Firefox plug-in links Amazon to The Pirate Bay
No sooner had Amazon launched its MP3 store in the UK, than some crafty coders had created a plug-in for the Firefox browser linking the site to The Pirate Bay.It's called Pirates Of The Amazon, and basically it lets...
December 5, 2008
eMusic touts next-gen recommendation engine to fend off Amazon
Rival digital music stores are scrambling to get their responses to the UK launch of Amazon's MP3 Store yesterday. We've already covered 7digital's reaction, but now eMusic's European MD Madeleine Milne...
December 4, 2008
7digital responds to Amazon MP3 UK launch
Are they worried? Of course not! At least, not according to CEO Ben Drury's press statement:”We'd like to congratulate Amazon UK for finally entering the MP3 market albeit a little late. We announced on September...
December 3, 2008
Bruce Springsteen debuts new track on MySpace Music and Amazon MP3
Having recently given away a song on his own website, Bruce Springsteen has announced that a track from his upcoming Working On A Dream album is being debuted exclusively on Amazon's MP3 Store and MySpace Music.A double-pronged...
December 2, 2008
Yahoo to `completely open up’ Yahoo Music
Yahoo has revealed plans to open up its Yahoo Music site to feature content from outside stores, including iTunes and Amazon. “We are going to completely open up Yahoo Music in the next few weeks,” says Yahoo's...
September 15, 2008
MySpace Music to launch this week
All eyes are on this week''s launch of MySpace Music. It's expected that we'll hear today that McDonald''s, Toyota and State Farm Insurance have agreed to advertise on the service, which will...
September 15, 2008
Second Life bluesman scoops real-world record deal
Nashville-based blues artist Von Johin has signed a record deal with Reality Entertainment. Not particularly interesting in itself, but the way he was discovered is. See, Johin made his name playing virtual gigs in his own...
August 14, 2008
eMusic boss claims Amazon has 4-5% of US digital music market
Outspoken eMusic CEO David Pakman is sharpening his claws for rival Amazon's MP3 Store again, telling Silicon Valley Insider that he estimates it only has 4-5% of the US digital music market, compared to eMusic's...
July 17, 2008