If you’re a Spotify user with an iPhone, it’s time to pump up the volume.
Rhapsody has just announced it’s buying Napster’s business in Europe.
Guest Post Fueled by disruption on several fronts, 2012 will see some major mobile industry consolidation, as well as mobile VoIP services’ lasting impact on carriers and more options on data pricing plans for consumers.
Streaming music service Rhapsody has now hit the 1 million paid subscriber milestone, the company announced today.
If you ever wondered what it would be like to be a billionaire before forty, look no further than Sean Parker.
Music startup The Echo Nest revealed today that its music intelligence platform is being used for Spotify’s new radio app.
Cloud-based software giant Salesforce.com has agreed to buy performance management firm Rypple for an undisclosed sum, the two companies announced today.
Streaming music service Spotify has over 2.5 million paying subscribers — a 25 percent increase since September, the startup announced today.
Spotify is sending out press invitations for a November 30 event in New York, where it will announce a new direction for the streaming music startup, the company has indicated.
Over 200 labels falling under distributor STHoldings have pulled their music loot from streaming music services believing the new business model is hurting, not helping, the industry.
Since the launch of Facebook’s social music tools, Facebook users have listened to songs on the social network 1.5 billion times.
Music streaming startup Spotify has launched an application for Windows Phone 7, a move that will help it maintain momentum across the web and mobile platforms.
Since the advent of broadband, the barriers to selling music on the Web have quickly evaporated. But the area of music licensing, an annoying splinter in the music industry’s foot, is still sluggish and inefficient.
Research in Motion has finally launched its BBM Music app out of beta, giving its BlackBerry users a social way to listen to music on their devices, the company announced Wednesday.
On-demand streaming music service MOG has seen startlingly high user growth through Facebook since its integration with the popular social site in mid-September, the company announced today.
It’s been the year of smart, streaming music companies. And if Sonos has anything to say about it, 2011 will also be the year of the smart speaker.
Streaming music service Spotify has finally launched an application to bring its service to BlackBerry owners who love having access to copious amounts of music.
Aol Radio has relaunched. With all the buzz around super-social music apps like Spotify and Turntable.fm, you’d think the company would have jumped on that trendy bandwagon. But the new Aol Radio will be powered by Slacker Radio. While there will be some social integrations in a few months, social media is not a primary source of data for an programmatic, algorithmic approach to serving up songs.
Editor's Pick Sean Parker began his tour in the Internet spotlight by blowing up the music industry, and it apparently became sort of a hobby for the serial entrepreneur.
Joining streaming music services such as Last.fm and Pandora, Spotify has launched an app for the Boxee Box, the company announced Friday.
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.
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.
Social network Myspace clarified its future strategy of focusing on music at an advertising event Monday.
On-demand music service Rhapsody has acquired rival music service Napster from Best Buy, it announced today.
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.
Relax, Justin Bieber fans, streaming music service Spotify rolled out a new version of its desktop application today that lets you hide your listening activity from Facebook friends.
Microsoft announced on Thursday that its Zune Music Pass will offer a more competitive $9.99 plan for all-you-can-stream music starting Oct 3. The company also said it will being offering Zune services in Canada the same day.
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Streaming music service MOG on Tuesday announced it has partnered with Samsung to offer its 12-million-song streaming catalog to owners of the latest models of Samsung Smart TVs and Blu-ray players.
Want to sign up for an account on Spotify? If you don’t have a Facebook account (or don’t want to make one) then you’re probably out of luck.
After several months of keeping its new service invite-only, Spotify took advantage of its spotlight at the Facebook f8 event this week to open its doors to anyone who wants to use the on-demand music service. And they’ll get to do so free for six months.
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