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Australian enquiry to investigate higher digital prices

Why should Australians pay more for their digital music, games and software than people elsewhere in the world?
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Sony Music appoints Brad Spahr to apps and digital role

Sony Music Entertainment has poached HTC exec Brad Spahr to be its new VP of product development, global digital business. He joins from a role as head of content in Americas for HTC.
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Australia to review its copyright exceptions

The Australian government has announced a review into its copyright exceptions legislation in the light of digital developments.
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The Temptations sue Universal Music over digital royalties

And still the digital royalty lawsuits from artists keep coming, with Universal Music now facing an action from The Temptations. Well, two of them: original member Otis Williams and later addition Ron Tyson.
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UMG’s Francis Keeling promoted to global head of digital

Universal Music Group's Francis Keeling is moving up in the world: he's just been named as the label's global head of digital business, a promotion from his existing role as VP of digital at Universal Music Group International.
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Think the music biz has a problem with physical decline outpacing digital growth?

There's an ongoing debate about when (or whether) the pace of digital music growth will pick up enough to make up for physical music's decline. But a look at what's happening in the US newspapers industry might make music...
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Vivendi hails UMG ‘turnaround’ in latest financials

Vivendi has reported its latest full-year financials, including those for its Universal Music Group subsidiary, which is referred to as having experienced a "turnaround" in the financials announcement.
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ARIA positive about digital music growth in Australia

Australian music industry body ARIA has published its latest trade figures, revealing that the recorded music industry there saw revenues fall just 0.34% to AU$382.7m (around $411m) in 2011. Digital now accounts for AU$140.5m...
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Digital changes for Warner Music Group EMEA and Atlantic UK

Warner Music Group has announced some changes in its digital teams in the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region.
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eMusic and AIM survey finds physical habits still strong in UK

80% of UK music consumrs still regularly buy music in physical form and listen to it on a traditional stereo, according to research unveiled by eMusic and indie body AIM yesterday. That compares to 70% who download music,...
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Physical CD sales are to decrease in 2012 while digital increases.

According to a study done by Strategy Analytics, physical CD sales are expected to drop 40 percent in 2012 to $2.7 billion. On the flipside, digital music sales are expected to hit $2.8 billion in 2012, a 17 percent increase...
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WMG financials reveal flat revenues and digital growth

Warner Music Group have released their latest quarterly financials and their positive, with revenues slightly up - $779m versus $778m in the same quarter the year before.