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Bonnaroo Announces 5 Year Partnership with Red Bull Music Academy
/ April 16, 2014 2:06 pm
Bonnaroo Announces 5 Year Partnership with Red Bull Music Academy

Hypebot reports that Bonnaroo music and art festival has announced a partnership deal with Red Bull Music Academy that joins the two with the new Southland Conference to stage a Hackeroo, a Bonnaroo-focused hackathon, from June 12 to 15. . Read More

GungHo Has Four Games Earning $1 Million Monthly, Says CEO
/ April 16, 2014 2:02 pm
GungHo Has Four Games Earning $1 Million Monthly, Says CEO

GamesIndustryBiz reports that GungHo Entertainment has four games earning $1 million per month in revenue. GungHo CEO Kazuki Morishita stated that the company has six moneymaking games in total, with four of those surpassing ¥100 million ($980,000) every month. . Read More

Pitchfork: The Past, Present, and Future of Streaming Music
/ April 16, 2014 1:58 pm
Pitchfork: The Past, Present, and Future of Streaming Music

Pitchfork Media's Eric Harvey has published a great (lengthy) cover article on the evolution of streaming music that explores how services from YouTube to Pandora to Spotify are affecting ideas of taste, access, and ownership in the 21st century, and what this shift means for fans and artists alike. If you have any interest in this, this is an article worth reading. . Read More

Line Targeting One Billion Users Of Messaging App By 2015
/ April 14, 2014 4:28 pm
Line Targeting One Billion Users Of Messaging App By 2015

Bloomberg reports that Line Corp., the operator of the most-popular mobile messaging app in Japan, plans to double its users to more than 1 billion globally by next year, according to its CEO Akira Morikawa who made the comment at a conference in Tokyo last week. . Read More

Sony Online Entertainment Player Studio User Makes $100,000
/ April 11, 2014 4:05 pm
Sony Online Entertainment Player Studio User Makes $100,000

GamesIndustryBiz reports that a user of Sony Online Entertainment's Player Studio has earned $100,000 in revenue from their creations. Player Studio is the name for a set of templates and tools with which users can create items for sale on the SOE marketplace. Read More

Deezer Revamps Freemium Model on Mobile
/ April 11, 2014 3:57 pm
Deezer Revamps Freemium Model on Mobile

TechCrunch reports that music streaming serviced Deezer has revamped its mobile free offering to compete with Rdio, Spotify, and others. Mobile users will be able to access and listen to personalized radio stations for free, and like on the web version, your music will be interrupted by audio advertisements. Read More

U.K.’s Box TV and Spotify to Launch Top 40 TV Show
/ April 11, 2014 3:54 pm
U.K.’s Box TV and Spotify to Launch Top 40 TV Show

Hypebot reports that leading UK music video TV channel Box TV and Spotify are launching "The Official Box+ Streaming Chart" as a new music TV show. The show will be built on a weekly Top 40 chart from Spotify that will be telecasted on Monday beginning April 14 on 4Music. Read More

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