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Samsung Rolls Out Milk, A Streaming Radio Service

Samsung Rolls Out Milk, A Streaming Radio Service

By Sean Patterson March 10, 2014

Now that even Beats has its own streaming music service, Samsung is bringing its own streaming audio app to the world. The Korean company, which dominates the Android smartphone landscape, has announced Milk, a streaming radio app. Milk will provide …

Beats Headphones, New Music and New Ads Beats Headphones, New Music and New Ads
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The start of a new year is looking pretty bright for the business model of Beats headphones by Dr. Dre, including new music and more innovative ads. For starters, in January, Beats Electronics will launch Beats Music, a new service …

Streaming Music Subscribers to Reach 29M This Year Streaming Music Subscribers to Reach 29M This Year

Though they had a rough beginning and much opposition from big music labels, streaming music platforms are now finally taking off in a big way. Analyst firm ABI Research today estimated that worldwide subscriptions for on-demand music streaming will reach …

Google To Announce Spotify-Like Streaming Service Google To Announce Spotify-Like Streaming Service

In his first interview since taking over as Android boss, Google’s Sundar Pichai said that the company wouldn’t be showing any new hardware or software at Google I/O. He didn’t say anything about updates to existing software though. The Verge …

Music Piracy Rates Down As More Turn To Streaming Music Piracy Rates Down As More Turn To Streaming
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The Copyright Alert System is being put into place this week to deter pirates, but it appears that innovative business models are already doing that just fine. A recent NPD report says that music file sharing was down 17 percent …

Xbox Music to Launch October 26th [RUMOR] Xbox Music to Launch October 26th [RUMOR]
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After showing off Halo 4 and other highly-anticipated titles, Microsoft’s big E3 press conference fizzled out to a Microsoft product demonstration session instead of a gaming presentation. Things such as SmartGlass and Internet Explorer were neat, but not what the …

Grooveshark is Back For Android Devices 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 …

Spotify Has 15 Million Active Users, 4m Paid Spotify Has 15 Million Active Users, 4m Paid

If you actively use Spotify for your streaming music needs, you’re one of a growing number. According to Spotify’s CCO Ken Parks, who recently spoke at London’s Global Business Summit on Creative Content, the service currently boasts 15 million active …

Samsung Acquires Cloud Media Provider mSpot Samsung Acquires Cloud Media Provider mSpot
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Samsung announced today that it is acquiring mSpot, a mobile cloud entertainment provider. The purchase will allow Samsung to provide mSpot’s Movies and Music services on their phone and tablet devices. It also fits with the trend Samsung set in …

Spotify Partners with Coca-Cola! Spotify Partners with Coca-Cola!
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Spotify held a special announcement event today and many fans of the streaming music service were speculating that it had to do with the much anticipated tablet version of the service for iPad. Sadly for many, this was not the …

Is Spotify The True Alternative to Music Pirating? Is Spotify The True Alternative to Music Pirating?
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With the popularity of Spotify growing daily, especially since the Facebook partnership announcement, does this mean the service also represents an honest-to-goodness alternative for would-be music pirates? If reports from Sweden are extrapolated out to the rest of Internet-using population, …

Facebook Partnership Boosts Spotify Sign Ups Facebook Partnership Boosts Spotify Sign Ups

While the fallout from Facebook’s f8 conference focuses directly on privacy and user data gathering, and the requisite backlash once the new features went live, there are some success stories to be told as well. Just ask Spotify. Since the …

Spotify Hits 175,000 Paid Members Says Source Spotify Hits 175,000 Paid Members Says Source

Two things have launched in the past month or so that sent people into a frenzy to acquire invites. First, Google+‘s invite system had the internet community in a virtual freakout with people finding ways to game the system as …