Samsung may buy stake in Deezer

http://uk.reuters.com/article/2014/01/12/uk-deezer-dailymotion-france-idUKBREA0B09420140112 Samsung is in negotiations to strike a commercial agreement with and possibly acquire  a stake in the Paris-based music subscription service…

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Physical media is dead — long live the app

Physical media is dead. It is being replaced with “apps” From music playlists to catalogs to retail stores to television -- it wouldn’t surprise me if in near future everything is an app. It is a scary future for some, and yet full of opportunities.…

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Music startups test their mettle in Europe

Brightcove VP Rags Gupta explains why music start-ups should test the waters across the pond before coming to the U.S.: "According to conventional wisdom, consumer start-ups should move to San Francisco for access to capital, talent, and ideas. But if you’re launching an online music company, consider London or Berlin."…

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