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A Field Guide to Streaming Music Services - Personal Tech News - WSJ

A Field Guide to Streaming Music Services - Personal Tech News - WSJ | Decline in digital sales due to online streaming forces the music industry to seek out new marketing schemes. | Scoop.it
When Amazon announced its new streaming music service, it butted its way in to a room already crowded with players. Here's a quick guide to all the streaming music options that matter. (Pandora vs. Spotify vs.
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As streaming takes over music as the listeners primary source for listening pleasure, there are many companies trying to buy into this technology trend. As record labels reserve themselves the rights to the music through copyright, these media giants compete to buy up listening rights for their customers.This article lists a comparative view as to which streaming site may be the best.

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Could Streaming Music Go The Way Of The Betamax? - Forbes

Could Streaming Music Go The Way Of The Betamax? - Forbes | Decline in digital sales due to online streaming forces the music industry to seek out new marketing schemes. | Scoop.it
Could Streaming Music Go The Way Of The Betamax?
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Many "Antitrust issues", have risen from debates of royalties paid to "ASCAP', by Pandora. As Sony has left ASCAP without disclosing which songs it has rights over. This is quite the debacle for pandora as they face large fines for playing songs to which ASCAP does not have rights over. 

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As streaming replaces downloading, music revenue stagnates - USA TODAY

As streaming replaces downloading, music revenue stagnates - USA TODAY | Decline in digital sales due to online streaming forces the music industry to seek out new marketing schemes. | Scoop.it
As streaming replaces downloading, music revenue stagnates USA TODAY SAN FRANCISCO — Now is not a bad time to be a musician — at least an Internet-savvy one — but for all but the top-name acts, it's a tough time to make a living solely on recorded...
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In 2013 digital music sales only rose 4.9 percent. However online streaming sites such as spottily saw a jump of 51 percent. While ISRC codes are embedded in the music each stream musicians only see a fraction of a penny per download, thus highly favoring the record labels over the musician.

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Amazon Prime Subscriber? You Just Got Free Streaming Music - Yahoo Tech

Amazon Prime Subscriber? You Just Got Free Streaming Music - Yahoo Tech | Decline in digital sales due to online streaming forces the music industry to seek out new marketing schemes. | Scoop.it
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Amazon Prime Subscriber? You Just Got Free Streaming Music Yahoo Tech Amazon declined to identify a specific window of time that must pass before a hit is available for streaming, but it did add that users could purchase current hits and...
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Yet another company that offers free music streaming supported by advertisements. Competition for pandora's 77 million users, and Spotify's 40 million Yahoo will also offer a paid subscription 99 dollars a year that will allow access to over 1 million songs.

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Why the Beats deal is still happening and is critical to Apple's business - BGR

Why the Beats deal is still happening and is critical to Apple's business - BGR | Decline in digital sales due to online streaming forces the music industry to seek out new marketing schemes. | Scoop.it
The Guardian Why the Beats deal is still happening and is critical to Apple's business BGR While Apple's cut is not as important for the company compared to the profit it makes each year from iPhone, iPad and Mac sales, suddenly switching iTunes to...
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As the revenue created by" iTunes"' is close to 1.53 billion per year, over one billion of that is paid to record labels and artists.Apple's Primary objective is to maintain its sales of IPods and Iphones. By opening up a paid streaming site that could be competitive with "Spotify", iTunes could maintain its iPod customers without seriously damaging its relationships with record labels and musicians

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