iMeem’s Sale to MySpace Music and TopSpin’s Marries “LP” bundle with Royalty free Remix Capability

By Mike McGuire | December 15, 2009

A couple of items crossed the mailbox today during that slow run-up to Xmas. My esteemed colleague Andrew Frank pointed me at this story which noted that with iMeem’s sale to MySpace, MySpace did not agree to also purchase the…


Apple Buys Lala

By Mike McGuire | December 07, 2009

Apple confirmed on 4 December 2009 that it was purchasing Lala, developer of an online streaming music service that lets consumers sign-in and stream music on-demand with the ability to pay $.10/song to build online libraries of albums and playlists…


Music as a Service – The Latest Entry in the Subscription Race

By Mike McGuire | December 05, 2009

Can “music as a service” really work? While Rhapsody and Napster, and to a lesser degree Nokia’s Comes with Music offering, have built audiences, to be sure, in terms of revenue generated and user accounts, they’ve lived in the shadow…