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Filesharing site RapidShare shutting down next month

Once one of the most popular filesharing sites, RapidShare has announced that it is shutting down at the end of March. “Kindly note that RapidShare will stop the active service on March 31st, 2015,” explained a note...
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Amazon signed up 10m people to try Amazon Prime

On Boxing Day, Amazon announced some figures from the pre-Christmas sales period, including a headline number about its Amazon Prime free shipping program: “More than 10 million new members worldwide tried Prime for the...
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Patreon now paying out $1m a month to creators

Continuous crowdfunding service Patreon just hit a new milestone: $1m of payouts every month to the musicians, YouTubers and other creators raising money from their fans using its site. “It confirms a massive cultural shift...
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Netflix on how recommendations fuel three quarters of its viewing

75% of the films and TV shows that people watch on Netflix come from the service's recommendations, rather than users' own searches.
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Spotify clogs up Virgin’s pipes

The Register reports that Virgin Media has been having trouble with some of its ISP customers complaining about Spotify streaming.
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Netflix adds nearly 100 concert films and music documentaries

Online TV and movies service Netflix just got a bit more musical, adding nearly 100 concert films and music documentaries to its catalogue.
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Facebook reveals Vevo’s social stats since Open Graph integration

Music videos service Vevo has been benefitting from its recent integration with Facebook's Open Graph,
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Facebook reveals Vevo’s social stats since Open Graph integration

Music videos service Vevo has been benefitting from its recent integration with Facebook's Open Graph, according to figures released by the social network.