- The Nokia Music Store has launched in the Netherlands, just a week after it began service in Ireland. Nokia plans to continue rolling out the service across Europe. The Dutch site goes live with an offer of five free tracks to the first 10,000 customers buying five tracks at once.

- Audible Magic introduced a free version of its CopySense Content Identification Service that lets smaller Web sites filter out or monetize unauthorized user generated content.

- Start-up indie-focused social network and music download service mTracks scored $550,000 in angel seed-funding.

- The popular "Rock Band" music-based videogame will invade Europe on May 23 as an Xbox 360 exclusive.