Licensing

03.18.16
SoundCloud inks deal with Sony Music as streaming service looms
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SoundCloud inks deal with Sony Music as streaming service looms

The popular audio library now has agreements in place with all of the major labels.

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03.15.16
Apple Music gets previously unlicensed remixes thanks to Dubset
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Apple Music gets previously unlicensed remixes thanks to Dubset

Remixes and DJ mixes will earn royalties for sampled artists and those creating the mixes.

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01.13.16
SoundCloud and Universal finally agree on licensing deal
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SoundCloud and Universal finally agree on licensing deal

A subscription plan is still in the works thanks to deals with "the majority of the music industry."

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12.23.15
Pandora ends its war with two major music publishers
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Pandora ends its war with two major music publishers

The internet radio firm has signed a multi-year licensing deal with ASCAP and BMI, two of the world's biggest rights organizations.

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12.19.15
Video license deal protects the future of 4K
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Video license deal protects the future of 4K

A licensing deal will spare video makers from paying through the nose (or finding alternatives) for 4K video.

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10.02.15
Microsoft persuades ASUS to install Office on its Android phones
10.02.15

Microsoft persuades ASUS to install Office on its Android phones

ASUS joins Samsung, Sony and 20-plus other Android phone makers that are bundling Microsoft's apps.

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08.24.15
Nintendo is once again open to movies based on its games
08.24.15

Nintendo is once again open to movies based on its games

Nintendo has generally frowned on movies based around its games as of late, but it's rethinking that strategy.

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