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Rdio intros new social features and redesigned player

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Social media streamer Rdio rolled out a major redesign a little over a year ago and has done a bit of tweaking since then. Now, following a recent update to its mobile apps, the service is making even more changes. At the top of the list are methods for...
Rdio intros new social features and redesigned player

Apple could let you sell your iTunes content to other people

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A patent filing published today describes a system in which iTunes users could sell or loan their music, movies, and e-books to other people. [Read more]...
Apple could let you sell your iTunes content to other people

What is the UK's 4G spectrum worth?

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This week on Tech Weekly Charles Arthur, the Guardian's technology editor and telecoms correspondent Juliette Garside discuss how the sale of the UK's 4G spectrum will take place, what it might net the exchequer and what it will mean for customers.Also Jemima Kiss, the Guardian's digital correspondent talks to Mike...
What is the UK's 4G spectrum worth?

Google Play gift cards make their way to the U.K.

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The gift cards will go on sale in U.K. brances of Tesco and Morrisons, and will allow customers to buy anything from music to apps. [Read more]...
Google Play gift cards make their way to the U.K.

Engadget Mobile Podcast 164 - CES special - 01.09.13 show 1

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It's hear, it's happening -- CES 2013. Brad and Myriam (plus a little bit of Tim) took to the stage for the first day of the conference proper. So, if you want to know what's going down with mobile in Vegas this week, here's a good place to start....
Engadget Mobile Podcast 164 - CES special - 01.09.13 show 1
Pitchfork Advance streams albums before release, aims to recreate vinyl experience
Pioneer's solution for in-car iPhone 5 integration is a big problem
Offline: making music and fighting my computer

Spotify now streaming to premium customers on TiVo Premiere boxes

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Spotify is continuing its bid for electronic ubiquity, today announcing yet another device its streaming tunes will be available on: TiVo Premiere. The Premiere series of set top boxes from TiVo come in a variety of flavors, but it sounds like the service should work on any of the...
Spotify now streaming to premium customers on TiVo Premiere boxes

Copyright Explained Musically

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For those of you who claim that copyright inspires no creativity whatsoever, perhaps you have not seen the following video, PandoHouse Rock: Copyright, explained, a collaboration between PandoDaily and Explainer Music's David Holmes: I usually find these sorts of things to be pretty bad. Copyright isn't something that you can...
Copyright Explained Musically

Is Spotify unfair to musicians?

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Spotify may offer a spectacular selection of tunes, but producer/engineer Allen Farmelo thinks Spotify's music for almost nothing model devalues music. [Read more]...
Is Spotify unfair to musicians?

Google I/O news roundup

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Google dives deeper into music, gaming, social, and search. CNET's Bridget Carey breaks down the highlights of Google's announcements from the 2013 I/O developers conference. [Read more]...
Google I/O news roundup
EA's Vue is the company's attempt at a social sharing app

Bang & Olufsen announces Spotify partnership, brings streaming integration to BeoSound 5

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The BeoSound 5 is, without a doubt, among the priciest of its kind, but thanks to a new partnership with Spotify, Bang & Olufsen has just added a little more value to its lavish controller. According to the company, those with a BeoSound 5 in their possession will able...
Bang & Olufsen announces Spotify partnership, brings streaming integration to BeoSound 5

Rdio on iPhone now shows which friends are listening, web streaming hits seven countries

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Listen enough to Rdio on the desktop and you'll know your friends' taste in music when they're fellow subscribers. As of a fresh update to the iOS app, you'll also appreciate any musical kinship while on the road. iPhone users receive an overhauled playback view that shows just which...
Rdio on iPhone now shows which friends are listening, web streaming hits seven countries

Spotify confirms beta launch of browser-based music app, currently only available to a "small number of users"

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As is often the case with Spotify, if users complain and request a feature enough, it eventually comes. Earlier in the year, that was the case for the music streaming company’s iPad app and now The Verge is reporting that it will launch a browser-based player for the service. The...
Spotify confirms beta launch of browser-based music app, currently only available to a "small number of users"

