More Music Industry News: Borders Down, Thumbplay App, Pirate Bay Fines & More

Borders reports a $33 million quarterly loss. (SEC) Indie digital music distributor IRIS has partnered with MobBase to provide iPhone applications to its labels and their artists. Thumbplay's streaming on. Continue reading

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Bye Bye Lala. Hello iTunes In The Cloud?

The Lala service has been discontinued as of May 31st, 2010. Lala members, click here  for more information on any applicable credits or refunds That's the simple message that lala.com. Continue reading

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Update: Story Behind BuzzMedia & The Music Blogs

A vaguely worded Memorial Day press release from BuzzMedia which "announced the addition of six established and influential music sites" – PureVolume, PopMatters, Gorilla vs. Bear, The Hype Machine, Concrete. Continue reading

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Can MySpace Music Survive The MySpace Decline?

"MySpace Music profiles remain the simplest, fastest way to check out a new band", argues Ray Padget on Mashable. That's a matter of opinion, but there's no denying that MySpace. Continue reading

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Live Nation: Here Come The Summer Ticket Promos

Faced with a sometimes sluggish concert season and growing complaints from fans over ticketing fees, Live Nation today announced “No Service Fee June” eliminating service fees on nearly 8 million. Continue reading

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Apple Probe Expands To Other Media

Will The U.S. DoJ Punch A Hole In Apple's Walled Garden? A variety of sources are reporting that the U.S. Department of Justice has contacted several major media and tech. Continue reading

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Half-Life Of A YouTube Video Is Just 6 Days

(Updated) The average YouTube video gets gets 50% of its views in the first 6 days after it is uploaded, according to TubeMogul  via Silicon Valley Insider. After 20 days,. Continue reading

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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,. Continue reading

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