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Court rejects much of Kim Dotcom's bid for judicial review over extradition
Erik Huggers steps down at Vevo CEO
Deezer launches its own song identification software, SongCatcher
Setlist: Shazam, Spotify, Touts
One Liners: Roc Nation, Pandora, Taylor Swift, more
Spotify and Deezer call on EU to restrict tech giant
Tidal running out of cash fast, claims new report
Lyor Cohen to give SXSW keynote
Apple confirms Shazam acquisition
Spotify and Tencent confirm equity deal
Apple set to buy Shazam, say sources
One Liners: Thom Yorke, Louis Tomlinson, Migos, more
Setlist: YouTube, YouTube, and YouTube
YouTube planning subscription music service... again
Deezer launches high quality streaming service in Japan
Google pulls YouTube app from Amazon Fire TV devices
Google at al excluded from extended safe harbour in Australia
Web-block agency being considered in Canada
SPV allies with The Orchard on digital distribution
Kobalt allies with NetEase in China
Spotify and Tencent discussing share swap 
Neil Young launches an Xstream archive site 
Setlist: Rainbow Venues, Steely Dan, Slush Music
Dubset signs deal with Merlin
Spotify offering £99 annual subscription
New Zealand ISPs hit out at Sky's web-blocking bid
One Liners: YouTube, Prince, Sam Smith, more
Eventbrite partners with Twickets for face value ticket resale
Amazon to push 'U2 experience' out to music streaming apps
UK's Competition and Markets Authority to crack down on ticket resellers