Rhapsody adds Facebook, Twitter integration to help it stay relevant

Rhapsody is one of the oldest players when it comes to on-demand streaming music and has come under fire recently from the likes of Spotify, MOG, Rdio and Grooveshark. The company likely hopes adding social features will help it stay relevant in a constantly evolving landscape. Rhapsody is also rumored to be launching some sort of partnership with Facebook next week at Facebook’s f8 conference.

Hulu gets ready to put itself up for sale

Hulu is retaining investment banking firms Morgan Stanley and Guggenheim Partners to facilitate a potential sale of the company. Prospective bidders were notified today that the sale process will begin about two weeks from now, according to information from anonymous sources in correspondence with the L.A. Times.

Minis to get built-in streaming music via startup Aupeo

Mini is about to become the first mass production car with built-in streaming music, courtesy of  German startup Aupeo. Aupeo bills itself as “Pandora for the rest of the world”, providing curated radio stations and a personal station based on recommendations. The company has quietly pursued a strategy of making deals with hardware vendors to pre-install Aupeo on various devices including Acer mobile phones, Asus netbooks and Philips TVs.