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Social Music Service Rdio Officially Launches

San Francisco - Social music service Rdio on Tuesday announced its official launch, offering unlimited streaming of a library of seven million songs to the desktop...

5 Questions With: Benji Rogers of PledgeMusic

PledgeMusic is a direct-to-fan music platform that enhances the fan-artist dynamic from the creation of music to its experience in digital and live formats. The platform...

Music Videos Dominate YouTube Viewership

Out of the millions of videos streamed on YouTube’s site every day, music videos are by far the most popular. According to ComScore, which will...

Guest Column: It's Make or Break Time for Apple

In this article titled "It's Make or Break Time for Apple," Guest Columnist Robert Tercek addresses the recent hysteria over the drop in Apple's share price and tackles the timely question: What will Apple accomplish in 2013?

Music Publishers Settle Suit Against Unlicensed Lyrics Site

Washington - The National Music Publishers Association (NMPA) announced on Tuesday that it has successfully settled its copyright infringement suit against Motive Force and Sean Colombo, operators...

Can You Legally Resell iTunes Music? [with demo video]

Earlier this month, the Supreme Court declined to hear a case that involved consumers’ rights to resell a digital product. Lawyers may get another chance to ponder these questions with tomorrow’s launch of ReDigi.

5 Questions With: Molly Neuman of Kickstarter

Music projects on Kickstarter are some of the most successfully funded according to Molly Neuman, Kickstarter’s first head of music. Molly’s diverse background in the world of music began as the former drummer of the band Bratmobile. She also co-owned the music label Lookout! Records and was the vice-president of the American Association of Independent Music before she was brought on to Kickstarter in January, 2016. Digital Media Wire had a chance to ask Molly some questions about her career, creative control on the Kickstarter platform, and how the music business always comes back to the people – the creatives, the fans, and the collaboration between all players that make these projects happen.

Digital Entertainment World 2015 Wrap Up Report

Hundreds of C-Level thought-leaders the digital and entertainment worlds attended the unique three-day Digital Entertainment World (DEW) conference in Los Angeles last week, engaging in networking, deal-making and headline-generating discussions.

MIT's Technology Review Names 35 World-Changers

Each year MIT’s Technology Review honors 35 innovators under 35 “whose work promises to change the world, as chosen by a panel of expert...

Walmart Closes MP3 Store

Despite its discounted pricing, the Walmart Music Downloads Store is closing down effective Aug. 28 after eight years of operation. It sold digital songs for...