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Music labels sue Pandora over pre-1972 recordings

The streaming music service is violating New York law by not paying artists, the lawsuit alleges.

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After movie studios, record labels sue Kim Dotcom and Megaupload

The RIAA says the site engaged in 'massive copyright infringement' of music.

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Music piracy battle erupts in Russia as major labels sue large social network

Sony, Universal Music and Warner are going after vKontakte, alleging wholesale copyright infringement.

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Drastic Spotify redesign sports a darker look and revamped Your Music section

Spotify is doing away with its gray theme for a bold new black look. Here's a preview of what you can expect.

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Bitwig Studio on Linux: Can one top-tier app change the game?

The release of a highly anticipated music application on Ubuntu Linux could be a watershed event for the free OS.

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Hands-on with the new mobile Sonos apps

We've tested the beta versions of the new Sonos controllers and come away impressed.

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Twitter kills its music app, which never got much play

The app, which let people follow artists and play songs, will be removed from Apple's app store Friday

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Hands-on with VLC's beta Metro app: Already better than Windows 8's Video app

The PC geek's beloved video player, VLC, has finally landed on the modern side of Windows 8.

Software CEO admits to scamming millions from investors in ersatz 'iTunes'

Wwebnet CEO Robert Kelly could face up to 40 years in prison after using company funds for his own use.

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Desktop app will help turn your voice into songs

Imitone aims to replace the amateur musician's MIDI keyboard.

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