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Sandbox Issue 197: FAN BASIS subcontracting marketing to your audience

Lead: Since the 1950s, fans were there to buy records, tickets and whatever bits of merchandise acts could pump out into the market. Three decades ago, they were turned into evangelists as street teams came to the fore. Today...
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Cloud service Dropbox buys Audiogalaxy in intriguing music move

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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Cloud service Dropbox buys Audiogalaxy in intriguing music move

Remember Audiogalaxy? It's one of the veteran brands in the digital music space, having gone through several distinct iterations since its launch in 1998 as a P2P service, including a promotional site for Rhapsody, and more...
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Dropbox bars Boxopus torrent service from using its API

Earlier this week, we reported on Boxopus, a disruptive new site capable of downloading torrents directly into people's Dropbox folders.
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Boxopus blends BitTorrent with Dropbox cloud storage

Closer links between the worlds of BitTorrent and cloud storage services are inevitable in 2012, but while the emergence of a service like Boxopus is unsurprising, it will still raise hairs on the neck of many entertainment...
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Samsung Galaxy S III unveiled with Music Hub scan-and-match service

The device has a big 4.8-inch touchscreen, eight-megapixel camera and all manner of connectivity, while a partnership with Dropbox will provide owners with 50GB of online storage for their files.
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Apple rejecting iOS apps using the Dropbox SDK

Here's some bad news for iOS apps using Dropbox's SDK to tap into cloud storage - which a number of music player apps are doing. Apple has started rejecting these apps, due to the fact that Dropbox's SDK includes a facility...
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Google Drive cloud storage service tipped to launch this week

Google is set to take on Dropbox with a full cloud storage service called Google Drive, which according to leaks will launch sometime this week.
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New smartphones from HTC, Sony, Samsung and LG

Music Ally is on the ground at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, which officially kicks off today. Actually, a number of manufacturers showed off their new handsets yesterday though.
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One Like Son record their album on iPhone setup

Yes, believe it or not, there is still mileage to the whole 'make music using iOS devices and get publicity' thing.
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YouSendIt launches cloud storage and sharing service

This isn't specifically music, but we imagine rightsholders will be going over the details with a fine toothcomb. YouSendIt - known for being an easy way to send large files to other internet users - has launched a new Dropbox-style...
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Dropbox takes action to avoid becoming ‘the next Rapidshare’

Cloud storage service Dropbox has become really popular in the last year, with more than 25 million users saving 200 million files on its servers every day. Until now, it hasn't faced any real scrutiny over potentially piratical...