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Music Ally Report: Music moves for web 2.0 giants

Our lead examines new music services from Google, Facebook and MySpace. These three companies are offering more ways for people to discover music in a legal way – i) search, ii) gifting and iii) social recommendations.
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Motorola Droid handset officially unveiled

The Droid is the most-hyped Android phone yet - it's made by Motorola, will be sold by Verizon Wireless in the US, and is the first handset to run Google's new Android 2.0 software.
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Google unveils new music search with MySpace, Lala, Pandora, Imeem AND Rhapsody

The speculation last week about Google's music search plans was pretty much on the money. Announced officially last night, the company's new search features will provide streaming previews when people search for...
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YouTube facing copyright complaint in Germany

It may have struck a deal with PRS for Music in the UK, but Google's YouTube-related problems persist in Germany.
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Next-gen search: real-time and social

Several more announcements around the Web 2.0 Summit focused on search yesterday, in ways that will be relevant to the music industry.
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Google ramping up its music search features

There were excitable reports overnight that Google is about to launch its own music service.
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Web 2.0 giants make music moves: Google, MySpace, Facebook

There were excitable reports overnight that Google is about to launch its own music service. That is seemingly not the case. However, what Google IS doing is preparing to unveil richer music features within its main search...
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Google is tops for social media buzz

Google is the top company when it comes to people raving about it on social media sites like MySpace, Facebook and Twitter.
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Google board member quits over Apple links

The US Federal Trade Commission's probe into links between the boards of Apple and Google have already led to Google CEO Eric Schmidt quitting his role as an Apple board member.
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Google Sidewiki offers universal commenting system for websites

Another one for the "Cool Google technologies that will annoy publishers" file. Sidewiki is a new service debuted yesterday by Google - a sidebar for web browsers that lets users post and read comments about web pages.
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YouTube UK reaches licensing deal with PRS for Music

Premium music videos are coming back to YouTube's UK website, after a licensing deal was finally struck between Google and PRS for Music.
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Qtrax promises October 29th launch in Asia

Qtrax boss Allan Klepfisz has been blogging again, and in between laying into recent coverage by an unnamed journalist (presumably CNET's Greg Sandoval), he talks launch specifics.