Tag: streaming services
Deezer inks strategic partnership with Jazz FM. Nice.
Streaming music services aren't just competitors for traditional radio stations: they can also be partners.
December 14, 2011
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.
October 31, 2011
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...
October 27, 2011
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...
September 2, 2011
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...
June 17, 2011
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...
June 2, 2011
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...
April 15, 2011
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....
June 14, 2010
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,...
June 4, 2010
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"...
June 4, 2010
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...
June 2, 2010