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TechCrunch: Invi Raises $3 Million, Planning to Bring the App to iOS, Windows 8 and Windows Phone
/ June 26, 2013 4:14 pm
TechCrunch: Invi Raises $3 Million, Planning to Bring the App to iOS, Windows 8 and Windows Phone

TechCrunch reports that Invi, a mobile messaging app for Android that allows users to search for and share photos, YouTube videos and more, has announced that it has raised $3 million in seed funding. Investors participating in this round included Li Ka-shing’s Horizons Ventures, Ashton Kutcher, Guy Oseary’s A-Grade Investments, Alpha Investment, UpWest Labs, and Silicon Valley angels from Google, Nokia, Yahoo, Groupon, Spotify, SRI, Cisco, Chegg and others. Read More

VentureBeat: Spotify Rolls Out Discover Page For Its Web App
/ May 29, 2013 5:30 pm
VentureBeat: Spotify Rolls Out Discover Page For Its Web App

VentureBeat reports that Spotify has launched a new Discover page for its web-based application, which makes it simple to find and listen to new music. Spotify's Discover page will include features such as, new personalized suggestions each day according to the music you like, new releases from the artists you follow, music and playlists shared by friends and trendsetters you follow, and more. Read More

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MIDiA Report: Making Freemium Add Up
/ May 22, 2013 1:49 pm
MIDiA Report: Making Freemium Add Up

MidiaMIDiA Consulting has released a new report titled Making Freemium Add Up which offers an appraisal of key freemium service metrics and an assessment of the freemium marketplace. The report analyzes a diverse selection of consumer web services, looking at the distribution and scale of their user bases and the relationship of these with their business models. Read More

Facebook Rolls Out “Sections”
/ May 15, 2013 2:19 pm
Facebook Rolls Out “Sections”

Facebook has announced the completion of the "Sections" rollout that shows what apps you use and allows people express themselves. Along with this, users now are able to give star ratings to movies, TV shows, and books, and integrating apps such as Rotten Tomatoes, Netflix, Goodreads with Sections. . Read More

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CNET: Spotify Purchases Music Discovery App Tunigo
/ May 6, 2013 3:35 pm
CNET: Spotify Purchases Music Discovery App Tunigo

CNET reports that Spotify has acquired Tunigo, a Swedish company that owns a music discovery app. Tunigo helps people find music by providing playlists selected by its own editorial staff combined with songs from its own users. . Read More

TechCrunch: U.S. Court Rules in Favor of Facebook in Case Against Typosquatters
/ May 1, 2013 2:35 pm
TechCrunch: U.S. Court Rules in Favor of Facebook in Case Against Typosquatters

TechCrunch reports that a court has ruled in favor of Facebook in its case against Typosquatters, ordering the turnover of 105 domains, along with statutory damages of $2,795,000. This judgment makes Facebook one of the first big companies to win liability damages in a case tried under the U.S. Anticybersquatting Consumer Protection Act. . Read More

TechCrunch: Soundrop Introduces Web-Based Listening Rooms
/ April 29, 2013 2:36 pm
TechCrunch: Soundrop Introduces Web-Based Listening Rooms

TechCrunch reports that Soundrop, the social and interactive listening room music program that first launched as an app on Spotify, has launched a new web version. Currently in beta, the new version allows users to take advantage of existing listening rooms based on artists, genres and moods, using Spotify for the audio component and YouTube for the video. . Read More

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