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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

Vimeo Offers $10000 for Exclusive Rights Toronto International Film Festival Indie Films
/ September 3, 2013 1:20 pm
Vimeo Offers $10000 for Exclusive Rights Toronto International Film Festival Indie Films

TechCrunch reports that Vimeo is offering a $10,000 advance to independent filmmakers to make their movies available online through Vimeo On Demand. The offer for direct distribution sales will be available to films premiering at the Toronto International Film Festival this week. Read More

VentureBeat: Apple to Acquire Second Screen Startup Matcha.tv
/ August 16, 2013 3:32 pm
VentureBeat: Apple to Acquire Second Screen Startup Matcha.tv

VentureBeat reports that Apple has acquired Matcha.tv, the second screen TV and video app, which had recently shut down. The company's iOS app provides a comprehensive overview of programming offered by TV cable providers namely Comcast, streaming video services (Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime), and digital video stores (iTunes, Amazon). . Read More

Lawsuit Filed Against Apple for Renting HD Videos to Older iPhones
/ July 9, 2013 11:45 am
Lawsuit Filed Against Apple for Renting HD Videos to Older iPhones

A Florida-based lawyer has filed a class action suit against Apple for allegedly allowing consumers to pay more for high definition versions of movies and TV shows that do not play on older iPhone devices. Scott Weiselberg, who filed the complaint in San Francisco court in June, says “Apple violated consumer protection laws and should compensate him and everyone else who paid $4.99 to download HD versions of movies and TV shows to older Apple devices.” . Read More

TuneCore Founders Jeff Price & Peter Wells Launch Audiam
/ June 14, 2013 10:25 am
TuneCore Founders Jeff Price & Peter Wells Launch Audiam

TuneCore founders Jeff Price and Peter Wells today unveiled a beta version of their new company, Audiam, an online service focused on getting money for artists when their music is used on YouTube. The beta version of Audiam was made available today for artists residing anywhere outside of the US. After further refinement, the service will launch globally, in full form, early this summer. Read More

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