Tag: digital music service

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Kim Dotcom out of Baboom: ‘The music industry hates me’

Kim Dotcom may have founded digital music service Baboom and made his own album the first to be distributed through it, but now he’s cutting his ties with the company. Dotcom has sold the 45% stake he controlled through...
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Pandora’s diversity report: 49.2% female but 70.9% white

In recent months, a parade of big-tech companies have published their ‘diversity reports’, breaking down the ethnicity and gender of their staff. Apple, Google, Facebook, Twitter and others have shared stats, provoking...
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7digital store to ship on 20m HTC devices in EMEA this year

The company says its music store app will ship on 20m of HTC's Android devices in the EMEA region alone this year. This follows previous deals with Samsung, Toshiba, Acer and RIM. Impressive, but there are clouds on the horizon
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Spotify extends its free listening period in the US

Some big news coming out of Spotify today, what with the company removing its five-play track caps in five European countries for its free service, and now announcing an extension of its unlimited six-month trial for free...
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Merlin boss says major labels responsible for digital service failures

Merlin CEO Charles Caldas says that new digital music services that build their business models solely around the demands of major labels are playing a risky game.
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HTC rumoured to be working on streaming music service

This month's Mobile World Congress show could see a major new digital music service unveiled, according to GigaOm.