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Last.fm 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. Last.fm’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 …
Earlier today it was reported that Last.fm 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, Last.fm has announced the full details of how the website is responding to the leak. In a post on the Last.fm blog, Vice President …
[UPDATE] Last.fm 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. Last.fm has announced that it has begun investigating the leak of passwords from its website. LinkedIn was the first site to discover …
CBS announced today it is brining together its CBS Radio online assets and music discovery site Last.fm to create the CBS Interactive Music Group.
CBS Radio has more than 100 music websites, online audio streams, various mobile applications as well as Last.fm 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.
The clean, clickable interface of TuneGlue delves into Last.fm 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 Last.fm 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.
Users can listen to a track free up to three times, after which they are pointed iTunes, Amazon or 7Digital for purchase.
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, Last.fm has decided not to, which has caused some consternation in the blogosphere, including this post at TechCrunch by Duncan Riley.
CBS Corporation has purchased social music site Last.fm for $280 million in cash.
Last.fm has more than 15 million users in 200 countries and is one of the largest social platforms online.
CBS Interactive recently purchased Wallstrip.com, invested in Joost and Spot Runner and expanded the CBS Audience Network to include a total of 25 online partners.