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Shazam to Let Advertisers "Tag" Commercials, Link to Promotions

London - Shazam, a provider of mobile music identification services, on Wednesday announced the launch of a new program that lets brands and broadcasters utilize the...

Apple: $10,000 iTunes Gift Card to Buyer of 10 Billionth Song

Cupertino, Calif. - Apple has launched a promotional countdown that will culminate with the sale of the 10 billionth song download on its iTunes Store, the buyer...

Zad Mobile Acquires Push Ringtone Firm eMotive

San Francisco - Zad Mobile, a provider of mobile marketing and advertising services, has acquired eMotive Communications, a developer of commercial peer-to-peer technology for mobile service providers. ...

Bally Total Fitness Taps Universal for Music Download Promotions

Los Angeles - Universal Music Group on Tuesday announced a two-year deal with Bally Total Fitness, to provide MP3 downloads to be used as enticements to...

Bravo TV Teams with Foursquare on Location-based Game

New York - NBC Universal's Bravo TV network has partnered with location-based social network and reviews service Foursquare, with Bravo to offer Foursquare users game "badges" for...

Brand Affinity Technologies Acquires Beelya

Irvine, Calif. - Brand Affinity Technologies (BAT), a service that offers to help athletes and celebrities gain endorsement marketing deals, has acquired Beelya, a creator of...

SoundCloud, Hype Machine Team to Serve Music to Bloggers

London - SoundCloud, the provider of a music distribution platform for labels and artists, on Monday announced a partnership with music blog aggregator The Hype Machine. The...

INgrooves Adds E-books, Printed Media to Distribution Platform

San Francisco - Looking to capitalize on the nascent e-book market, digital music and video distribution firm INgrooves announced on Monday the launch of a new...

Hello Music Gets $4 Million for Web A&R Service

Cannes, France - Hello Music, a new Web-based talent discovery service for musical artists, announced on Friday that it has raised $4 million in funding from...