State of the Digital Music Industry 2014: An Insider’s View

AKB48 in Japan…Is this the future of music?

Music is everyone’s favorite example of digital disruption done wrong. After peaking at $38 billion revenue more than a decade ago, the industry stabilized last year at $16.5 billion. Now the focus is on digital music GROWTH. 2014 will be the year in which internet radio leads the music industry’s growth. Continue Reading

Rumors Confirmed: Yahoo! completes acquisition of Israel’s FoxyTunes, Spins “Yahoo Unlimited” to Rhapsody America

Amid turbulence of acquisition by Microsoft, News Corp, Private Equity funds and now a ‘help’ offer from  Google, Yahoo! is not resting on its laurels. Following almost a month of rumors, PaidContent confirms that Yahoo! has bought Israel-based FoxyTunes, for… Continue Reading

Israeli singer serenades launch of MacBook Air (watch the video)

In a classic MacWorld speaker move, Steve Jobs (aka “his jobness”) announced Apple’s latest invention this week in San Francisco.As you probably heard, the new beauty is called Macbook Air, the world’s thinnest laptop, weighing only 3 pounds and packed… Continue Reading