See how this UW football print ad comes to life with your smartphone

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This UW ad in Friday’s paper comes to live with the Aurasma app. Many out there believe print media is doomed, and that no one needs to pick up a newspaper when everything is available for free — well, sometimes — on the Internet. But what about something that...
See how this UW football print ad comes to life with your smartphone

Walter Cronkite Demonstrates the Home of the Future in 1967

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Take heart. You could be controlling your television from a panel half the size of a pool table. Sometimes, I take the remote control and the hardware and software it controls for granted. Increasingly complex television choices have overtaxed our television user interfaces. We ask too much of the humble...
Walter Cronkite Demonstrates the Home of the Future in 1967

KORG updates MicroStation 61 keyboard

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KORG has just released its updated MicroStation keyboard that can connect right to computers or tablets and let musicians record performances without having to use a third device. Meant to help during songwriting, use as a live keyboard, or adding new beats to music, the mini keyboard has 61 Natural...
KORG updates MicroStation 61 keyboard

Poll: Do you listen to movies or TV over headphones?

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Sure, most folks are more likely to listen to music over headphones, but some of you are also listening to movies, TV shows or YouTube with headphones. [Read more]...
Poll: Do you listen to movies or TV over headphones?

Bringing Music & Tech Together To Move Things Forward Productively

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Tomorrow is the latest version of the absolutely awesome SF MusicTech Summit, which happens twice a year, and which I rarely miss. It's always a great place to meet lots of people involved in both music and technology and to have some really great conversations. If you've never been, it's...
Bringing Music & Tech Together To Move Things Forward Productively
CHART OF THE DAY: Apple Dominates In Consumer Cloud Services (AAPL, GOOG, AMZN)

Rory Carroll reports from CES 2013 in Las Vegas

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This week Charles Arthur meets John Collison, co-founder of Stripe, the US-based online payment system that's taking on the might of Paypal.Also Rory Carroll reports from this year's Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas where he's encountered mind-controlled toy helicopters and smart forks alongside the launch of HD televisions and...
Rory Carroll reports from CES 2013 in Las Vegas

Cheers! This groovy beer bottle plays music

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A curious marketing stunt results in a musical beer bottle capable of emitting noise when played on a record player originally invented more than a century ago. [Read more]...
Cheers! This groovy beer bottle plays music

The Engadget Interview: Wes Craven and Joe Swanberg

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We're here in Austin for SXSW Interactive, but it's impossible to avoid a little bleed over from the film and music portions of the event -- particularly when you get an invited to cover the latest webstreaming news from AMC Networks. The company set up camp in the IFC...
The Engadget Interview: Wes Craven and Joe Swanberg

Porsche gets online search, entertainment, at CES 2013

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Porsche unveiled Aha integration at CES 2013, giving its cars an online connection through drivers' smartphones for music, podcasts, audio books, and even Google destination searches. [Read more]...
Porsche gets online search, entertainment, at CES 2013

Deezer confirms $130m funding round as it hits 2 million paid subscribers

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Music streaming service Deezwer has today confirmed in a press release that it has closed a $130m funding round that makes Access Industries “a cornerstone investor in the company.” French newspaper Le Monde broke news of the investment on Saturday but Deezer has been quiet on the move until now. Additionally...
Deezer confirms $130m funding round as it hits 2 million paid subscribers

Today's Scuttlebot: Jet Lag From Mars, and Windows 8 Ads

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The technology reporters and editors of The New York Times scour the Web for important and peculiar items. Friday's selection includes Korea's plan for exporting its music, why the Mars rover team's schedules have been moving 39 minutes later every day and a hackathon response to Hurricane Sandy....
Today's Scuttlebot: Jet Lag From Mars, and Windows 8 Ads

Visualized: A look inside Moog's analog synthesizer factory

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While we're waiting for Moogfest to officially kick off this weekend, we stopped by the headquarters of Moog Music in Asheville, North Carolina to catch a glimpse of the analog action. The entire company is housed in one building that includes design, assembly, testing, engineering, service and a warehouse...
Visualized: A look inside Moog's analog synthesizer factory

Gadgetwise Blog: Twitter Adds Tweets You Can Hear

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A new app, Twitter Music, lets you see what songs people are discussing and sharing and lets you listen too.    ...
Gadgetwise Blog: Twitter Adds Tweets You Can Hear
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