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Online music companies thrive as old firms struggle

Online music companies thrive as old firms struggle

As major recording labels like EMI slash staff and revise revenue forecasts, the online music business is reporting strong growth and sees 2008 as a bumper year.

Jan 18 2008 12:12PM
Motorola buys BigPond music content provider

Motorola buys BigPond music content provider

Mobile phone vendor, Motorola has signed an agreement to acquire Soundbuzz, a privately held, Asian-based music provider.
Jan 8 2008 1:42PM
EFF condemns music download lawsuits

EFF condemns music download lawsuits

The policy of the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) to sue users caught downloading music illegally has done nothing to slow the trade of copyrighted music on peer-to-peer networks, according to the Electronic Frontier Foundation(EFF).
Aug 30 2007 7:07PM
China goes for mobile music and video

China goes for mobile music and video

China, the world's largest mobile phone market, will see a massive shift to multimedia phones over the next four years, researchers predict. While the country's consumers have initially tended to opt for cheaper phones with fewer functions, the popularity of music phones and camera phones is now driving interest in more advanced models.
Aug 2 2007 3:35PM
Social networks change music purchasing habits

Social networks change music purchasing habits

Social networking sites are having a dramatic affect on the way UK consumers discover and purchase new music, according to a recent report.
Jul 31 2007 12:30PM
Steve Jobs tops list of online music "Powergeeks"

Steve Jobs tops list of online music "Powergeeks"

Steve Jobs, the father of the iPod, was on Tuesday crowned the undisputed king of the online music revolution by US music magazine Blender, topping a list of the 25 most influential people in Web music.
Jul 17 2007 6:30PM
Aussies lag in portable music technology

Aussies lag in portable music technology

New research shows Aussies aren’t keeping up with the beat.

Jul 2 2007 12:19PM
MusicStation hopes to beat iPhone to mobile music

MusicStation hopes to beat iPhone to mobile music

UK - Omnifone has launched its all-you-can-eat MusicStation mobile music service, giving users unlimited access to full music tracks on industry-standard mobiles for a small weekly fee.
Jun 15 2007 10:25AM
Privacy advocates concerned with iTunes' DRM-free music

Privacy advocates concerned with iTunes' DRM-free music

Even though Apple's iTunes tracks are now free of digital rights management (DRM) software, privacy advocates are voicing concern over personal information attached to the music files.
Jun 6 2007 9:36AM
Apple ships DRM-free music

Apple ships DRM-free music

Unrestricted music arrives with a 25-30 per cent price hike.
Jun 1 2007 2:09PM
Tokyo court rules online music storage illegal

Tokyo court rules online music storage illegal

Online storage not big in Japan.
May 31 2007 2:43PM
Apple ships DRM-free music

Apple ships DRM-free music

Apple has started shipping songs without digital rights management (DRM) technology.
May 31 2007 6:55AM
Amazon touts DRM-free music downloads

Amazon touts DRM-free music downloads

Amazon.com has announced plans to launch a digital music store later this year offering millions of songs in the DRM-free MP3 format from more than 12,000 record labels.
May 18 2007 2:56PM
New rules hit China mobile music downloads

New rules hit China mobile music downloads

Growth in music downloads to mobile phones in China stalled last year after the government introduced new regulations, according to recent market research.
May 16 2007 5:02PM
Microsoft Zune tunes into South African music

Microsoft Zune tunes into South African music

Redmond signs deal with Gallo Music Group.
May 3 2007 1:46PM
Yahoo to face the music in China

Yahoo to face the music in China

Major record labels claim copyright infringement.
Apr 19 2007 4:00PM
Punters splash out on digital music

Punters splash out on digital music

A third of consumers polled said they spend up to $12.50 a month.
Feb 20 2007 8:59AM
Mobile music deal seeks to squash Apple

Mobile music deal seeks to squash Apple

Operators and music companies gang up on Jobs.
Feb 13 2007 9:41AM
EMI to offer free online music in China

EMI to offer free online music in China

Label drops piracy case against new partner Baidu.
Jan 17 2007 8:58AM
China's millions flock to mobile music and TV

China's millions flock to mobile music and TV

Market to generate US$11.5bn by 2010.
Jan 15 2007 3:09PM

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