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Re/code: Amazon Talks to Music Labels About a Streaming Service
/ February 28, 2014 3:52 pm
Re/code: Amazon Talks to Music Labels About a Streaming Service

Peter Kafka of Re/code reports that industry sources say that Amazon is engaged in serious talks with the major music labels about launching a Spotify-like streaming music service. . Read More

SoundFocus Raises $1.7 Million to Adjust the Way You Hear Music
/ February 21, 2014 4:57 pm
SoundFocus Raises $1.7 Million to Adjust the Way You Hear Music

DigitalMusicNews reports that SoundFocus has raised $1.7 Million in its recent round of funding from investors inclduing Kapor Capital (Lotus and EFF Co-Founder Mitch Kapor’s fund), Greg Badros, Y-Combinator, RTA Capital, Ovo Fund, Garry Tan, Vegas Tech Fund, Harj Taggar, and Alexis Ohanian. SoundFocus uses a hearing test to identify which frequencies the user is facing difficulty while hearing. Read More

Beats Music to be Bigger than Spotify?
/ February 10, 2014 5:24 pm
Beats Music to be Bigger than Spotify?

DigitalMusicNews today issued a report speculating that Beats Music, which already has nearly 2 million paying subscribers shortly after its launch, has a strong chance of becoming bigger than Spotify in the United States. Currently, AT&T and Beats Music are working together on a family rate plan that provides access to the service for up to five subscribers for $14.99 per month. Read More

Rdio to Provide Free Streaming on the Web
/ January 17, 2014 3:56 pm
Rdio to Provide Free Streaming on the Web

TechCrunch reports that Rdio will now provide free ad-supported streaming from its website. The company will generate revenue from advertisements for the free version, which will provide users with music, new feature announcements, messages from partner brands, and other content. Read More

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SoundHound Expands iTunes Radio Integration
/ December 26, 2013 12:38 pm
SoundHound Expands iTunes Radio Integration

Hypebot reports that SoundHound is expanding its integration of iTunes Radio to allow it to be launched from SoundHound's iOS app. The service will be triggered by the music identified by SoundHound. SoundHound is best known for its music recognition technology. Read More

Bop.fm Connecting Music Services to Make Music Shareable
/ December 9, 2013 2:54 pm
Bop.fm Connecting Music Services to Make Music Shareable

Hypebot reports that Bop.fm released the beta version of its service this week. The company offers playlists that stream songs from various services, which include YouTube, SoundCloud, Rdio and Spotify. Bop.fm allows users to access these sources whenever they want. With Bop.fm, music enthusiasts can now enjoy seamless music without having to worry about licensing and geographic boundaries. Bop.fm also provides a player for web publishers, and is currently used on Rap Genius. . Read More

Spotify to Launch Mobile Music Service
/ December 6, 2013 2:39 pm
Spotify to Launch Mobile Music Service

AllThingsD reports that the popular music streaming service, Spotify, is now planning to provide a free ad-supported music service for mobile devices. The new Spotify AB free music streaming service will be available on mobile devices, and will be supported by advertisements. The company has reached licensing deals with all three global major music labels. Read More

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