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Bob Dylan removes works from UK streaming services

We all know Bob Dylan isn’t shy about sharing his disdain for all things digital-music related, but this week his wrath has been specifically aimed at streaming services. Over the past few days his back catalogue has...
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Spotify confirms Chinese launch

We have to confess, the news that Spotify is to launch in China took us completely by surprise. However, it’s official.
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Underworld’s iPhone show available for replay

In a pretty low key experiment between electronica veterans Underworld and Apple last Friday night, a live performance by the band in Oakland, US, was streamed to iPhone users internationally. The duo recently released their...
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We7 to offer tickets in partnership with Ents24

UK music streaming service We7 has partnered with Ents24, a digital retailer for concert tickets, for its new online Tours section.
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Music Ally Report: Mobile Streams

Our lead: With full-track mobile music downloads failing to take off as the industry had hoped, could streaming be the answer? The buzz around Spotify’s iPhone application suggests that it could. The only question now is...
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Report claims Spotify close to nabbing $50m funding round

There've been rumours that Spotify is on the verge of announcing a new funding round for a few weeks, but the Financial Times has gone public with the story, claiming that the round will be $50 million, valuing the company...
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Orange’s Monkey not so unlimited after all

It's emerged that while Orange UK's new Monkey streaming mobile music service is free, it's not unlimited.
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Former MySpace boss DeWolfe raising money for new venture

Having been ejected from MySpace three months ago, former CEO Chris DeWolfe is starting a mystery new venture, which TechCrunch describes as "a roll up of an Internet industry vertical".
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Orange and UMG launching Monkey unlimited streaming mobile music service

Orange UK has teamed up with Universal Music Group and Channel 4 to launch a new unlimited mobile music service called Monkey.
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But what does Gerd Leonhard think about Spotify?

Media futurist Gerd Leonhard (we never tire of that job title) has been having his say on Spotify, saying that while he really likes the streaming music service, he thinks it's "pretty much a suicide mission".
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About that ‘Spotify killing iTunes’ thing…

After releasing the video demo of its iPhone app this morning, Spotify is getting bags of coverage - much of it focusing on a single question: will its iPhone app prove to be an iTunes-killer?Here's a short answer: No.
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MySpace Music’s future is all about the data

MySpace Music boss Courtney Holt has been talking about his plans for the streaming service, saying it'll put more of a focus on data, tracking trends and publishing charts of the most-played music on the site to help artists,...