Post Tagged with: "Australia"

Last.fm Ends Streaming Service
/ March 27, 2014 4:06 pm
Last.fm Ends Streaming Service

Hypebot reports that music discovery company Last.fm will ends its subscription radio streaming service on April 28. The radio service has been accessible in the U.K., U.S. and Germany as a free model, and users can access Last.fm radio on their cellphones as an ad-free experience for $3 or for €3. . Read More

Video Startup Ooyala Raises $43 Million
/ December 12, 2013 3:28 pm
Video Startup Ooyala Raises $43 Million

VentureBeat reports that Ooyala has raised $43 million in a new round of funding. This round was led by Australia’s largest telecom company, Telstra, also recognized as one of Ooyala’s biggest clients. The funding round will bring the start-ups total funding to $122 million. The company provides transcoding, video hosting, discovery services, and analytics, for their clients. Read More

Omny App to Offer Personalized Radio
/ October 14, 2013 4:08 pm
Omny App to Offer Personalized Radio

TechCrunch reports that the Australian startup 121cast is building a new service, which will allow users to personalize radio stations. The app, which will be launched in the U.S. in a few months, is named as Omny. The app has been designed for morning commuters, and it will present weather forecasts, appointment reminders, music, podcasts, breaking news bulletins, and social updates, all in a single channel. Read More

Rdio to Offer Free Radio Stations Without Advertisements
/ October 4, 2013 4:16 pm
Rdio to Offer Free Radio Stations Without Advertisements

DigitalMusicNews reports that Rdio has announced that it will be providing free mobile Rdio radio stations to iOS and Android users. These new stations, which will be available in U.S., Canada and Australia, will be free available for all users including non-premium users. The stations will have no ads, which are common in the free versions of Pandora, iTunes Radio and Spotify. . Read More

The Next Web: Ericsson Strengthens its Media Services Business with the Purchase of Red Bee Media
/ July 1, 2013 2:29 pm
The Next Web: Ericsson Strengthens its Media Services Business with the Purchase of Red Bee Media

The Next Web reports that Sweden’s Ericsson is increasing its digital media business with the announcement that it has agreed to purchase UK-headquartered Red Bee Media for an undisclosed amount. The acquisition will boost Ericsson’s broadcast services business with the addition of Red Bee’s 1,500 worldwide workforce and its operations in the UK, France, Germany, Spain and Australia. . Read More

Reuters: Microsoft to Establish Cloud Computing Centers in Australia
/ May 21, 2013 4:10 pm
Reuters: Microsoft to Establish Cloud Computing Centers in Australia

Reuters reports that Microsoft Corp. is extending its services for hosting and processing online data in Australia with the establishment of two new cloud computing data centers in the country. The world's biggest software company said it was growing its Windows Azure business, by adding a major new region in Australia. . Read More

Reuters: Australian Court Clears Google in Landmark Adwords Case
/ February 6, 2013 10:15 am
Reuters: Australian Court Clears Google in Landmark Adwords Case

Reuters reports that Google Inc did not engage in any misleading actions with its sponsored links and that it is not responsible for messages communicated by paid advertisers, an Australian High Court ruled. . Read More

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