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Angry Birds CEO sees opportunity in piracy

Rovio CEO Mikael Hed says that treating Angry Birds pirates as "fans" might be good for business.

By Jan. 31, 2012

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Rovio to pirates: Let's be partners, not enemies

The company has decided to try and find ways to partner with entities using its products for unauthorized use.

By Jun. 26, 2012

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The adoption-based music economy

The new model for music is a flat-rate subscription, one that focuses on adoption rather than control. It conforms to digitization's abundance, rather than to the old idea of scarcity.

By Jan. 20, 2009

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Sony to mSpot: Get off of my cloud

Executives from Sony and cloud-music service mSpot cross swords over whether services like mSpot must pay the big labels to store songs and stream them to owners.

By Jan. 23, 2011

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Spotify exec eyes Apple with suspicion

Just as Spotify finally appears headed to the U.S., one of its execs suggests that Apple had something to do with the Web music company's licensing troubles.

By Jan. 28, 2011

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Sony Music Unlimited cloud service floats apps for iPhone and Android

You'd be forgiven for thinking Sony would keep its new Music Unlimited cloud music service to its own mobile devices. Happily, iPhone and Android are joining the party.

By Jan. 24, 2011

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Key for Spotify in the U.S. is Universal Music

The European music service cut its first licensing deal for a U.S. launch with one of the four top labels--Sony. Can signing Universal help speed up a launch?

By Jan. 20, 2011

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MP3 replacement proposed

Bach Technology is designing a new file format, MusicDNA, that will provide a wealth of information--from album cover art to concert dates--alongside a regular audio file. But third-party support will be essential.

By Jan. 25, 2010

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MusicDNA puts the Web in your music

A new audio format that will allow your music to give you updates has been unveiled. MusicDNA includes music, artwork and the promise of more -- even after you've downloaded

By Jan. 25, 2010

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Music labels decide that "free" might be a winning strategy, after all

Music labels are increasingly turning to free music as a way to combat free music.

By Jan. 28, 2008