- Startup music social network Surrge has secured its first formal music licensing partnership with indie aggregator The Orchard. More than one million songs have already been uploaded to the service since it launched during SXSW.

- EnjoytheMusic.com, a consumer audio news and information site, teamed up with MusicGiants to offer users high-definition digital music downloads.

- Rumors of a 3G iPhone increased today as news that many Apple retail stores nationwide no longer have any iPhones in stock. Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster says there's an 80% chance this means a new version is coming earlier than expected, and only a 20% chance that it's the result of mere shipping issues.