In this deal, 7digital will go public on the London Stock Exchange — all without the hassle of an IPO.
Editor’s Pick Microsoft makes Xbox Music more accessible and easier to use for music fans.
Amazon’s assault on Apple’s iTunes empire continues today as the Seattle company released its Cloud Player app for iPad and iPad Mini.
Given that this is the first increase in more than a decade, the music industry has a legitimate reason to scream, and shout, and let it all out.
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos largely credited the strong earnings increase to ebooks, which he said is now a multi-billion dollar category for Amazon.
U.S. music sales grew 3.1 percent in 2012 to set a new record for the music industry, according to year-end report compiled by Nielsen and Billboard.
Free is the ultimate weapon — for the world’s biggest advertising company.
The next big thing for the consumer web could actually come from one of its oldest content verticals: lyrics. Services like RapGenius and TuneWiki are spearheading a new way of publishing and making money from song lyrics.
Yes, physical album sales are still falling like a rock — but there is hope for the music industry yet thanks to the rise of digital music sales.
With the iPhone app Didiom, syncing music files to your phone may become a thing of the past. That’s why we’re choosing Didiom as the first innovative app for VentureBeat’s Mobile App Spotlight.
This morning at a press conference in San Francisco, Apple CEO Steve Jobs announced Ping, a social network for music that will be bundled into the next version of iTunes, its music software.