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62% of US tablet owners have paid for digital music

New research released by Nielsen shows that 62% of US tablet owners have paid for music downloads on their device, a long way ahead of the 19% who have done so in the UK, 20% in Italy and 9% in Germany.
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62% of US tablet owners have paid for digital music

New research released by Nielsen shows that 62% of US tablet owners have paid for music downloads on their device, a long way ahead of the 19% who have done so in the UK, 20% in Italy and 9% in Germany.
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RIAA expects US ISPs to start sending filesharing warnings by mid-July

Last year, a group of the largest US ISPs agreed a joint policy to start to tackle illegal filesharing on their networks, with plans to send out warning letters to customers accused of hooky downloads
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Bluebrain release third location album-app Violet Crown

US band Bluebrain have released their third location-based album as an iPhone app. It's called Violet Crown, and is designed to be listened to while walking around the SXSW festival in Austin this month.
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US bid to send Megaupload boss back to jail fails

Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom remains a free (bailed) man, after a US bid to send him back to jail in New Zealand was rejected by the High Court there
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Personal radio service Senzari launches in Spain

Senzari is the latest startup looking to take a bite out of Pandora's lunch, with personal radio. It launched in the US last year but has now gone live in Spain through a local partnership with MTV.
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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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Beatles ringtones only available on iTunes for now

The Beatles remain tied to Apple when it comes to digital music. The Fab Four's back catalogue still hasn't ventured beyond iTunes in its download form, and now the band's first ever ringtones are available exclusively on...
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Adele is the first double-platinum artist on iTunes US

Adele's '21' has become the first album to go double-platinum on the US iTunes Store, selling 2m downloads in the year since its original release there.
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Two thirds of 24-34 year-old Americans own a smartphone

48% of Americans now own smartphones, but that this percentage rises to 66% for 24-34 year-olds.
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Two thirds of 24-34 year-old Americans own a smartphone

Nielsen has published some new research into the US smartphones market, based on a survey in January of more than 20,000 people. It
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More charges and asset-seizures in Megaupload case

US authorities have seized a further $50m in assets related to online storage service Megaupload, and slapped the company's execs with new charges.