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iLike “cash-flow positive” since December, says CEO

Can you make money from this streaming music lark? iLike says it is - CEO Ali Partov claims the company has been cash-flow positive since December, with revenues coming from a mixture of advertising and affiliate payments...
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Report: Yahoo Music to open up

The Wall Street Journal is claiming that Yahoo is about to announce a big new initiative for its music service, pulling together content from Amazon, iTunes and YouTube in a new area of its site called Artist Pages.
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Microsoft peeved by Cloud manifesto

Cloud computing is a term that's becoming much more common in music biz argot - referring to data stored remotely and accessed from anywhere.
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Discovery sues Amazon over Kindle e-book reader

Who knew that Discovery Communications had patents for e-book reader technology? We thought they just made those nice documentaries about leopards.
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Amazon reveals £3 UK MP3 giveaway problems

Remember when Amazon offered UK users of its MP3 Store free £3 vouchers to spend on the site on Christmas Day and Boxing Day? Well, it turns out there was a slight problem - the codes could be used more than once.
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French broadband users most likely to buy music from their ISP, says study

A report by Strategy Analytics claims that French broadband users are more likely to buy music and games from their ISPs than from sites/stores like iTunes and Amazon.
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♬.ws searches Twitter for music

Yes, that really is the name of this new Twitter-based music search engine, although thankfully it has a normal URL (below).
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UK MP3 price wars continue

There are plenty of bargains to be had if you're a British digital music consumer at the moment.
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Amazon’s MP3 price for the new U2 album? $3.99…

Well, it was yesterday, anyway. More evidence of Amazon's willingness to use deep discounts to boost its MP3 Store came with the US release of U2's No Line On The Horizon.
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Coda.fm: the slickest torrent site yet?

Who will the music industry go after once The Pirate Bay trial is done and dusted? Torrent tracker Coda.fm may be in the firing line - it's one of the slickest and most user-friendly torrent sites yet - as Hypebot points...
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UK users prefer Amazon to iTunes for downloading music

A survey conducted by Strategy Analytics claims that 26% of UK broadband users cite Amazon as their preferred service from which to buy digital music, compared to the 23% who said iTunes. This, despite Amazon only launching...
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Grand Theft Auto IV dumps Amazon for iTunes

The new Lost & Damned Grand Theft Auto IV expansion pack is going to feature a new Busta Rhymes track, among other tunes. However, there's more to tell on the music front. The downloadable pack will also let players...