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No more DRM from Apple

January 7, 2009 by


As of yesterday, all the music in the Itunes store is DRM-free! About time…. Read the press release from Apple here. Advertisements

Next Generation P2P: Digital Hollywood Europe: Synopsis

December 7, 2006 by


Next Generation P2P: Digital Hollywood Europe: Synopsis (Pt 2)   <!– –> Marty Lafferty   07 Dec 2006   Marty Lafferty, CEO of the Distributed Computing Industry Association (DCIA) gives us a synopsis of the Next Generation P2P sessions at the recent Digital Hollywood Europe conference held in London’s docklands.     Ingjerd Jevnaker (pictured […]

Video Closely Rivals Music Online

December 1, 2006 by


Demand for video now rivals music online, according to a recent survey. The study, commissioned by iCrossing and carried out by Harris Interactive, noted that video formats like movies, clips, television shows, and sporting events are rapidly attracting more attention from media-hungry consumers. Specifically, the poll found that 46 percent of online adults in the […]

EMI admits apprehension over YouTube

November 17, 2006 by


EMI has revealed it will not rush into a deal with YouTube without ensuring proper copyright protection, following comments by EMI executives at yesterday’s financial presentation. The company famously held back from striking a deal with YouTube before it was snapped up by Google for $1.6bn last month, even though Warners and Universal secured deals. […]

MySpace Launches Two Live Music Programs Spotlighting Video Webcasts and Instant Messaging

November 16, 2006 by


The Largest Online Global Community Launches New Music Programs “MySpace LIVE!” with Paul Oakenfold and “Hey, Play This…” with Ben Folds From press release: Los Angeles (November 15, 2006) –, the leading global lifestyle portal, announced today the official launch of two new programs, “MySpace LIVE!” and “Hey, Play This…” incorporating live video web […]

EMI label pushes new band via Habbo Hotel

November 9, 2006 by


EMI label Innocent is using social networking site Habbo Hotel to launch five-piece boyband 365. As part of the deal hotel members, or Habbos as they are known, can sign on and have a live chat to the five members of 365 ahead of the release of their debut single ‘One Touch’ on 13 November. […]