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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.
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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.
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EC confirms conditional approval of Sony/Mubadala EMI publishing deal

As predicted, the European Commission has approved Sony and investment fund Mubadala Development Company's acquisition of EMI's publishing business, conditional on the new entity selling off worldwide publishing rights to...
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Report claims Sony will win EC approval of EMI publishing deal

The European Commission isn't due to announce its decision on a Sony-led consortium's purchase of EMI's publishing division until today, but the Financial Times claimed yesterday that approval of the $2.2bn deal has already...
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Corbis unveils GreenLight Music licensing service

The latest company looking to make sync licensing easier is Corbis, which has unveiled its GreenLight Music service.