More Music Industry News: People’s Music To Close, Social Goes Int’l, Iron Maiden, put.io & More
First, we apologize for all of the bold articles and headlines on the site. Things went wacky this morning; and while its still all very readable, we're working to fix it. Over the long holiday weekend, there were a couple of stories worth catching up on: Apple says 1 million people signed up for Ping in 24 hours and Eminem's camp one a court battle vs. UMG over download royalties that could, if it stands up to appeal, have a lasting impact on the industry. And REWIND will give you a quick look at last week's top stories.
- The People's Music Store to shut down this Friday. (Music Ally)
- It's time to vote for the annual BT Digital Music Awards.
- Social Networking Goes International - A look at the top social networks in each of the top five countries as measured by internet usage. (Brent C Sutorus)
More Music Industry News & Commentary:
- Google to simplify it's privacy policies. (NYT Bits)
- The "Sound Opinions" Guys on Why Artists Should Make Money off Plumbing, Not Recorded Music. (SeattleWeekly)
- Die-Hard Fans Follow Iron Maiden Into the Digital Age. (NYT)
- 25 Essential Social Media Resources You May Have Missed. (Mashable)
- Contest Alert: Sonicbids Gets Stupid with Diesel:U:Music
- Three start-ups that are changing the music industry. (Telegraph)
- Could put.io, a new cloud storage system, spark off a showdown between Hollywood and online pirates? (Telegraph)
- Investors Squeamish About Third-Party Twitter Apps including stats. (Mashable)
- ISP Hits Back At U2 Manager’s Billion Dollar Piracy Bonanza Claims (TorrentFreak)