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Billboard:
Billboard and Twitter Partner to Create ‘Billboard Twitter Real-Time Charts’ … Questions?  Comments?  Let us know: @billboard
Mar 27, 2014, 3:10 PMIn context
Ed Christman / Billboard:
Apple explores Spotify-like streaming service, iTunes app for Android as downloads decline   —  Apple Mulls Launching Spotify Rival, Android App as Downloads Decline (Sources)  —  The iPhone maker explores multi-pronged strategy to shore up double-digit drops in iTunes downloads, according to IFPI and RIAA data.
Mar 21, 2014, 4:35 PMIn context
Ed Christman / Billboard:
Rate Court Judge Rules Pandora Will Pay ASCAP 1.85% Annual Revenue   —  In what is being viewed as a defeat for songwriters, the ASCAP/Pandora rate court judge has decided that Pandora will pay the performance rights organization a rate of 1.85% of annual revenue.
Mar 14, 2014, 8:25 PMIn context
Billboard:
Beats Music buys Topspin Media, a retail and marketing platform for artists   —  Beats Music Buys Topspin  —  Beats Music's Chief Executive Ian Rogers on Tuesday announced his company is acquiring Topspin Media, a platform that lets artists sell merchandise and albums directly to fans.
Mar 4, 2014, 11:40 AMIn context
Billboard:
Apple Presses Labels For More 'Beyonce'-Type Exclusives In Wake of Downloads' Slide   —  Apple Inc.'s music chief Robert Kondrk has been pressuring major labels for releases similar to last year's Beyonce exclusive, excluding services like YouTube and Spotify to help shore up slowing download sales …
Feb 28, 2014, 11:10 PMIn context
Ed Christman / Billboard:
As streaming grows, digital music sales decreased in 2013, the first time since iTunes launch   —  Digital Music Sales Decrease For First Time in 2013  —  For the first time since the iTunes store opened its doors, the U.S. music industry finished the year with a decrease in digital music sales.
Jan 3, 2014, 10:05 PMIn context
Glenn Peoples / Billboard:
The Download Hits Middle Age (and It Shows)   —  The slow but steady rise of on-demand services like Spotify and Rdio coincided with a drop-off in sales for various download fomats.  —  The digital download hit middle age in 2013.  Although retirement may be far in the future …
Dec 16, 2013, 6:35 AMIn context
Glenn Peoples / Billboard:
Rap Genius and Sony/ATV Reveal Licensing Deal (Exclusive)   —  Rap Genius, the online lyric site with financial backing from Silicon Valley heavyweights, has signed its first licensing deal.  Billboard has learned the Brooklyn-based startup has a licensing agreement with Sony/ATV Music Publishing.
Nov 17, 2013, 10:55 AMIn context
Alex Pham / Billboard:
NMPA Targets Unlicensed Lyric Sites, Rap Genius Among 50 Sent Take-Down Notices   —  The National Music Publishers Association on Monday fired an opening salvo at lyric sites that it believes have not obtained licenses to publish those lyrics, including Rap Genius, a high-flying New York startup …
Nov 11, 2013, 8:00 PMIn context
Alex Pham / Billboard:
YouTube preparing a $10/month premium on-demand music service, may come this year   —  YouTube to Launch Subscription Music Service (Breaking)  —  YouTube is preparing a premium on-demand music service — akin to a Spotify, but with video — to launch later this year, according to several sources familiar with the plans.
Oct 23, 2013, 9:25 PMIn context

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IBM:
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