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Android smartphones maintain ‘European domination’ says Kantar

Kantar Worldpanel Comtech's latest figures on smartphone sales reveal that Google's Android is hoovering up market share in key European markets.
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Amazon Appstore could be coming to Europe this summer

Amazon is to launch its Appstore in the UK and Europe in the coming months.
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Eventster brings crowd-sourcing to event recommendation

Eventster is a new app for iPhone and iPad that offers crowd-sourced local event recommendation. It works by pulling in events, such as concerts and festivals, across North America and Europe via the Zvents API
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EU asks Google for concessions to avoid antitrust charges

Google remains under pressure in Europe from the EU over allegations of anticompetitive behaviour.
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Rdio goes live in Germany

Streaming music service Rdio has launched in Europe, but not in the market that might have been expected. It's live in Germany now, charging 4.99 Euros a month for the web-only version, and 9.99 for web+mobile.
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Mark Mulligan: ‘Europe has too many services chasing too few customers’

Former Forrester analyst Mark Mulligan has spelled out a warning for the music industry in Europe, pointing to "the class divide that has grown between the US and European digital music markets".
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Nokia’s new Windows Phones expected to be Europe-only for this year

Tomorrow, Nokia will finally unveil its first Windows Phone handsets at its Nokia World conference in London. It’s a big day for the company, which has effectively staked its future on its Microsoft partnership helping...
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Rovi takes its metadata service to Europe

Rovi is making a big push for its Rovi Music data service in Europe, extending it to 33 countries across the continent. The company says it has country-specific datasets for more than 2.5 million albums and 23.5 million songs,...
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More rumours of MySpace cutbacks

Following TechCrunch's claim last week that up to 25% of MySpace's staff could be for the chop, now the Guardian is reporting that the social network is considering shutting down its offices in Italy, France and Spain, leaving...
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Passionato goes live across Europe

Classical music site Passionato has announced its launch in 14 European countries
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iMesh sees P2P music as its route into Europe

We have to confess we'd forgotten about US-based music subscription service iMesh, but the company is still going, and that's more has plans to expand into Europe soon.
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Spanish streaming service Yes.fm reaches 400k users

It's like dominos in the European streaming music market right now: first Spotify announced it had a million users, then We7 revealed it had 500,000 UK users, and now Spanish startup Yes.fm has revealed that it has 400,000...