Post Tagged with: "Spotify"

Rhapsody and Napster to End Partnerships with The Echo Nest
/ March 25, 2014 4:13 pm
Rhapsody and Napster to End Partnerships with The Echo Nest

DigitalMusicNews reports that streaming music services Rhapsody and Napster are ending their partnerships with The Echo Nest, which was recently acquired by Spotify. . Read More

Gaming Platform and Mobile Messaging App Tango Raises $280 Million
/ March 20, 2014 6:11 pm
Gaming Platform and Mobile Messaging App Tango Raises $280 Million

TechCrunch reports that Tango has raised $280 Million in its Series D Round of Funding led by China’s Alibaba. Tango is a mobile messaging app that lets users play games, text, make free voice and video calls, send music messages powered by Spotify and more for free. The application also allows you to connect with your friends, family, or make new friends worldwide. . Read More

Rdio to Leave Echo Nest after Spotify Acquisition
/ March 12, 2014 4:01 pm
Rdio to Leave Echo Nest after Spotify Acquisition

Hypebot reports that streaming music service, Rdio, will no longer use the music intelligence services of The Echo Nest after the company was acquired by Spotify, a competitor of Rdio. According to Rdio CEO, Anthony Bay, the company’s decision was due to the competitive nature of the acquisition. . Read More

Spotify Introduces a New SDK for iOS Apps
/ March 7, 2014 6:15 pm
Spotify Introduces a New SDK for iOS Apps

VentureBeat reports that music streaming service, Spotify, has launched a new software-development kit (SDK) for app developers to tap when assimilating Spotify into their iOS apps. The new SDK allows app developers to look up metadata, search Spotify, play audio, and pull playlists. . Read More

Spotify Acquires The Echo Nest
/ March 6, 2014 8:44 am
Spotify Acquires The Echo Nest

Spotify today announced that it will acquire the music intelligence company, The Echo Nest. This deal will allow Spotify to leverage The Echo Nest’s in depth musical understanding and tools for curation to drive music discovery for millions of users around the globe. . Read More

Music Kickup Claims to Offer Artists 1 Hour Upload to iTunes
/ March 5, 2014 5:18 pm
Music Kickup Claims to Offer Artists 1 Hour Upload to iTunes

DigitalMusicNews reports that digital music distribution service for artists, Music Kickup, claims to be able to offer artists the ability to upload their music to iTunes within an hour for free. The company will also upload music to Spotify, Google Play, and Deezer within a span of 48 hours. . Read More

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

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