Spotify CEO Daniel EK at NMS LA: U.S. Launch “Looking Pretty Good”

(UPDATE 2) During an interview yesterday at the New Music Seminar in LA, Spotify CEO Daniel EK said that the U.S. launch of the ad supported streaming music service was. Continue reading

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Ustream Scores $75 Million From Japan’s Softbank

(UPDATED)Popular live video streaming enabler Ustream has received another $75 million in funding led by #3 Japanese cell service Softbank. Ustream will primarily use the money to expand  service in. Continue reading

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60 Million Americans Listen To Internet Radio

According to a Bridge Ratings study of internet radio listeners, 60 million Americans listen to net radio during an average week. 84% of those  regularly listen to online simulcasts of. Continue reading

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Troubled Deezer Names A New CEO

The surprise ouster of Deezer co-founder and CEO Jonathan Benassaya was the talk of Midem.  Why would the #1 music streaming service in France replace its top exec just as. Continue reading

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MediaNet’s Downloads And Streaming Soar

(Updated) MediaNet's content network delivered a record 200 million music downloads and 150 million on demand plays in December, the company's CEO Alan McGlade shared in a Thursday  afternoon call.. Continue reading

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Spotify Starts To Look Serious

(Cannes) #Midem We7 To Launch Paid Premium Service Feb 1st For more than a year streaming music service Spotify has been the darling of the music press and it appears. Continue reading

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RealNetworks Promotes Rhapsody’s Lunsford

(UPDATED) RealNetworks has named Mike Lunsford as Executive Vice President of the Technology Products and Solutions and Media Software and Services divisions of the company. Lunsford will also continue in. Continue reading

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Forecaster Says 2010 Is Digital Music Tipping Point

2010 is the year the total dollars spent on digital music will surpass the sale of physical goods according to a new forecast. Paul Verna, eMarketer senior analyst and author. Continue reading

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Pandora Profitable, Chasing The “80% Opportunity”

Only a year ago Pandora head Tim Westergren was warning users that it was on the brink of shutting down unless Congress enacted more favorable streaming rights. Now, the company. Continue reading

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eMusic Adds Warner Music Group To Catalog

In Talks To Add Streaming (UPDATED) Digital music download subscription service eMusic has added the Warner Music Group family of labels to its offering in the US. The agreement includes. Continue reading

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