Google appears to prioritise ads for legit sources in searches for pirated content
Google appears to prioritise ads for legit sources in searches for pirated content

Google is possibly experimenting with a new system that would see ads for legit content...

MegaUpload lawyers want further postponement of civil litigation
MegaUpload lawyers want further postponement of civil litigation

Legal reps for the former MegaUpload company and its founder Kim Dotcom have requested that...

Rob da Bank launches music supervision company
Rob da Bank launches music supervision company

Bestival boss and DJ man Rob da Bank is teaming up with his manager Ben...

Google exec joins Spotify board
Google exec joins Spotify board

Google is taking over Spotify. Well, not really. Or maybe. Who knows? But according to...

Third Man launches book company
Third Man launches book company

Jack White is expanding his Third Man business into publishing, though book publishing mind. Third...

Vulpeck's silent album bags $20,000 in Spotify royalties
Vulpeck's silent album bags $20,000 in Spotify royalties

When Spotify asked Vulfeck to take down their silent album 'Sleepify' from the streaming service,...

Sony's move to have 19 lawsuit dismissed covers file-sharing legal battle loot
Sony's move to have 19 lawsuit dismissed covers file-sharing legal battle loot

If it gets to court, the legal battle between 19 Entertainment and Sony Music could...

Ultra Records suing YouTube star Michelle Phan
Ultra Records suing YouTube star Michelle Phan

Sony-affiliated EDM label Ultra Records is suing YouTube star Michelle Phan for using tracks owned...

Former Sony man joins Baboom
Former Sony man joins Baboom

Perhaps in a move to convince potential investors that Kim Dotcom's past and current squabbles...

Spotify boss says IPO not imminent
Spotify boss says IPO not imminent

Spotify boss guy Daniel Ek last week played down speculation that an IPO at the...

Creative industries and ISPs announce copyright alert and education alliance
Creative industries and ISPs announce copyright alert and education alliance

The major internet service providers, trade body reps for various content industries and the government...

Facebook launches Mentions app for celebs
Facebook launches Mentions app for celebs

Facebook has launched a new app, called Mentions, aimed at public figures. It apparently allows...

MixRadio to spin off from Microsoft/Nokia
MixRadio to spin off from Microsoft/Nokia

Following the news last week that IT giant Microsoft planned to shed a mere 18,000...

September dates announced for CMU Insights courses
September dates announced for CMU Insights courses

The autumn dates for the CMU Insights evening seminars have been announced, once again offering...

Spanish court overturns web-blocks, as Pirate Bay says userbase has doubled since blockades began
Spanish court overturns web-blocks, as Pirate Bay says userbase has doubled since blockades began

While Spain was one of the first countries to seriously consider web-blocking as a tactic...

Distributor STHoldings to close
Distributor STHoldings to close

Electronic music distribution company STHoldings will cease trading at the end of this month, according...

FatCat launches publishing arm
FatCat launches publishing arm

Brighton record label FatCat has announced the launch of a new music publishing arm, FatCat...

BBC to air Tulisa drugs trial documentary next week
BBC to air Tulisa drugs trial documentary next week

Tulisa Contostavlos is set to discuss her recent drugs trial, and its collapse, in a...

Racism to blame for Tupac musical closure, says star Saul Williams
Racism to blame for Tupac musical closure, says star Saul Williams

The star of the Broadway musical based on the music of Tupac Shakur, 'Holler If...

Jamie T announces third album
Jamie T announces third album

Having beaten around the bush with tour and single announcements over the last couple of...

Tom Robinson announces Power In The Darkness 35th anniversary show
Tom Robinson announces Power In The Darkness 35th anniversary show

These days more commonly heard presenting on BBC 6 Music, Tom Robinson has announced that...

M83 to re-issue first three albums
M83 to re-issue first three albums

M83 is to re-issue his first three albums next month, plus a couple of EPs...

Tulisa drugs trial collapses due to
Tulisa drugs trial collapses due to "serious misconduct" by Sun's 'fake sheikh'

Tulisa Contostavlos's trial on drugs charges dramatically collapsed yesterday, after the judge called into question...

Controversial US Aaliyah TV movie gets new star
Controversial US Aaliyah TV movie gets new star

So, the controversial Aaliyah biopic being made by Lifetime in the States is back on....

Kanye may release new music soon, is a blowfish
Kanye may release new music soon, is a blowfish

Kanye West has done his first magazine interview for, oh ages, with GQ. And amongst...

Johnny Marr announces new solo album and tour dates
Johnny Marr announces new solo album and tour dates

Johnny Marr has announced that he'll be releasing a new solo album this year, following...

Evy Jane announce debut Ninja Tune EP
Evy Jane announce debut Ninja Tune EP

Having signed to Ninja Tune back in April, Evy Jane have announced their first EP...

Duologue to release second album in September
Duologue to release second album in September

Duologue have announced that they will release their second album, 'Never Get Lost', on 8...

Jessie Ware announces big church shows
Jessie Ware announces big church shows

Jessie Ware has announced what she's calling her 'Tough Love' tour. It's named after the...

Ella Eyre announces October tour
Ella Eyre announces October tour

Ella Eyre is going to be touring in October, taking advantage of all the popularity...

Banks announces November UK tour
Banks announces November UK tour

Everyone! Banks is coming back to the UK! Imagine! No, don't imagine! Just buy tickets!...

iTunes Festival to return to The Roundhouse
iTunes Festival to return to The Roundhouse

The iTunes Festival, eh? That's back again. Lots of big name artists, all playing at...

George Harrison tree killed by beetles
George Harrison tree killed by beetles

A tree planted in an LA park in memory of the late George Harrison has...

Former Lady Gaga PA to write tell-all book
Former Lady Gaga PA to write tell-all book

Lady Gaga's former PA Jennifer O'Neill, who sued the musician last year, is to write...

Teen metal band Unlocking The Truth to write book
Teen metal band Unlocking The Truth to write book

The first signing to Sony's new Cherry Party imprint, the rather youthful metal band Unlocking...

  • Line-up for the July edition of The CMU Podcast: Live announced
  • Google appears to prioritise ads for legit sources in searches for pirated content
  • MegaUpload lawyers want further postponement of civil litigation
  • Vulpeck’s silent album bags $20,000 in Spotify royalties
  •