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20 hrs ago | Billboard

Russian Streaming Startup Zvooq Has a Unique Strategy (and...

Zvooq is a Russian service that seamlessly integrated services which immerse people in a music experience, shaped by their connections to friends, artists & labels.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Internet

Behind The Killcams - 2 PIECE HITMARKER

Watch A Tortoise Chase Down A Remote-Controlled Truck With ALL ITS MIGHT

LAPD Cop: If You Don't Want To Get Shot, Don't Challenge Me

Should the U.S. Capitol Have a POW/MIA Memorial?

Sun Aug 17, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Will zero-data apps destroy the Internet or save it?

Apps that don't count against the users' data plan are sparking a debate about the future of an open, equal and vibrant Internet.

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Related Topix: Cellphones, Cell Phones, Electronics, Startups, Facebook

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Billboard

Indian Streaming Service Saavn Raises Second Round of...

Indian music streaming service Saavn has raised a fresh round of capital, according to CrunchBase , which puts the Series B round at $4 million, well below the $30-$40 million figure floated last month in the Economic Times .

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

Star Tribune

Aiming to be the Netflix of books

Monthly subscription services from Amazon, Oyster and Scribd offer access to unlimited e-books, but many newer books aren't yet available.

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Related Topix: Startups, Scribd, Barnes & Noble, Simon & Schuster

Entrepreneur Magazine

Does Your Company Need a Spotify Playlist?

When you think of the fast-food chain Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen, what usually comes to mind? Perhaps a) jambalaya b) red beans and rice c) Cajun fries or d) Spotify playlists? If music wasn't your answer, you might be surprised to learn that this month Popeyes introduced a limited-time offer menu item, Tear'n Tenderloin Chicken .

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Related Topix: Louisiana

Fri Aug 08, 2014

West Australian

Spotify re-posts job ad for position that sparked IPO talk

Online music streaming service Spotify has re-advertised a job for a regulatory filings expert this week, half a year after the position was originally posted in February when it sparked speculation the firm could be preparing to go public.

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Related Topix: Corporate Governance

Reuters

Spotify re-posts job ad for position that sparked IPO talk

Online music streaming service Spotify has re-advertised a job for a regulatory filings expert this week, half a year after the position was originally posted in February when it sparked speculation the firm could be preparing to go public.

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Related Topix: Corporate Governance

Thu Jul 31, 2014

MediaPost

One Ringy-Dingy Goes The Way Of Dot Dot Dot?

Under its Virgin Mobile prepaid banner, Sprint will offer a monthly Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest or Instagram-only plan to consumers who use the phone for gabbing about as often as their parents sent a telegram for $12 to $15 .

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Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Twitter, Wireless, Emerging Technology, Marketing

Wed Jul 30, 2014

AdExchanger.com

If You Don't Care About Deep-Linking, You Probably Don't Care About Making Money

You're browsing the web and you see a retargeted web banner from eBay for a pair of shoes.

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Related Topix: Google, Startups, Emerging Technology, Search Engines

Hypebot

Tango Music Pix Accidentally Unveiled, Creates Slideshows From Your Pics & Spotify's Music

Tango apparently launched a stand-alone slideshow creation app called Tango Music Pix on Friday and then pulled it.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Watersblogged

Rhapsody

Source: musically.com --- Monday, July 28, 2014Three months after revealing that they had 1.7m paying subscribers between them, Rhapsody and Napster have announced another milestone this morning: 2m subscribers.

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Related Topix: Online Music, T-Mobile

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Eff.org

Net Neutrality and the Global Digital Divide

EFF's position on net neutrality simply calls for all data that travels over the Internet to be treated equally.

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Related Topix: Internet Service Providers, BitTorrent, Startups, VoIP, Science / Technology

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Brooklynvegan

Amazon Prime added "hundred of thousands" of songs (still no deal w/...

Rumblings from the land of streaming giants. Amazon says that it has added "hundreds of thousands of songs" to its Amazon Prime music streaming service, following complaints that its selection was too small.

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Related Topix: Google, Startups, Emerging Technology, Search Engines

Adweek

Samsung's Secret to Viral Videos: Load Up on Celebrity Endorsements

Samsung grabbed three of this week's top YouTube videos on the Adweek/VidIQ top 10 video chart, two of which center around celebrities and athletes to prove that the company does more than sell phones and tablets.

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Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Spotify, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Twitter

South China Morning Post

Streaming services are becoming consumers' music delivery platform of choice

Ever since the invention of the MP3 file in 1993, the music industry has been in flux.

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Related Topix: Inventions, Science / Technology, Headphones, Online Music, Speakers, Wi-Fi

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Re/code

There Have Been No Google-Spotify Acquisition Talks

According to multiple sources at both companies, there have been neither formal nor informal discussions between the companies about an acquisition, directly or indirectly.

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Related Topix: Google, Startups, Emerging Technology, Search Engines

OregonLive.com

George Harrison tree dies ironic death; Spotify seeks to make MTV musical again; 'SLC...

George Harrison tree felled by beetles: From the irony desk this morning: the George Harrison Memorial Tree, a 10-foot pine planted in Los Angeles's Griffith Park a decade ago in honor of the late Beatle, has been killed by beetles.

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Related Topix: Short, Music!, George Harrison, Music, Entertainment

Billboard

Spotify, MTV Partner on Playlists, Editorial

"Spotify and Viacom have announced an editorial partnership that will bring MTV, VH1 and CMT's apps and curatorial voice to the Spotify platform in the U.S. The partnership will be U.S.-focused at the outset, with it likely to expand to Europe and beyond in the future.

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Related Topix: Computers, Opinion

Aurora Era-Banner

Viacom partners with Spotify to lure in young music lovers

Viacom's music group is partnering with Spotify to provide free music to its users on Viacom's website and apps.

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Candymag.com

Ask Candy: What's On Your July Playlist?

Ed Sheeran, Two Door Cinema Club, Iggy Azalea, Ariana Grande - just a few artists on this month's playlist.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Pop/Rock, Taylor Swift, Hot Chicks, Country

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