After 10 years of decline, worldwide sales in the music industry are up thanks to a boom in digital sales (Media Memo by Peter Kafka – Wall Street Journal). That is certainly good news for the music industry in its search for new sustainable growth formulas.
Google’s new music service Music Beta has just been launched. “…Google had originally planned a more robust version of the concept, which it was going to introduce with cooperation from the labels. Talks between Google and the labels, which started a year ago, have hit an impasse, and Google has apparently decided that it would…