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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

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

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