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Label mix: love, loathe Apple’s iTunes cocktail 2

Tweet Apple’s forthcoming iTunes 9 upgrade’s already being touted as the best thing since sliced bread, with reports promising support for Blu-ray, and built in capability to output the music you’re playing to iLike and Last.FM. Apple’s also meant to be working on Cocktail, a new album format in which music fans don’t just get […]

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Warner Music boss praises Apple, iPhone, iTunes

Tweet Warner Music boss, Edgar Bronfman, says Apple’s iPhone is “substantially expanding” digital music markets on a global scale, acting to “raise the profile of music in the mobile world.” “For example, iTunes was launched in Mexico earlier this week – the first new territory addition to the iTunes footprint in nearly three years,” Bronfman […]

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iTunes goes DRM-free, 7digital responds 1

Tweet   In the final Macworld Expo keynote Apple today introduced new computing and software products, and also confirmed long-standing claims that songs sold through iTunes from all four major labels are now to be made available DRM-free. The company also announced that iTunes users can now download songs directly onto their iPhone 3G using […]

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Warner threatens YouTube on music

Tweet “Warner Music Group has told YouTube, the video sharing site, to remove music videos by its artists from the site. “Contract negotiations have ended because Warner wanted more money for having its music on YouTube. “But the Warner channel was still available on YouTube on Monday and Warner is reportedly still keen to reach […]

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Sony, EMI get Musicane viral in anti-iTunes move 3

Tweet In an attempt to vault onto the viral nature of the online world, Sony Music Entertainment and EMI have announced plans to use the Musicane service to sell music online. Musicane reached a deal with Universal Music in August this year, leaving Warner Music as the only major not to be taking a chance […]

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Tesco signs Sony, Warner to take on iTunes

Tweet Sony Pictures Television International and Warner Bros. have signed up as launch partners for UK supermarket Tesco’s plan to offer digital downloads of film and TV content through its own online service. Hollywood Reporter claims titles on offer will include ‘Superman 3′, and ‘Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles’ through the service.

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Warner Music changes its business model?

Tweet A report claims Warner Music has a new plan for its business – and it’s quite a practical viewpoint the company is reportedly adopting – it’s moving to become an international music marketing company. To quote the Bangkok Post: “After struggling for several years, Warner Music Thailand has introduced a new business model to […]

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Datz delivers unlimited legal music for £99.95

Tweet A new all-you-can-eat music service is offering subscribers the chance to download as much music as they like over the course of a year for just £100. Datz, the online music download store and community website, today announced the launch of the Datz Music Lounge which lets you download as many tracks as you […]

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