Archive for category: music

Beats Music Mobile App Gets Approval Tweaking, Verified Profiles and More
/ July 29, 2014 10:52 am
Beats Music Mobile App Gets Approval Tweaking, Verified Profiles and More

TechCrunch reports “Beats Music has updated its iOS, Android and Windows Phone applications with a few new features, including a way to tune the Beats recommendation engine manually for better suggestions, a new history view for The Sentence, the Songza-like Madlibs playback engine, and Verified Badges, which add a checkmark to celebrity profiles so you know they’re the real deal.”. Read More

Tango Teases “Music Pix,” A Social App for Creating Instant Photo Slideshows
/ July 29, 2014 10:52 am
Tango Teases “Music Pix,” A Social App for Creating Instant Photo Slideshows

TechCrunch reports “Tango, the mobile messaging platform that raised a massive $280 million from Alibaba earlier this year, has quietly rolled out a new photo-sharing application called Tango Music Pix.”. Read More

Rhapsody Hits 2 Million Streaming Music Subscribers
/ July 29, 2014 10:52 am
Rhapsody Hits 2 Million Streaming Music Subscribers

Re/code reports “Seattle-based Rhapsody International says its streaming music services have passed 2 million subscribers, up from 1.7 million in April.”. Read More

Amazon Expands Prime Music Catalog by “Hundreds of Thousands” Of Songs
/ July 24, 2014 11:41 am
Amazon Expands Prime Music Catalog by “Hundreds of Thousands” Of Songs

TechCrunch reports “One of the major complaints with Amazon Prime Music, the company’s new streaming music service bundled in with its Amazon Prime membership program, was its lack of song selection, and especially current hits.” . Read More

Spotify to Create Playlists for Music on TV shows from MTV, VH1, & CMT
/ July 23, 2014 10:51 am
Spotify to Create Playlists for Music on TV shows from MTV, VH1, & CMT

VentureBeat reports “Spotify today announced a new partnership with Viacom that will let the media company generate playlists for music from a handful of its music-focused cable channels.” . Read More

VideoBlocks Introduces Subscription-Based Stock Music Service
/ July 18, 2014 11:08 am
VideoBlocks Introduces Subscription-Based Stock Music Service

TechCrunch reports “VideoBlocks, a provider of affordable stock video footage for digital creatives and professional video production companies, is today launching a complimentary service called AudioBlocks for those looking to add music and sound effects to their projects”. Read More

Soundwave Focuses on Group Messaging and Playlists to Become Music’s Water Cooler
/ July 17, 2014 11:04 am
Soundwave Focuses on Group Messaging and Playlists to Become Music’s Water Cooler

TechCrunch reports “Soundwave, the mobile app that tracks the listening habits of you, your friends and other users you follow, to help you discover more and better music, is rolling out a significant update today that sees it manoeuvre to try to become the ‘water cooler’ of what people are listening to right now.”. Read More

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