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Samsung resolves Milk Music copyright issues in Korea

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Samsung has resolved its legal issue with the Korea Music Copyright Association over the Milk Music app. The tech major has inked a new contract with distributor Soribada that will take effect from the start of July 2015. The deal got the KMCA seal of approval on the condition that Milk "will strengthen its premium service," according to the Korea IT Times.

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Rumor Fact(ory): Facebook may be testing the music industry waters

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Facebook has allegedly had early discussions about working with the major music labels. According to a report by The Verge, the social network has expressed an interest in getting involved with the music industry, but it is still unsure what form that interest might take. It has reportedly spoken with Sony Music Entertainment, Universal Music Group, and Warner Music Group.

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Nielsen Music 360 data sheds more light on music spending habits

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Tatiana Simonian, a vice president at Nielsen, gave a presentation at the EDMbiz conference. During the talk, she shared two slides from the Nielsen Music 360 report with data about the industry. The Nielsen data asked its survey respondents who said they paid for streaming which services they spent on. The results showed a larger percentage of paying customers at Pandora One and Spotify, where 33% and 32%, respectively, currently subscribe to the service.

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