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Europe Puts International Stream Rippers and MP3 Pirates on Notice With...

Billboard reports: "Think stream ripping and MP3 pirates are a dying breed now with the rise of legal streaming? Not so fast, as the European...

Apple acquired Platoon, a platform for musicians to create and distribute...

Tech Crunch reports: "Spotify has made some significant moves to bypass record labels and work directly with artists, and there are signs that Apple could be eyeing up a similar approach...

SAG-AFTRA Members Ratify Sound Recordings Contract

Variety reports: "SAG-AFTRA members have ratified a three-year successor deal to the union’s contract with the major record labels with more than 99% support. The deal...

Apple Files ‘Apple Music for Business’ Trademark

Hypebot reports: "Move over Muzak, Apple has filed a trademark application for "Apple Music For Business." The filing covers "broadcast and transmission of streamed...

LiveXLive Wants to Make the ‘SportsCenter’ of Live Music

Variety reports: "Live entertainment company LiveXLive wants to make streams of big concerts about a lot more than just the gigs: The Santa Monica-based company is...

Mixcloud rolls out ‘fan-to-creator’ subscription service

Tech Crunch reports: "​Mixcloud​, the audio streaming platform that is popular for long-form content, such as radio shows and DJ sets, has launched a...

Bose’s $199 audio-based AR sunglasses are available for preorder

The Verge reports: "Bose has officially announced a consumer release of Frames, its augmented reality sunglasses that use sound instead of sight to relay information....

Tencent Music Moves Ahead With $1.2 Billion U.S. IPO

Billboard reports: "Tencent Music has firmed up its plan to set up shop on Wall Street, right on the heels of a (temporary) truce...

Grammy Nominees Announcement Moves To Friday, Apple Music Scores Co-Exclusive

Hypebot reports: "The announcement of this year's Grammy nominees is shifting two days to Friday December 7th to not conflict with coverage of memorial...

DJ Khaled Charged With Cryptocurrency Fraud

Hypebot reports: "Rapper and producer DJ Khaled and boxer Floyd Mayweather were each charged by the US Securities and Exchange Commission for not telling...