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SoundCloud now has 1m users

Audio platform SoundCloud has announced an important milestone: it now has more than one million users...
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Mobile full-track downloaders set to overtake ringtone downloaders in the UK

The latest research from comScore reveals that 23.8% of mobile users across five key European markets (UK, France, Germany, Italy and Spain) listen to music on their phones. However, while 20.3% are sideloading music from...
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GQ’s iPad app sales are less than stellar

A welcome note of realism to the 'iPad will save the print publishing industries' hype comes with news that GQ magazine sold just 365 copies of its December 2009 Men of the Year issue on iPad. The issue was released as an...
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Nokia still top dog for global handset market share

Analyst iSuppli has published its data on mobile phone sales in the first quarter of this year - that's all mobile phones, not just smartphones. Nokia is still in first place, having sold 107.8 million handsets in Q1 to take...
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The Orchard reveals better financials for Q1

Digital distributor The Orchard generated $17.8 million of revenues in the first quarter of this year - up 16% year-on-year. Meanwhile, the company's operating expenses dropped from $5.7 million to $4.9 million in the same...
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Britney Spears closing in on five million Twitter followers

Once upon a time, people got excited about actor Ashton Kutcher racing to be the first Twitter user with a million followers. Things have moved on since then: Kutcher is now neck-and-neck with Britney Spears in the race to...
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YouTube now streaming two billion videos a day

YouTube is celebrating its fifth birthday by releasing a bunch of stats about its growth. The big number: the site is now notching up two billion video views every day, with users spending an average of 15 minutes on the...
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Digital radio up to 24% of UK radio listening

The latest figures from industry body Rajar show that 24% of all radio listening in the UK in the first quarter of this year was digital, up from 20.9% in Q4 last year. That's a lot of DAB radio Christmas gifts, presumably....
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UMG revenues down, and ringtone decline hits digital

Universal Music Group's Q1 revenues were $1.1 billion, down 13.4% year-on-year, largely due to the ongoing fall in recorded music sales.
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UK live revenues still outpacing recorded music

New figures from PRS for Music claim that live music once again out-earned recorded music in the UK last year, having overtaken it in 2008....
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Android overtakes iPhone for US handset sales

Google's Android was the second largest smartphone OS in the US in the first quarter of this year, according to NPD Group. It claims Android took a 28% share of new smartphone sales there, behind BlackBerry's 36%, but ahead...
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Women downloading twice as much mobile content as men, says Myxer

US mobile entertainment firm Myxer has published a report claiming that its female users downloaded twice as many downloads in April as its male users. Women accounted for 67% of its content downloads for the month: 4.5 million...