Hypebot reports that The Echo Nest has now partnered with Rhapsody to provide a new service, Rhapsody Radio. Rhapsody subscribers, who are based in USA, and Napster subscribers, who are located in Europe and Latin America, will now be able to create and curate stations based on artists and songs. The new playlists will be powered by the Echo Nest. Read More
TechCrunch reports that Napster, the Rhapsody-owned streaming music service, is launching in 14 new European countries, considerably strengthening its presence in the region. The streaming service was already available in Germany and the U.K., and now will be live in Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and The Netherlands. Read More
TechCrunch reports that the recently announced open source music service today has changed its name from Napster.fm to Peer.fm to steer clear of legal issues in light of Rhapsody's ownership of the Napster brand which it acquired from BestBuy in . Read More one comment
Spotify today showcased an updated version of its player and its options, mostly geared to improve discovery, and surprised the media by welcoming Metallica’s music to its catalog and the band’s drummer Lars Ulrich to the stage. Read More one comment
Napster has entered a new chapter in its storied life. In news that will cause flashbacks for digital media veterans, Rhapsody has signed an agreement to acquire Napster subscribers and certain other assets, in exchange for which Napster’s parent Best Buy will receive a minority stake in Rhapsody. Further details were not disclosed for the transaction, which is expected to close around the end of November. Read More one comment
The Director, Product Management, is responsible for
the product and service roadmap across multiple product lines to drive
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â€¢ Define product line strategy and roadmap, and drive organizational alignment and project prioritization
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