July 29th, 2014 by Stuart Dredge

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Three months after revealing that they had 1.7m paying subscribers between them, Rhapsody and Napster have announced another milestone this morning: 2m subscribers. The mathematicians among you will...

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July 28th, 2014 by Stuart Dredge

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Tango is a cross between Skype and WhatsApp, offering messaging, voice-over-IP (VoIP) calls and video chat to its users. Music has clearly been on its agenda too: in October 2013 we reported on its partnership...

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July 25th, 2014 by Stuart Dredge

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The CD albums market is alive, kicking and... doing its best trout-pout pose into its smartphone's front-facing camera. At least, that's the message sent out by upcoming compilation Selfie The Album. NO,...

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July 25th, 2014 by Stuart Dredge

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When the likes of Spotify look to a possible future as public companies, Pandora remains the most high-profile example of a post-IPO digital music business riding the Wall Street rollercoaster. Witness...

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July 24th, 2014 by Stuart Dredge

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Remember the days after Facebook went public last year, when its share price wobbled and plenty of experts suggested that its IPO had been an embarrassing flop? As a reminder, that IPO price was $38...

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July 23rd, 2014 by Stuart Dredge

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Apple announced its latest quarterly financials last night, and predictably made a shedload more money: revenues of $37.4bn and a net profit of $7.7bn, up from $35.3bn and $6.9bn respectively in the corresponding...

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July 22nd, 2014 by Stuart Dredge

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A fascinating link between Google and Spotify emerged last night, with a report by tech site Recode that Spotify has a new board member: a senior figure from Google. Omid Kordestani's official title...

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July 21st, 2014 by Stuart Dredge

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There’s a lot of news bubbling around about YouTubers this morning, so we’re wrapping three stories into one. They’re not linked, as such, but together they give a picture of some of the more interesting...

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July 17th, 2014 by Stuart Dredge

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Today, Microsoft announced plans to cut up to 18,000 jobs over the next year, including 12,500 from the Nokia Devices and Services unit that the company recently acquired. That's around half the staff...

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