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Billy Bragg talks Google, MySpace and creator rights in the digital era

If you're launching a campaign to portray Google as the bad guy in a dispute over licensing payments, don't give Pete Waterman a microphone. That's the lesson from today's launch of PRS for Music's...
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YouTube to lose $471 million in 2009, says Credit Suisse

Credit Suisse has published a report claiming that YouTube will generate around $240 million in advertising revenue this year - up 20% from last year - but that cost of bandwidth, content licensing, ad-revenue shares, hardware...
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Report claims Google to buy Twitter

Google is in negotiations to acquire Twitter, according to a report on TechCrunch - although its sources disagree on whether the negotiations are in their early or late stages.
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Now YouTube pulls music videos in Germany

Google has announced that it's pulling music videos from the German YouTube site, following the expiry of its licensing deal with local collecting society GEMA.
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Google launches free MP3 downloads service in China

It might be engaged in a public licensing spat with the music industry in the UK, but in China Google is the good guy, following its launch of a free and fully licensed music downloads service.
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Google’s mobile boss on how to make mobile easier

As VP of engineering for Google's mobile and developer products, Vic Gundotra knows a thing or two about the mobile web.
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Microsoft peeved by Cloud manifesto

Cloud computing is a term that's becoming much more common in music biz argot - referring to data stored remotely and accessed from anywhere.
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Gmail gets a panic button

You know those moments when you send an email from Gmail, but regret it as soon as you've pressed Send? Yet still have to wait a few seconds while it actually sends?
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The sticking point between YouTube and PRS for Music

We covered the subject of Google's row with PRS for Music over YouTube music videos in yesterday's Music Ally Report, but we thought it was worth pulling out the information on the original licensing deal struck between the...
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Android users hot for apps

The average user of a G1 Android handset has already downloaded more than 40 applications from the Android Market store, according to Cole Brodman, CTO of T-Mobile USA, which sells the handset.
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PRS for Music hits back at Google over YouTube video takedowns

Negotiations between Google and PRS for Music over music video licensing rates may be ongoing, but the war of words continues.
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Google testing ads in iPhone applications

Good news for companies looking to monetise their iPhone apps with advertising: Google has made a discreet entrance into the sector, testing ads in restaurant review app Urbanspoon.