Google Music Gets Store, Social Features & More

Google held its anticipated Google Music event today, and revealed the new version of Google Music, which is free and available to all (no more invites). The new release includes a music store, with record label partners: Universal, EMI, Sony,…

Google Music Store To Snag Universal Tracks

With the launch of the new Google Music Store fast approaching, it looks like Google is close to inking another record label deal to populate the new service. According to a Bloomberg report, Google is very close to an agreement…

Google Music Store Gets Its First Look Via Leaked Screenshots

Last week, email invitations began popping up to an event scheduled for this Wednesday, November 16th. The invitations simply said “These Go To Eleven” and were sent by “Nigel Tufnel.” This clear Spinal Tap reference has led many to speculate…

Google Music Store To Play Well With Google+

It’s looking almost certain that sometime in the near future, Google will be throwing its hat into the ring of online music sales with the Google Music Store. And when they do, you can probably expect it to be highly…

A “Twist” is Just What Google Music Needs

Recent reports indicated that Google is working to get some kind of online music store out to consumers. This was hardly a surprise. Many expected this to be part of Google Music when it launched, but Google just wasn’t able…

Google Music Beta Like Pandora for Your Collection

Google just announced Google Music beta at Google I/O. A Google Music service has been long-anticipated, but now it’s finally come, though it may not be exactly what you were expecting. As you may know, Google has had some licensing…

Google Music, MySpace Music Encounter Difficulties

A music service that doesn’t yet exist and a music service anchored to a fading social network (may) have both hit rough patches this week.  Reports indicate that Google Music isn’t succeeding in talks with record companies, while MySpace Music’s…

Google Music – PushLife Acquired by Google

Google has acquired PushLife, a mobile media sync/streaming service, for an undisclosed sum (which is rumored to be about $25 million). Google is expected to launch Google Music very soon to work with the Honeycomb version of Android. Last week,…

Google Music – Critical for Google in Many Ways

A little over a month ago, Motorola Mobility CEO Sanjay Jha made comments implying that Google Music would be coming with Android Honeycomb. Google Music is being tested internally at Google, according to CNET, who cites “music industry sources”. These…

Google Music in 2 Months?

"Google Music" is one of those legends that seems like it’s been around as long as Google itself (ok, maybe not quite that long). Rumors pop up from time to time, then they die back down a bit. Then they always come back. 

Right now, they’re in full force due to some comments made by Motorola Mobility CEO Sanjay Jha at Mobile World Congress. Guardian quotes him: