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  1. German Music Business Grows For The First Time in 15 Years

    8:53 am 3/6/2014

    Online Streaming, steady CD sales and a vinyl boom add up to $2 billion in revenue for the territory in 2013.Read more

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  2. Spotify's Daniel Ek Zings Dr. Dre's Beats Music (Q&A)

    11:00 am 1/22/2014

    In an interview with THR, the streaming service CEO explains why Radiohead's Thom Yorke is wrong for saying artists are underpaid. As for his competitors' strategy? "Our way … is not just slapping some celebrity brand on."Read more

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  3. DJ Nic Harcourt: Why Spotify and Pandora Suck at Music Curation (Guest Column)

    8:00 am 1/22/2014

    KCRW's "Morning Becomes Electric" maestro, now on KCSN, insists he (still) knows better when it comes to tastemaking: Cool song choices show "a human brain in action. Can an algorithm make those connections? No."Read more

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  4. Digital Music Sales Decrease for First Time in 2013

    8:30 am 1/3/2014

    Ad-supported and subscription streaming services may be eating into purchases.Read more

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  5. Spotify Unveils Exclusive Led Zeppelin Deal, Free Mobile Service

    7:22 am 12/11/2013

    UPDATED: CEO Daniel Ek says the firm won't charge for mobile access anymore as the distinction between computers and tablets doesn't make sense anymore. Read more

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  6. Spotify Set to Launch Free Mobile Service

    9:00 am 12/6/2013

    Users will be allowed to pick specific songs for on-the-go streaming, a feature that's expected to be unveiled next week.Read more

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  7. Germany's ProSiebenSat.1 Buys Songtexte.com to Boost Music Service Ampya

    5:24 am 11/28/2013

    ProSieben also inks music streaming deal with mobile carrier Vodafone.Read more

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  8. Investors Flock to Music Streaming Services as Spotify's Value Tops $4 Billion

    5:00 am 11/25/2013

    A new study shows digital music becoming a $12.2 billion industry by 2016, topping physical sales.Read more

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  9. Turntable.fm to Shut Down In December

    8:00 am 11/23/2013

    The New York-based startup had a brief yet impactful run.Read more

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  10. Spotify Raises $250 Million For a Valuation of $4 Billion

    5:40 pm 11/21/2013

    The revelation comes the same day that rival Pandora, worth $5.2 billion, reports strong quarterly earnings.Read more

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