All posts filed under “Blockchain

Issue #409: Will JAAK’s Blockchain Music Rights Database Succeed?; Should Spotify Sign Its Own Artists?; Instagram Code Reveals Music Feature

Can JAAK's Blockchain Music Rights Database Succeed Where Others Have Failed? — With KORD, London-based tech startup JAAK wants to solve a major problem plaguing the music industry: getting artists paid for their work. Spotify can’t become the next Netflix unless it signs its… Read More

Issue #407: JAAK Moves Ahead with Blockchain Pilot; Pirate Radio Stations Explode on YouTube; Will Spotify Ever Make Money?

JAAK Moves Ahead with Blockchain Pilot, Joined by BMG, GMR, Warner — London-based tech start-up JAAK has announced a successful pilot of its blockchain network, KORD. Pilot participants include BMG, Global Music Rights, Outdustry, Phoenix Music International Ltd, Sentric, Warner Music Group and Warner/Chappell… Read More

Issue #396: Warner Classics, IDAGIO Set Streaming Partnership; Blockchain? More Like Rockchain; 10 of the Best Music Podcasts

Warner Classics and IDAGIO Embark on Streaming Partnership — Warner Classics has launched a new collaboration with IDAGIO​, in a partnership that will see the specialist classical music streaming service make the entire Warner Classics and Erato catalogue available to its users. Blockchain? More… Read More

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Dreamchain Foundation Debuts Music Streaming Service Built on End-to-End Blockchain Platform

The Dreamchain Foundation announced today that its combined Dreamchain/Dreamstream Testnet has successfully been deployed and is securely streaming songs through the Dreamcoin Music app. Dreamchain Testnet is capable of registering one million end-to-end digital rights management (DRM) song transactions every 24 hours. Music industry participants… Read More