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Apple Wants To Pay Less For Radio Rights
2013-03-08 18:02:12

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Last year, The New York Times and others news agencies began reporting Apple was preparing to release their own Internet radio, offering to compete with (and likely destroy) Pandora. In the months since these first reports went public, it´s been discovered Apple does in fact have the intention of launching their own service, but they´ve as yet been unable to get terms and conditions to their liking. Today, the New...

Facebooks Unveils Updated News Feed
2013-03-07 19:22:14

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Just as expected, Facebook unveiled their redesigned News Feed today, bringing dedicated feeds, larger pictures, and a more unified experience between desktop and mobile browsing services. The social giant is pitching this new design as a way to get rid of all the clutter on the current News Feed as well as give casual Facebookers a chance to skim their feeds for all the latest updates from their friends. Typical of other...

Report Shows Facebook Users Share More Once They Go Private
2013-03-07 13:08:05

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Over the years, people have become more cautious about the kinds of information they share with one another on social networking sites, particularly Facebook. The Menlo Park-based social giant responded to this trend and began giving users the option of which friends were able to see their posts, pictures, etc. Now, according to a Carnegie Mellon University study, Facebook may have not only been offering a better feature to...

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...


Word of the Day
tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.