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Spotify rolls out mobile radio on iOS, Android version to launch in coming weeks

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Music-streaming service Spotify is rolling out a key new update to its iOS app today, enabling users to create and access their Spotify radio stations on the move. Radio is one of Spotify’s earliest and most popular features. Back in December we reported that the radio function had been given...
Spotify rolls out mobile radio on iOS, Android version to launch in coming weeks

Apple enters the 4G age; will carriers return the favor?

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Apple finally gave the wireless industry the 4G device it’s so long been craving. Even more importantly, LTE connectivity in the new iPad virtually assures similar treatment in the next iPhone. Apple has stepped up. Now it’s the operators’ turn to reciprocate by lowering mobile data prices. On Monday, I...
Apple enters the 4G age; will carriers return the favor?
Spotify reportedly prepping Pandora competitor

iPhone 5 review round-up: It's everything Apple promised

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Ahead of the iPhone 5′s official release on Friday, hands-on reviews from major newspapers and tech sites have started to roll in. It probably shouldn’t surprise us by this point, but the reviews are almost universally positive. Considering the iPhone 4S was similarly well received, and the iPhone 5 is...
iPhone 5 review round-up: It's everything Apple promised

Android 4.0.4 for Verizon Galaxy Nexus leaks with bugfixes and speed improvements

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An unexpected over-the-air update for one lucky Verizon Galaxy Nexus at Android Central has turned into a downloadable ROM for Android hackers. The version is 4.0.4, which matches the Ice Cream Sandwich leak for the Sprint Nexus S 4G from a few days ago. For the Verizon Galaxy Nexus,...
Android 4.0.4 for Verizon Galaxy Nexus leaks with bugfixes and speed improvements

EU investigates super-dense networking and other "5G" technologies

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Carriers worldwide will begin their first small cell deployments next year with the aim of creating dense layers of 3G and 4G capacity. The end goal of these shrunken cells is to put massive amounts of bandwidth precisely where people are using it: malls, arenas, public plazas, urban parks and...
EU investigates super-dense networking and other "5G" technologies
Next-generation Marvell 802.11ac Wi-Fi chip coming in 2013 with Bluetooth 4.0 and NFC

Google Experimenting With Nationwide Wireless?

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Google is apparently getting into the business of radio, but it's not to spin the discs and play all the hits. According to the Wall Street Journal, the Mountain View search giant has applied for an experimental license from the Federal Communications Commission that would allow Google to set up...
Google Experimenting With Nationwide Wireless?

Not So Hip 2 Da Game: 90s Rapper Sues Upstart Mac Miller For Doing What Rappers Do

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Okay, this one is just crazy. You hopefully already know about Mac Miller. We wrote about him last year, as he was the first truly independent artist to release an album that topped the charts in over a decade. Historically, the charts are absolutely dominated by major label acts, because...
Not So Hip 2 Da Game: 90s Rapper Sues Upstart Mac Miller For Doing What Rappers Do

Spotify's Pandora-Like Radio Feature Lands on Android

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Spotify's new radio feature allows you to create a station based on an artist, album or playlist. You can also save any song you hear for later listening....
Spotify's Pandora-Like Radio Feature Lands on Android
Pandora and Spotify Have a Monetization Problem That Streaming Hybrid Jelli Cleverly Solves

Not a lie: Valve updates Portal with secret SSTV images

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This afternoon's best mystery from the new reigning champs of brilliant viral updates: a seemingly innocuous new update to the PC version of Valve's cult hit puzzle game Portal has turned out to be far more than anyone expected, and could be the first instance of using a three...
Not a lie: Valve updates Portal with secret SSTV images

Active antennas: The cure for our phone-reception ills?

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Ethertronics has developed a means for the antenna in your phone to morph depending on the cellular signal conditions you and your device happen to be wading through. Why do you care? Well, if the technology lives up to Ethertronics’ promises the next generation of smartphones and Wi-Fi devices will...
Active antennas: The cure for our phone-reception ills?
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Neil Young's Music Rescue Mission (Video)

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Neil Young is on a quest to improve upon the MP3 file that dominates digital music. Young isn’t opposed to the fact music is going digital, but he says the sound of today’s files isn’t good enough, with audio quality at just 5 percent of traditional recordings. “My goal is...
Neil Young's Music Rescue Mission (Video)

Apple's iAd Staff Preparing to Handle iRadio Advertising Duties

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Apple's iAd engineers and sales personnel are preparing to handle new advertising duties to support Apple's new streaming music service nicknamed iRadio, Bloomberg reports. Apple hopes to launch the major new advertising-supported initiative next week at WWDC. In an extensive report, citing 'people familiar with the changes', Bloomberg reports that...
Apple's iAd Staff Preparing to Handle iRadio Advertising Duties

