Post Tagged with: "iTunes"

Google Acquires Flutter, Web Cam Gesture Recognition Startup
/ October 3, 2013 5:02 pm
Google Acquires Flutter, Web Cam Gesture Recognition Startup

AllThingsD reports that Google has acquired gesture recognition start-up Flutter. Instead of a typical dedicated camera for visual input, Flutter captures input from the computer webcam. Flutter will be used to control programs like Spotify, iTunes, VLC and Quicktime. The announcement of the deal was made on the homepage of Flutter. . Read More

AOL Plans to Build New Subscription Based Business Called Gathr
/ September 30, 2013 3:52 pm
AOL Plans to Build New Subscription Based Business Called Gathr

TechCrunch reports that AOL is trying to build a new subscription based service called Gathr, which will move the company from its original business model of providing dial-up Internet service. “It’s really about bringing in new subscribers,” said David Smith, vice president of marketing at AOL’s paid services and membership division. . Read More

Bloomberg: Pandora Falls 10% on News of Apple iTunes Radio Service Reaching 11 Million Users
/ September 24, 2013 11:38 am
Bloomberg: Pandora Falls 10% on News of Apple iTunes Radio Service Reaching 11 Million Users

Bloomberg reports that the stock price of Pandora Media Inc., the biggest Internet radio service, fell 10 percent after Apple Inc. announced that it attracted more than 11 million unique listeners to its new iTunes Radio service. . Read More

Apple Releases iTunes 11.1 with iTunes Radio, Genius Shuffle and Podcast Stations
/ September 19, 2013 1:13 pm
Apple Releases iTunes 11.1 with iTunes Radio, Genius Shuffle and Podcast Stations

VentureBeat reports that Apple has finally released the much anticipated update for its iTunes digital media app today. The new iTunes 11.1 features the launch of Apple's new music streaming service iTunes Radio. The service is designed to compete with Internet radio service Pandora. The update is the biggest update to the iTunes app to date. This service is now supported by Internet ads, and is available free to use by connecting to the Internet. . Read More

Spinlet, the iTunes of Africa, Attracts 650K Visitors
/ September 18, 2013 12:06 pm
Spinlet, the iTunes of Africa, Attracts 650K Visitors

VentureBeat reports Spinlet, which it describes as "the iTunes of Africa", is revolutionizing the way Africans find and purchase digital music. “Spinlet is the largest music distribution company in Africa. It streams beautifully over Edge and 3G networks, works well even when there’s infrastructure issues, and has features suited for lower-end phones,” said Neil Schwartzman of Spinlet. . Read More

Apple iTunes Radio to Launch on September 18th
/ September 12, 2013 2:36 pm
Apple iTunes Radio to Launch on September 18th

Digitalmusicnews reports that Apple will launch its new music product, Apple iTunes Radio, on Sept. 18. This new iTunes integrated radio player, will come as a part of an update to iOS7. The announcement, made by the CEO Tim Cook, included the mention of a number of features and that it will be available for all iOS devices, including Apple TV and iTunes on . Read More

LittleCast Raises $2 million for Video Platform on Facebook
/ September 5, 2013 4:55 pm
LittleCast Raises $2 million for Video Platform on Facebook

LittleCast today became the first company to offer video creators a platform to sell their works directly to consumers through their own Facebook pages and in apps for iOS and Android mobile devices. People can now buy and play videos from their favorite producers while on Facebook without leaving the social network, and securely download purchases to mobile phones and tablets for viewing on the go. The company also announced a $2 million seed investment from a group of technology and entertainment investors. Read More

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