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The New Version Of iTunes Is Expected To Launch Today (AAPL)

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  Apple's digital music player's 11th version is scheduled to debut today, reports The Wall Street Journal. The Journal dropped a hint in a recent profile of iTunes boss Eddie Cue, saying, "This week, Mr. Cue faces a test of how well Apple can keep up in online services with the...
The New Version Of iTunes Is Expected To Launch Today (AAPL)

Amazon Optimizes MP3 Store for Mobile Safari to Attract iOS Device Users

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Amazon today announced that it has optimized its MP3 music store for Safari on iOS devices, marking yet another step in the company's effort to eat into the iTunes Store's dominant position in the digital music market."Since the launch of the Amazon Cloud Player app for iPhone and iPod touch,...
Amazon Optimizes MP3 Store for Mobile Safari to Attract iOS Device Users

Free Modular Synth For The Mac – Noiseplug

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Smider Noise has released version 1.8 of Noiseplug, a free modular synth for OS X, designed for “sound design and digital noise music.” Features: drum-machine granular reverb spectral delay planet filter convolution modules and much more… A video tutorial is available for Noiseplug....
Free Modular Synth For The Mac – Noiseplug
The Problem With The iPod Nano: It's No iPhone (AAPL)

Upcoming Google Music Features

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Google Music's source code includes a few references to some new features. There's a Music Labs page that will probably include new ways to organize and visualize your songs. "Google Play music player labs is a testing ground for experimental features that aren't quite ready for primetime. They may change,...
Upcoming Google Music Features

Re-energised MySpace just grabbed 1 million new users. Should Spotify be worried?

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Last month we took a look at how how many unique visitors social networks receive, and we came across the surprising statistic that MySpace gets more hits than either Google+, Tumblr and Pinterest. A new report from The New York Times shows that, not only is MySpace holding its ground...
Re-energised MySpace just grabbed 1 million new users. Should Spotify be worried?

BandPage Unshackles From Facebook, Now Helps 500K Musicians Build Synced Sites and Widgets Too

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With $19 million in funding but the Timeline redesign cratering its traffic, BandPage needed to diversify beyond Facebook. So today it launches BandPage Everywhere to let musicians build websites and embeddable widgets as well as Facebook Page apps. Rather than inefficiently trying to sync content, the half million artists hosted...
BandPage Unshackles From Facebook, Now Helps 500K Musicians Build Synced Sites and Widgets Too
Samsung accuses Apple of ripping off patented email, photo, and music features

Microsoft axes handful of Zune Music features

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Users will lose many social features on Friday, including the ability to send and receive messages, invite friends, and share songs, albums, and playlists. [Read more]...
Microsoft axes handful of Zune Music features

Eumakh Takes English-Speaking K-Pop Fans Beyond "Gangnam Style"

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Has being blasted with “Gangnam Style” whetted your appetite for Korean pop, but you have no idea how to delve more deeply into the genre? Eumakh is an online video platform with a sleek, user-friendly interface that makes exploring and discovering new Korean music videos easy for K-pop fans that...
Eumakh Takes English-Speaking K-Pop Fans Beyond "Gangnam Style"

Music intelligence service The Echo Nest scores $17.3m Series D round to drive international expansion

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The Echo Nest, a service which provides music data services for developers and has partnerships with the likes of Twitter and Spotify, has today announced a Series D funding round of “upwards of $17.3m,” led by Norwest Venture Partners. The funding comes at a time when the company is announcing new...
Music intelligence service The Echo Nest scores $17.3m Series D round to drive international expansion

Amazon Just Fired A Missile At Apple's iTunes Business

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This morning, Amazon announced a new initiative that it hopes will threaten Apple's iTunes business. Amazon is launching an HTML MP3 web store that's made for Apple devices: the iPhone and iPod touch. It will also run smoothly on the iPhone's default browser, Safari. Amazon's store will offer 22 million...
Amazon Just Fired A Missile At Apple's iTunes Business

Amazon looks to reduce Apple's hold on music sales with launch of MP3 web store for iPhone and iPod touch

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Amazon has taken another step at reducing Apple’s hold over on-device music sales, today announcing the launch of its HTML5 MP3 web store specifically for iPhone and iPod touch, offering 22 million tracks via a specially formatted mobile website. The online retailer says that it has developed its new MP3 store...
Amazon looks to reduce Apple's hold on music sales with launch of MP3 web store for iPhone and iPod touch
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