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Startup Dodeka rethinks the keyboard… and music notation

Swiss firm Dodeka is one of the startups exploring music edtech with a mixture of hardware and software. And in this case, with a new form of music notation too. Founded by father-and-son team Jacques-Daniel Rochat and...
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Bubo startup wants to synchronise e-books with music

The latest startup looking for a crossover between digital reading and music is Swiss firm Bubo. The company “provides e-books with synchronised music made specifically to fit the story” according to its listing on startups...
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SUISA and SESAC form Mint Digital Licensing

Swiss collecting society SUISA and US rights organisation SESAC Holdings are combining efforts to create Mint Digital Licensing. They are calling it “the first transatlantic alliance between organisations that represent...
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Switzerland still struggling to turn around music decline

Switzerland has yet to match some of its European neighbours in bouncing back into recorded-music growth. The country has seen that revenue fall every year since 2001, losing 73% of its value on the way. The initial reason...
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Report 393 – Frenemy of the state

Cover Feature: YouTube is currently the target of concerted artist and label lobbying at both the European Commission and Washington. They are demanding the end of the safe harbour exemptions that YouTube, and others, have...
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Country profile – Switzerland 2016

This country profile is on Switzerland, an incredibly rich nation but one where selling music has been an uphill struggle. Streaming is helping to turn this around, however, with this year already shaping up to be a positive...
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Bop.fm adds Pandora, Xbox Music, Rhapsody and Napster

Streaming music aggregator Bop.fm has four more integrations to announce this week: Pandora, Xbox Music, Rhapsody and Napster. Users of those services can now connect their accounts to Bop.fm, which pitches itself as a “Switzerland...
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Rdio launches in seven new countries

Rdio went live in seven more territories yesterday: Malaysia, Hong Kong, Colombia, Chile, the Czech Republic, Switzerland, and Poland.