Currently, Spotify has mobile apps that are free to download; however, most streaming capabilities are only available for paid customers.
The rare partnership between rivals will deliver better music recommendations and other features for users.
Hollywood, despite being ancient and entrenched, is embracing 3D printing in a big way.
Rumors that a YouTube-powered streaming music service is on the way first popped up back in March. But now the service is apparently getting delayed, according to an AllThingsD report citing anonymous sources familiar with the company’s plans.
The Guardian is being investigated by the British parliament to see if it violated Section 58A of the country’s Terrorist Act for publishing former NSA-contractor Edward Snowden’s documents on the NSA and British spy agency GCHQ.
Spotify has rolled out a new set of analytics tools specifically for artists that have music featured on the streaming service, the company announced today.
While wildly popular with a very specific crowd of people with expendable incomes, anime (Japanese-style animation) isn’t a subject you’d immediately think of as a growing business opportunity in the U.S. — at least until the last few years.
If you like news and click on it in your Facebook feed, get ready for more.
Companies looking to connect with customers on one of the most popular blogging platforms in the world now have a new tool: sponsored trending blogs on Tumblr’s mobile apps.
Amazon would like you to buy a Kindle Fire this holiday season, and it isn’t afraid to bad-mouth the other guys to make that happen.
The top searches reveal our obsession with celebrities, memes, and video games.
A little more than two weeks ago, we reported on the rumors that Snapchat, the private photo sharing service that lets you send pictures to people that disappear after a few seconds, rejected a $3 billion purchase offer from Facebook.
Affectiva, a technology start-up company based in Waltham, Mass., will start offering a face-reading software to mobile developers starting in mid-January.
The stakes are high, and there will be blood. Control of the screen is a sophisticated play requiring good timing, deep pockets, the right content and the ability to deliver the best viewing experience. At stake is a whopping share of the $150+ billion-a-year broadcast TV industry.
Check out our round up off all the best deals for things you can watch or read today.
Markets in everything, indeed.
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Think you can predict when a video is going to go viral? BetTube will let you “gamble” on which ones are going to take off.
But you still won’t be able to download movies to watch when an Internet connection isn’t available.
The four-hour man finally got a day job.
When I want an expert to assess whether or not I’ve made a solid purchase of a recent computer, naturally I go to the bumbling (yet lovable) hacks on History Channel’s Pawn Stars.
In this deal, 7digital will go public on the London Stock Exchange — all without the hassle of an IPO.
Apparently, the startup is in the process of closing another $50 million in funding, according to a Fortune report that cites unnamed sources familiar with the deal.
Virgin Connect’s Trivon AG announced today that it has acquired MegaMax, a broadband and telecom operator in Russia
To date Soundrop has existed as a music service that lives on Spotify’s baked-in app platform. But the service is now moving beyond those boundaries.
Now you can relive your childhood home movies on your iPhone with YesVideo’s new app.
Turntable.fm is shutting down its virtual social DJ music service early next month.
Amazon is now offering customers its Amazon Prime membership as a gift for friends, family, and other acquaintances, the company announced today.
The top news searches reveal that some fraction of us have some small sense of things that might be important, with questions about Syria, Typhoon Haiyan and the devastation it brought to the Philippines, and Detroit’s bankruptcy.
An unexpected talk show was born last night when a young couple gathered 200,000 views on their first live stream direct from PlayStation 4.
Time Warner Cable really isn’t doing so hot, as evidenced by its latest earnings report. Not only is the company losing a massive number of TV service subscriptions, but it’s also losing broadband Internet service customers too. Oh, and did I mention TWC kind of sucks in general?
What will Spotify use another $250 million for? The answer isn’t entirely clear, but here are a few things Spotify may need more capital for.
LG spied on us, got caught red-handed, and is now promising to fix the issue. Suuuuure.
Good news for early adopters of Google’s Chromecast streaming media stick: HBO is rolling out a new Chromecast app today for its streaming video service HBO Go, the company announced today.
Microsoft says its Kinect voice controls will work with YouTube app on Xbox One.
Twitter is the new customer service, to the surprise of no one who’s been paying attention. But few companies are taking it as far as Dutch airline KLM, which is now displaying live wait times on its Twitter account.
60 percent of social shopping starts on Facebook. 15 percent starts on Pinterest, and a little five percent wedge begins on Twitter. But there’s one network you’ve probably never heard of that drives more than Pinterest and four times more social shopping traffic than Twitter.
Forty-thousand Kiwis have a signed a petition on online activism site Care2, asking New Zealand police to apprehend and charge several teen boys who allegedly date- and gang-raped underage girls and then posted details — including their victims’ names — on Facebook.
Google is doing some consolidating when it comes to its various news services.
Wordnik is using its massive online dictionary to create a highly intelligent news reader called Reverb, which makes personalized content recommendations based on its understanding of words and concepts.