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Six ways video game composers are missing out on money

Gamesindustry.biz reports: "Video game music is more accessible than ever before, but a lack of business knowledge among composers means money is being left...

How Blockchain Will Transform Media & Entertainment

Forbes reports: "As we continue to watch distributed ledger adoption and innovation spread across industries, one sector in particular stands to gain substantially from...

Universal Music Accused of “Gamesmanship” Over Lost Recordings

Hollywood Reporter reports: "As Universal Music Group plots an initial public offering, a move invariably meaning making all sorts of representations to investors about...

Splice Payouts to Creators Top $25 Million as Company Prioritizes Female...

Variety reports: "Splice, the popular platform for rights-cleared sounds and beats, has paid out more than $25 million to musicians in its artist-to-artist marketplace,...

Keeping Rightsholders Safe From Fake Artists

Hypebot reports: "While the age of illegal downloads may be largely behind us, other unlawful and deceptive practices have sprung up to take their...

Years Of Copyright Maximalism Is Killing Pop Music

Hypebot reports: "When the “Blurred Lines” decision was handed down – stating that creating a song that had too similar of feel to a...

Ubisoft launches lab for blockchain and social entertainment startups

Venture Beat reports: "Ubisoft announced the fifth season of its Entrepreneurs Lab, an incubator program in Paris and Singapore. The call for projects related...

Bux acquires ‘social’ cryptocurrency investment platform Blockport

TechCrunch reports: "Bux, the Amsterdam-based fintech that wants to make investing more accessible, has acquired the European “social” cryptocurrency investment platform Blockport. Terms of...

China’s New Internet Censorship Rules Outline Direction For Content

Variety reports: "Chinese authorities have approved a new set of comprehensive regulations that expand the scope of online censorship, emphasize the war against “negative”...

Labels & Publishers Win $1 Billion Piracy Lawsuit Against Cox Communications

Billboard reports: "Cox Communications was found liable for the piracy infringement of more than 10,000 musical works by a U.S. District Court jury in...