After studying the copyright landscape, the US Copyright Office (USCO) unveiled what it thinks are best practices for the Mechanical Licensing Collective, nearly 160 pages long. USCO just released “Unclaimed Royalties: Best Practice Recommendations for the Mechanical Licensing Collective,” a list of operational recommendations for the MLC, which has absorbedRead More →

What happened Shares of Tencent Music Entertainment Group (TME -3.85%) fell 12% on Tuesday after the online music platform released its second-quarter financial results. So what Tencent Music’s revenue grew 15.5% year-over-year to $1.2 billion. The gains were driven by a 40.6% increase in the number of paid online musicRead More →

The Hackathon Weekend Edition # 2 – The Last Hacker Standing music genre classification was successfully completed on August 12, 2021. The challenge was to create an evolving music genre classification model that generalizes well to unpublished data. It had almost 300+ participants and over 120+ actively competing in theRead More →