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2009-11-16 13:00:00

REDMOND, Wash., Nov. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- What: Unlock a world of friends, entertainment and games from the comfort of your couch, displayed on the best screen in the house, using Xbox 360 and Xbox LIVE. Tomorrow, Xbox LIVE members around the world will have their Xbox 360 console transformed and plugged into the best value in home entertainment, with access to Facebook, Twitter, Last.fm and Zune video with instant-on HD, all right in their living rooms. (Logo:...

2009-07-28 08:00:00

SANTA BARBARA, Calif., July 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Sonos(R), Inc., the leading developer of wireless multi-room music systems, today launched a state of the art music Controller for the home, the Sonos Controller 200 (CR200). The new full-color Sonos Controller features an ultra-responsive touch screen display making it easy to quickly find and play all the music you want, in any room of the house, and all with the touch of a finger. "Finding and playing music all over the house needs to...

2009-06-16 08:15:00

SAN FRANCISCO, June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Zoosk, the world's largest social dating community, today announced it has raised an additional $6 million. Existing investor Canaan Partners led the round. This third round of funding will be used to further accelerate Zoosk's market share growth worldwide, grow its team, and for continued product innovation. The additional funding follows Zoosk's rapid growth during the past six months, from 16.5 million users in January to more than 30 million in...

2009-05-19 08:00:00

Zoosk gives its 30 million users the ability to sync movie and music updates with their online dating profiles, making it easy to find and meet others who share similar interests SAN FRANCISCO, May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Zoosk, the world's largest social dating community, today introduced the ability for its users to link their Last.fm and Netflix accounts to their Zoosk Date Card, making it possible for singles to easily share their latest movie and music picks with potential dates. Built using...

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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'...


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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'