1D Lab invente le streaming en version solidaire (Le Monde)

La carte 1D Touch donne accès à un vaste catalogue de musiciens indépendants. | DR

Offrir une alternative solidaire aux mastodontes du streaming musical que sont Deezer et Spotify, c’est l’ambition de 1D Lab, projet lancé sous forme associative en 2012, puis transformé en société coopérative (SCIC) en 2014. « Notre plateforme de streaming équitable, 1D touch, est centrée sur les artistes… [Lire la suite sur Le Monde]

EMusic Returns to Indie Roots Amid Shift in Online Market (The New York Times)

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EMusic, a pioneering digital music store that has struggled to find its place in the rapidly shifting online market, has changed directions again.

The site, which began selling downloads by subscription in 1998 — five years before the iTunes store, and a full decade before Spotify — and was long… [Read more on The New York Times]

Netflix aimerait déranger Hollywood avec « Tigre et Dragon 2 » (Le Monde)

Une photo de tournage de Tigre et Dragon 2, co-produit par Netflix | Rico Torres

Après avoir bousculé la télévision, Netflix veut secouer Hollywood. C’est ainsi que le service de vidéo à la demande aimerait que l’on présente sa nouvelle annonce : le spécialiste des séries va produire un film qui sera lancé simultanément sur sa…

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Prince streams two new albums on Spotify – listen (NME)

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‘Plectrumelectrum’ and ‘Art Official Age’ are both available to purchase physically and via download from today

Prince has made both his new albums, ‘Plectrumelectrum’ and ‘Art Official Age’ available to stream on Spotify – scroll down to listen. ‘Plectrumelectrum’ is a joint effort with backing band 3rdeyegirl, who the singer has been touring with throughout the year, while ‘Art Official Age’ is… [Read more on NME]

TV5 Monde lance une bibliothèque numérique de livres gratuits (Archimag)

TV5 Monde souhaite proposer une expérience de lecture enrichie aux internautes. (Pixabay/Unsplash)

Une sélection de classiques de la littérature française pour les amoureux de la langue de Molière, où qu’ils soient sur la planète.

On pouvait déjà trouver sur le site internet de TV5 Monde des cours de français destinés aux enseignants et aux apprenants. Mais en plus des nombreuses informations d’actualité ainsi que des services culturels et pratiques qu’elle… [Lire la suite sur Archimag]

Amazon Reduces Cost of Fire TV (Jbgnews)

Amazon’s Fire TV, which was released in April as a competitor to devices such as Apple TV and Roku, has been discounted on Amazon’s store, raising questions about why the price has been slashed so soon after its release. The device, which allows users to stream video and music content from services such as Netflix, Hulu and Amazon, was… [Read more on Jbgnews]

Netflix struggles to win over skeptics in film-loving France (Los Angeles Times)

Before Netflix’s launch in France this month, it was criticized by national politicians, vilified by cultural leaders and brushed off by potential broadcast partners. (Stephane de Sakutin / AFP/Getty Images)

As Netflix has spread its video streaming services around the globe, the company’s been met with curiosity, skepticism and, at times, indifference.

But none of the Silicon Valley giant’s adventures abroad generated the mix of fear and anxiety that it has stirred in film-loving France before its launch this month.

In a country of proud cinephiles, Netflix has been bashed by… [Read more on Los Angeles Times]