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Pink Floyd back down and release catalogue on Spotify

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Your dad’s favourite band, Pink Floyd, can now be found on streaming service Spotify after ‘Wish You Were Here’ accumulated more than one million plays in four days. Read the full story

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New digital radio station from Team Rock

Former GMG Radio chief executive John Myers has announced he is setting up a new digital radio station under the name Team Rock. Read the full story

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Blur set to debut new songs in Twitter ‘gig’

Ever-aging Brit-rockers Blur will debut two new songs on Twitter in a unique experiment into live-streaming on the platform. Read the full story

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Spotify furthers drive for web ubiquity with Play button

The music streaming service Spotify is determined to make itself a core element of users’ internet experience with the announcement of Spotify Play. Read the full story

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Occupy movement targets Apple and Amazon

The record label created in the image of the Occupy movement has accused Apple and Amazon of exploiting workers in the pursuit of profit. Read the full story

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Facebook set to muscle in on the music network

Facebook is due to announce a partnership with online music services Spotify, Mog and Rhapsody, a move that is set to make it “more than a social network” according to one analyst. Read the full story

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“Before we all sink into a slough of digital dystopian despair, it might be worth considering this: is this a sign of the strength, not weakness, of revelatory journalism in the digital age?”


Charlie Beckett, director of POLIS at the London School of Economics, reacts to news that the UK government forced the Guardian into destroying hard drives that contained information leaked by Edward Snowden.


(Source: POLIS)

 

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