More Music Industry News: Amazon Stumbles, Smartphones Soar, Real Removes, Google’s Music Atty Answers Questions & More
- Amazon's reports a decent quarter including a projection $1billion in mobile sales yearly, but it was not good enough for investors who punished the stock with a sell off. (Media Memo)
- Global Smartphone Shipments Jump 43% to 60 Million Units in Q2 2010. (Strategy Analytics)
- RealNetworks Finally Removes ‘Interim’ From CEO Kimball’s Title (paidContent)
- Q&A: Google’s New Music Attorney Elizabeth Moody (Billboard)
- Will the House of Lords block the UK's Digital Economy Act? An interesting visit to Westminster suggests issues of filesharing and copyright are very much on the House of Lords' agendas. (Guardian)
- “Unstaged: An Original Series from American Express” is launching with the sponsor, VEVO and YouTube. They trio will live-stream five concerts over the course of the year. The series kicks off with Arcade Fire on August 5 from Madison Square Garden, followed by John Legend and The Roots later this year, with a complete list of artists set to be unveiled in the coming months.
- SeatGeek raises $1M for predictive concert and event seat pricing site. (SeatGeek)
- How Do You Make a Pop Star? A New Music Seminar Panel Tries to Figure It Out.(WSJ)
- WORTHY CLICK: scoreAscore.com puts composers together with projects seeking original scores.