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Amazon launches $5 promotion and teams with DoubleTwist

Amazon has launched a new discounting promotion on its US MP3 Store, selling 100 albums for $5 each, taking in Lady Gaga, David Bowie and The Hold Steady.
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Amazon slashes prices for The Beatles Rock Band

It seems there's a fair few copies of The Beatles: Rock Band cluttering up Amazon's UK warehouses.
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29p a track at Amazon

Amazon is once again pushing 29p downloads, sending customers of its UK MP3 store links to certain “Bestselling Songs” from acts including JLS, Lady GaGa, the Sugababes and Pixie Lott. Albums from £3 are generally...
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Mojo Nixon’s million-song Amazon giveaway

Psychobilly artist Mojo Nixon has been giving away his back catalogue on Amazon this month, and according to a report in the Wall Street Journal has racked up more than one million downloads this month alone.
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Mojo Nixon’s million-song Amazon giveaway

Psychobilly artist Mojo Nixon has been giving away his back catalogue on Amazon this month, and according to a report in the Wall Street Journal has racked up more than one million downloads already.Nixon was apparently hoping...
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Apple is tweeting about iTunes

Apple is notoriously tight-lipped as a company, with a near-impermeable wall of secrecy around new products and strategic thinking outside set launches.
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DoubleTwist adds Amazon-powered music store to desktop software

DoubleTwist is known for its software allowing people to transfer their iTunes library to non-Apple devices - and most recently for a cheeky advert spoofing Apple's famous 1984 commercial.
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Amazon giving Kindle users their 1984 back

Amazon came under fire earlier this year after remotely deleting copies of George Orwell's 1984 from customers' Kindle e-book readers, due to a licensing dispute.
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Mugasha wants to be “the Hulu for electronic music”

The latest streaming music site to launch is called Mugasha, which stands for "Music. Gather. Share".
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Digital firms congregate in Europe’s low-tax zones

Following on from today's top story about Guy Hands moving Terra Firma to Guernsey, it has emerged that many of the main digital companies are based in Luxembourg, renowned for its `tax haven' status.
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Murdoch kicks back against demand for free online content

News Corp tycoon Rupert Murdoch clearly isn't a paid up member of the freeconomics fanclub: "We intend to charge for all our news websites," he said yesterday, following the announcement of his company's Q2 results.
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Amazon launches 29p Mercury Prize promotion

Amazon UK's MP3 store continues its bullish marketing, with a track from each nominee for this year's Mercury Prize being sold for £0.29.