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Apple takes iTunes Radio international with Australian launch

Hands up if you thought the UK would be the second country to get iTunes Radio? Wrong! Apple’s personal radio service has gone live in Australia across iOS devices
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Kickstarter’s Antipodean debut

Crowd-funding platform Kickstarter is expected to open in Australia and New Zealand “soon”.
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iHeartRadio launches in Australia and New Zealand

The competition between iHeartRadio and Pandora has seen the services match one another for features, but now also for global-expansion strategies
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iTunes under fire in Australian parliamentary enquiry

The Australian parliament's Standing Committee on Infrastructure and Communications has published a report into IT costs down under, including the price of digital content.
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Google Play Music All Access launches in Australia and New Zealand

Google has rolled its recently-launched streaming music service out beyond the US. Google Play Music All Access went live in Australia and New Zealand last night.
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Australia telco Telstra pushes into ticketing

A partnership with new ticketing company Bang Tango has seen telco Telstra move into the ticketing space in its native Australia.
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Merlin slaps Australian streaming service Songl as ‘waste of money’

Another day, another new streaming music service – and yet another that's drawing fire from licensing body Merlin for disrespecting independent labels.
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Music Ally Report 312: The Hard Sell

Our lead feature asks which digital marketing tricks actually sell music. Not just raise awareness or "create a viral effect" – but identifiably trigger sales.
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Aussie ISP pulls out of anti-piracy talks

Australian ISP iiNet has pulled out of talks with the entertainment industries over anti-piracy cooperation.
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Pandora launches properly in Australia and New Zealand

Pandora launched full version in New Zealand and Australia.
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Rdio agrees Australian radio deal

US streaming service Rdio is partnering with broadcaster dmg Radio Australia
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Pandora goes global (again) with Australian relaunch

Pandora has relaunched in Australia, telling users there that it "never gave up hope that we would someday return" after blocking Aussie users in 2007.