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European Parliament votes to limit commercial dominance of search companies

European Parliament votes to limit commercial dominance of search companies

European politicians have voted in favour of measures “to prevent any abuse in the marketing of interlinked services by operators ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Nov 28th 2014 at 10:38AM
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Google faces fresh pressure in Brussels break-up plan

Google could be commanded to separate its search engine from other commercial services in an attempt by competing companies to ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Nov 24th 2014 at 11:00AM
YouTube strikes licensing deal with Merlin

YouTube strikes licensing deal with Merlin

YouTube has finally struck a deal with indie trade body Merlin to license music from the thousands of labels it ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Nov 12th 2014 at 11:16AM
Google ups efforts to highlight legal music services

Google ups efforts to highlight legal music services

Google has published an updated How Google Fights Piracy report, explaining how it attempts to fight piracy across its services.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Oct 20th 2014 at 10:59AM

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Bob Geldof

Bob Geldof: 'Broadcasters should be ashamed of themselves'

Bob Geldof has accused Facebook, Google and broadcasting companies of "letting the music industry diminish" and painted a bleak picture ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Oct 14th 2014 at 4:44PM
Samsung and Google Play up music effort in Latin America

Samsung and Google Play up music effort in Latin America

Samsung and Google Play launched a promotion in September that will see all new owners of Samsung devices in 17 ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Oct 14th 2014 at 12:48PM
YouTube to launch ad and subscription music service 'in coming weeks' - report

YouTube to launch ad and subscription music service 'in coming weeks' - report

An ad and subscription-based YouTube music streaming service could emerge within weeks, according to a new report.

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Oct 1st 2014 at 11:11AM
Samsung to offer free Google Play Music subscription in Brazil

Samsung to offer free Google Play Music subscription in Brazil

Google has partnered with Samsung, offering Google Play Music to the company's customers in Brazil.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Sep 29th 2014 at 3:55PM

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'Albums and data are worth more than nothing'

'Albums and data are worth more than nothing' Gated Content

With just 1.18 million units sold across the UK last week, the album is one again looking in a precarious state. ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Sep 17th 2014 at 2:06PM
Google receives over 1 million take down requests per day

Google receives over 1 million take down requests per day

Google is currently being asked to remove up to one million alleged pirate links per day, according to TorrentFreak.

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Aug 21st 2014 at 10:00AM
Vevo sale halted due to 'accelerating growth'

Vevo sale halted due to 'accelerating growth'

Music video streaming platform Vevo is no longer for sale, according to sources close to the New York Post.

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Aug 19th 2014 at 3:21PM
Google tests 'Listen Now' ads directing search users to legitimate services

Google tests 'Listen Now' ads directing search users to legitimate services

Google is testing advertisements that give consumers the option to listen to tracks instantly via Spotify, Rhapsody, Google Play or ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Aug 11th 2014 at 10:38AM

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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
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
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

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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
5 ways Google wants to help fight piracy

5 ways Google wants to help fight piracy Gated Content

Despite being touted by rights-holders as a major facilitator for piracy, search giant Google has outlined five key steps ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Jul 18th 2014 at 10:29AM
YouTube revenue $3.5 billion in 2013 - report

YouTube revenue $3.5 billion in 2013 - report

YouTube’s revenue in 2013 was $3.5 billion, according to reports.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jul 8th 2014 at 11:47AM
Digital Deals: 'We need strategic, long-term vision and a positive approach to licensing'

Digital Deals: 'We need strategic, long-term vision and a positive approach to licensing' Gated Content

The following is a piece by Gregor Pryor, head of media and technology practice at Reed Smith law firm.


on Jul 7th 2014 at 2:37PM
Songza

Google buys Songza - confirmed

Google has bought playlist site Songza to enhance its Google Play Music All Access subscription service.

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Jul 2nd 2014 at 2:53PM
8tracks

8tracks rejected Google purchase offer - report

Music discovery streaming site 8tracks reportedly rejected an offer to be bought by Google last year.

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Jun 18th 2014 at 10:09AM
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'Indies must find strong ally in fight with YouTube' Gated Content

I've seen what it looks like when Google bares its teeth. Man, it’s so damn pretty.

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Jun 12th 2014 at 3:37PM
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Google joins coalition to cut-off pirate sites from ad revenue - report

Google has reportedly joined a new coalition to stop pirate sites earning ad revenue in Italy.

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Jun 10th 2014 at 10:22AM
Google offered $15 million to buy Songza - report

Google offered $15 million to buy Songza - report

Google is in talks to acquire music streaming service Songza for around $15 million, the New York Post reports.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jun 9th 2014 at 11:27AM