Post Tagged with: "iTunes"

MTV Releasing Music Discovery App
/ November 1, 2013 3:57 pm
MTV Releasing Music Discovery App

DigitalMusicNews reports that MTV is releasing a music discovery app, available for the iPhone starting today. With the app, users can search songs by artist name or song lyrics. The app also includes over-the-air song recognition technology and provides links to purchase searched songs from iTunes. It also includes music and live videos, photos, and a feature that scans top 10 songs in 90 seconds. . Read More

Apple’s App Store Now Boasts 1 Million Apps
/ October 23, 2013 2:34 pm
Apple’s App Store Now Boasts 1 Million Apps

Mashable reports that Apple’s iTunes app store has reached over one million apps surpassing the Google Play Store in number of apps. The app store from Apple was made public 5 years ago. Tim Cook, CEO of Apple, made the milestone announcement in an event which was dedicated to the iPad this Tuesday. Read More

iTunes Radio Now Boasts 20 Million Users and 2 Billion Songs Streamed
/ October 23, 2013 2:08 pm
iTunes Radio Now Boasts 20 Million Users and 2 Billion Songs Streamed

Hybebot reports that Apple's iTunes Radio service, which was launched on September 18, now reports to have 20 million users and to have streamed 2 billion songs. Currently, the service is only available in the U.S. . Read More

Tunecore Has Made $330 Million in Payments to Artists
/ October 17, 2013 2:50 pm
Tunecore Has Made $330 Million in Payments to Artists

Hypebot reports that Tunecore announced that it has paid out more than $330 million in the form of royalties to artists. Launched in 2006, the company reports a 135% increase in music downloads and streams. . Read More

Gareth Paul Jones, Product Manager of iTunes Radio, to Join Twitter
/ October 15, 2013 5:01 pm
Gareth Paul Jones, Product Manager of iTunes Radio, to Join Twitter

TechCrunch reports that Gareth Paul Jones has confirmed that he will leave Apple, and join Twitter. He announced this in a tweet today. “I’ll be working on Platform Partnerships – specifically advertising focused,” said Jones. . Read More

Philip Kaplan Releases DistroKid to Distribute Music More Efficiently
/ October 11, 2013 2:20 pm
Philip Kaplan Releases DistroKid to Distribute Music More Efficiently

TechCrunch reports that Philip Kaplan, AKA ‘Pud’, has announced the launch of DistroKid. DistroKid is a service created for musicians to distribute unlimited tracks to musicians for a small annual fee. Philip, AKA the Guy Who Made Being Online in the Late 1990s Bearable, says that artists will receive 100% of royalties for the music, which they create. “I’m the only employee. I’ve been working on it for a little over a year.” . 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

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