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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...

Nokia Unveils Music+ Service
2013-01-28 07:28:48

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Last September, Nokia launched a brand new music service in the US (their second time to do so) giving carriers of the newest Lumia access to the service for free. Blame it on simplicity of use or on their partnership with popular band Green Day, but now Nokia has announced they´ll be giving Lumia users even more music. With Nokia Music+ users are given more options when it comes to how much and what kind of music they...

Raspberry Developers Can Now Share Their Piece Of The Pi
2012-12-17 14:36:09

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Everybody´s favorite credit card sized computer has just gotten one step closer to becoming its own platform. The Pi Store has been unveiled today, offering all Raspberry Pi owners the ability to download applications and games for their 'Little Computers That Could'. Working together with IndieCity and Velocix, Raspberry Pi´s new store will be a place for developers to share not only games and tools, but...

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...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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