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The Queen puts the RT in royalty with first tweet

Elizabeth II has sent her first tweet -- or has she? It's a right royal mystery...

By October 24, 2014

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Microsoft hits Samsung with Android patent-royalty suit

Microsoft files a contract dispute suit against Samsung over Android patent-licensing royalties.

By August 1, 2014

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Beats hit with royalties suit over first model headphones

With the possibility of making billions in the rumored Apple-Beats deal, the high-end headphones company gets slapped with lawsuits.

By May 20, 2014

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Spotify: We've paid out $1 billion in royalties since launch

Spotify introduces a Web site aimed at explaining its operations to artists and other music professionals.

By December 3, 2013

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Music labels sue SiriusXM over unpaid royalties on oldies

The lawsuit accuses the satellite radio company of not paying royalties for music it plays that was recorded before 1972 when federal protections kicked in.

By September 11, 2013

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Correction: Pandora's music royalty costs

An earlier version of this story misstated Pandora's royalty costs. The company pays about two-thirds of its revenue to music royalties.

By July 31, 2013

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Judge dashes Samsung's hope to freeze Microsoft lawsuit

Samsung had wanted to put a lawsuit on smartphone patent royalties on hold until an arbitration proceeding could be held in Hong Kong.

By November 19, 2014

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Attention, artists: Streaming music is the inescapable future. Embrace it

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.

By November 14, 2014

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Taylor Swift is right about music, wrong about Spotify, says CEO Ek

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.

By November 11, 2014

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Correction: Streaming-music royalty rates

This story originally misstated the amounts said to be paid to the indie music labels. Apple reportedly will pay out 0.13 cent in the first year each time a song is played and 0.14 cent in the second year, while Pandora reportedly pays out 0.12 cent. That is, payments per song play are in the hundredths of a penny.

By June 27, 2013