Revenue for digital music held steady in the first half of the year, but streaming services appeared to get richer at the expense of downloads, according to data from the RIAA.
Apps that allow you to not only stream but download music from file-sharing sites appear to be getting the heave-ho, says MacRumors.
Spotify, Rdio, Pandora... pshaw. Despite people streaming music at a growing rate, digital-music downloading isn't going anywhere.
Online and offline sharing of copyrighted music took a nosedive last year, according to NPD.
The new subscription service allows unlimited skipping on Nokia's Mix Radio service, as well as downloadable tunes.
Joel Tenenbaum, handed a $675,000 penalty for illegally downloading and distributing 31 songs, looks on as court upholds the size of the damages fee. The fee had been lowered once; then reinstated.
Music-only surround formats have failed again and again; is Onkyo's new high-resolution download scheme doomed from the start?
Android phone users who tried to access Google Music have seen a page promoting "millions of songs" for download in the Android Market.
The company's Android boss, Andy Rubin, says that the service is "close" to launching, with the search giant's own spin on it.
If an agreement is reached, Bloomberg reports, people would have access to purchased music from all devices associated with their iTunes account.