More Music Industry News: 2M iPads, 4th Anniv. Of Pirate Bay Raid, Hello + PlayNetwork & More
Apple has sold more than two million iPads in the 60 days since its launch on April 3. Apple also began shipping iPad in Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Spain, Switzerland and the UK this past weekend. The iPad will be available in nine more countries in July and additional countries later this year.
MySpace: We’re ‘Very Happy’ For Facebook To Get In To Music. (paidContent)
The Pirate Bay: Four Years After The Raid – May 31st, exactly four years have passed since The Pirate Bay was raided by the Swedish police. While the entertainment industries hoped that this would be the end of their troubles, in hindsight they’ve created a a multi-headed hydra that is impossible to kill. The events that unfolded could easily be turned into a Hollywood blockbuster. (TorrentFreak)
Did Amazon Miss The Boat On Social Commerce? (TechCrunch)
Hello Music has added PlayNetwork, a service which provides integrated entertainment media experiences for brands, to its lists of opportunities for indie artists. The pair will collaborate to find opportunities for Hello Music’s artists to gain distribution and visibility with PlayNetwork’s footprint of over 65,000 business clients. (press release)