Archives for October 2014

Apple iTunes sees big drop in music sales

Digital music sales at Apple Inc.’s iTunes store have fallen 13% to 14% world-wide since the start of the year, according to people familiar with the matter, underscoring the fragility of the music … [Read more...]

Deezer bets podcasts will make its music service better

Deezer's streaming service may not have a reputation in the US to match others like Spotify, Beats and Rdio, but the "first truly worldwide digital music streaming service" is expanding by acquring … [Read more...]

33 Musical Earworms You Can’t Escape

You know the routine: Select a song, finish listening to that song, immediately replay that song. Rinse and repeat for the rest of the day. We've all experienced earworms — you know, those … [Read more...]

Pandora Now Offers Audience Data To Musicians

Pandora just announced something called the Artist Marketing Platform, offering a variety of listener data to everyone whose music is played on the Internet radio service. In the release announcing … [Read more...]

Google changes ‘to fight piracy’ by highlighting legal sites

Google has announced changes to its search engine in an attempt to curb online piracy. The company has long been criticised for enabling people to find sites to download entertainment … [Read more...]