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
DigitalMusicNews reports that Apple only stated one new audio linked feature at their current Worldwide Developers Conference: Shazam iOS integration. So, this one came as a surprise, particularly as Apple purchased Beats in a deal that has everybody talking. Read More one comment
Beats Electronics announced Ian Rogers, formerly the CEO of Topspin and GM of Yahoo! Music, as CEO for its newest music service, project "Daisy" this morning. Rogers will be responsible for overseeing "Daisy's" direction, vision, and strategy. Read More one comment
New York - About 27.7 million U.S. Internet users visited retail web sites on "Cyber" Monday, eclipsing the traffic those sites saw on the previous "Black" Friday by 15%, according to new figures released by Nielsen/NetRatings. "'Cyber Monday' brought a surge of traffic to many online retailers as shoppers returned to work following the holiday weekend ready to tackle their holiday gift lists," said Heather Dougherty, a senior retail analyst for Nielsen/NetRatings. The firm [...].