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Navegas is a classy, super-simple music player in your browser

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There’s no shortage of ways to listen to music online these days, and Navegas is throwing its hat into the ring as a browser-based portal for accessing tunes from a variety of sources. As it’s made in Berlin, there’s little surprise that this is a good-looking site, oozing the Berlin...
Navegas is a classy, super-simple music player in your browser
Barack Obama tweets his campaign Spotify playlist, election cycle has officially begun

Court Orders ISP To Block Grooveshark

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Last year, a group of entertainment companies known collectively as RettighedsAlliancen sent a demand to the Danish Bailiff Court (known locally as Fogedretten) to have the country’s Internet service providers block US-based streaming music service Grooveshark. RettighedsAlliancen chief Maria Fredenslund said that Grooveshark had no content agreements or licenses with...
Court Orders ISP To Block Grooveshark
Why MOG sold for only $14M

After hooking up with Verizon, Redbox buys out Blockbuster Express kiosks

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Earlier today, Verizon and Redbox announced a partnership to launch a streaming music service. Now, Coinstar, Redbox’s parent company, has announced plans to purchase assets NCR, the company who runs the Blockbuster Express kiosks, forming disc rental monolith. Gary Cohen, the Senior Vice President of Marketing and Consumer Experience at...
After hooking up with Verizon, Redbox buys out Blockbuster Express kiosks

Whitney Houston’s post-death album price rise? Blame Sony, not Apple

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This weekend, music superstar Whitney Houston died. As a result, millions mourned her death and honoured her memory by downloading her Greatest Hits and back catalog on their favourite digital music store. Apple’s iTunes music service and Amazon’s retail website were two of the most popular destinations for those wanting...
Whitney Houston’s post-death album price rise? Blame Sony, not Apple

Another European Carrier Goes VC: Orange Partners With Publicis, Iris In $400M Fund

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Today sees the launch of one more venture capital fund backed by a large European telecoms carrier: Orange, the retail face of France Telecom, is teaming up with the advertising giant Publicis and Iris Capital Management to start OP Ventures Growth, a new $400-million-plus fund to back French and other...
Another European Carrier Goes VC: Orange Partners With Publicis, Iris In $400M Fund

Here's Why You Should Ditch iTunes Forever And Use Spotify

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For $10 per month, the streaming music service Spotify gives you unlimited access to millions of songs from all four major record labels. (Plus many of the smaller ones.) You can stream all of your music to any computer or smartphone. You can also download songs to your phone...
Here's Why You Should Ditch iTunes Forever And Use Spotify

Spotify drops five track playback limit for free users in five European countries

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Initially put in place to tempt users to upgrade their accounts to its full-featured Premium tiers, Spotify has today removed the five track playback limit on its free service in five European countries, having negotiated deals with music labels to remove blocks on a user’s popular tracks. Spotify confirmed to...
Spotify drops five track playback limit for free users in five European countries
Spotify Is Now Free on the iPhone and iPad...Sort Of
MOG Went For A Song. HTC Says Beats Paid Only $14M For The Music Streaming Service

Huawei Mercury for Cricket gains unlimited Muve Music service, challenges aural appetites

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Consider it a bit of a rebirth. Cricket's premiere smartphone, the Huawei Mercury -- known elsewhere as the Honor -- has just taken on a new life as a member of the carrier's Muve Music lineup. Beginning today, current owners may add the unlimited music subscription service to their...
Huawei Mercury for Cricket gains unlimited Muve Music service, challenges aural appetites

Deezer follows Spotify and opens its API, courts developers with ‘Open Deezer’ initiatives

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Online music service Deezer has sharpened its focus on mobile and apps with the introduction of a series initiatives to encourage the developer community, as it seeks to strengthen its position against Spotify, Pandora and other rivals with apps and third party services. Today the company announced ‘Open Deezer’ which...
Deezer follows Spotify and opens its API, courts developers with ‘Open Deezer’ initiatives

Music Upstart Songza Co-Founders On Battling Pandora, Spotify

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Ever since I met the Songza guys at New York Tech Meetup, I’ve wanted to learn more about the app. It’s the first music service that I’ve been excited to use, mostly because it removes the work entirely. I’ve been curious about a few things, like how Songza plans...
Music Upstart Songza Co-Founders On Battling Pandora, Spotify

Manila-Based Social Music Service Twitmusic Makes It Into 500 Startups

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A big domestic market of 92 million people, English as an official language, a large IT talent pool, and a strategic location in South East Asia: the Philippines surely has the potential to become the next web powerhouse coming out of Asia. I traveled to the country last month (on a private trip)...
Manila-Based Social Music Service Twitmusic Makes It Into 500 Startups
Spotify Moves Beyond Facebook With a "Play Button" For the Rest of the Web

