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Vevo to shift focus back to selling ads on YouTube
Spotify reportedly backtracking on 'hateful conduct' policy
New Hulu show lets you smoke weed with Snoop Dogg in VR
Beef Of The Week #405: About your privacy
Judge approves settlement in Lowery/Ferrick mechanical royalties case 
BPI urges government to make piracy part of the internet safety conversation
Boiler Room to launch
One Liners: Mixcloud, Tyler, The Creator, Abra Cadabra, more
CMU's Great Escape Special now available to read online
New six track Nine Inch Nails record listed as an LP because Spotify downgrades EPs, says Trent Reznor
Beef Of The Week #404: DN v Tidal
YouTube to launch music streaming service next week, adds credits to music videos
Tidal accused of delayed label payments
Dice hires Jason Edwards as new Head Of Music for the UK
One Liners: Apple Music, Big Shaq, G Flip, more
CMU Great Escape Special: China Conference Quick Quiz
CMU Great Escape Special: Meet the innovators
Merlin has sold off all its Spotify stock
Setlist: Tidal, RIAA, Dr Dre
Norwegian collecting society reports Tidal to police over Kanye and Beyonce stat allegations
Campaigners call on Spotify to ban more artists over 'hateful conduct'
Metallica's Kirk Hammett says they were right to sue Napster
Tidal and Prince estate end legal battle, plan rarities release together
R Kelly reps hit out at Spotify ban
Spotify to stop playlisting R Kelly as new policy on hate content is published
CMU's guide to Thursday at the Great Escape Convention
Tidal denies fiddling the figures, accuses newspaper of
RIAA hopes to beef up Grande Communications litigation with new evidence
Eventbrite integrates with Instagram for extra ticketing flogging goodness
Warner confirms it has cashed in $400 million of Spotify stock