Could tech companies step into the role of music companies?

News: 29th June 2011 by Louise Dodgson under Music Publishing, Record Labels

If certain parts of the music industry are struggling to come to terms with digital developments and struggling as a result, could there be any sense in the technology-led businesses with the know-how bidding for them and stepping in? It's a question worth considering and that's just what this article below does. EMI is up for sale at the moment...would it work if the likes of Google snapped it up or would the artists suffer due to a lack of music expertise? Comments welcome!

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music companies, record labels, record companies, digital music, google, microsoft, music industry

 

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