Hypebot reports that Massimo Ciociola, CEO and founder of the lyrics service MusiXmatch has said that the company intends to introduce a Google Glass app that will show song lyrics on Google’s heads-up display, which is just available to a few thousand people around the world. . Read More
LyricFind, a lyrics service with licenses with the four major labels, announced today that Gracenote has merged their lyrics business into LyricFind. Read More
Magnet Media’s Ryan William Neal guest-blogged the Future of Television Summit. Here’s his take on, “Digital Distribution Models: How Technology is Changing the Way Viewers Access TV and Video Content.”. Read More
Gracenote, the provider of music and video content and technologies, has acquired Bulldog United, a developer of video fingerprinting technology for smart TVs. Read More one comment
Wikia, the collaboratively published entertainment, gaming, and lifestyle content network, has named Craig Palmer to the position of chief executive officer recently vacated by Gil Penchina. The company said it was now well positioned for a new growth phase. Read More
Woodland Hills, Calif. – Music Reports said on Tuesday that
it has signed a multi-year deal to administer the music publishing rights and royalty
accounting for Gracenote’s lyric service in North America.
Emeryville, Calif. - Gracenote, a provider of music
identification and mobile music services acquired two years ago by Sony Corp.
of America, said that its media database processed its 200 billionth query and
one billionth submission this month. The landmark 200 billionth query was for
"Killers," a newly released DVD, and the billionth submission was an
album called "My Father Will Guide Me Up A Rope To The Sky" by
American post-punk band Swans.