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YouTube could be key to Google's Spotify rival

Fortune reports that a YouTube music streaming service will launch later this year and feature some overlap with Google Play Music. But the report leaves some unanswered questions about Google's plans for the music-streaming space.

on techhive.com

Remains of the Day: Like? Or 'like' like?

They like Apple! They really like Apple! "They," in this case, being the education industry and Fortune. Just not that one British judge.

Music piracy is down: A lesson for Hollywood

A decrease in music piracy led to increased revenues for the music industry in 2012, for the first time since 1999. Hollywood should pay attention, stop worrying, and learn to love the digital economy.

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Remains of the Day: International affairs

Apple aims for India adoption, breaks new ground down under, and gets super in the UK.

Answer Line: How to add to your music collection for free

Janisum asked the Music & Video Software forum about acquiring songs for an iPod without spending money.

on pcworld.com

The Week in iOS Accessories: Power and light

This week's roundup of the latest iOS accessories features ways to power your phone, ways to use it as a spotlight, and, of course, new ways to make sweet, sweet music.

MULTiPAD is a funky iPad-driven video remix made with lots of iOS apps

Think the iPad is only good for surfing the web and playing games? Think again.

on techhive.com

Slacker launches new website, updated mobile apps

At an event on Tuesday night, Slacker unveiled a drastically redesigned website, mobile apps, and logo that bring it into stiffer competition with others in the music streaming space.

Review: NuVo Wireless Audio System takes a few steps forward, and a couple back

NuVo Technologies is mainly on the right track, but most people won't benefit from the features that render the players in this system so expensive.

on techhive.com

iTunes Music Store sells 25 billionth song

The winning track was sold in Germany, signifiyng Apple's growth to markets that its rivals haven't yet cracked.