Tag: digital

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Michael Jackson wanted digital twin

Michael Jackson had detailed three dimensional digital scans taken of his body "in a bizarre effort to build a robot twin".
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TaffyBox shut down for leeching resources

Well, that was quick. Having written about new web-based torrent service TaffyBox earlier this week, it's already been shut down.
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Alice In Chains releasing iPhone app for new album

Grunge phoenixes Alice In Chains are releasing an iPhone app today to promote their new album Black Gives Way To Blue.
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Like the iPhone music game? Buy the digital EP…

Games publisher I-play recently won critical plaudits for its Hip Hop All Star iPhone game - one of the first to use in-app payments to download new tracks.
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Mojo Nixon’s million-song Amazon giveaway

Psychobilly artist Mojo Nixon has been giving away his back catalogue on Amazon this month, and according to a report in the Wall Street Journal has racked up more than one million downloads this month alone.
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Euro music licensing market in line for more shakeups

The notoriously complex music licensing market in Europe could be on the road to reform, following a joint statement issued by the European Commission's Online Roundtable on Music.
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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.