Alt-rock icon Amanda Palmer rocked TED this week with a passionate talk that begins with her days as a street performer, discusses her highly successful Kickstarter campaign and provides a unique insight on the new relationship between artist and fan. . Read More 13 comments
TechCrunch reports that popular online radio service TuneIn has released its newly designed website. The service has over 40 million monthly active listeners mostly due to its mobile app. Read More
Triton Digital is offering radio stations a free app that enables listeners to “check in” instead of phoning to enter contests or otherwise participate in promotions. Check In Radio is the latest in a drive to enhance the social capabilities of the services Triton Digital offers. Read More
The National Association of Broadcasters is very displeased with a new report that found FM radio on mobile phones is not a popular feature. The heated discussion is fueled by the NAB’s support for legislation requiring that FM radio be included in all mobile devices, a concept that raises the ire of several industry groups led by the Consumer Electronics Association and CTIA – The Wireless Association.
Dennis Wharton, NAB executive vice president of communications, said the report commissioned by consultancy [...]. one comment
New York — Turntable.fm, the buzz-worthy online music startup, was reported to have raised $7.5 million in a round of funding Friday. But then it wasn’t.
The funding round was reported by Business Insider. Later, however, TechCrunch reported that co-founder and chairman Seth Goldstein told them, “We have not closed any new financing.”
Turntable.fm, which famously pivoted out of a failed venture called Stickybits, is meeting with a number of venture investors who have expressed interest in the company, BetaBeat reported. Accel [...].
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