Music's bedrock business will be selling access to streams, not ownership of tunes. So what does that mean for the artists you love? It should be music to their ears.
Spotify's Daniel Ek says the world's top subscription streaming-music service added 2.5 million paying members in fewer than six months and has returned a total of $2 billion to the music industry.
For $96 per year, the startup promises customers an adaptable, customizable, refined website for those who need more than a Facebook profile page.
The National Music Publishers' Association sent DMCA take-down notices to the biggest Web sites seeming to profit from posting unlicensed lyrics.
The so-called "Google tax" requires aggregators to pay a fee for posting links and excerpts of news articles. Google says it can't afford the expense.
Google's popular video site rolls out its long-teased contender in the paid streaming-music business. Called Music Key, it may have the best chance yet to popularize music subscriptions.
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.
The company now tallies 3.45 million Creative Cloud customers, but the average subscriber is paying less. Adobe says the acquisition of Fotolia should improve its financial picture.
Playing host to 19 different companies, the Arcade in Melbourne, Australia is dedicated to changing the face of indie game development. Just don't call it an incubator.
Federal Communications Commission's decision to clarify what it means by "reasonable" rates for wireless data roaming could result in stronger wireless competition.