Licensing

04.06.17
Spotify is limiting free streaming for its own good
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Spotify is limiting free streaming for its own good

Licensing deals are up, and the company caved to a label demanding better terms.

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04.01.17
Expect to see BlackBerry's name (and tech) on more devices
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Expect to see BlackBerry's name (and tech) on more devices

Its 'next phase' of licensing could reach more phones, tablets, wearables and appliances.

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01.25.17
Apple hits Qualcomm with two more antitrust lawsuits
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Apple hits Qualcomm with two more antitrust lawsuits

A Chinese court will decide whether the two tech giants have a fair licensing deal.

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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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