Tag: streaming services

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Deezer inks strategic partnership with Jazz FM. Nice.

Streaming music services aren't just competitors for traditional radio stations: they can also be partners.
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Coldplay’s streaming shutout accompanied by strong sales

Friday saw the 'Coldplay not on Spotify' story go mainstream, with newspapers and radio stations all asking what the absence of the band's latest album Xylo Myloto from streaming services like Spotify meant.
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No new Coldplay album for streaming music services

Want to hear the new Coldplay album 'Mylo Xyloto'? You'll have to buy it. CNET reports that the album will not be distributed through streaming music services including Spotify, Rdio, Rhapsody and Mog, and suggests that label...
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Juke is the latest European streaming music service

Here's one more for the list alongside Spotify, Deezer, WiMP, we7 and Simfy. 24-7 Entertainment has launched its new 'cloud-based streaming service' Juke, armed with a catalogue of 13 million tracks and deals with all four...
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Spotify on US plans – ‘We won’t launch before July 5th…’

Spotify has given a big hint on the potential launch date for the US version of its service. Speaking at a conference in London, Spotify's general manager of Europe and global VP of ad sales Jonathan Forster said "We're signing...
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Sonos inks new streaming deals with Aupeo and Stitcher SmartRadio

Wireless hi-fi firm Sonos has announced two more streaming music deals, this time with a radio focus. Owners of Sonos systems globally can now access Aupeo Personal Radio and Stitcher SmartRadio from their devices...
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Follow-ups on Spotify changes hone in on labels and US implications

It was fascinating to follow the evolving Spotify story yesterday, after the company announced its new restrictions on free usage at 9am. Initial stories portrayed Spotify as the villain, while pointing to angry users promising...
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Streaming music apps face App Store approval roadblock

Remember when Spotify submitted its iPhone app to Apple? It got the green light after a longer-than-usual approval process, as did Rhapsody's. However, TechCrunch claims that Apple may have changed its policy since then....
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Grooveshark targeting former Lala users with free trial

Controversial streaming music service Grooveshark is trying to attract former users of rival Lala, which was shut down by Apple earlier this week. Grooveshark is offering them one free month of access to its premium VIP service,...
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Spotify denies claim that it has 30k US users already

TechCrunch has run an article claiming that Spotify already has 30,000 users in the US, based on "chatter coming out of the Stockholm tech scene"...
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Apple turns off the lights at Lala

As promised, Apple has shut down the Lala streaming music service that it bought last December. Visitors to the site now see a terse "The Lala service has been discontinued as of May 31st, 2010" message, with a link for members...
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Microsoft sponsors Top 100s streaming music app

Melodeo has been releasing streaming music compilation apps for iPhone for a long time, but its latest is a partnership with Microsoft's Bing search engine.