Influencers in the arts can drive real profits, even with small moves. A single Instagram post by Beyoncé, for example, is worth $1 million. D’Marie Analytics found that Beyoncé’s follower count — which puts her at No. 18 across Instagram — was only one factor in evaluating her worth as an ambassador. Engagement and click-through […]
Savvy business owners understand the importance of intellectual property (IP) to their business’ success and most can name patents, trademarks, and copyrights as some of the various forms that IP can take. But the distinctions between copyrights, patents, and trademarks is often confusing and misunderstood, even by business people that regularly deal with IP. But not […]
It’s been no secret that the music industry has been struggling over the past couple decades. After years of spiraling album sales, the industry hit a new low in 2016, with just over 100 million units sold — a nearly 14 percent decrease from the previous year, reflecting declines in both physical and digital album […]
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Music is extremely powerful. We all accept that it can affect our emotions and the way we feel, but science is showing that it has more direct effects on the brain as well, particularly when it is paired with wearables devices. Brain.fm is a freemium auditory program designed to help people either focus, relax or sleep […]
It seems that every day a new IoT device or means to connect existing devices is revealed. With so much energy in being devoted to tell us how, when, where, what we can connect to each other, the “why” may be getting a little blurry. So we want to take a step back every now and […]
Apple Music has profound promise, yet struggles on UX and sync.
How Apple’s competition stacks up.
How unlimited access changes our relationship with music.
As a computer-generated pop star, Miku can’t screw up.
At a 50% discount, too.
At least it wasn’t Nickelback.
Amazon Prime Music has a lot less to do with music and a lot more to do with Prime.
Twitter failed to create its own music app, so now it apparently wants to buy someone else’s.
Now the question is whether the FCC will double down by regulating broadband providers as common carriers.
Apple created the digital music industry, but its days of taking us to places we didn’t know existed might be over.
Music brings people together, but technology is strengthening those connections.
Google Play Music is now the first outside app that can control Sonos’ smart home speakers.
At $35, the Chromecast is a marvel. But how well does it hold up for home audio?
Twitter and Billboard will now collect and show off the most popular music conversation on the social network.