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Downtime is a new Facebook app which bands can add to their page to advertise their support of a charity and through which fans can donate. Think the online equivalent of those people that approach you in the street asking for your credit card details… hypebot.com...

The French streaming service Deezer is taking on We7 and Spotify soon, with its UK launch quickly approaching. They’re pitching themselves as “bringing the emotion back into discovering new music.” guardian.co.uk...

Facebook is adding music to its site now, with not one, not two, but three partners – MOG, Rdio and Spotify. No wonder they’ve taken so long. Is this too much to late, or the realisation of the perfect opportunity? Facebook’s user ship is declining, whether...

The short term accommodation finding service Airbnb is becoming a little less short term, and helping people find rental property for a period of longer than a month… allthingsd.com...

Vevo, the online video platform, is expanding its UK operation with the hiring of a Commercial Director and Ad Sales Marketing Director. brandrepublic.com...

A US copyrights law from the mid-70s will soon be felt fully as its allowance that after 35 years musicians can reclaim the rights of their music from their labels. Over the next few years artists such as Bruce Springsteen, Billy Joel and the Eagles...

The Digital Economy Act, despite being already implemented, is now being called to be under review from the grass roots of the Liberal Democrat party (UK). The act included rights holders to obtain injunctions compelling ISPs to block access to services hosting content without authorisation....

The Telegraph have reported that the burning of the Sony/PIAS warehouse may have been the work of a professional gang, getting into the building loading vans up with stock before burning the place down to cover it up as an act of random violence during...

Vanity Fair’s ‘New Establishment’ list this year puts Zuckerberg, Facebook founder, as top dog in the modern age. J K Rowling (Harry Potter), Larry Page (Google) and the South Park team also appear. allthingsd.com...