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Internet guru Mary Meeker offers her ‘Internet Trends 2014’ presentation

Every year, Silicon Valley veteran Mary Meeker – who nowadays works at VC firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield Byers – gives a dense presentation on current internet trends, then publishes it online. 2014’s went live last...
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New US study claims 31% of Americans listen daily to streaming music

Research firm ClearVoice Research has published a new report on streaming music in the US, based on a recent online survey of 1,010 people. Many of the findings are familiar from similar studies: for example, the popularity...
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Rap Genius inks Universal Music publishing deal (with wheelbarrow thrown in)

Annotated lyrics site Rap Genius has been under fire in recent months from music publishers over its lack of licensing deals. The company has moved quickly to respond, announcing a deal tonight with Universal Music Publishing...
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Steve Jobs’ smoking gun email regarding Apple, Amazon and ebooks

The unfolding dispute between Apple and the DOJ in the US relating to antitrust laws and the selling of ebooks has taken a new twist with the publishing of an email exchange between the late Steve Jobs and Phil Schiller.
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The IFPI gears up for the metadata era with new CTO

Music industry body the IFPI has created a new role of chief technology officer, to be filled by one of its former executives Dr Richard Gooch.
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Music & Copyright breaks out label and publishing market shares

UMG took a 31.7% share of combined physical and digital recorded-music trade revenues for 2012 as a whole, up from 27.9% in 2011.
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CueSongs bags a full set of major music publishers

CueSongs has inked a deal with BMG Rights Management, giving it a full set of the major music publishers.
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Latest Apple iRadio speculation zeroes in on Sony/ATV

There was no Pandora-killing personal radio service in Apple’s iPhone 5 or iOS 6 software, as had been rumoured. But speculation continues to swirl around the company’s plans to add a streaming element to its...
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Publishing ‘coping better’ than music with digital transition?

BBC's technology correspondent Rory Cellan-Jones suggested that the publishing industry is coping better with digital transition.
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Sony/ATV group completes EMI publishing acquisition

A Sony/ATV-led group has completed the acquisition of EMI's publishing division for $2.2bn, after getting clearance for the deal on Friday by the US Federal Trade Commission.
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Sony/ATV group completes EMI publishing acquisition

A Sony/ATV-led group has completed the acquisition of EMI's publishing division for $2.2bn...
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e-book sales overtake hardbacks in the US

The book publishing industry is enjoying its own digital tipping point in 2012, with the Association of American Publishers claiming that sales of e-books overtook hardback books in the first quarter of this year.