The fourth quarter saw new fissures emerge in some corners of the digital media business, while some old fissures reemerged in others. Having held off the immediate challenge of over-the-top video,… Read more »
As the market for music on discs shrinks, struggling retailer HMV will try blurring online and in-store to beef up plastic. But is the initiative just designed to defend a fast-diminishing… Read more »
In the land of the freemium, how much free is enough to convince users to pay?
In the latest refinement to its market strategy, Spotify in… Read more »
I noticed an interesting trend at the MusicTech Summit in San Francisco this week: A lot of the talk over lunch and during hallway conversations wasn’t about the next big thing,… Read more »
The European Commission says 2011 progress against its digital agenda ambitions has been “mixed”. Read more »
J. Sainsbury’s is spending £1 ($1.56) million to buy Global Media Vault, a white-label digital entertainment distribution vendor, to power… Read more »
Our look at some of the big stories in mobile today: Sony (NYSE: SNE) Ericsson (NSDQ: ERIC) updates its Xperia mini devices, and adds a “Fac… Read more »
As the “music portion” of SXSW kicks off today — discovering new sounds was the original impetus behind the mostly tech-centric Austin, Tx. Read more »
What’s the perfect harmony between free and paid in the subscription music world?
For March and April, Rhapsody has upped its usual 14-day… Read more »
In the unlimited music subscription race, Drew Larner reckons his pay-for service has a much better shot at surviving than certain other riv… Read more »