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Kobalt Music Group raises $140m, taking its total funding to $250m

Kobalt Music Group announced its latest funding round yesterday: $140m through its investment subsidiary Kobalt Capital. The round includes $25m from MSD Capital, the investment firm for tech mogul Michael Dell, which was...
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Pandora’s May 2014 metrics: 77m listeners and 1.73bn listener hours

Pandora is stopping announcing its listening metrics every month from now on, although it’ll still provide numbers as part of its quarterly financial reports. The last set of stats was released yesterday, for May, with...
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Streaming expected to surge, but PwC sees music downloads growth ahead too

PricewaterhouseCoopers is releasing its latest media and entertainment forecasts today, including its take on how streaming music and music downloads will grow over the next few years. The report predicts that global streaming...
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Report claims Facebook hashtags ‘do nothing to help additional exposure’

Should music artists be slapping #hashtags into all of their #facebook #posts now that they can?
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Apple gets AlgoTrim

Apple has acquired Swedish mobile data compression firm AlgoTrim according to reports.
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Dutch report suggests Pirate Bay blockade had ‘no lasting net impact’

David Hasselhoff doesn't feature in the 'Baywatch' study published yesterday by a team of Dutch researchers.
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US Internet Policy Task Force report offers piracy proposals

Most of the headlines so far around a new report from US Department of Commerce's Internet Policy Task Force have focused on its suggestion that Congress "enact legislation adopting the same range of penalties for criminal...
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SiriusXM reports $126m profit for Q2

US satellite-radio firm SiriusXM reported its latest financial results yesterday, with revenues up 12% year-on-year to $940m.
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SiriusXM reports $126m profit for Q2

US satellite-radio firm SiriusXM reported its latest financial results yesterday, with revenues up 12% year-on-year to $940m.
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Gigya report ranks social networks for their sharing popularity

Facebook accounts for 50% of content shared through social networks, according to a new report from social marketing firm Gigya.
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Music Ally Report 323: Pre-Release Me

Our lead feature looks at the highly competitive and crowded world of pre-release streams. Pretty much every album today has some form of pre-release access, but putting it on the act's own website or SoundCloud will only...
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Report claims Microsoft considered acquiring Nokia

Big this week: media stories on which companies AREN'T buying Nokia, even if they'd considered doing so.