All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Music Streaming’

Taylor Swift’s Faulty Math Gets Smacked Down by Spotify

Taylor Swift is a big name. Her name is bigger than “Spotify.” So when Taylor Swift pulls her music from Spotify, writes an op-ed piece in a major newspaper, talks to news outlets like Yahoo Music, and generally uses her name and clout to press her side of an argument, she is going to get more press. The problem is, …

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Xbox Music Comes To iOS And Android, Goes Free On The Web

Spotify changed the music industry forever by bringing free ad-supported music to users on the Web. Microsoft tried to imitate that success with Xbox Music, but still required a subscription to even stream on the Web. That might not have been the best idea, and now Microsoft is making some changes. Microsoft announced today that users of Xbox Music will …

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Amazon Is Working With Record Labels On Subscription-Based Music Service [Rumor]

Despite earlier attempts to bring streaming music to the masses, Spotify really nailed the concept when it launched in 2008. Now its the service every company in the business of selling music is trying to copy, including Amazon. The Verge reports that Amazon is currently in talks with record labels on setting up its own subscription-based music service. If successful, …

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Would You Pay $100 For A Year Of Xbox Music?

The Zune failed, and Microsoft is ok with that. Besides, it’s not like Zune is really gone. Microsoft is just rebranding it as Xbox Music. It’s going to launch sometime later this year, but we’re still in the dark on a lot of the details. Various leaks hitting the Internet today help to disspel a few of the mysteries surrounding …

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Grooveshark is Back For Android Devices

Grooveshark, the streaming music platform, has finally had its app reinstated for Android platforms. The app, which is now available in the Google Play store, allows users to stream genre radio stations, make custom radio stations similar to Pandora, and play on-demand music. The on-demand music streaming is a feature that only subscribers who pay $9 a month can use. …

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Spotify For Android Updated With Full ICS Support

Spotify has been around the mobile scene for a while now, but Android users have been dealing with being treated like second-rate citizens compared to their iOS counterparts. Not anymore as Spotify has relaunched on Google Play with full ICS support and other features that make the iOS version so popular. While the newly updated Spotify app will work on …

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Deezer Uses Open Graph To Share Your Jams

With the explosion of Spotify, there are other music services that are clamoring for a piece of the lucrative music streaming pie. France-based Deezer is doing quite well for itself despite only being available in only a few countries at the moment. Part of that success is due to its social sharing actions which is why they’re the subject of …

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Anontune: How Anonymous Hopes To Change Music On The Internet

Music has changed. That’s the message from Anonymous in their latest video announcing the creation of Anontune, a social music platform that puts discovery and innovation at the forefront. It’s being built in such a way to avoid any potential disputes with rights holders. Here’s how Anonymous describes the ambitious new service: Rather than focus on the music itself Anontune …

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Spotify Germany to Launch Tuesday

Germans will soon have to decide what article to assign “spotify,” when the new word enters their vernacular–and the web-based music streaming service enters their country–this Tuesday. A representative for Spotify confirmed to WebProNews that the music service will be live in Germany Tuesday morning, under the leadership of Spotify’s Director for International Growth, Axel Bringeus. The launch will include …

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