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Can online music services ever really succeed?

The music subscription sector is intrinsically unprofitable, largely because of the demands of the music industry, a study concludes.

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Download every De La Soul album for free for today only

Tired of waiting to get through all the legal hurdles, De La Soul is taking its music straight to the fans via the Internet.

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Adam F5 review: A terrific and affordable powered audio-monitor system

Adam's F5 is a powered, near-field monitor small enough for a medium-sized desk. When properly positioned, you'd be hard pressed to find a better sounding speaker for the price.

Xbox Music to add parental advisory warnings, upcoming song info

A Microsoft MVP sends word of a new Xbox Music for Windows 8.1 update making the rounds.

Europe's online music players get a break from new EU copyright law

Legal streaming and downloading will be cheaper and easier, lawmakers say.

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Valve's Steam Music will let you game to your jams

Valve's adding yet another beta to its Steam games service - this time, an integrated local music player. Let the bodies hit the floor indeed.