Facebook and Twitter BlackBerry Apps Get A BBM-Friendly Update

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The folks at RIM are no doubt devoting plenty of time and manpower to their long-awaited BlackBerry 10 operating system, but they’ve found the time to whip up a few app updates to please the nearly 55 million BBM users out there. Consider the newly updated Twitter and Facebook apps...
Facebook and Twitter BlackBerry Apps Get A BBM-Friendly Update

Spotify Finally Launches Web Radio, For Real. And That's a Problem For Pandora

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A lot of people confuse Spotify’s streaming music service with Pandora’s streaming music service. Now they’re going to be a lot more confused. In a way that’s good for Spotify and a problem for Pandora. Spotify, which lets people listen to music for free, on demand, has finally launched its...
Spotify Finally Launches Web Radio, For Real. And That's a Problem For Pandora

Spotify's Long-Awaited iPad App Debuts in App Store

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Streaming music service Spotify, which gained a loyal following in Europe before debuting in the United States last July, has launched its highly-anticipated iPad app. The app arrives in the form of a universal version of Spotify's free existing app, although like the iPhone version a Premium subscription is...
Spotify's Long-Awaited iPad App Debuts in App Store

Cloud Infrastructure Automation Startup Opscode Lands $19.5M To Take On IBM, HP And BMC

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Opscode, a company that provides cloud infrastructure automation for the enterprise, has raised $19.5 Million in Series C funding led by Ignition Partners, with Battery Ventures and Draper Fisher Jurvetson participating in the round. The company also today announced that Ignition Partners’ John Connors has joined Opscode’s Board of Directors....
Cloud Infrastructure Automation Startup Opscode Lands $19.5M To Take On IBM, HP And BMC

Exclusive: Microsoft to preview 'Woodstock' Xbox music service at E3

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Microsoft will offer a sneak peak at its Zune replacement during E3 2012, according to sources familiar with the company's plans. The new music service, codenamed Woodstock, will continue Microsoft's shift away from the Zune brand towards the well known Xbox one. Insiders have revealed to us that Woodstock...
Exclusive: Microsoft to preview 'Woodstock' Xbox music service at E3
Spotify dips a toe in web waters, but isn’t yet swimming

Yandex bets on iPhone to get Russia paying for music

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Moscow-based search engine Yandex is hoping to steal a march on international rivals with a new music subscription app for the iPhone — but it’s gambling that users will be ready to stump up cash for the service in a country where paid-for digital music is rare. With major music...
Yandex bets on iPhone to get Russia paying for music

After Instagram, which tech startups are most likely to be bought?

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As Facebook snaps up the mobile photo app, will Pintrest, Path or Square be next in attracting a tech giant's millions?Who'll be the next in line for a buyout, now that Facebook has gobbled up Instagram? We pick the obvious candidates.Path, the "life-sharing" app(This got dinged in the tech press...
After Instagram, which tech startups are most likely to be bought?

Online music is hard: iLike shuts down

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Myspace officially pulled the plug on the social music service iLike.com today, putting an end to what once was hailed as the most popular social music service (hat tip to hypebot). iLike was one of the first startups to offer a combination of free music streaming and social networking, which...
Online music is hard: iLike shuts down

R.I.P. Zune

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Microsoft is phasing out Zune, a name that once symbolized grand plans to curb Apple's entertainment ambitions. The Zune music service will be renamed Xbox Music, as Microsoft seeks to capitalize on the most successful brand in its consumer strategy....
R.I.P. Zune

Spotify launches Play Button for websites to stream music

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Tumblr support for bloggers alongside big media websites, but no brands allowedSpotify has unveiled its latest attempt to beef up its streaming music service's web presence beyond its desktop application. It's called the Spotify Play Button, and provides website owners with a way to stream songs, albums and playlists from...
Spotify launches Play Button for websites to stream music

Microsoft announces Xbox Music, coming to 360, PCs, tablets and phones

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Say goodbye to Zune, folks. Microsoft has just announced its brand new Xbox Music service during its big E3 presentation. Developing...Microsoft announces Xbox Music, coming to 360, PCs, tablets and phones originally appeared on Engadget on Mon, 04 Jun 2012 13:09:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of...
Microsoft announces Xbox Music, coming to 360, PCs, tablets and phones

Mobile’s newest star Songza is red hot with 1.15 Million iOS downloads in 10 days

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In 2008, when Aza Raskin and his co-founders decided to call it quits on Humanoid and its best known product, Songza, they got themselves gigs at Mozilla, and they quietly sold the assets of the service to Queens, New York-based online music retailer, Amiestreet. In reality, that was the last anyone...
Mobile’s newest star Songza is red hot with 1.15 Million iOS downloads in 10 days

Google Play adds shared song playlist to Music, helps you relive your friends' terrible taste in tunes

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Remember that funky beat your buddy at work shared with you over Google+? Don't bother digging through their post history, Mountain View's music service has you covered with its new "Shared with me" auto-playlist. This self-maintaining list keeps track of all the songs friends and colleagues send your way,...
Google Play adds shared song playlist to Music, helps you relive your friends' terrible taste in tunes
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