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Sony SingStore signs Universal Music

Sony SingStore signs Universal Music

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SingStar fans are about to get an influx of new music from August, while apparently by popular request, The Jackson Five’s "I Want You Back" will go live 2 week's earlier than planned on 23 July. The new tracks are thanks to a deal Sony has signed with... >>

Vodafone goes DRM-free

Vodafone goes DRM-free

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Vodafone has announced that it has signed deals with Universal Music, Sony Music Entertainment and EMI to offer their tracks and albums DRM-free across Vodafone markets for both mobile phones and PCs. Said to be the first deals of their kind for a mobile... >>

T-Mobile dance ad music to be released as album

T-Mobile dance ad music to be released as album

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Universal Music is releasing the soundtrack to T-Mobile's "dance" ad, the stunt which brought Liverpool Street Station in London to a standstill last month. The soundtrack called "The Liverpool Street Station Dance" will be available to download as a... >>

iTunes finally goes DRM-free

iTunes finally goes DRM-free

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At the Apple keynote at Macworld Expo 2009 in San Francisco Philip W. Schiller, senior vice president of worldwide product marketing for Apple, followed absent Apple boss Steve Jobs' tradition of announcing "one last thing". Music fans will be pleased... >>

Dell and Universal Music team up on MP3 bundles

Dell and Universal Music team up on MP3 bundles

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In the States, Dell and Universal Music Group have teamed to provide pre-loaded song bundles of different genres of music. Described as "a simple, economical way to jump-start a digital music library" individuals will be able to select a variety of optional... >>

Play.com signs up big four for DRM-free downloads

Play.com signs up big four for DRM-free downloads

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Online retailer Play.com has announced that tracks and albums from all four major music labels are now available in MP3 DRM-Free format on their digital music service PlayDigital. With the claim of beating their major UK competitors Amazon, HMV and Tesco... >>

YouTube adds click to buy buttons

YouTube adds click to buy buttons

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Google has announced some new YouTube services in the States, aimed at finally monetising the site. Viewers will now see buttons under YouTube videos to offer a chance to buy music, movies, TV shows, concert tickets and other products featured or mentioned... >>

MySpace Music launches with DRM-free downloads from Amazon

MySpace Music launches with DRM-free downloads from Amazon

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MySpace, along with the big four record labels, EMI, Sony BMG, Universal Music Group, Warner Music Group as well as Sony ATV/Music Publishing have unveiled the new, revamped "MySpace Music". Promising a host of new features for both users and artists,... >>

SanDisk and big four record labels launch slotMusic

SanDisk and big four record labels launch slotMusic

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A new physical music format has been launched by SanDisk and the big four record labels, EMI Music, Sony BMG, Universal Music Group, and Warner Music Group. Dubbed "slotMusic" the format is based on the microSD cards that are due to launch soon available... >>

Sky announces plans for unlimited music download site

Sky announces plans for unlimited music download site

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Sky has announced it is to launch a "ground breaking, easy and affordable" new service enabling UK and Irish consumers to access music online. The new service will mean that, for a monthly subscription, music fans can listen to songs on an on-demand,... >>