Qualcomm adds two new China-bound SoCs to its Snapdragon S4 lineup

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Qualcomm's Snapdragon S4 chips are flying off the shelves so fast these days that the company's had to enlist other manufacturing companies just to keep up with the demand. That's not keeping the San Diego-based firm from further expanding its entry-level quad-core lineup, however, as Qualcomm just unveiled the...
Qualcomm adds two new China-bound SoCs to its Snapdragon S4 lineup
Bloomberg: Spotify's new radio app will be more like Pandora, access previously unlicensed music
Breakfast With Tiki: Retired Football Star Has New Radio Show, Startup to Help Jocks Cash in on Fame

New Europe-Wide Radio Telescope To Look For ET

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astroengine writes "A new radio telescope is under construction, consisting of 44 stations (each consisting of several antennae) spread across Europe. The pan-European Low Frequency Array (or LOFAR) is half built and already returning unprecedented observations of cosmic radio sources. The best thing is, when it's complete, SETI will be...
New Europe-Wide Radio Telescope To Look For ET

How Facebook Sees The Entire History Of Media, Privacy And Censorship—From 1440 To Today

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Who: Paul Adams, Facebook's global brand experience manager. What: He gave a presentation at the Signal conference in San Francisco last week titled "Why marketers misunderstand Facebook." Skip directly to Facebook's slides> The gist: Whenever a new mass medium is invented, marketers try to force their old habits into...
How Facebook Sees The Entire History Of Media, Privacy And Censorship—From 1440 To Today

Infographics: Pandora’s Size Issues

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Pandora's catalog of 1 million songs is dwarfed by Spotify Radio's 16 million songs. Graphic: Ryan Tate. Data: Companies. The online jukebox Spotify announced Tuesday it will offer customized internet radio stations, putting the upstart into competition with longtime netcaster Pandora. Spotify might lack Pandora’s deep experience in online...
Infographics: Pandora’s Size Issues

Apple's iPhone dilemma: Should it make a "Chinese special"?

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If Apple would just support China’s unique 3G technology, the iPhone would make a killing in the largest country in the world – or so concludes Kevin Wang, director of China electronics research at IHS iSuppli. Apple ranks a woeful seventh in China’s smartphone sales, but according to Wang it...
Apple's iPhone dilemma: Should it make a "Chinese special"?

Neil Young to continue Steve Jobs music legacy

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One of the most famous musicians of all time, Neil Young, spoke this week with Peter Kafka and Walt Mossberg of AllThingsD about the future of digital music, and how he’d be continuing Steve Jobs legacy in pioneering for it. A device which allows you to download music with the...
Neil Young to continue Steve Jobs music legacy

Last.fm gets a striking new redesign on the Xbox 360, but there are some nasty bugs that hold it back

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The Last.fm app on the Xbox 360 has been given a pretty drastic redesign this week, with a Metro-inspired grid layout, full-screen artist photos and motion control via Microsoft’s Kinect peripheral. Prior to the launch of Xbox Music, Last.fm was one of the only music streaming services available on the system....
Last.fm gets a striking new redesign on the Xbox 360, but there are some nasty bugs that hold it back

Tivoli enters headphone game with Radio Silenz, has new PAL BT and Model One BT radios

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Tivoli Audio is known for radios that rarely deviate from a tried-and-true formula (save for that snazzy crystal-encrusted Model One), but the company is still capable of surprises. Exhibit A: it's gearing up to release its first pair of headphones. The new Radio Silenz noise-cancelling cans have 40mm drivers...
Tivoli enters headphone game with Radio Silenz, has new PAL BT and Model One BT radios
With 23 million weekly listeners, digital radio platform Jelli partners with Entercom to supercharge distribution

Spotify Updates iOS App With Revamped Interface, New Navigation Tools

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Fresh on the heels of a Windows Phone 8 launch, Spotify has just released a major update to its iOS app, which revamps the interface quite a bit. The latest version is dubbed Spotify 0.6.0, and it cleans up the interface while adding easier navigation for users. There’s a new...
Spotify Updates iOS App With Revamped Interface, New Navigation Tools

Neil Young is right — piracy is the new radio

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As an artist who probably makes a substantial income from licensing his music, you might think Neil Young would frown on piracy and file-sharing, but that appears not to be the case, according to an interview he gave at the Dive Into Media conference in Los Angeles. Instead of...
Neil Young is right — piracy is the new radio

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