Tag: apps

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MuzicSwipe helps fans discover artists with Tinder-style matches

MuzicSwipe is a startup trying an interesting iteration on Tinder’s left and right-swiping mechanic by matching fans to artists, app-dating style.
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Spotify on board for Google’s new ‘user choice billing’

Why do we think a post on Google's official Android Developers Blog about 'user choice billing' is of interest for the music industry?
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Weezer’s Rivers Cuomo launches a ‘Weezify’ streaming app

"Tired of Spotify? Come on over to Weezify," tweeted Rivers Cuomo, the frontman of veteran rock band Weezer, yesterday.
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Startup Files: The Choral Hub would like to teach the world to sing

In perfect harmony? Actually, don’t get hung up on the ‘perfect’ part. The Choral Hub wants to encourage people to sing who may have avoided it before through embarrassment or a lack of confidence in their...
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Where You At app focuses on safety during nights out

British startup Where You At is testing an app that it hopes will help women to feel safer when they are out clubbing.
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Apple ordered to allow external payments in iOS apps

It can be hard to follow the various legal cases and judgements around Apple and its App Store across the world. We've reported recently on a law in South Korea forcing all app store owners (not just Apple) to allow...
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Humble Angel Records launches app for Spotify playlist alerts

Humble Angel Records is the streaming-focused imprint launched by former Playlists·net and WMG executive Kieron Donoghue in 2018. Now the company is diversifying beyond simply releasing tracks by releasing an app. Available...
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OnlyFans launches OFTV app with content that’s safe for work

The app is pitched as a way to "enjoy videos from your favourite OF creators from the convenience of your mobile device".
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Startup Laylo takes its funding to $5m with latest round

Laylo has pivoted to a B2B customer relationship management (CRM) startup that helps musicians and creators build pre-sale landing pages.
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Music marketing app Breakr raises $4.2m of seed funding

We wrote about startup Breakr in February this year: it was a tool to help artists and labels identify influencers to work with on marketing campaigns. Now the company has raised a $4.2m seed funding round led by Slow Ventures,...
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Report: TikTok is first non-Facebook app to reach 3bn downloads

TikTok has reached an important new milestone, at least if analytics firm Sensor Tower’s latest number-crunching is correct. It claims that TikTok has become the first non-Facebook mobile app to reach 3bn downloads...
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Facebook commissions study on Apple and Google default apps

Facebook has commissioned a study of whether owners of Android and iOS devices tend to mainly use the default apps offered by Google and Apple. Sit down for this bombshell: the study concluded that they do. “The results...