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Thanks Dr. Dre And Gaga: Celebrity Endorsements Boost Headphone Sales

Celebrity endorsements are behind increases in headphone sales, says a new report by market-research company the NPD Group. That’s good news for artists with headphone lines such as Dr. Dre, Lady Gaga, Justin Bieber, Ludacris and Diddy. Last year, headphones that cost $100 or more accounted for 3.5% of the market, up from 2% in […]

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Apple in talks to improve sound quality of music downloads

Apple and other digital music retailers are in discussions with record labels to improve the quality of the song files they sell, executives involved in the talks say. As a result, online music stores could eventually offer songs that sound truer to their original recordings, perhaps at a premium price. Professional music producers generally capture […]

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