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The comms brand AT&T is bringing artists to the big three platforms – TV, internet and phones. Bands such as Gym Class Heroes and Blink 182′s live shows will be streamed over these platforms with exclusive additional content also available. brand-m.biz...

The John Lewis Christmas advert seems to have hit the spot. The cute clip of a child who can’t wait to give his present to his parents has hit 1million online views. brandrepublic.com...

Beggars, Merling and other Indie Labels have knocked Universal Music Group’s potential acquisition of Sony Records – claiming it would give UMG far too much dominance over the market. Martin Wills, head of Beggars Group, also commented that locality of labels doesn’t matter much to anyone “apart...

To compete with the cross-media strengths of Apple and its iTunes/iPhone capacities, Google has launched Google Music in the US only (for now) as a way to encourage Android operating system users to start getting music from the digital giant. guardian.co.uk...

The Australian band Strange Talk and detergent brand Cheer have teamed up make an interactive YouTube video. YouTube annotations will pop up, and link you through to the Facebook page where give-a-ways and competitions will be taking place. youtube.com...

HMV have launched their ‘tech shop’ idea for the first time this Christmas with a pop up store devoted to tablets and headphones etc being put up in the City of London. This re-branding comes after a tough year for the high street retailer. brand-m.biz...

The Radio Advertising Bureau will be launching a ‘Britain Loves Radio’ campaign to get advertisers attention towards the advertising format. brandrepublic.com...

Gorillaz have teamed up with footwear brand Converse to release a special edition set of shoes along with doing a Converse sponsored show at the 100 Club in London where Gorillaz Sound System will be performing. musicweek.com...

Nokia’s new Lumia mobile handsets will come with Nokia MixRadio, as developed between Nokia and The Echo Nest, as a way to tap into the booming digital radio market. brand-m.biz...

Mashable’s Pete Cashmore gave a twenty minute lecture covering a whole spectrum of trends dictating the ebb and flow of the digital markets right now, including the influence these are having on TV and music. youtube.com...