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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

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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
Pandora

Pandora hires Columbia exec in new Industry Relations VP role

Pandora has created the new position of VP of industry relations and tapped up Columbia Records exec Lars Murray for ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Jul 23rd 2014 at 12:43PM

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Apple

Apple posts $7.7bn net profit in fiscal Q3 2014

Apple recorded revenues of $37.4 billion (£21.9bn) in its fiscal 2014 third quarter turning a net profit of $7.7 billion ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Jul 23rd 2014 at 12:16PM
Spotify partners with MTV parent in the US

Spotify partners with MTV parent in the US

Spotify and MTV parent Viacom have announced an editiorial partnership, bringing MTV, VH1 and CMT apps and websites together with ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jul 23rd 2014 at 11:08AM
Sanjay Sharma joins Russell Simmons' All Def Digital

Sanjay Sharma joins Russell Simmons' All Def Digital

Sanjay Sharma is joining Russell Simmons’ All Def Digital as president and chief operating officer.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jul 22nd 2014 at 4:25PM
Rob Da Bank

Rob da Bank and Ben Turner launch music supervision company Earworm

DJ Rob da Bank has partnered with his manager Ben Turner to launch music supervision company Earworm.

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Jul 22nd 2014 at 2:24PM

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Google execs join Spotify - report

Google execs join Spotify - report

Two Google executives are taking positions at Spotify, according to people close to the companies.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jul 22nd 2014 at 10:52AM
Traxsource partners with Audiolock to 'help boost label sales'

Traxsource partners with Audiolock to 'help boost label sales'

Underground digital music store Traxsource has partnered with anti-piracy service Audiolock.

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Jul 22nd 2014 at 10:49AM
Spotify targets further expansion throughout Asia and the world over next 18 months

Spotify targets further expansion throughout Asia and the world over next 18 months

Spotify is planning to launch in "a lot" of new markets in the next 12 to 18 months, first focusing ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Jul 22nd 2014 at 10:38AM
Michelle Phan

Ultra Records files copyright infringement lawsuit against YouTube blogger

Ultra Records has filed a lawsuit against YouTube video blogger Michelle Phan for allegedly using some of its artists' unlicensed ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Jul 22nd 2014 at 10:01AM

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Andy Heath on GRD collapse: 'All sectors must now work together'

Andy Heath on GRD collapse: 'All sectors must now work together' Gated Content

The collapse of the Global Repertoire Database must not halt the industry’s ambition to create the basis for flexible worldwide ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Jul 22nd 2014 at 9:42AM
Spotify

Spotify's European VP exits

Chris Maples has left his position as vice president of Europe at Spotify.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Jul 21st 2014 at 4:41PM
Tony Smith

Sony's Tony Smith joins Kim Dotcom's Baboom

Tony Smith - previously director of finance for Australia and New Zealand at Sony - has joined Kim Dotcom's music ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Jul 21st 2014 at 2:54PM
Piracy

10% of piracy warning recipients re-offend in France

French anti-piracy authority Hadopi has released figures on how many warnings it has sent over its first four years of ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jul 21st 2014 at 10:18AM
Piracy

Piracy warning letters to be sent in new partnership between rights-holders and ISPs

Consumers found to be downloading copyright-infringing content will be sent warning letters as part of a new initiative between ISPs ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Jul 21st 2014 at 10:05AM
TuneCore pays artists $33.2 million royalties in Q2

TuneCore pays artists $33.2 million royalties in Q2

TuneCore has announced that it paid out $33.2 million in digital music royalties in the second quarter of 2014, down ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jul 18th 2014 at 2:52PM
Google net profit up 5.9% YoY in Q2 2014

Google net profit up 5.9% YoY in Q2 2014

Google reported a 5.9% increase in net income for the second quarter of 2014, while revenues were up 22%.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Jul 18th 2014 at 2:20PM
Google's fastest-growing revenue segment driven by Play store

Google's fastest-growing revenue segment driven by Play store

Google’s fastest growing business segment, described as “Other Revenue,” saw a half-billion dollar year-over-year revenue increase, driven mostly by Google ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Jul 18th 2014 at 11:07AM
Nokia MixRadio to spin out of Microsoft

Nokia MixRadio to spin out of Microsoft

Streaming service Nokia MixRadio is planning to spin out of Microsoft, following the parent company's announcement that it is cutting ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jul 18th 2014 at 10:44AM