Post Tagged with: "Music"

SoundCloud localizes for Brazil, its first non-English market, and hires Facebook head to monetize music
/ May 13, 2015 1:51 pm
SoundCloud localizes for Brazil, its first non-English market, and hires Facebook head to monetize music

VentureBeat reports "SoundCloud is finally making its audio-streaming service more accessible to non-English speakers, with the news that it’s localizing its platform for Brazilian Portuguese. The company has also revealed a key new hire — Sonia Flynn joins the company in Berlin as VP for International, leaving her position as Managing Director (MD) for Facebook Ireland." . Read More

Product Hunt Moves Beyond Tech With The Launch Of Snoop Dogg’s New “Bush”Album
/ May 13, 2015 10:34 am
Product Hunt Moves Beyond Tech With The Launch Of Snoop Dogg’s New “Bush”Album

TechCrunch reports "Product Hunt, the product aggregation site known for putting new tech products to a vote went off its regular tech product vertical today with the launch of Snoop’s new “Bush” album and a coinciding AMA with the rapper.". Read More

Forget streaming: Apple should get out of the music business
/ April 28, 2015 12:10 pm
Forget streaming: Apple should get out of the music business

VentureBeat reports "If you want to know how well the iTunes Store is doing these days, all you have to do is listen to what Apple executives said about it in the second-quarter earnings call yesterday: Nothing.". Read More

Spotify to Use Playlists as Proxy for Targeting Ads to Activities, Moods
/ April 16, 2015 11:00 am
Spotify to Use Playlists as Proxy for Targeting Ads to Activities, Moods

Advertising Age reports "As interested as advertisers may be in marketing to people based on the genre of music they're listening to,Spotify thinks brands may be more interested in advertising to people based on what they're likely doing while listening to that music.". Read More

Rithm Music Messenger Transitions Into A Legit Streaming Service
/ April 2, 2015 11:29 am
Rithm Music Messenger Transitions Into A Legit Streaming Service

TechCrunch reports "Nearly two years ago, MavenSay pivoted focus away from its main personal recommendations app to something a bit more musical in the form of Rithm.". Read More

“iHeartRadio Music Awards” Generates 14 billion Social Media Impressions
/ April 1, 2015 1:49 pm
“iHeartRadio Music Awards” Generates 14 billion Social Media Impressions

The “iHeart Radio Music Awards” generated an impressive total of 18 billion social media impressions throughout the promotional period and show, compared to 8.5 billion last year – and compared to approximately 5 billion for the Academy Awards. The awards show was the no.1 trending show of the night -- and of the week -- on Twitter, beating the Kids’ Choice Awards, the Walking Dead and other popular shows. The Awards also won the Nielsen TV social ratings for the night – and for the entire week. . Read More

I’m pretty sure I hate Jay Z’s music streaming service. Here’s why.
/ March 31, 2015 12:38 pm
I’m pretty sure I hate Jay Z’s music streaming service. Here’s why.

VentureBeat reports "This afternoon Jay Z held a press conference officially relaunching Tidal, the subscription music streaming service he recently acquired for $56 million." . Read More

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