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Daily Music Wrap: Oct 26, ’04

Daily digital music related stories, in a convenient wrap-up. (Subscribe to the news feed: )

U2 are ‘selling out’ with iPod deal, say fans: Some fans fear the band is selling out.

Universal Music Plans To Launch WAP Sites For Artist Roster: Universal Music in UK has revealed plans to launch WAP sites for all of its artists…

iTunes Music Store expansion coming into focus: Canada, Australia, Ireland, Italy, Switzerland, Belgium, Sweden, Portugal, Norway, the Netherlands, and New Zealand…

Grokster Officals Settle Separate Copyright Case: Grokster to pay $500,000 to settle charges for Puretunes.com…

Record Industry Announces Mid-Year 2004 Shipment Numbers: It is the first time in five years that the first half of the year has experienced an overall increase in shipments of all formats combined. 58.6 million singles were sold Jan-June 2004…

Listen to the good things that digital can do for the music biz: It’s making the industry examine its own operations, it’s driving creativity, it’s building emotional connections with bands, and it’s opening up new areas of revenue.

Waterproof MP3 player uses ‘Bone Conduction Technology’: The SwiMP3 player uses bone conduction — the direct transfer of sound vibrations from the cheek bone to the inner ear…

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