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Telegraph story suggests Parlophone is boycotting Google Play

A puzzling story in yesterday's Telegraph suggested that EMI's Parlophone label has "refused to join" the Google Play service "claiming it offers no obvious benefit to its musicians".
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ReDigi planning Q1 launch in Europe despite legal battles

US firm ReDigi's attempts to launch a secondhand marketplace for digital music have proved controversial in its homeland, sparking a lawsuit from EMI's Capitol Records.
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UMG promotes Pascal Nègre to global new-business role

UMG has promoted Pascal Nègre from president of Universal Music France, Italy, Middle East and Africa to a role as global head of new business, reporting directly to label boss Lucian Grainge.
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Music Ally Report 308 – Rewind: 2012 in review

Welcome to the last Music Ally Report of the year wherein, entirely in keeping with tradition, we run the ruler across the past 12 months and consider what they mean for the digital music industry.
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David Guetta launches Soundrop-powered PlayGuetta Spotify app

EMI has teamed up with startup Soundrop for a new Spotify app for David Guetta. It’s called PlayGuetta, went live yesterday, and describes itself as “a social music party allowing fans to listen in realtime with...
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Blue Note iPad app did 30k downloads in first five days

EMI and Groovebug's Blue Note iPad app was downloaded 30k times in its first five days on Apple's App Store, according to Blue Note president Don Was.
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Blue Note iPad app did 30k downloads in first five days

EMI and Groovebug's Blue Note iPad app was downloaded 30k times in its first five days on Apple's App Store, according to Blue Note president Don Was.
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UMG to open Silicon Valley office for closer tech links

"UMG will open an office in Silicon Valley to work more directly with entrepreneurs and tech companies there," Lucian Grainge tells Hits Daily Double.
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David Gilmour In Concert? There’s an app for that…

Apps as the new live DVDs? Here's more evidence courtesy of David Gilmour and EMI, with the upcoming release of David Gilmour In Concert as an iOS app.
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CueSongs bags a full set of major music publishers

CueSongs has inked a deal with BMG Rights Management, giving it a full set of the major music publishers.
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Masterclass: how to make sense of analytics

Alex White, co-founder and CEO of Next Big Sound, and David Boyle, SVP of insight at EMI explain how to tell what flies and what sinks.
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Capitol v ReDigi opening salvos crystallise MP3-reselling debate

EMI subsidiary Capitol Records' lawsuit against digital music reseller ReDigi has reached court.