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London’s Copyright and Technology event gets major new speakers

This October will see the return of the Copyright and Technology: London conference for its third consecutive year. Taking place on 1 October 2014, the event will feature presentations and debates on all things copyright,...
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WhoSampled to hold ‘Samplethon’ event at this year’s Great Escape

The Great Escape conference in Brighton this May promises to be fun: UK-based startup WhoSampled has announced plans for a ‘Samplethon’ event on 10 May, as part of a mini-conference called Blueprint. “For...
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Coachella festival gets even more digital with YouTube and iBeacons

It’s no surprise now to see big US music festivals being streamed live on YouTube. Such is the case with this year’s Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival, which is livestreaming on its own YouTube channel...
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BPI among partners for IC tomorrow Entertainment on the Move innovation contest

The BPI is one of four challenge partners in a new contest from the Technology Strategy Board’s IC tomorrow digital innovation programme which is offering up to £100,000 to help build new applications in mobile entertainment....
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iPhone 5 launch confirmed as 12 September

"It's almost here" says the media invitation to Apple's upcoming iPhone launch event, which will take place as previously rumoured on 12 September.
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Vevo unveils original shows in Upfront event

Music videos service Vevo has announced plans for six new original series to be screened on its network. The shows were unveiled at the company's 'upfront' presentation for potential advertisers.
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New Kids On The Block and Backstreet Boys to livestream UK gig

Excited about New Kids on the Block and the Backstreet Boys touring together as grizzled old(er) men? We know you are. But what if you can't make it to a gig?
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EMI teams with 2Pears for Music Techpitch 4.5 event

UK events firm 2Pears has announced the latest offshoot from its Music 4.5 conferences brand: Music Techpitch 4.5. It'll be held on 22 November in London, with EMI on board as the key partner. The event will see EMI's EVP...
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#a2n_camp set for 3-5 November in Berlin

German outfit all2gethernow has announced details of its #a2n_camp event, which is due to take place in Berlin from 3-5 November. "The programme will highlight current economic, cultural, social, political, technical, and...
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Facebook’s f8 music announcement

Today's f8 conference keynote has to count as a big win for Spotify, even though more than a dozen other music services have partnered with Facebook on its new attempts to socialise media and entertainment.
CEO Daniel Ek...
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Facebook Music expected to let people listen live with their friends

One last rumour before today's f8 conference gets underway: Facebook could be launching its own Turntable.fm killer. Well, sort of. Here's a tweet from the company's creative director Ji Lee yesterday, which was swiftly deleted...
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MTV to hold second O Music Awards before Christmas

MTV's first O Music Awards took place earlier this year, focusing on digital music and social media. Now the company has confirmed that a second OMAs event is on the way, and that it will happen before the end of 2011. Two...