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Should streamers be worried about DMCA strikes on Twitch?

Gamesindustry.biz reports: "When Twitch was hit with mass strikes over copyrighted music in June, it sent content creators into a panic storm. Since 2014,...

The Pandemic Effect: Music Creation And Consumption Are Changing Fast

Forbes reports: "Digital production and consumption of media are accelerating in the new reality of the COVID-19 pandemic. But it is particularly the case...

Tencent wants to take full control of long-time search ally Sogou

TechCrunch reports: "It’s been seven years since Tencent picked up a 36.5% stake in Sogou to fend off rival Baidu in the online search...

Legislators Introduce “Save Our Stages Act” To Aid Independent Venues`

Hypebot reports: "While the music industry as a whole – and independent venues in particular – continue to face major challenges in the wake...

Gaming: Music’s Next Big Play

Billboard reports: "The pandemic means there are no concerts or festivals — unless you count the 12.3 million concurrent viewers who turned up for...

Pandora wants you to talk to its ads

The Verge reports: "Pandora wants you to talk to its ads. The company is expanding on its voice control features today with a beta...

Spotify, UMG Sign New Global Licensing Deal

Hypebot reports: "Spotify and Universal Music Group (UMG) Wednesday announced a new, multi-year global license agreement." Read more

Tenderfoot TV Inks Multi-Podcast Deal With iHeartMedia

The Hollywood Reporter reports: "Tenderfoot TV, the studio behind the Up and Vanished podcast, has agreed to a multi-project deal with iHeartMedia." Read more

Digital Devices Hit ‘Inevitable’ Milestone, Passing Analog in Listening Time for...

Billboard reports: "Digital devices are now the dominant method of listening to music, and the coronavirus seems to be behind the latest growth wave." Read...

Live Nation’s Drive-In Gigs Were Doomed From The Start: Here’s Why

Hypebot reports: "It was recently announced that Live Nation would be scrapping it’s planned set of summer drive-in shows in the UK this year,...