Pandora to pay $90 million in settling royalties lawsuit over pre-1972 recordings

Article Image Pandora has reached a $90 million settlement with record labels over royalties from pre-1972 recordings, which were under contention because they don’t fall under U.S. federal copyright protections.

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British indie labels object to Apple Music's terms, may withhold artists like Adele and the Arctic Monkeys

Independent music labels in the UK are reportedly loath to agree to Apple’s demand that they receive no royalties for songs played during Apple Music’s three-month free trial period, a sticking point that could leave the new streaming service missing some major artists at launch.



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Spotify facing pressure from Sony, Universal to drop free on-demand music – report

Major record labels Universal Music Group and Sony Music Entertainment are both reportedly proposing that Spotify end its free, ad-supported on-demand music in a bid to push people into paid subscriptions.



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Apple in talks with music labels to reduce Beats Music streaming fees, report says

According to a report on Thursday, Apple is in talks with major music labels over content licensing price cuts to be applied to Beats Music, which could result in subscription fee drops some time next year.



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Apple adds 'In-app purchase' warning to iOS App Store, iTunes lists

In a change to the iOS App Store pushed out alongside Tuesday’s iOS 7.1.1 release, Apple has added labels to listed apps and games that include in-app purchases, with the notifications showing up in both iOS and desktop versions of iTunes.



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