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Web co-creator Tim Berners-Lee takes aim at music industry

The latest technology figure to criticise the music industry is Tim Berners-Lee, who played a key role in the creation of the world-wide web.
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Pew report suggests new techs are rewiring the brains of young people

Here’s something to be excited or scared about, depending on your point of view. A survey of technology experts, critics and students by the Pew Research Center in the US finds that 55% are optimistic about the likelihood...
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NTT DoCoMo taking Boardwalk mobile ticketing service global

Japanese mobile operator NTT DoCoMo sold 100m tickets for concerts and other live events in 2011 through its Boardwalk platform, which used a mixture of RFID and QR code technology.
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The Pirate Bay deleting torrents from 29 February

The Pirate Bay will start deleting torrent files from its service on 29 February, the site has announced.
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One Like Son record their album on iPhone setup

Yes, believe it or not, there is still mileage to the whole 'make music using iOS devices and get publicity' thing.
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Phorus to launch PlayCast wireless home music streaming tech

US startup Phorus is the latest company looking to make it easier for people to stream their music collections around the home.
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Mobile web is exploding, says Morgan Stanley MD

Morgan Stanley managing director Mary Meeker is something of a celebrity in tech circles, partly because of her famously fact-packed presentations on trends in the market.
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Now jam-bands are getting into user-generated content

US jam-band Umphrey McGee has been getting its fans involved in the music at recent gigs, getting them to text in descriptive words, phrases and pop culture references, which were then filtered backstage and projected onto...
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[PIAS] launches digital marketing agency

Indie label group [PIAS] Entertainment has launched a new pan-European digital marketing agency, with the logical title of [PIAS] Digital Marketing.
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MusicDNA gets deals with 1Boss and People’s Music Store

BACH Technology has announced two new deals for its MusicDNA technology, which aims to extract more metadata from music files, from genre and temp to instrumentation, density and "colour".
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FATdrop launches anti-piracy service for indie labels

UK music promotions firm FATdrop has launched a new service called Anti-Piracy, which helps independent labels detect illegal sharing of their tracks online, and helps them request that they be removed.
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Emily Howell – the best virtual composer you’ve never heard of

Let's face it: one day the computers will be our masters. But in the meantime, they're starting to make our master recordings.