Taking the notion of online collaboration to a whole new level, VinylMint has created a cloud-based solution for musicians to jam and record in real time.
Google has launched its answer to iCloud and iTunes with Google Music, a free service to listen to your music from the cloud and download songs from the Android Market.
Editor's Pick Apple launched its anticipated iTunes Match music service yesterday, two weeks after the company initially said it would release it. Most likely, the debut was delayed to address bugs, but Apple should have waited longer to fix more issues because it isn’t yet ready for the spotlight treatment.
Google is “close” to launching its own MP3 music store, Android head Andy Rubin said today. The company has been in talks to offer a music store for some time, but Rubin shed a little more light on the upcoming service today at the AsiaD conference.
Social networking site Facebook will launch its long-rumored music service at its annual developer conference f8 this year, according to a report by CNBC.
In a significant court ruling Monday, a Manhattan judge ruled that cloud music services are in the clear to store a single copy of a song and allow users to listen to that copy — as long as it can be confirmed they own the song on their hard drives.
European music streaming service Spotify will launch in the United States on Thursday.
European streaming music startup Spotify is finally about to open its service to people in the United States.
Zynga, the game developer behind smash hits FarmVille and CityVille, is the most profitable Web 2.0 company that has filed to go public this year. If this year’s track record with IPOs is any indication, Zynga’s IPO could easily crush every other Web 2.0 company once it makes its debut.
Electronics retailer Best Buy announced the launch of its own cloud-based music service for the U.S. today, dubbed Music Cloud. The new service will let users register and stream their music libraries for on-the-go listening through iOS, Android, and BlackBerry devices.
Facebook is apparently planning to launch a new music initiative by partnering with Spotify and other music services, GigaOm reports. That alone isn’t surprising, since focusing on music and media makes complete sense for Facebook after finding success with games.
Share prices of online radio service Pandora skidded in its second day of public trading on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), falling nearly 25 percent from its closing price on Wednesday. Shares are now trading at a price below the company’s initial public offering price of $16.
Online radio station Pandora increased the share price for its initial public offering today, bringing the company’s valuation to nearly $2 billion, according to a recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
Online radio station Pandora has priced its shares between $7 and $9 in its upcoming initial public offering on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) — giving the cloud music company a valuation of nearly $1.3 billion, according to an updated S-1 filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
After months of rumor and speculation, it looks like Apple has finally succeeded in bringing music labels on board with its upcoming cloud music service. So far, Apple has struck deals with Warner Music Group, EMI and Sony, and it is also finalizing negotiations with Universal, according to a Bloomberg report.
Amazon and Google got their cloud music services started before Apple. But Apple seems to be outshining the competition again with its cloud service — at least according to what’s been reported so far. It’s been making deals with record companies –- a move that makes using the cloud services much more consumer-friendly. Users would not have to upload their music library to the cloud before using the service.
Google’s Music Beta is supposed to provide users with a way to access the music anywhere, anytime as easily as physically possible.
It sounds like the music industry is ready to embrace Google’s long-rumored cloud music service as much as Hollywood jumped on board with Google TV. And yes, that’s sarcasm.
Amazon might have grabbed a first-mover advantage by beating Apple and other companies to the punch with a web-based music storage and streaming service — but it wasn’t enough to floor investors in the same way companies like Apple have done in the past with these kinds of announcements.
mSpot, the service that lets you upload music to the web from your computer and listen from Macs, PCs, and Android phones, has finally made its way to the iPhone today.