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♬.ws searches Twitter for music

Yes, that really is the name of this new Twitter-based music search engine, although thankfully it has a normal URL (below).
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UK MP3 price wars continue

There are plenty of bargains to be had if you're a British digital music consumer at the moment.
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Amazon’s MP3 price for the new U2 album? $3.99…

Well, it was yesterday, anyway. More evidence of Amazon's willingness to use deep discounts to boost its MP3 Store came with the US release of U2's No Line On The Horizon.
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Coda.fm: the slickest torrent site yet?

Who will the music industry go after once The Pirate Bay trial is done and dusted? Torrent tracker Coda.fm may be in the firing line - it's one of the slickest and most user-friendly torrent sites yet - as Hypebot points...
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UK users prefer Amazon to iTunes for downloading music

A survey conducted by Strategy Analytics claims that 26% of UK broadband users cite Amazon as their preferred service from which to buy digital music, compared to the 23% who said iTunes. This, despite Amazon only launching...
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Grand Theft Auto IV dumps Amazon for iTunes

The new Lost & Damned Grand Theft Auto IV expansion pack is going to feature a new Busta Rhymes track, among other tunes. However, there's more to tell on the music front. The downloadable pack will also let players...
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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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Drake sees fake album hit iTunes

You have to feel sorry for Canadian rapper Drake: he bagged the 16th best selling digital album in the US this week, except he didn't release it.
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Amazon Christmas promotion offers free MP3 albums

Well, that's effectively what they're doing. In a customer mailout, Amazon UK is offering people
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iTunes still top dog among European broadband users

Well, it's not exactly a big surprise now, is it? But nevertheless, new research from Strategy Analytics shows that European broadband users who regularly listen to digital music are twice as likely to buy it from iTunes...
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Firefox plug-in links Amazon to The Pirate Bay

No sooner had Amazon launched its MP3 store in the UK, than some crafty coders had created a plug-in for the Firefox browser linking the site to The Pirate Bay.It's called Pirates Of The Amazon, and basically it lets...
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eMusic touts next-gen recommendation engine to fend off Amazon

Rival digital music stores are scrambling to get their responses to the UK launch of Amazon's MP3 Store yesterday. We've already covered 7digital's reaction, but now eMusic's European MD Madeleine Milne...