GaydarRadio to stop broadcasting

Posted By James on Jan 04 2013 02:53 AM

GaydarRadio, the UK’s largest station for the LGBT community, has announced it is leaving the radio business after more than ten years on air.It will hand over its licenses to Manchester community station Gaydio on 7 January 2013.As a result of the transfer, GaydarRadio will cease broadcasting fro...

Internet Radio Fairness Act Would Spur Innovation

Posted By James on Dec 27 2012 10:32 PM

As an Internet radio broadcaster and member of the Small Webcaster Alliance, I've been involved in the issue of copyright royalty rates for Internet radio for many years. And I've seen vividly that the current royalty rate system threatens to strangle the life out of an industry that is providing bo...

Android and iOS shipments surpassed PCs in 2011

Posted By James on Dec 27 2012 10:29 PM

Android and iOS devices (iPads, iPhones) had a higher combined shipment volume than the entire PC industry in 2011, according to mobile analyst Horace Dediu in Asymco.A total of 358 million Android and iOS units were shipped last year, Dediu found (using data from the smartphone industry, Apple and ...

Airtime update improves streaming and show production for independent radio

Posted By James on Dec 08 2012 07:19 PM

Sourcefabric has released an update for Airtime, the open source radio software. Airtime 2.2.1 features a number improvements to the way the software handles web streams, fading and Smart Blocks (a quick way for producers to build shows based on genre, upload date and other information). Airtime all...

Nurse found dead after radio prank call

Posted By James on Dec 08 2012 07:17 PM

A nurse at the London hospital who took a hoax call from two 2Day FM radio presenters about the Duchess of Cambridge has been found dead.The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge said in a statement they were “deeply saddened” by the death of the nurse, Jacintha Saldanha.A statement from 2DayFM has been...

Bloomberg: Apple’s Internet Radio Service Is Coming Early Next Year

Posted By James on Nov 23 2012 11:49 PM

Bloomberg reports that Apple is currently negotiating licensing deals with record labels in hopes that it can launch an Internet radio service “within the first three months of 2013″. The service would be a formidable competitor to Pandora.The report cites unnamed music industry sources that...

Senate to Address the Internet Radio Fairness Act

Posted By James on Nov 23 2012 11:47 PM

The Internet Radio Fairness Act (H.R. 6480 and S. 3609) (IRFA) addresses the allegedly discriminatory provisions for setting royalty rates for Internet music broadcasters in comparison to satellite or cable music broadcasters. Internet music broadcasters currently pay five times the amount of royalt...

Loudcaster Closing Down

Posted By James on Sep 04 2012 05:48 PM

Reports from Loudcaster users have surfaced after an official email sent out earlier this week. Owners Brandon and Tia have announced the closure of the Blanket Licensing company on October 1st."Loudcaster will be closing on Oct 1st. Services paid in August will go forward without interruption&...

With A Budget Almost Cut In Half And 40 Percent Staff Cuts Can The RIAA Survive?

Posted By James on Aug 23 2012 05:11 PM

RIAA’s budget comes from music labels and distributors. In theory it represents the interests of the music industry. Therefore, it depends on their willingness to pay them to represent music in all its forms. That’s not going so well.TorrentFreak obtained its latest tax filing and the RIAA is fa...

Introducing The Voices.com iPad App

Posted By James on Aug 22 2012 06:48 PM

Voices.com has designed an app to serve both those hiring talent and voice talent promoting themselves for work opportunities. One of the coolest features is the ability to quickly review responses and award a job right from your iPad!Tap into a network of 25,000 voice over talent from around the wo...


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