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Kasabian giving away free MP3 track from new album

Kasabian have announced plans to give away `Vlad The Impaler', the lead-off track from their new album, for free.
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China blocks YouTube for a second time

YouTube has been blocked in China for a second time, a year after the first. That time, the cause was videos of Chinese police beating up Tibetan protestors, but YouTube says it has no idea what the cause is this time.
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More data on ad-funded music cannibalising sales

Buried in an article digging around the SpiralFrog collapse, CNET has some intriguing data supplied by an anonymous music industry exec.
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YouTube improves mobile application

If you're accessing YouTube from a Windows Mobile or Nokia smartphone, you can now do it through a downloadable application rather than the video-sharing sites' mobile internet site.
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Firefox mobile browser not so good for streaming media

Mozilla has released the first beta version of Fennec, its mobile browser (essentially it's the mobile version of Firefox).
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The sticking point between YouTube and PRS for Music

We covered the subject of Google's row with PRS for Music over YouTube music videos in yesterday's Music Ally Report, but we thought it was worth pulling out the information on the original licensing deal struck between the...
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YouTube adds more features to Insights analytics platform

YouTube has announced new features for its Insights analytics platform to help content owners drill down into stats to see who's liking their videos the most.
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PRS for Music hits back at Google over YouTube video takedowns

Negotiations between Google and PRS for Music over music video licensing rates may be ongoing, but the war of words continues.
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Pete Waterman: “I’ve earned

We enjoyed reading the comment piece in Saturday's Sun newspaper by music mogul Pete Waterman, who weighed into the YouTube / PRS for music debate firmly in the latter's corner. Even if when we sat down with a calculator,...
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UK Music backs PRS for Music in war with Google

UK music industry body UK Music has come out fighting on the side of PRS for Music in its row with Google over YouTube licensing rates.
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After YouTube/PRS fallout, what now for the JOL?

With much attention focused on the spat between YouTube and PRS for Music in the UK, PaidContent takes a look at what will happen this June when the Joint Online License (JOL) framework expires at the end of June.
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Google to target ads based on your viewing preferences

Wondering why all the Google ads you see are for music, or games, or rubber catsuits? That's because Google has announced plans to target its internet ads according to the surfing habits of individual users.