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1 Million iTunes Sold

Today Apples iTunes sold it’s 1 millionth download. In a statement, Apple CEO Steve Jobs said, “As we cross this historic milestone, we want to thank our customers, the artists. Continue reading

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Steve Winwood Promotes CD Via P2P

Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Steve Winwood dipped a toe in largely untested waters this summer by giving away a track from his latest album on peer-to-peer networks. The. Continue reading

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T-Mobile UK Launches Music Downloads For Cell Phones

T-Mobile, the second largest mobile group in the Western world, today announces the launch of Ear Phones, introducing a totally new category in music, enabling customers for the first time. Continue reading

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Warners Music And Mobileway Partner For Ringtone Promo

WMG, MOBILEWAY USE INNOVATIVE MOBILE MARKETING FOR ARTIST PROMOTIONS First Major Music Company To Use “Short-Codes” On CD Packaging In The U.S. Warner Music Group (WMG) today announced a unique. Continue reading

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Will the Inducing Infringement Act Kill the iPod? San Francisco – With Senator Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) and his colleagues pushing hard to bring the Inducing Infringement of Copyright Act (“Induce. Continue reading

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Two Music Related Surveys

FROM DITIGITAL MEDIA WIREo Report: U.S. Music Album Sales Up 6.9% in First Half of 2004 New York — The U.S. music industry rebounded in the first half of 2004,. Continue reading

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New Canadian P2P Survey

From MusicBiz Canada is the motherland of P2P interests. After all, a court decision there let P2P services off for any copyright infringement lawsuits. Even so, the latest research from. Continue reading

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Top Intenet Applications

1. AOL Instant Messenger 2. Windows Media Player 3. MSN Messenger Service 4. Yahoo! Messenger 5. RealOne/RealPlayer 6. WeatherBug 7. AOL Companion 8. Gator 9. MusicMatch Jukebox 10. NetZero For. Continue reading

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RIAA Finally Does Something Smart?

From Digital Media Wire: RIAA Launches “Gold,” “Platinum” Certifications for Download Sales Los Angeles — The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) announced that it will add sales of digitally. Continue reading

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Discount Anti-Piracy CD’s

FROM THE “CAN IT GET ANY STRANGER?” DEPARTMENT – Another way to compete with downloading and burning will be tested in Europe this August, when BMG starts offering a multi-tiered. Continue reading

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