Post Tagged with: "Spotify"

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

TechCrunch: Open Source Music Service Changes Name from Napster.fm to Peer.fm
/ April 22, 2013 12:29 pm
TechCrunch: Open Source Music Service Changes Name from Napster.fm to Peer.fm

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

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TechCrunch: Spotify Launches in Asia, Mexico and Eastern Europe
/ April 16, 2013 11:14 am
TechCrunch: Spotify Launches in Asia, Mexico and Eastern Europe

TechCrunch reports that music streaming service Spotify has announced that it is launching in Singapore, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Mexico, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Iceland, which brings the total number of countries where it is available to 28. . Read More

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