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Got Milk? Samsung Releases Streaming Music Service For Galaxy
2014-03-10 06:51:41

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Samsung on Friday unveiled Milk Music, a new commercial-free streaming radio service that is exclusive to Galaxy smartphone and tablet customers and can currently be downloaded for free from the Google Play store. Touted by CNET’s Joan E. Solsman as the South Korean technology company’s answer to Apple’s iTunes Radio, Milk is commercial-free and is said to boast more than 200 stations and over 13 million songs. Currently, it...

2013-10-21 23:21:02

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Streaming Radio, Curated Station and Track Play Music: Listening Hours and Revenue Analytics 2013 - 2016. London (PRWEB) October 21, 2013 Seaside, CA Streaming music radio, curated station and track play listening hours are spinning ahead at a 2013 growth rate of 47.5%, backed by monetization initiatives channeling $1.22 billion into the digital music ecosystem, according to a sector analytics report produced by AccuStream...

Can 11 Million Listeners On iTunes Radio Topple Pandora?
2013-09-24 10:51:33

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Apple yesterday announced they sold over nine million iPhones in the first weekend of availability. Tucked away in the announcement was the claim that more than 11 million unique listeners tuned into iTunes Radio, Apple’s foray into streaming music. iTunes Radio arrived in both iOS 7 and the newest version (11.1) of iTunes for Mac and PC. Listeners can create streaming stations based on artists, genres and songs or listen to one...

2013-03-04 12:20:44

BELLEVUE, Wash., March 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Tweddle Group Technologies (TGT), the Seattle-based connected services division of Tweddle Group, announces a new partnership with Slacker, which will give drivers in-vehicle access to the world's most complete music service. Slacker gives listeners access to millions of songs and more than 200 expert-programmed stations for free, and will be available in 2013 automobiles from select manufacturers. The partnership will also expand TGT's...

Slacker Radio Prepares To Challenge Big-Name Web Radio
2013-02-14 11:16:55

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The streaming music service Slacker Radio unveiled a dramatically simplified brand on Tuesday, including a revamped mobile application, website and a $5-million ad campaign targeted at rivals Pandora and Spotify. Further emphasizing the web-based radio´s growing confidence, San Diego-based startup has also doubled its staff to 90 over the past several months. “It´s an opportunity for us to throw a punch when...

2013-01-07 08:20:51

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Introducing Uconnect Access Via Mobile - the upgradeable app enabler Delivers wide range of rich Internet radio content Personalization capacity enhances vehicle ownership experience Complements Chrysler Group's acclaimed Uconnect Access system Chrysler Group is pumping up the volume for 2013 by adding Internet radio capability to its acclaimed Uconnect Access suite of in-vehicle features. Introducing Uconnect Access Via Mobile, which builds...

Internet Radio Thriving, Putting Pressure On Other Music Formats
2012-11-09 19:57:05

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Over half of all internet users choose to listen to music using internet radio or on-demand music services these days. This is according to the "Music Acquisition Monitor," a report from the NPD Group that tracks the use of Pandora and other music services. That 50 percent of internet users equates to about 96 million people who flock to music services such as Pandora, Last.fm, Slacker Radio, YouTube, VEVO, Rhapsody and other...

2012-10-12 07:22:39

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Slacker, Inc. today announced the availability of the Hedley Showcase, a radio station that has been hosted and hand-curated by the Canadian pop punk band Hedley. The Hedley Showcase features songs by the band along with their favorite tracks by bands and artists such as Johnny Cash, The Jam, The Tragically Hip and The Black Keys. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110922/SF73204LOGO) The Hedley Showcase can be found in the "Artist...

2012-10-03 06:26:37

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Slacker, Inc. launched Moogfest 2012, the official radio station of the 2012 Moogfest festival in Asheville, NC. Featuring music from the Moogfest lineup, this Slacker station includes artists such as Orbital, Santigold, Explosions in the Sky, Nas, Miike Snow and many more. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110922/SF73204LOGO) The Moogfest 2012 station can be found in the "Festivals/Events" station category everywhere Slacker is...

2012-10-03 06:26:20

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Slacker, Inc. today announced the availability of Austin City Limits 2012, the official radio station of the 2012 Austin City Limits Music Festival. Slacker listeners can tune in to this station everywhere the service is available, including all major smartphones, the iPad, Ford vehicles with SYNC AppLink and on the web. The Austin City Limits 2012 station can also be found at this direct link: http://www.Slacker.com/ACL. (Logo:...