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Music based gaming appears to be on the decline as Guitar Hero: World

Music based gaming appears to be on the decline as Guitar Hero: World Tour sales figures are 55% below its predecessor, Guitar Hero III.
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Beyonce’s Single Ladies song spells doom for global financial markets

Have you been jumping about to Beyonce's new Single Ladies (Put a Ring On It) song? Stop right now. The single may herald another cataclysmic collapse of the world's financial markets. Maybe.That's what New...
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“The entire Blu-ray Disc market in the U.S. was worth US$750 million

“The entire Blu-ray Disc market in the U.S. was worth US$750 million last year, up from $270 million in 2007.”
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MGMT and Fleet Foxes top Hype Machine 2008 Zeitgeist charts

MGMT was the hottest artist of 2008, according to The Hype Machine's Music Blog Zeitgeist chart, which tracks online buzz for last year.Radiohead came second, followed by Cut Copy, Hot Chip and Vampire Weekend. Who said...
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Astro Gaming claims $3.5 million has been raised in a second round of

Astro Gaming claims $3.5 million has been raised in a second round of funding.
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Britney Spears wants a Web 2.0 media manager

If you're Web 2.0 savvy and looking for a new job, you might want to check out this vacancy for a 2.0 Media Manager at Brandcasting Unlimited, responsible for Britney Spears' online identity and digital properties.That...
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TotalMusic linked to Tunepost legal music playlisting service

We've been writing about TotalMusic for a while now – it was originally mooted by Universal Music Group as an unlimited music initiative involving several major labels. More recently, it resurfaced with rumours...
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MySpace signed a deal with Yahoo! to enable access to MySpace on TVs

MySpace signed a deal with Yahoo! to enable access to MySpace on TVs that run Yahoo!
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TDC Play: 2m tracks from all four majors and several indies; 1.9m

TDC Play: 2m tracks from all four majors and several indies; 1.9m downloads in one week in December (Denmark’s entire a la carte digital market amount to around 150,000 tracks per week).
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EMI teams up with BootB to launch contest for online music

EMI teams up with BootB to launch contest for online music innovation.
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RealNetworks partnered with VIZIO to make the Rhapsody music service

RealNetworks partnered with VIZIO to make the Rhapsody music service available on TVs through the Connected HDTV platform.
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Nokia 5800 ‘Tube’ phone gets UK release date (but not Comes With Music)

Nokia has announced that its first touchscreen handset, the 5800 XpressMusic, will go on sale in the UK on 23rd January from Nokia's own stores and website, before rolling out through other retailers the following week.However,...