August 29th, 2013 by Music Ally

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Yahoo! Music has signed a multi-year deal with The Echo Nest to tap into the latter’s Dynamic Music Data offering which collates and updates.

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July 3rd, 2013 by Music Ally

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Pandora doesn't like signing direct licensing deals with music publishers at all, as shown by its moves to force publishers to continue licensing it through ASCAP.

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June 20th, 2013 by Music Ally

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Big this week: media stories on which companies AREN'T buying Nokia, even if they'd considered doing so.

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May 20th, 2013 by Music Ally

UK-based streaming music app Bloom.fm has announced a licensing deal with indie distributor TuneCore, taking its library to 18m tracks.

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February 5th, 2013 by Music Ally

Vevo has a new distribution partner, and it's a biggie: Disney. The two companies are teaming up to launch "premier family-friendly music and video experiences" across web, mobile/tablet and connected...

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January 18th, 2013 by Music Ally

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Personal radio service Pandora has been campaigning hard to reduce its royalties burden in recent months, so here's some surprising news: the company has signed a direct deal with Sony/ATV to pay 25% MORE...

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January 7th, 2013 by Music Ally

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Sony and BMG together… Now where have we seen that idea before? Yes, having separated four years ago, Sony and Bertelsmann's BMG are teaming up once more, but this time not for a full merger.

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December 21st, 2012 by Music Ally

Streaming service Rara.com has announced a licensing deal with independent group PIAS, adding its catalogue as the company moves into new European countries.

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December 13th, 2012 by Music Ally

Audiogalaxy has been acquired by cloud storage firm Dropbox, in an intriguing deal that suggests Dropbox has its own digital music ambitions.

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