Tag: streaming

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Lay judge in Pirate Bay appeal case works for… Spotify?

Swedish media are reporting that one of the lay judges set to hear the appeal case of the four Pirate Bay co-founders is an employee of streaming music service Spotify.
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Now dodgy sites are giving away free Spotify Premium accounts

We wrote about the Save Spotify website recently, which touted tech that would rip Spotify streams to MP3 files.
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Melodeo exec talks up potential for artist iPhone apps

Dave Dederer got in early to the App Store, launching an innovative back-catalogue app for his former band Presidents of the United States of America, while also working on streaming music apps for his current employer Melodeo.
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we7 to spotlight unsigned artists

UK streaming music service we7 will soon launch a new initiative called we7 Presents, which will focus on a series of unsigned artists, giving each a ten-week promo package including homepage spots and mentions in their newsletter.
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Pandora app now available on Android phones

Last July, the CTO of music service Pandora said "I need Android like I need a hole in the head... another OS platform that sits on top of buggy firmware".
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Telecom Italia pulls streaming music service after licensing complaints

So ISP-led music services are going to save the music industry? Telecom Italia has dented that hope with news that it has suspended its recently-launched streaming music service Next Music.
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We7 hosting Jay-Z playback; blasts Forrester music windows report

UK streaming music service We7 is offering a stream of Jay-Z's new The Blueprint 3 album in advance of its release next Monday.
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Music startups attracting funding again

Billboard has a report on the recent funding rounds of MOG and Rightsflow, and examines whether they mean investors are being attracted back to the online music market.
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Napster pulls out of mobile app plans… for now

With Spotify's iPhone app approved and Rhapsody's in the approval process, what about Napster? The company says it has created a streaming music iPhone app, but is refusing to submit it to Apple due to "the high licensing...
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YouTube UK reaches licensing deal with PRS for Music

Premium music videos are coming back to YouTube's UK website, after a licensing deal was finally struck between Google and PRS for Music.
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Mandelson defends UK govt plans to fight file-sharing

UK business supremo Lord Mandelson has gone into print to defend the government's plans to strengthen the measures against file-sharers outlined in the Digital Britain report earlier this year.
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YouTube announces streaming festival webcast

YouTube is making another leap into livecasting, with plans to stream the Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival from San Francisco this weekend.