes and acquires controlling interest in Rumblefish

SESAC makes key leadership changes and acquires controlling interest in Rumblefish

Performance rights organisation SESAC has made several key changes to its leadership as well as acquiring a controlling interest in ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Aug 1st 2014 at 10:27AM
Music Week digital edition now available

Music Week digital edition now available

On the front page of the latest issue of Music Week, Spirit Music Group eyes acquisition opportunities in the UK ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jul 31st 2014 at 11:16AM

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Warner veteran Stephen Bryan moves to SoundCloud

Warner veteran Stephen Bryan moves to SoundCloud

Stephen Bryan has been appointed SoundCloud’s new senior vice president of business development and strategy.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jul 31st 2014 at 11:15AM
Apple to cut 200 jobs at Beats - report

Apple to cut 200 jobs at Beats - report

Apple will be cutting approximately 40% of Beats’ global workforce as it closes its $3 billion acquisition of the music ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jul 31st 2014 at 11:13AM
IMMF

IMMF outlines requirements for 'fair and transparent' digital market

The International Music Managers Forum (IMMF) has outlined a number of measures it believes should ensure fairness and transparency in ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Jul 30th 2014 at 12:46PM
7digital promotes Paul Shannon to VP of technology

7digital promotes Paul Shannon to VP of technology

7digital has appointed Paul Shannon as its new VP of technology.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jul 30th 2014 at 11:34AM

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BPI

BPI joins with Scottish Music Industry Association to host free seminar

The BPI has joined forces with the Scottish Music Industry Association (SMIA) to host a free one-day training seminar for ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Jul 30th 2014 at 10:18AM
Apple to buy talk radio app for $30 million - report

Apple to buy talk radio app for $30 million - report

Apple is close to buying talk radio app Swell, according to Re/code. Multiple sources say the deal is worth ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jul 29th 2014 at 12:39PM
Ryan Seacrest to host daily Heat Radio show in the UK

Ryan Seacrest to host daily Heat Radio show in the UK

American showbiz pundit Ryan Seacrest has been signed by Heat Radio to host On Air With Ryan Seacrest, a daily ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Jul 29th 2014 at 11:57AM
Rhapsody and Napster reach 2 million subscribers

Rhapsody and Napster reach 2 million subscribers

Rhapsody-owned music streaming services Napster, Rhapsody and internet radio service Rhapsody unRadio have reached 2 million paying subscribers.

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Jul 29th 2014 at 11:52AM

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Vevo preparing for sale - report

Vevo preparing for sale - report

Vevo’s owners are looking for a new investor to take control, according to reports, floating valuations of more than $1 ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jul 29th 2014 at 11:07AM
Piracy

Police implement warning adverts on pirate sites

Advertising on copyright infringing websites is being replaced with official police force banners, warning users that the infringing site is ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Jul 29th 2014 at 10:04AM
Eventbrite appoints former Twitter exec as VP of Product

Eventbrite appoints former Twitter exec as VP of Product

Global self-service ticketing platform Eventbrite has appointed Laurent Sellier as its vice president of product.

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Jul 28th 2014 at 3:19PM
US Department of Justice to consider making illegal streaming a felony

US Department of Justice to consider making illegal streaming a felony

The Department of Justice has put forward recommendations to the House Judiciary Committee to make illegal streaming a felony in ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jul 28th 2014 at 9:57AM

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Pandora

Pandora revenues and listener hours up in Q2 2014 as losses widen

Internet radio platform Pandora saw its listener hours top 5 billion in the second quarter of 2014 with revenues up ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Jul 25th 2014 at 11:32AM
Google offers Chromecast users free All Access Music trial

Google offers Chromecast users free All Access Music trial

Google is offering Chromecast users in the US a 90-day trial subscription to its All Access Music streaming service.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jul 25th 2014 at 10:29AM
Microsoft to 'streamline' music and video, keeping Xbox Music

Microsoft to 'streamline' music and video, keeping Xbox Music

During Microsoft’s report of its fiscal Q4 performance, CEO Satya Nadella stated that the company expected to streamline “investments in ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jul 24th 2014 at 11:25AM
Amazon expands Prime Music catalogue

Amazon expands Prime Music catalogue

Amazon has announced that its Prime Music service has expanded by hundreds of thousands of songs.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jul 24th 2014 at 11:21AM
StubHub

1,000 StubHub customers hit by hacks

Ticket resale site StubHub has been hit by fraudsters after more than 1,000 of its customer accounts were hacked into ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Jul 24th 2014 at 11:09AM
Jim Mahoney

A2IM's VP Jim Mahoney exits for Merlin GM role

Jim Mahoney, vice president at the American Association of Independent Music (A2IM), is stepping down from his role in October ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Jul 24th 2014 at 10:55AM
Leanne Sharman

Leanne Sharman joins Disciple Media Gated Content

Former Warner Music Group and Napster UK senior exec Leanne Sharman has joined music technology company Disciple Media as chief ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Jul 24th 2014 at 9:54AM
Music Week digital edition now available

Music Week digital edition now available

On the front page of the latest issue of Music Week, creative industries take anti-piracy leters into their own hands ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jul 24th 2014 at 9:47AM
SACEM signs deal with Netflix for France

SACEM signs deal with Netflix for France

French songwriters and publishers group SACEM (Society of Authors, Composers and Publishers of Music) has signed an agreement with Netflix ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Jul 23rd 2014 at 2:55PM