Khush, which makes music apps that turn regular speech into song, launched an a capella version of its popular Songify iOS app today called Talkapella.
Digital notebook service Springpad has doubled its total registered users in the last six months to 2 million, the company tells VentureBeat.
Editor's Pick Thanks to its prominent position as a combination e-reader and tablet device that has books, full-color magazines and casual games, the Nook Color’s ownership is now almost 75 percent women, according to a Barnes & Noble executive.
Prior to the launch of its new iOS 5 mobile operating system tomorrow, Apple has released a huge update for its iTunes Mac software.
Despite massive growth in both revenue and paying subscribers, streaming music service Spotify made an operating loss of $41.5 million in 2010, reports Reuters.
Roku will offer a new $50 model to its product line of streaming media set-top boxes, the company announced today.
Netflix‘s controversial plan to split off its DVD rental business as a new venture called Qwikster is no more.
As annoying as it is to get Farmville requests from friends on Facebook, now there may be no way to escape the popular game: Farmville in talks to be made into a movie.
Apple’s next iteration of its Apple TV device will likely add in a dual-core A5 processor, the same powerful CPU found inside the new iPhone 4S and the popular iPad 2, and offer 1080p HD playback for the first time.
Just in time for Halloween, streaming video service Netflix has signed a deal with TV network AMC to bring its highest rated program, zombie show The Walking Dead, to its streaming video subscribers in the U.S. and Canada (sorry Latin America).
Disney chief executive Robert Iger announced today he will be stepping down from his position in 2015.
YouTube is launching a movie rental offering to its U.K.-based users, YouTube owner Google announced today.
User-generated encyclopedia Wikipedia shut down its Italian website yesterday to protest a proposed privacy law drafted by the Italian government, reports The Atlantic.
Who needs Spotify? Rdio intends to one-up its competitors today with the introduction of a free on-demand streaming music service that has no ads.
Pre-order book sales of the authorized biography of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs have jumped significantly since news of his death was made public yesterday.
As VentureBeat previously confirmed, Microsoft has reached a deal with Verizon that will bring live TV content to the Xbox 360, the companies announced Wednesday.
Microsoft is expected to announce that it will offer online pay TV from Comcast and Verizon Communications via the Xbox Live online gaming service. The aim is to channel more entertainment to the company’s video game console, which serves as the gateway to the digital living room. The announcement could come as early as tomorrow.
Film studio Paramount Pictures is experimenting with a new digital distribution model for the most recently released Transformers movie.
Social network Myspace clarified its future strategy of focusing on music at an advertising event Monday.
Microsoft has quietly confirmed that it will no longer be producing its Zune HD MP3 player and that Windows Phone devices will be the future of its media strategy.
WhoSay, a platform that helps celebrities manage their web presence, has added venture capital firm Greylock Partners to its list of investors, the company announced Monday.
Mooter Media, a digital media shop based in Australia, has just sealed a whopping $15 million funding deal.
Roku announced today it will be selling its Roku 2 XS and XD video streaming set-top devices at major retail chain Target.
Google has placed more than $100 million aside for original YouTube programming, including a major deal with retired skateboarding legend Tony Hawk, according to the Wall Street Journal.
Streaming video service Hulu today has added a new Ad Swap feature, which gives its users a new level of control over the commercials that play during the course of a TV show or movie.
Adobe doubled-down on tablets today with the announcement of six Touch mobile applications for the iPad and Android tablets, including the long-awaited Photoshop Touch app, at the Adobe Max developer’s conference in Los Angeles.
The largest provider of digital coupons, Coupons.com has nabbed $30 million of funding from Greylock Partners, the company announced today.
On-demand music service Rhapsody has acquired rival music service Napster from Best Buy, it announced today.
Instead of just drooling over gorgeous iPad magazines, you can now create your own.
Streaming music service Spotify now has over five million active monthly users after announcing its new integration with giant social network Facebook at the f8 developer conference Sept. 22 — up from 3.4 million users, reports Evolver.fm.
Tablet newspaper The Daily has attracted more than 80,000 paying subscribers and 40,000 non-paying trail-only readers each week, it revealed Monday. The numbers are a sign that the News Corp.-owned innovative digital publication could succeed over time.
Specific Media, the new owner of social networking site Myspace has shifted gears regarding an announcement of the site’s future.
AOL CEO Tim Armstrong with Arianna Huffington
ABC News will begin distributing its news content through Yahoo, it announced today.
The group of companies that own Hulu, the darling of online entertainment, might not sell the property after all.
More than 20,000 defendants have been dismissed from a lawsuit involving illegal online file-sharing of the movie The Hurt Locker.
Amazon will lose around $10 for every $199 Kindle Fire tablet it sells, but the company will make back that amount as a small profit when consumers buy digital content, according to a report by market research company IHS iSuppli.