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Sellbox helps artists sell files from their cloud storage

Could the next big D2C stores for musicians be cloud services like Dropbox and Google Drive? That's the thinking behind a Polish startup called Sellbox, which lets people sell files from their cloud storage, promoting them...
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Pirate Bay aims to beat the cops with cloud hosting

The Pirate Bay is turning to the cloud in an effort to avoid being shut down by police raids on its hosting service providers.
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Qvivo raises $1m for cloud media service

Hong Kong-based company Qvivo has raised $1m in Series A funding for a cloud-based project that will allow people to store and access films, TV shows and music.
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Amazon finally secures licensing deals for cloud music service

Amazon has finally got its cloud licensing deals for its music locker service, with all four major labels, publishers and more than 150 indies aggregators signing up. Amazon has now added scan-and-match features to its Cloud...
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Amazon close to major label deals for cloud music?

Amazon is close to agreeing deals with all four music majors for its controversial cloud music service, according to CNet. It claims that Amazon has already secured deals with Universal Music and EMI and is in the latter...
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Google expected Android music to be a $1.3bn-$2bn business by 2013

Google is currently battling another technology company, Oracle, in a patent and copyright infringement trial, which yesterday saw fascinating revelations regarding Google's music plans. An internal company presentation from...
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Google launches Google Drive online storage service

After months - actually, years - of rumours, Google has unveiled its fully-fledged cloud storage service, Google Drive.
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Google launches Google Drive online storage service

After months - actually, years - of rumours, Google has unveiled its fully-fledged cloud storage service, Google Drive.
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US mechanicals deal brings cloud clarity for publishers

Music industry bodies the RIAA and NMPA struck a deal with the Digital Media Association (DiMA) which will now be taken to the US Copyright Royalty Board for approval.
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US mechanicals deal brings cloud clarity for publishers

There is more clarity on what the next set of US mechanical royalty rates for digital music may look like, after music industry bodies the RIAA and NMPA struck a deal with the Digital Media Association (DiMA) which will now...
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Sony Music Unlimited set to release its iOS app

Sony's Music Unlimited cloud/streaming music service has apps for Android devices and the PS Vita gaming handheld, but nothing for iPhone or iPad.
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Court orders RapidShare to filter user uploads

RapidShare hasn't been subject to the level of criminal investigation that knocked Megaupload offline, but it is facing legal pressure of a different kind based on infringement on its cyberlocker service.