FileTwt offers file-sharing through Twitter
We've written a lot about file-hosting services like Rapidshare and darknets being the new face of illegal file-sharing, but now it seems Twitter may have a role to play too.
May 26, 2009
Get a video avatar status update from Justin Timberlake
Justin Timberlake's not just a pretty face and a swift pair of dancing feet - he's also a pretty shrewd investor, having previously put money into Tapulous, maker of iPhone applications such as Tap Tap Revenge.
May 6, 2009
We Are Hunted attracts 100k users in first week
We were impressed with Australian online music chart We Are Hunted when it launched last week, and it seems plenty of other people were too - the site attracted nearly 100,000 users in its first week.
April 30, 2009
Twones reveals new features in run-up to launch
We've written about Twones before - it started as a Last.fm type scrobbling tool with community features, and is now expanding into... a Last.fm type music community. So there are now artist pages on its website gathering...
April 23, 2009
TopFans connects celebrities to their keenest fans
With all this talk about artists taking responsibility for their social media profiles, what about their fans? A new startup aims to provide fans with a way to create their own celebrity fan pages and keep them updated with...
April 21, 2009
AQA launches premium mobile micro-blogging service
AQA is one of those SMS Q&A services where you text it questions and it texts you back the answers. But now it's launched a new service called AQA2U, which lets anyone set up a Twitter-style news feed that sends out your...
April 21, 2009
The three key questions for new music startups
Silicon Valley boffin Reid Hoffman has written a column for TechCrunch in which he outlines the three key questions he asks startups before considering investing in them - and it's a worthwhile read for music firms looking...
April 20, 2009
Big Stage Entertainment gets $2.7m for 3D avatars
3D avatars have been The Future for years now, but we still have high hopes. As do VC firms Mission Ventures, Selby Ventures and TechCoast Angels, who've stumped up for a $2.7 million Series B funding round for Big Stage...
April 15, 2009
RockDex scores artists on web popularity
Here's a cool thing: RockDex aims to tell artists whether their web buzz is growing or declining.
April 3, 2009
DonkDJ lets you put a donk on any song you want
Anyway, there's now a website that lets you put a donk on any song you like.DonkDJ (or Put A Donk On It - it's unclear whether the URL and the name are the same or different) uses The Echo Nest's APIs in much the same way...
April 3, 2009
Streamzy up for sale on eBay
Remember Streamzy? It was one of the swathe of music search engines that launched last year using SeeqPod's API, and had some decent buzz around it. However, the buzz quickly dissipated, and Streamzy is up for sale on eBay...
March 31, 2009