This is more speculation than actual proof, but the launch of Dropbox’s new photo-sharing app Carousel has got Billboard chewing its pen and pondering what could come next. Or, more specifically, what Dropbox will do with Audiogalaxy, the music service it acquired around the same time as it bought Snapjoy (which became Carousel) at the end of 2012. Billboard offers two possibilities: Audiogalaxy (which was shuttered after the acquisition) could reemerge as a Google-style upload offering, where users can put their MP3s in the cloud and stream to registered devices; or it could copy Apple’s “scan and match” offering in iCloud. Given that Dropbox raised $350m at the start of the year (that values the company at $10bn), it has a considerable war chest; but it will have to secure licences and will, if Billboard is right, be entering an already crowded market.

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