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Bob Marley… The Video Game?

The family of Bob Marley has teamed up with private equity firm Hilco Consumer Capital to sign a swathe of licensing deals for the Marley likeness, trademarks and themes.They're likely to include clothing, food and video...
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Live Nation and Ticketmaster boards agree on merger

The rumours were right, it seems. The Wall Street Journal is reporting that the boards of Ticketmaster and Live Nation have approved an agreement to merge, with the new company thought to be named Live Nation Entertainment.The...
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Not one, but THREE new iPhones in 2009?

Another day, another iPhone rumour started by an analyst. This time it's Peter Misek from Canadian firm Canaccord Adams, who's claiming that there'll be THREE new iPhones this year.One will be a new top-end...
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Microsoft is to launch an “online bizarre” through which customers

Microsoft is to launch an “online bizarre” through which customers with devices that run Microsoft’s Windows Mobile Software will be able to buy applications and services.
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Kindle 2 e-book reader unveiled by Amazon (with MP3 support)

Amazon has officially unveiled the Kindle 2 – its second digital e-book reader. It's been the subject of much speculation and leaked images in the last couple of weeks, much of which turned out to be correct. And...
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People’s Music Store, a UK-based startup, has struck deal with

People’s Music Store, a UK-based startup, has struck deal with Beggar’s Banquet to offer their catalogue on the site which allows users to create their own online music store. This is coupled with the new investment...
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People’s Music Store announces funding and Beggars Group deal

UK startup People's Music Store has announced a seed round of funding from media entrepreneur Paul Higgins, while also announcing a licensing deal with Beggars Group. Users of the site can set up their own online music...
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Video: Radiohead do 15 Step at the Grammys

It's easy to bang on about virality and online buzz, as if that's something you can manufacture on demand. The fact is, you need to start with something worth buzzing about. That's why some of the most viral...
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TwitterSheep analysis of Music Ally Twitter throws up no surprises

Today's hot new thing among people who don't have enough work so spend their day managing their social media profiles is… TwitterSheep! It's a simple site where you type in your Twitter username, and...
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Timbaland and Rihanna team up for BlackBerry Storm

Verizon Wireless has expanded its promotional relationship with producer Timbaland, and has brought Research In Motion into the deal. Timbaland will be recording a series of music tracks with guest artists on Verizon's...
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MTV have launched their two latest intiatives, MTV World Stage and

MTV have launched their two latest intiatives, MTV World Stage and MTV Push. MTV World Stage will showcase established and emerging artists on a global stage, artists set to feature are Coldplay, Pussycat Dolls, Katy Perry,...
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TotalMusic shuts its doors while also closing Ruckus

So much for the label-backed TotalMusic being the answer to the problems of streaming online music. The company appears to have closed its doors at the same time as shutting down Ruckus, its recently-acquired service that...