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Amazon clarifies Cloud Player pricing for the UK

The premium tier of the Amazon Cloud Player, which enables up to 250,000 songs to be stored in the locker, will cost £21.99 a year in the UK.
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With Teeth – Streaming services: why aren’t you courting CD and vinyl owners?

Today, Amazon finally launched its Cloud Player service in the UK, France and Germany. Akin to iTunes Match, the core premise of the service is that you can upload your digital music collection into the cloud to access it...
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Amazon bumps up storage for its cloud service

Amazon has announced changes to its Amazon Cloud Drive and Cloud Player services, offering users unlimited storage for their music if they pay $20 a year. It's being seen as a direct response to Apple's announcement of its...
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Scrutiny of iTunes brings us down from the clouds

PaidContent has created a neat chart that compares the big three cloud services - Google Music, Amazon Cloud Drive and iTunes in the Cloud. Intriguingly, PaidContent predicts that "syncing should be faster and easier" on...
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Lady Gaga’s manager praises Amazon’s 99-cent offer

Amazon took a fair amount of flak earlier this week when its servers slowed to a crawl under demand for its $0.99 deal on the new Lady Gaga album. We wondered at the time what Gaga's label would think...
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Amazon sells new Lady Gaga album for $0.99 but servers struggle to cope

Amazon has launched the costcutting promotion to end all costcutting promotions, selling Lady Gaga's new Born This Way album for a mere 99 cents in the US. For that price, fans get...
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Amazon’s cloud service now works on iOS devices

When Amazon's cloud locker and player services launched earlier this year, they didn't work on iPhones, iPod touches or iPads. Now they do, despite a warning page telling users that they don't...
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Amazon set to meet labels for cloud licensing discussions

Amazon's music team made it abundantly clear in a letter to labels a few days ago that they're not looking for licences for the company's new cloud music service. Well, at least not until they add extra features that will...
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Amazon claims cloud music service has boosted MP3 sales

In the face of continuing anger from rightsholders over the manner of its cloud music launch, Amazon is trying to persuade them that the unlicensed service is good for their businesses. Amazon's music team has sent a letter...
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Psonar has its say on Amazon’s new cloud service

Psonar CEO Martin Rigby is the latest person to give his views on Amazon's new cloud music service - a direct competitor to Psonar when it launches outside the US.