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2009-05-18 07:05:00

Online music service Spotify is planning to expand to the US and launch a mobile version by years end.The service lets fans stream over three million tracks legally at no cost.  The company has gained more than a million users in the UK since its official release in October.According to founder Daniel Ek, Spotify wants to be everywhere, and doesn't want to be limited to one device.Ek did reveal that the new mobile service will only work with a paid monthly subscription.  ...

2009-05-06 11:23:00

Evolution of Online Music Combines Personalized Streaming Audio with Rich Visuals New Player Offers Enhanced Music Experience to Users and New Video Advertising Platform for Sponsors NEW YORK, May 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Last.fm today announced the launch of its Personalized Visual Music player, a reinvention of the site's original online radio experience that now combines personalized streaming radio stations with rich media visuals to deliver an unparalleled multisensory listening experience to...

2009-05-05 09:30:00

New Unit Combines CBS RADIO Online Assets and Last.fm to Give People More Content and Community Around Their Favorite Music Industry-Leading Music Group Will Drive Increased Audience Share and Revenue Opportunities for the Company David Goodman Appointed President of the New Group NEW YORK, May 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CBS Corporation (NYSE: CBS and CBS.A) announced today the establishment of the CBS Interactive Music Group. The new business unit within CBS Interactive brings together...

2009-03-17 07:00:00

Music label partnerships allow fans to discover fresh music and old favorites in a new and engaging way AUSTIN, Texas, March 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Conduit Labs, a social entertainment company, today at the South by Southwest Festival (SXSW) announced the launch of Loudcrowd (http://www.loudcrowd.com), a community for music fans. Designed for consumers that want to do more than just listen, the Loudcrowd experience provides a constant stream of new music while offering an evolving and connected...

2009-02-10 13:34:00

BOSTON, Feb. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- NormSoft, Inc. today announced the availability of Pocket Tunes(TM) 5.0 for Windows Mobile and Palm OS smartphones. This latest update to the award winning mobile audio player for phones includes new features for subscribing to podcasts, scrobbling(TM) with Last.fm, synchronizing with iTunes, and listening to Internet radio using Windows Media Audio (WMA). Version 5.0 increases the breadth of supported audio content and integrates with two of the most popular...

2009-01-23 09:31:00

New Mobile Application Offers Millions of Streaming Tracks and Your Last.fm Music Profile On-The-Go NEW YORK and LONDON, Jan. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Last.fm today announced its launch on the Android platform, offering an 'on-the-go' music application enabling users to access all the best of Last.fm from their mobile phones. Features include similar artists and genre-specific streaming radio stations, personalized streaming radio, up-to-date concert information and the ability to track users'...

2008-12-16 08:30:00

CNET and GameSpot Post Double Digit Growth As Shoppers Turn to the Sites for Shopping Advice and Product Recommendations this Holiday Season Last.fm Continues Growing Popularity as a Leading Music Destination in the U.S. with 26% Increase in Users CBSNews.com Posts 63% Increase in Unique Users, Driven by Election and Post-Election Coverage SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- CBS Interactive today announced significant increases in traffic across its leading brands, according to...

2008-10-22 18:00:13

Pandora Media, Inc. (www.pandora.com), the premier provider of personalized radio service online, announced today the hire of Dan Gerber as a senior account manager for the east coast. Prior to joining Pandora, Gerber was doing a second stint with CNET as the east coast regional sales manager, representing Last.fm and GameSpot under the CBSi Games, Music & Lifestyle division. "We're delighted that Dan has joined our east coast sales team. His cumulative experience working for two major...

2008-10-07 21:00:21

By JED GOTTLIEB You can have everything and you can have it for free. This is the promise of the Internet. No stamps, envelopes, paper, pens? Don't worry, here's Hotmail, Gmail, Yahoo. Encyclopedia set out of date? Relax, here's Google, Wikipedia and 10,000 free newspapers. Want to listen to every Police song ever written without spending a dime? That was hard. Until MySpace Music. Last month MySpace launched MySpace Music in the hope that you'll cart your CDs to Goodwill and give...

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2008-10-02 06:55:00

The $200 Slacker portable digital music player is set to hit U.S. stores later this month, in time for the holiday season. The web radio-enabled Slacker G2, which allows music fans to update their songs on the go, is hoping to give the popular iPod franchise a run for its money. To use the new device, users will pick from a variety of pre-programmed and personalized stations on slacker.com. There they will be able to save their favorite stations to their Slacker G2, by linking it to their PC...