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Amazon’s New MP3 Store Challenges iTunes Dominance
2013-01-17 12:52:25

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Apple is currently facing several challenges from several competitors. Google´s Android may be their most immediately recognized foe as it becomes an increasingly worthy iPhone competitor. Meanwhile, Samsung and Apple continue to go toe-to-toe in courtrooms across the world, battling over sundry patent claims. Not to mention that Seoul-based company´s latest line of Galaxy products have also become proper iPad and...

2011-05-05 16:12:00

LOUISVILLE, Ky., May 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ParkVu, makers of Music WithMe, the free social music application for Android devices, today announced Music WithMe 2.0. "Discovering and acquiring music hasn't changed much since the introduction of the iTunes store 8 years ago. Until today. Music WithMe combines iTunes, Facebook and Twitter to bring music into the social era," said Terry Goertz, Co-CEO of ParkVu. "Consumers can access their music anywhere, share music with friends, discover...

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2011-03-29 07:55:00

Users are now able to play songs across a number of different devices through Amazon Cloud Player, which acts as a storage or "locker" for digital downloads. Songs can be downloaded from any store "“ iTunes to Amazon "“ and stored in the locker to be uploaded and listened to via Cloud Player on any computer or Android phone. However, there is no support for Apple's iOS, yet. "Our customers have told us they don't want to download music to their work computers or phones because...

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2011-01-06 08:02:08

Amazon announced it plans to open its own app store in the USA and has opened the door to developers interested in creating apps for smartphones and other devices using the popular Android operating software (OS), the company said in a blog posting on Tuesday. "The sheer number of apps available today makes it hard for customers to find high-quality, relevant products - and developers simply struggle to get their apps noticed," Amazon said. "Amazon's innovative marketing and merchandising...

2010-04-30 07:00:00

BELLEVUE, Wash., April 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Coinstar, Inc. (Nasdaq: CSTR) today announced it will be working with Amazon.com to offer another convenient way for consumers to use cash to purchase music downloads. The Coinstar and Amazon collaboration makes it possible for consumers to exchange coins at Coinstar Centers® - with no transaction fee - for a gift card redeemable for Amazon MP3 music downloads or millions of other items at www.amazon.com. "Coinstar is...

2009-07-31 07:00:00

DETROIT, July 31 /PRNewswire/ -- http://www.myprgenie.com/ -- WaTunes, the revolutionary social media service that enables artists and record labels to sell their music entirely free on iTunes, eMusic, and ShockHound has announced a strategic partnership with Amazon to offer physical CD distribution On-Demand. Through this partnership, WaTunes VIP customers will be able to gain access to the Amazon On-Demand and the AmazonMP3 music store completely free, while free customers will be able to...

2008-11-13 09:00:14

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) and Penguin Group (USA) (NYSE: PSO) today announced the second annual Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award, the international competition seeking the next popular novel. Writers around the world are encouraged to begin preparing their manuscripts for entry into the competition, which is scheduled to launch on Feb. 2, 2009. Last year's inaugural Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award competition was enormously successful. Bill Loehfelm emerged as the 2008 Amazon...

2008-10-21 09:00:25

Shazam, the world's leading mobile music discovery provider, today announced the launch of its mobile application for the Android platform that allows users to easily discover music that can immediately be purchased through the Amazon MP3 store and connect with artists through MySpace, all on their mobile device. Android users will be able to quickly and easily enhance their music collections while taking advantage of social networking integration with MySpace to get the most out of their...

2008-10-09 18:00:17

RadioTAGr announced a revolutionary new music service today that allows radio listeners to enjoy "iTunes Tagging" without requiring a special HD Radio receiver. Listeners to over 2,500 traditional radio stations can now visit www.RadioTAGr.com on their mobile phones or computers to see the artist and song name of the music that is playing on their FM radios. Listeners can then "Tag" songs they like for download onto their Apple iPods. RadioTAGr founder H.L. DeVore declared, "Free FM radio...

2008-10-08 03:00:11

YouTube, the leading online video community that allows people to discover, watch and share originally created videos, today announced a collaboration with iTunes and Amazon.com that offers the YouTube community direct access to buy and download music, games, and other products with a few clicks of a mouse. This is a first step to building a broader eCommerce platform for content partners and users on YouTube. The YouTube eCommerce Platform will be rolled out on a larger scale over the...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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