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Facebook targets emerging markets with Facebook Lite app

Facebook launched a new app yesterday, but it’s not aimed at social networking users in the developed world. Instead, Android app Facebook Lite is aimed at countries where mobile networks are slow and/or expensive.
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US public radio stations launch VuHaus music videos app

YouTube and Vevo may be the most popular music video apps, but there have been some interesting alternatives focused around live performances in recent years. The latest is VuHaus, armed with the slogan “Come In. See The...
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YouTube Music Key may soon allow audio-only downloads

One of the curious things about YouTube Music Key in its initial, beta form was the way that while it enabled subscribers to cache songs on their smartphones, they had to download the full videos rather than just the audio....
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Facebook’s new app is a Riff on collaborative videos

Facebook has launched its latest standalone app: Riff. Available for iOS and Android, it wants to get people shooting videos together. The idea: one person records a clip of up to 20 seconds, then tells friends how they should...
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Beatport launches iOS and Android app for its streaming service

Dance downloads store Beatport recently expanded into streaming with the beta launch of a free, on-demand streaming service without any ads (Bulletin, 24-Feb-15). One month on, and there are apps for that on iOS and Android....
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Guvera takes on the US with Fradio app

Streaming service Guvera has a new offshoot: an iOS and Android app called Fradio, which launched this week at SXSW. The company is pitching it as “your own personal radio station, run live from your phone”, with users...
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Tradiio turns music discovery into a virtual stock exchange

Tradiio is the latest startup trying to turn music discovery into a virtual stock-exchange style game, where players listen to new music and invest virtual money in an effort to make a digital killing. It was released this...
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Spotimote app removed from Google Play store after complaint

Android app Timote – formerly known as Spotimote – has had its premium version removed from the Google Play store, seemingly as the result of a complaint from Spotify. The app lets people control Spotify on their computer...
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Jack White and Coldplay get into virtual reality

Jack White and virtual reality technology? Does not compute. Even so, White is one of the latest artists to be taking advantage of VR technology, following in Paul McCartney’s footsteps by working with startup Jaunt. It...
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Tomahawk returns with mainstream ambitions

We’ve always liked Tomahawk as a concept: an app that sits in between the various digital music services, providing the connecting glue for sharing music and porting playlists, among other features. But it was always...
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WhoSampled has 1m active users and a brand new Android app

WhoSampled has been helping people dig back into the samples in their favourite songs since 2008 as a website, and since 2012 as an iPhone app. Yesterday, the company ported the latter to Android, albeit with a different...
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Shazam integrates Google’s music services in its Android app

Shazam has announced another music service integration for its mobile app, this time on Android. “You can now purchase tracks straight from Google Play and listen to full tracks with Google Play Music All Access,”...