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Music Industry in a Tailspin: Will Streaming Music Services Ever Turn a Profit?

Written on
May 13th 2013
Author
Richard L. Tso

ADOTAS – It’s been over a decade since the first iPod emerged on the scene, disrupting the music industry and prompting the inevitable shift towards digital. When it was first introduced, this pocket-sized music player went head-to-head against the now legacy playback formats that previously dominated the recording industry, including ... more...

Amazon’s AutoRip Service: If You Bought a CD, You Can Now Access MP3s

Written on
January 21st 2013
Author
Richard L. Tso

Calling all you audiophiles out there: Amazon has finally launched its new digital music offering called Amazon AutoRip, which provides free MP3 versions of all CDs purchased since back in 1998. This move gives consumers the ability to bypass the manual file ripping process to convert WAVE and AIFF files of ... more...

Napster Switches To MP3 Downloads

Written on
January 7th 2008
Author
Sarah Novotny

Napster announced today that it will start selling MP3 download beginning in Q2 of this year, reports Reuters. Napster has been selling music protected by Microsoft’s DRM technology to prevent illegal downloads. The use of DRMs however, has not proven to be popular with users as only specific players are compatible ... more...