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Spotify’s Redesign and Move Away from Playlists
/ April 3, 2014 3:38 pm
Spotify’s Redesign and Move Away from Playlists

DigitalMusicNews reports that Spotify has launched a redesign of its desktop, iPhone, and web applications, featuring a sleek black design and modern typography. The changes bring a darker, simpler, more intense look to the streaming music service. . Read More

Spotify Introduces a New SDK for iOS Apps
/ March 7, 2014 6:15 pm
Spotify Introduces a New SDK for iOS Apps

VentureBeat reports that music streaming service, Spotify, has launched a new software-development kit (SDK) for app developers to tap when assimilating Spotify into their iOS apps. The new SDK allows app developers to look up metadata, search Spotify, play audio, and pull playlists. . Read More

AOL Sells Majority Stake in Patch to Hale Global
/ January 16, 2014 12:44 pm
AOL Sells Majority Stake in Patch to Hale Global

Following more than four years of unrealized expectations, AOL will sell a majority stake in hyperlocal news network Patch to turnaround specialist Hale Global. Financial terms of the deal, expected to close early in the first quarter, were not disclosed. Patch will become a new limited liability company, with AOL keeping a minority stake. The companies said they plan to re-launch Patch as "an efficient platform that allows citizens and businesses to create and share locally-themed news and content.". Read More

Revenue from Digital Gaming to Surpass $60 Billion by 2017
/ January 15, 2014 4:49 pm
Revenue from Digital Gaming to Surpass $60 Billion by 2017

GamesIndustryBiz reports that the mobile and online gaming industry is expected to surpass the milestone of $60 billion in revenue by 2017. The overall gaming industry is likely to push above $100 billion, with 60% coming from the mobile and online gaming. Much of the growth is expected to be driven from the Asian markets. . Read More

DirecTV to Launch Streaming Video Service?
/ December 16, 2013 4:13 pm
DirecTV to Launch Streaming Video Service?

VentureBeat reports that DirecTV is considering launching its own streaming video service to boost revenues outside its major satellite TV business. The plan is for an open TV streaming video service that will provide access to certain channels at a reasonable rate. . 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

Microsoft Raises $8 Billion in Debt Financing
/ December 4, 2013 5:03 pm
Microsoft Raises $8 Billion in Debt Financing

Bloomberg reports that Microsoft has sold bonds in an $8 billion debt offering, a record offering made by the world’s largest software maker. Microsoft stated in a regulatory filing that the funds will be used to fund general corporate expenses. . Read More

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