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Radio Isn’t Going Away

More than 95 percent of the people who used Pandora in the past month also listened to broadcast radio in the past week.
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Music Sales Slump Again

Don’t blame Spotify or Pandora. But you might want to show this article to the folks at SoftBank and Vivendi.
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You Still Can’t Resell Your iTunes Songs, Court Rules

Resell a CD? Sure. MP3? Nope.
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Ten Things About Me

15 Things About Aaron Levie

Phablets!
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Stream Heat

Streaming or downloading 12 tracks, without compression, just 27 times by one user would, in energy terms, equate to the production and shipping of one physical 12-track CD album.

Dagfinn Bach, in a Music Tank study on digital music consumption

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Forget CDs — Teens Tune In to YouTube

Among the issues dividing teenagers and their parents, add whether to listen to music on YouTube or on CD.

QOTD: A Gazillion Hours. FREE!!

When we launched AOL 4.0 in 1998, AOL used ALL of the world-wide CD production for several weeks. Think of that. Not a single music CD or Microsoft CD was produced during those weeks.

— Reggie Fairchild, product manager for AOL 4.0

The Music Business Welcomes the Future, a Decade Behind Schedule

Maybe it was Adele. Maybe it was Lady Gaga. Or maybe just gravity. But the music labels are finally selling more digital stuff than discs.
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Yikes! The Digital Music Business Is Still Stuck in 2005.

Spotify may be the future. But right now the industry is dominated by iTunes and a phone fad most of you forgot about years ago.
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Music for Nothing and the Fans for Free

Consumers won’t pay for recorded music in the future — but fans will pay for music experiences.

FTC Gives Ed Felten Freedom to Tinker