Tag: digital

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Digital firms congregate in Europe’s low-tax zones

Following on from today's top story about Guy Hands moving Terra Firma to Guernsey, it has emerged that many of the main digital companies are based in Luxembourg, renowned for its `tax haven' status.
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DJ Shadow relaunches website with own digital platform

DJ Shadow's website has had a revamp, with e-commerce at the heart of its new features.
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Buy the next Black Crowes album, get… another digital album!

The new Black Crowes album comes out at the start of September - a fact that sadly the rest of the world isn't quite as excited about as I am.
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Report claims digital will be 82.6% of US music sales by 2013

eMarketer has been crunching some numbers to predict US spending on recorded music for the next four years, and has come up with this forecast: in 2013, total spend will be $5.52 billion - down from $8.4 billion in 2008 -...
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Sony unveils PSP Go handheld

It's been one of the worst-kept secrets of this week's E3 show, but Sony has finally unveiled PSP Go, a new version of its PSP handheld games console.
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Progress on payments to labels for radio play

The idea that radio stations should pay recording artists and labels might not appear so controversial, especially not in those parts of the world where it's been common practice for years.
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Future of Music Coalition sets out digital compensation principles

How should artists be rightfully compensated for their work in the digital era? It's an increasingly controversial issue, especially with initiatives like Comes With Music funnelling big upfront fees to labels without any...
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Black Sabbath catalogue goes digital with Spotify, We7, iTunes…

UMG has announced that the Black Sabbath back catalogue will be available in the UK for the first time digitally today, with 18 albums available to buy as download or stream from sites like Spotify and We7.
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EMI re-org: Douglas Merrill out as Cory Ondrejka steps up

EMI Music has announced a restructure that'll see its digital unit merged back into the main company.