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Rhapsody buys Napster’s UK and German services

Subscription music service Rhapsody is expanding into Europe, having just announced its acquisition of Napster International. Read More
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Rob Wells says UMG’s research shows streaming doesn’t cannibalise downloads

Universal Music Group's digital boss Rob Wells has mounted a strong defence of streaming music services like Spotify, claiming that UMG's internal research shows claims they are cannibalising CD and download sales are "absolutely...
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Livestream launches new Producers app for iPhone

Livestream is one of the webcasting platforms being used by artists to stream performances and webchats to their fans.
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Rdio now live in Australia and New Zealand

Rdio is now also live in Australia and New Zealand, joining the US, Canada and Brazil on the company's roster.
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Think Spotify has problems with missing titles? Check Netflix.

Out of the 100 top box-office movies in the US for 2011, only 5% are available to stream on Netflix. That compares to 45 available to rent (i.e. pay-per-view streaming) on Amazon, and 44 on iTunes.
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Rdio goes live in Germany

Streaming music service Rdio has launched in Europe, but not in the market that might have been expected.
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Mog’s JVC and Aha partnerships fuel in-car growth

US streaming music service Mog has announced some new deals to put its service in cars. The company is working with JVC and Aha, following on from its deal last year to put Mog in BMW and Mini vehicles in the US.
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Twitter and HP to host Tiësto concert webcast this week

Twitter just got into concert streaming. Well, sort of. The company has announced that Tiësto will be streaming a concert on the social network this week, as part of a deal with HP and Intel.
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500k customers for Muve Music in its first year

Muve Music has signed up 500,000 customers in the first year for the service, which bundles music access with mobile handsets
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500k customers for Muve Music in its first year

US mobile operator Cricket Communications has announced a new milestone for its Muve Music service.
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Deezer now scrobbling users’ plays to Last.fm

Deezer is the latest music service to add Last.fm scrobbling functionality, joining Spotify and others.
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Could Spotify be more valuable than iTunes ‘per listen’?

Washington & Lee University's David Touve has published a blog post trying to get to the bottom of the respective values of an iTunes download and a Spotify stream.