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Administrators Call Time On Struggling Retailer HMV, Job Losses Expected

Beleaguered UK retailer HMV announced yesterday that they have called in the administrators, with 4,500 jobs at risk if the company can’t be rescued by a buyer. The news comes in the same week as another famous UK retailer Jessops entered administration and closed all of its stores last Friday. It’s been a tough time […]

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Microsoft To Launch Xbox Music Tomorrow Alongside New Xbox 360 Dashboard

Microsoft is setting it sights on taking on music streaming service Spotify with its own Xbox Music streaming service. The new service, which launches tomorrow on Xbox 360, will then be rolled out to Windows 8, their newly announced Surface tablet and Windows Phone 8.

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Spotify Crosses 3 Million Paid Subscribers Mark

Spotify Crosses 3 Million Paid Subscribers Mark

Music streaming service Spotify announced reaching a major milestone. The company now has over 3 million active paying users. Last time, it had announced the number of its paying subscribers in November, when the tab stood at 2.5 million premium subscribers. Paid membership allows Spotify users to enjoy ad-free unlimited music. It also lets them […]

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Pure Music: Spotify’s Latest Rival in UK

The web based music streaming service, Pure Music, has finally hit UK market. Pure Music is the latest entrant in the field and is expected to provide tough challenge to current reigning provider, Spotify. Pure Music would be offering a month of its services free of cost. It has collaborated with 7Digital and thus would […]

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After A Bronze Statue, Steve Jobs Now Gets Grammy for His Services To Music

After A Bronze Statue, Steve Jobs Now Gets Grammy for His Services To Music

If you thought Apple Fandom was limited to young technophiles, then you have just been proved wrong. Apparently, Apple’s clout extends beyond the technology users. Recently, a six foot six inch tall bronze statue of the deceased Apple chief was unveiled in Hungary. And now The Recording Academy has announced that it would be conferring […]

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iTunes Match Hits UK: Have You Tried it Yet?

iTunes Match Hits UK: Have You Tried it Yet?

iTunes Match was expected to be rolled out internationally in 2012, but Apple seems to have negotiated the terms with record labels and the service has now been made operational internationally. While, iTunes Match made its UK debut on Wednesday, it went live in several other countries such as Australia, Spain, Canada and New Zealand […]

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Goodbye Napster: The Music Service is no More

Once popular music service Napster is no more. The service has been merged with Rhapsody, which bought the service from Best Buy last month. Napster was launched in 1999, which were the simpler times. The service was a novelty back then and it was something people had not experiences before. Napster was created by Shawn […]

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BlackBerry Launches BBM Music Service in UK

BlackBerry Launches BBM Music Service in UK

Research in Motion may be grappling with an uncertain future, but the company is not averse to launch new services. BlackBerry company is now live with its social music service aka BBM Music. The service was available in Beta mode till now. The service was initially launched in August. BBM Music will let its users […]

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