Tweet Apple will close down its recently-acquired LaLa.com service on May 31, the company revealed in a bried message posted on the streaming music service’s website. Existing users will be able to log in until the end of next month.
Tweet The Official Charts Company (OCC) has (at last) launched a website offering everybody free access to five decades of British chart data. The site offers an update of the Official Singles and Albums Charts every Sunday evening, alongside a wide range of Officially-compiled charts across a large number of genres, all supported […]
Tweet UK music industry association the BPI today published recorded music sales figures for 2009, slightly snubbing iTunes in the process. How did the BPI act to snub iTunes? By admitting that digital income now accounts for a fifth of total UK recorded music revenues – up 47.8 per cent, but failing to name iTunes, […]
Tweet Following the Air App introduction yesterday, yet more iPhone action from France – this time hit making DJ and producer, David Guetta, has introduced a new interactive musical iPhone app- the difference here being use of the hot new MXP4 technology. This is an interesting App for iPhone and iPod touch users. It brings […]
Tweet This is the graph the record industry doesn’t want you to see.
Tweet UK digital music service, 7 Digital, today launched its digital music service in the US, while also making a grab at the mobile market with launch of a music download store for BlackBerry users. 7 Digital is well-known in Europe, but is raising the bar in competition in the US with its launch there. […]
Tweet We thought it had gone just a little bit quiet with MySpace Music – now we know why – backed by News International it appears MySpace is attempting to acquire popular music steaming and recommendation service, iLike (which launched its own music download service this week) for a cool $20 million. This news is […]
Tweet OK, the iPod and iTunes refresh season is rapidly approaching, and there’s a whole selection of claims flying round for iTunes 9 – here’s your cut-out-and-keep assemblage of what to expect:
Tweet If you’re based in New York and want a good hard glimpse at Apple, digital music and the evolution of the music industry, then you’d best not miss a special event featuring WSJ tech journalist, Walt Mossberg and hit-maker musician and intellectual talent, Moby. They’ll discuss the ways technology has changed how music is […]
Tweet Reuters has unearthed more information regarding Apple’s in-development Cocktail project, suggesting the project will see future music albums sold as applications through the App Store. The report suggests that the aim of the game is to offer existing music purchasers their albums in a more interactive – and more expensive – format. Consumers will […]