All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘’ Open Sources Moost, A C++ Library may be well known for its Internet radio services, but the company is also breaking into the open source scene. It’s latest release is sure to pleas all the C++ coders out there.’s Marcus Holland-Moritz announced today that moost, it’s C++ library is now available to all under an open source license. He says that moost has been …

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Yandex Launches Social Search App Wonder Aimed At US

Update: Facebook has pulled data from Wonder. More here. Russian search engine company Yandex has launched a new social search app for the iPhone and iPod Touch for people in the U.S. It’s called Wonder, and taps into Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Foursquare, iTunes, and to provide answers to questions based on data from your friends, as well as location …

Read More Gets Some Changes, With More On The Way

After testing them for a couple weeks, is pushing out some new design changes, and says that there will be more in the coming weeks and months. The secondary navigation menu has been moved from the left side to the upper-right side on most pages on the site. Here’s a look at the before and after: Before After “This …

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LulzSec Releases 10,000 Twitter Accounts Complete With Passwords

LulzSec announced their return just last week and they’re already causing a bit of a stir. The group used a security loophole in a third party Twitter application to gain access to about 10,000 Twitter accounts. LulzSec, now going under the name of LulzSec Reborn, announced on Saturday that they had leaked the accounts of people use the TweetGif application. …

Read More Responds to Password Leak

Earlier today it was reported that has become the third website whose passwords were among those leaked online earlier this week. At that time, the website was simply recommending that users change their password. Now, has announced the full details of how the website is responding to the leak. In a post on the blog, Vice President …

Read More Passwords Leaked Online Too

[UPDATE] has responded in more detail and is now notifying its members of the situation. Read the story here. [ORIGINAL STORY] Yet another site has had its passwords compromised in the wake of the LinkedIn password leak. has announced that it has begun investigating the leak of passwords from its website. LinkedIn was the first site to discover …

Read More Rolls Out Visual Music Player has introduced its new Personalized Visual Music player that plays a slideshow of images related to the song.

Some of the images are uploaded by the community. The Visual Music player offers users a continuous stream of artist images, music videos and other types of rich media of the artist being played.

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CBS Launches Interactive Music Group

CBS announced today it is brining together its CBS Radio online assets and music discovery site to create the CBS Interactive Music Group.

CBS Radio has more than 100 music websites, online audio streams, various mobile applications as well as The movie puts all the companies digital music assets under one roof. At launch, the combined assets of the newly created CBS Interactive Music Group reach almost 40 million unique monthly users globally.

Read More Squashes Rumors Of Handing Data to RIAA

Richard JonesThere is a rumor going around that has given the RIAA data about its users following the leak of a new U2 album. According to Richard Jones of, this rumor is completely false.

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CBS Interactive Sees Boost In Traffic

CBS Interactive said Tuesday it has seen significant traffic increases across all its brands, according to Nielsen online. saw significant year-over-year increases in unique users (63%), site visits (98%), and total minutes (135%) spent on the site, in large part due to the 2008 elections.

Read More Partners With Universal On Music Videos

Universal Music Group and social music site have partnered to make Universal’s video catalog available for free streaming to users of

The deal is’s first major video partnership and will bring thousands of music videos to the site. Universal’s catalog of artists includes Jay-Z, Nirvana, Amy Winehouse, The Killers and Kayne West.

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TuneGlue Sticks To Finding Music

The clean, clickable interface of TuneGlue delves into to find relationships between bands, which may reveal new music you may like, or a band you’ve forgotten over the years. TuneGlue pulls its music data out of and presents it onscreen as a clickable node.

Enter the name of a band into the search field, and it appears as a spot. Clicking the spot opens a menu of choices, including Releases and Expand. The other two options lock the node in place, or delete it.

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Free Music On Last . fm Drives CD And Download Sales

Last . fm said today that its free-on- demand music service, launched in January, has increased CD and download sales 119 percent through its partnership with

The CBS owned site said that its users have purchased 66 percent more albums and singles they did before the launch of its free-on-demand service.

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Last.FM Adds On-Demand Service

Last.FM has added a new on demand song streaming service with the support from all four major labels and 150,000 indie labels and artists from distributors including The Orchard, CD Baby, IODA, Naxos. 

 Users can listen to a track free up to three times, after which they are pointed iTunes, Amazon or 7Digital for purchase.

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MixxMaker Facebook App like a Modern Mix Tape

Music has to be one of the most social forms of content — most of us, even if we listen to our favourite music alone, like to talk about it, tell others what we like and why. That’s why things like and Pandora are so popular (although I can’t use Pandora because I’m Canadian and they recently blocked us Canucks for licensing reasons).

Read More Partners With Sony

Online social music network, has partnered with Sony BMG Music Entertainment.

Read More’s Non-Silence

Although I hate to jump on the whole “Day The Music Died” thing — which I think is a little over the top — I find it interesting that while a whole bunch of Web radio companies, including Yahoo Music and Pandora, are turning off their streams in order to protest the increase in licensing fees for Web broadcasting, has decided not to, which has caused some consternation in the blogosphere, including this post at TechCrunch by Duncan Riley.

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CBS Purchases

CBS Corporation has purchased social music site for $280 million in cash. has more than 15 million users in 200 countries and is one of the largest social platforms online.

CBS Interactive recently purchased, invested in Joost and Spot Runner and expanded the CBS Audience Network to include a total of 25 online partners.

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CBS Acquires Last.FM For $280 Million

CBS has just bought music and social networking site Last.FM for $280 million.

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CBS Does Buy For $280 Million

One of the most popular music-oriented social networking sites has been snapped up by CBS, in the latest of its online media acquisitions.

Read More Adds Video

Online radio and social music networking site is introducing video recommendations to their site this week.

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