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UK population are spending 2 hours watching online video

Netflix has commissioned a survey from YouGov that suggests 10% of the UK population is now spending two hours or more a day watching TV shows delivered over the internet.
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Netflix signs up 1m UK and Irish members in seven months

Streaming films and TV service Netflix says it has signed up 1m members in the UK and Ireland in the seven months since launching there.
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We7 shutters foreign operations

We7 is no longer available outside the UK and Ireland as the company undergoes “a massive change to our website and streaming provision”.
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Spotify’s UK boss gets new European role

Spotify has promoted UK MD Chris Maples to VP for Europe.
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Aurasma promises Ed Sheeran on your high street

Augmented reality app Aurasma is aiming to turn your high street into a “virtual gig space”, thanks to its new promotion for UK rapper Devlin.
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Warner rapper gives away tracks in Twitter rant

Warner Music-signed UK rapper Clement Marfo gave away five tracks from his band Clement Marfo & The Frontline’s debut album for free via Twitter yesterday.
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EMI launches Triangle Tour for Bastille

EMI considers updating the old Guerrilla gigs idea for 2012 Triangle Tour of artist Bastille.
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Wherever you go, Bloc Party app always has the weather with you

British band Bloc Party have a new iPhone app out today.
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Survey says 40% of British music fans can’t remember last CD purchase

40% of British music fans them can't remember when they last bought a CD. More than 20% said they had downloaded music in the last week, while 49% believe it's acceptable to 'download music free of charge'.
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Music lacking from Google’s Nexus 7 tablet in the UK

Google's full music offering won't be present and correct when its Nexus 7 tablet launches in the UK this month. In fact, the device will be lacking TV shows and magazines too, according to The Inquirer.
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Ginger Wildheart’s fan-funded album makes UK chart splash

Some sites and newspapers were a bit quick off the mark last week with stories about Ginger Wildheart's fan-funded album 'outselling' the likes of Rihanna and Coldplay, based on its midweek chart placing in the UK.
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PPL hits out at internet firms

UK collecting society PPL hit out at digital media owners for allegedly dodging UK taxes, as it unveiled record financial results yesterday.