No, not the village green-preserving Muswell Hill–based battling brothers – but rather continuing teething problems. Madonna, one of the artists who owns a stake in Tidal, has been defending it […]
Beggars Group boss Martin Mills got his criticism of the IFPI’s “global release day” ofFriday in early, but some of his peers in the independent sector have been piling in since […]
Europe’s new VATMOSS taxation rules mean VAT for “telecommunications, broadcasting and e-services services” (relish that last phrase!) will have to be charged in the country of each customer, not the […]
Not on the record, yet, but YouTube has clearly given a detailed briefing to Billboard on background, in an effort to regain the initiative in the public row surrounding independent […]
Chris Messina used to work on Google+, which is why a blog post he wrote criticising the social network is getting a wide airing this week. In a nutshell: “What’s […]
“Google has done more than almost any other company to help tackle online piracy.” That’s one of the key lines in Google’s point-by-point rebuttal of News Corporation’s recent letter to […]
Musician David Lowery has strongly criticised Pandora founder Tim Westergren over his political donations, drawing on data from the Open Secrets website. Specifically, he’s angry that Westergren made a donation […]
The US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is facing rising criticism about its plans for net neutrality – or rather, as those critics claim – its plans to undermine the concept […]
Has Facebook ever made you feel miserable? It may have been by design. Details have emerged about a piece of research carried out by the social network into “emotional contagion” […]
With nearly 10m monthly visitors and a $15m funding round last October, annotated lyrics site Rap Genius is on a roll, and recently added rock, poetry and news verticals. It has faced criticism too, with suggestions that it’s a site trying to translate rap for white people, and thus racist
Turntable.fm co-founder Billy Chasen has torn into what he terms Facebook’s “cognitive dissonance with sharing” in a lengthy blog post.
US tech blog TechCrunch is turning into an increasingly harsh critic of Spotify, with a new post taking aim at its “far-fetched” plans for the US.