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Spotify and Deezer step up their pressure for an Apple crackdown

It’s been a few weeks since the last call from Spotify for a regulatory crackdown on Apple, so it must be time for another one.
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Report: European tech industry has lost $400bn in value in 2022

The numbers involved are still huge, but it’s still a clear snapshot of a difficult year for the sector.
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Music artists and ClientEarth call for new Euro climate law

A group of music artists are among the signers of an open letter calling for the EU to adopt a new law cracking down on deforestation.
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Impala publishes its second equity, diversity and inclusion report

Impala launched its equity, diversity and inclusion charter two years ago, and promised to publish an annual report assessing its progress.
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TikTok European business grew revenues to $990m in 2021

TikTok has filed financial results for its European business for the calendar year 2021.
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European Commission hints at plans for metaverse regulation

European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen has published her '2022 State of the Union Letter of Intent' setting out plans for potential regulations ahead.
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Impala launches climate literacy-training IMPACTS project

European indies body Impala has been talking about and working on climate emergency issues for some time now.
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Spotify CEO urges EC to tackle ‘zigging and zagging’ Apple

Daniel Ek has renewed his criticism of Apple, in a visit to Brussels aimed at stiffening the resolve of European Commission regulators.
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New think tank to explore music cities strategy in Europe

Music can and does play a vital role in the economies of cities across the world, but there is still a lot of room for improvement.
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Music Ally Quarterly Report :: International Focus 2022

Welcome to our second annual Music Ally International Focus report, where we zoom out and dig into the last 12 months of Music Ally’s Country Profiles. This is an utterly essential guide for the internationalised music...
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Google allows alternative Android billing systems in Europe

Google and Apple continue to face pressure around how (or indeed whether) they allow apps to use alternative payment systems to their own.
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TikTok kicks off ‘Summer Song of the Week’ promotion

TikTok's latest music campaign sees its European office choosing seven 'Summer Song of the Week' tracks over the next couple of months.