EMI abandons Grooveshark, alleges non-payment
Grooveshark, a rogue streaming music service that has now been sued at least once by all the major labels over copyright issues, has lost its only partner. EMI, which had sued the company and then agreed to sign onto the service under the condition that Grooveshark license the EMI catalog, has terminated its agreement and sued the company anew, alleging non-payment on its license fees. Grooveshark claims that it has paid EMI over $2.6 million….
Pulse teams up with magazine publisher Bonnier
Reading app aggregator Pulse has boosted its content by making a deal with magazine publisher Bonnier, TechCrunch revealed. While Pulse has some 300 content partners in place right now, this deal is said to be its biggest to date…. Bonnier will let Pulse app users access 20 of its special-interest magazines, including Scuba Diving, Parenting, Sound + Vision, and others.