Amazon has just unveiled a new feature called AutoRip, which gives customers a free MP3 version of any CDs they buy from Amazon.
HMV has announced a new app for iOS which allows users to take a photo of a CD cover, listen to the content of that CD and then buy it online. Nope, we don't really get why you would want to do this either but you now have the option.
Sony, Universal and EMI could be planning to do away with the CD by the end of 2012 in favour of digital downloads.
The Hargreaves Report, a government report looking in to digital copyrights, brings with it a recommendation to make it legal for people to copy CDs and DVDs to their computers and other devices.
The younger music-buying public is more than happy to purchase a CD instead of downloading their music according to the results of a new survey.
Zavvi, the movie, games and music retailer, has been saved from obscurity with the announcement that Zavvi.co.uk has been re-launched.
Major label, Atlantic Records (part of the Warner Music Group) has become the first leading music publisher where digital revenues have overtaken those from physical sales of CDs and DVDs.