Broadway Benefits From Streaming; Apple Gives iTunes a Scrub; Tidal Now Third In App Store Revenue For Music Apps

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Broadway Is Benefiting From Streaming In A Surprising Way — www.forbes.com 
 If you can listen to songs from a musical before you go, are you more willing to see a show?

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Apple Gives iTunes a Scrub, Removes App Store and Adds Social to Apple Music — www.billboard.com 
 While you were watching new iPhones get introduced at Apple’s big reveal on Tuesday, the company quietly revamped its signature desktop app for buying music, movies and TV.

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Jay-Z’s Much-Dissed Music Service Tidal Now Third In App Store Revenue For Music Apps — www.forbes.com 
 Tidal used to be a joke. Now it’s a contender as the third-highest grossing music streaming app on the iOS App Store.

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Artificial Intelligence Ushers in the Era of Music Moneyball — www.billboard.com 
 Monkeys cannot create copyrightable works. This is an actual rule. Seriously.

Deezer

Deezer may revisit IPO after Spotify goes public says CEO — musically.com 
 Deezer’s last attempt to go public was abandoned shortly after the company published its prospectus. The streaming service may try again.

Pandora

Pandora CEO Naveen Chopra Charts the Road Ahead — variety.com 
 Pandora hopes to monetize its audience with advertising rather than relying on subscriptions and more from the Goldman Sachs Conference.

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Apple Music is now playable via the new Apple Watch — www.musicbusinessworldwide.com

People can stream 40m+ songs on their Apple Watch straight from the device — via Bluetooth headphones — just they can from their smartphone.

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Can cities use blockchain to promote transparency in music? — www.citymetric.com

The objective behind the LinkNYC screens was to provide free information to all New Yorkers and visitors, regardless of where one was or how much money they had. Accessible, available to everyone, transparent and helpful, the machines have assisted with mobility, access to information, communication and, importantly, civic engagement.

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Amazon Music secures Bundesliga broadcast rights — www.sportspromedia.com 
 Music streaming platform to carry German soccer audio.