Digest: Big Players Back dotBlockchain, ESPN Reaches Licensing Settlement, Sprint Reveals TIDAL Details

Top Story Last Week SOCAN, CD Baby, SongTrust And FUGA Back DotBlockchain The dotBlockchain Music Project (dotBC), which aims to solve data, rights, ownership and payment issues in the music industry, has won backing from SOCAN and subsidiary MediaNet, plus Songtrust, CDBaby and FUGA. The partners will contribute technical and financial resources to the project,… Continue reading Digest: Big Players Back dotBlockchain, ESPN Reaches Licensing Settlement, Sprint Reveals TIDAL Details

Digest: Sprint Buys 33% of TIDAL, MusicFirst Lobbies Congress, YouTube Red Expanding in 2017

Top Story This Week Sprint Buys 33% of Jay Z’s Music Streaming Service Tidal Sprint Corp. acquired a 33 percent stake in music-streaming service Tidal as the fourth-largest U.S. wireless carrier turns to media streaming to attract more customers with exclusive content. Marcelo Claure, Sprint’s chief executive officer, will join the Tidal board and musician… Continue reading Digest: Sprint Buys 33% of TIDAL, MusicFirst Lobbies Congress, YouTube Red Expanding in 2017