Licensing

10.01.16
Apple loses FaceTime patent retrial, ordered to pay $302.4 million
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Apple loses FaceTime patent retrial, ordered to pay $302.4 million

It's the third time Apple has faced off against VirnetX over patents covering secure communications.

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08.19.16
Pandora's new streaming service could launch as soon as September
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Pandora's new streaming service could launch as soon as September

The company is close to getting the necessary licensing deals for its new service, according to The Wall Street Journal.

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07.15.16
Apple's idea for music royalties could stick it to Spotify
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Apple's idea for music royalties could stick it to Spotify

The company's proposal to the Copyright Royalty Board is both simple and expensive for free music services.

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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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