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Virgin Radio gives more details on planned subscription service

The UK market is set for a big shake-up in online music this year, with all manner of new services launching with new business models. So, the UK is expected to be one of the first countries to get Nokia's Comes With...
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Google launching MP3 search engine in China

More news from China – a market coveted and feared by music firms in equal measure for its size and piracy – with Google apparently about to launch an MP3 search engine to compete with local search site Baidu....
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BPI angered British government with late grandstanding before ISP deal

It's emerged that the BPI was rapped by UK government minister Baroness Vadera on the day its recent memorandum of understanding (MoU) was signed by the government and various labels, ISPs and film industry bodies.
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Joint venture to launch new comedy channel on the social networking

Joint venture to launch new comedy channel on the social networking site
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Location -based mobile social networking market to be $3.3b in 2013
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RealNetworks revenues rise, but so do losses

RealNetworks has reported revenues of $136.2 million for the second quarter of this year, a 12% rise from Q2 last year. However, the company posted a loss for the quarter of $1.3 million, compared to a $1.3 million profit...
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MCPS-PRS explains why In Rainbows was pirated so much

The MCPS-PRS Alliance has been doing some number-crunching on how Radiohead's `In Rainbows' was shared on BitTorrent, in partnership with analysis firm BigChampagne. The topline finding is that despite being heavily...
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VC firm acquired handset manufacturer

VC firm acquired handset manufacturer $340m
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Research firm and media analyst has bough rival firm for

Research firm and media analyst has bough rival firm for $23m
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Band’s back catalogue to be made available for $10 per

Band’s back catalogue to be made available for $10 per album
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Touring festival launched fan-video

Touring festival launched fan-video site
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MySpace hires five new VPs

We reported yesterday on MySpace saying its layoffs weren't really layoffs, but just natural efficiencies at the end of employees' review periods. However, it's interesting that the same day, MySpace announced...