Archive for category: music

Spotify’s success hinges on original video content
/ May 8, 2015 11:15 am
Spotify’s success hinges on original video content

VentureBeat reports "Spotify is planning to enter the video-streaming space, according to a Wall Street Journal report, but it’s a move that would see it go up against a number of big players." . Read More

Mobile gaming will be a $45B market by 2018, leaving console gaming way behind
/ May 4, 2015 1:48 pm
Mobile gaming will be a $45B market by 2018, leaving console gaming way behind

VentureBeat reports "As the smartphone continues to take over the world, mobile gaming will outpace the rest of the industry." . Read More

Music streaming service Spotify has reportedly raised $350M at $8B valuation
/ May 1, 2015 2:28 pm
Music streaming service Spotify has reportedly raised $350M at $8B valuation

VentureBeat reports "Spotify, one of the most popular music streaming services available today, has raised a new $350 million round of funding, according to a new report today.". Read More

Vevo Will Use Its Music Video Expertise to Help Brands Create Custom Content
/ April 30, 2015 12:24 pm
Vevo Will Use Its Music Video Expertise to Help Brands Create Custom Content

AdWeek reports "Vevo is launching its own creative agency to help brands develop marketing for the music industry. In addition to the new programming promised at today's NewFronts presentation, the digital music video company will announce a branded content business called Vevo Branded Entertainment, according to CRO Jonathan Carson." . Read More

SoundCloud Opens Its Podcasting Features To Everyone
/ April 28, 2015 3:09 pm
SoundCloud Opens Its Podcasting Features To Everyone

TechCrunch reports "SoundCloud has been beta testing its podcasting features with a private group since 2011, but today it’s finally letting everyone in. The SoundCloud podcasting features come in multiple tiers, including one free and two paid options.". Read More

Forget streaming: Apple should get out of the music business
/ April 28, 2015 12:10 pm
Forget streaming: Apple should get out of the music business

VentureBeat reports "If you want to know how well the iTunes Store is doing these days, all you have to do is listen to what Apple executives said about it in the second-quarter earnings call yesterday: Nothing.". Read More

Engineering Director Lars Rasmussen Leaving Facebook To Co-Found A Music Startup
/ April 27, 2015 11:01 am
Engineering Director Lars Rasmussen Leaving Facebook To Co-Found A Music Startup

TechCrunch reports "Facebook at Work, Facebook’s first move to turn its social network into an enterprise tool, has remained in closed beta since its launch in January this year. But as the product continues to inch its way to general availability, it will be doing so without one of its key architects." . Read More

Get Adobe Flash player