Online Music

  • EMI sues digital music service Grooveshark 06-01-2012 08:26 PM

    New York: Grooveshark has been sued by the large record company EMI Group Ltd, which accused the popular digital music service of paying no royalties since entering a licensing agreement to stream music nearly three years ago. EMI, which brought the world such acts as the Beatles and Coldplay and...
  • Review: iTunes Match wins cloud music war 29-11-2011 10:25 AM

    Los Angeles: In recent weeks, Apple, Google and Amazon.com have each launched the missing puzzle piece in their wireless mobile music systems. Apple enabled storage and delivery of your songs over the Internet through iTunes Match. Google started selling music digitally. Amazon shipped an electronic-books device, called the Kindle Fire,...
  • Google music service faces big hurdles 17-11-2011 09:00 AM

    New York: Social media and mobile communications will be the two big targets for Google Inc when it unveils a new music store for users on Wednesday, according to four people familiar with its plans. But the giant web search company's new music partners have already labelled the service "unexciting."...
  • Google opens online music store to US 17-11-2011 08:36 AM

    Los Angeles: Google unveiled its much-anticipated digital music store on Wednesday, opening a new front in its battle with Apple to provide services over mobile devices. For the first time, Google Inc. will sell songs on the Android Market, its online store for apps, movies and books. The service is...
  • 'Google to unveil online music download store' 16-11-2011 08:40 AM

    California: Google Inc is expected to unveil on Wednesday an online music download store featuring songs from three major music companies, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter. Sony Corp's Sony Music Entertainment, Vivendi SA's Universal Music Group and EMI Music are expected to have deals...
  • Online music sales to rise 7 per cent in 2011 09-11-2011 05:07 PM

    London: Global online music revenues are expected to rise by about 7 percent this year to $6.3 billion as digital services such as Spotify and iTunes gain momentum, technology research firm Gartner said on Tuesday. But sales of CDs, hurt by piracy as well as paid-for online distribution, will continue...
  • Google to launch online music service: WSJ 10-05-2011 09:59 AM

    New Delhi: Google Inc could launch a new online music service as early as Tuesday, which will be similar to a service recently started by Amazon.com Inc, The Wall Street Journal said, citing people familiar with the matter. The Journal said Google is likely to announce the service at its...
  • China to punish Baidu for illegal music search 25-04-2011 03:59 PM

    Shanghai: China's Ministry of Culture will punish Baidu Inc for providing illegal music downloads, Xinhua, China's official news agency reported on Monday. The government will punish 14 websites that have provided illegal music downloads, including Baidu, China's top search engine. Xinhua reported that an official said the websites continued to...
  • Baidu to launch licenced music service in May 06-04-2011 04:44 PM

    Shanghai: Baidu Inc, China's top search engine, will launch a licenced music search service in May, in a move to legitimise its current music search that critics say enables music piracy. Baidu will launch Baidu Ting sometime in May, said Kaiser Kuo, a Baidu spokesman told Reuters on Wednesday. The...
  • Google Music comes to India with Hindi songs 22-10-2010 05:59 PM

    New Delhi: Google has launched its online music service in India that enables users to search for legal music streams and downloads. For its Indian music search service (http://www.google.co.in/music) Google has partnered with In.com, Saregama and Saavn. The three digital music providers, hold rights to hundreds of thousands of Indian...
  • Google to launch online music service in India 22-10-2010 10:34 AM

    Bangalore: Google Inc plans to launch an online music service in India that would enable users to search for legal music streams and downloads, the Wall Street Journal said. Google would soon add a music feature in its search service, which will allow users in India to search for songs....