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a grizzled veteran of the peer-to-peer (P2P) file-sharing scene, remains the most popular software for exchanging music, video and software — much of it pirated — through the Internet, according to a study released Wednesday. LimeWire was used on 17.8% of PCs in September last year, according to the latest Digital Media Desktop Report . Since about half of surveyed PCs have at least one peer-to-peer sharing application installed, that gives LimeWire a 36.4% share — more than three times the 11.3% share of the next-most-popular client, µTorrent. The report is a collaboration of digital music consultancy ...
containing copies of data, placed at various points in a network so as to maximize bandwidth for access to the data from clients throughout the network. A client accesses a copy of the data near to the client, as opposed to all clients accessing the same central server, so as to avoid bottleneck near that server. Content types include web objects, downloadable objects (media files, software, documents), applications, real time media streams, and other components of internet delivery (DNS, routes, and database queries).
Hip Hop Press: Students Enlisted to Help Produce LimeWire Store ...
NEW YORK, NY - May 6, 2010 - In a first-of-its kind move, LimeWire Store turned the latest edition of its Ear to the Ground series into a semester-long project for some University of Nevada students. The university's chapter of the Music and Entertainment Industry Student Association (MEISA) worked cooperatively with the LimeWire staff to give students meaningful real-life experience. Under the supervision of the LimeWire team, MEISA students at the University of Nevada at Las Vegas curated and produced Ear to the Ground: Las Vegas, which was released on April 27th, just before the school year ended. Taking it one step ... market research, surveys and trends
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a company that focuses on gathering rich music metadata, also in the news: Limewire loses big time in court against the RIAA in what may be a very significant ruling, Warner Teams Up with Myxer, the Echo Nest partners with and finally a small window on what happened at the Great Escape conference in Brighton. I’m going to briefly cover the Psonar controversy, the thoughts of the VP of Digital at Universal Music Group international Francis Keeling on subscription and piracy and the potential of China for UK companies. But let’s start with this week’s interview with Gregory Kris, CEO of (here ... market research, surveys and trends


Survey Shows Huge Demand for Legal P2P | TorrentFreak
A recent study on the music consumption habits of today’s youth shows that most of them download music illegally. However, music is more popular than ever and 80 percent of the participants indicate that they would pay for a legal filesharing service, if only one was available. The survey, conducted by British Music Rights among 773 British respondents between the age of 14-24, shows some interesting results. The survey tapped into the music consumption habits of young people and results suggest that most of them would be interested in paying for a decent “legal” filesharing service. Technology has made it ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
RIAA - For Students Doing Reports - June 07, 2010
and our positions on various issues. We get many requests from students and others for information for papers and other research needs. We’re happy to help and share our perspective. Unfortunately, we can’t always answer every question. So below is a list of commonly asked questions and hopefully insightful answers. Please take a look. We hope you find it useful and informative. Good luck! Q:  What exactly does the RIAA do? Who does the organization represent? The RIAA is an organization committed to helping the music business thrive. Our goal is to foster a business and legal climate that protects the ability ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
LimeWire Begs Music Industry for Second Chance
The company behind the file sharing software LimeWire is considering aggressively filtering out pirated content and is hoping to strike a deal with the music industry in which it would be permitted to live on as a for-pay music download service, a company executive said Monday. “The biggest challenge right now is changing the behavior of a generation of internet users to get them to pay for music,” said Zeeshan Zaidi, LimeWire’s 35-year-old chief operating officer, in an interview two weeks after suffering a crushing defeat in a copyright lawsuit that threatens to leave the company insolvent. On May 11, a ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
Liveblog: The Best of British Digital Music Startups
is a collection of pitches from UK music startups, judged by Nenad Marovac from VC firm DN Capital and Mark Mulligan from analyst Forrester Research. Silence Media First up is Silence Media , an advertising network for video banner ads. It launched a year ago with a campaign for Kings of Leon – its main clients are labels and gig promoters, with UMG being its biggest customer. The company uses a Cost Per Engagement model (CPE) – clients only pay when people roll over the ads and interact with them. Lee Henshaw from Silence says that CPE is good for the music industry, partly because video banners are currently on the ... market trends, news research and surveys resources


Music2Share – Copyright-Compliant Music Sharing in P2P Systems
Appropriate peers store the encrypted music and certificates for future reference. .... This holds in particular for the next generation P2P protocols, ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Congressman Howard Berman (CA28) :: Floor Statement :: Speech to ...
� Thank you for inviting me to address you today.  I know it is a difficult time for many in the technology sector to focus on issues other than survival.  Further, with so many issues critical to national security on the congressional agenda, it is difficult for policymakers to focus on the future of technology.  However, it is important that the technology sector and government look beyond their immediate crises and make a concerted effort to remain engaged. � Disengagement between the technology sector and government could stall your sector�s, and the nation�s, recuperation and recovery.  Engagement, on ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Jan 29, 2009 ... over the Internet have replaced the older generation of P2P ..... demise, it must embrace the next evolution of music content delivery: ...
WikiAnswers - Music Questions including "Approximately how many ...
Music consists of sound mixed with elements including pitch, rhythm, and tempo. Here you can ask questions about music and the hottest songs of today and yesterday. Total questions 120400 Approximately how many songs have been produced in the US and UK since the music industry was born? This question is too generalized. Even a guess is unlikely to come close because of the sheer number of songs that have actually... What are the effects of music on plants? There are many different viewpoints on this. A selection of contributors' thoughts are included below. Answer 1: Many... How do changes in society affect music? Could ...
Google Answers: future of music compact disc industry... where i ...
Excerpt: “Specifically, the dollar value of all music product shipments decreased from $6.2 billion at mid-year 2000 to $5.9 billion at mid-year 2001—a 4.4 percent decrease. Unit shipments dropped from 488.7 million at mid-year 2000 to 442.7 million units at mid-year 2001—a 9.4 percent decrease” “FORMAT SHIPMENTS IN 2001 - CD Units Decrease, Yet Remain Preferred Format Full-length CD units dropped 5.3 percent at mid-year 2001, representing a $5.5 billion dollar value within the market, a 2.7 percent decrease in dollar value from mid-year 2000. As expected, the compact disc format grew in ...