5 things iTunes must do to stay ahead of Spotify

Gerald Lynch Apple, Digital Music, Features, iPhone, iPod, Round ups, Software, Spotify, Tech Digest news, Top Fives 1 Comment

Since it launched nearly a decade ago, Apple's iTunes has become almost synonymous with digital music. A beautiful and intuitive user-interface coupled with the most thorough library of legal MP3 downloads available, it was the perfect accompaniment to the iPod…

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CES 2008: Wyclef Jean talks Motorola, ringtones, Shakira and… Bob Dylan?

Stuart Dredge CES 2008, Digital Music, Top stories Leave a Comment

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I’m still at the Billboard Digital Music Live summit, and we’re ready for the main event now. Keynote speaker in the afternoon is Wyclef Jean, the multi-million selling ex-Fugee who’s collaborated with stellar acts like Shakira, Destiny’s Child and, er, Brian Harvey.

He’s due to announce a big new digital music deal, and give his views on the industry. Read on for the liveblog as it happens – and pray his lips don’t lie…

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Send a message through Bob Dylan's Subterranean Homesick Blues video

Katherine Hannaford Websites

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Bob Dylan must be taking cues from Barack Obama, and is taking his advertising into the web 2.0 world. Designed to drum up interest in his greatest hits album (like he needs to advertise, the album will sell itself!), he’s delved into the viral video format. On his website you can input your own personal message onto the cards he holds up in the classic Subterranean Homesick Blues music video, and send it on to friends via email, who can then view your equally Dylanesque poetry…

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