20 May '11, 1am

Sources say Apple's close to cloud music deals with major labels

Cupertino - Apple has just agreed a deal with EMI Music, according to "multiple industry sources" cited by technology news service CNET. The website reports that Apple has had a deal in place with Warner Music for some time and is close to completing deals with Universal Music and Sony Music. A 'cloud' music storage service allows customers to store their music on an online server which they can then access from any computer or mobile device. In short, it means an end to having to carry your music around with you on a mobile phone or MP3 player. Both Google and Amazon have launched similar services in the US in the last few weeks. However, neither company has done licensing deals with the labels, arguing that since the music being uploaded to cloud servers is music the users already own, no licenses are required. The labels disagree with the position Google and Amazon have...

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