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UK Home To Second Highest Level Of Music Piracy
2012-09-17 12:48:40

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online For all the advancements the Internet has given modern society, (better access to education, more efficient business practices, Songify, YouTube videos), online music piracy continues to strangle the recording industry. Wanting to be a part of this brave new world, these artists are often the victims of theft not just once or twice a day, but thousands of times a day. In fact, for British singer songwriter Ed Sheeran,...

Apple Looks To A Music Streaming Future
2012-09-07 11:53:10

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Internet radio streaming service Pandora has long been a fan favorite among many loyal iPhone users. Apple, too, has been a fan of Pandora, showing off their service during press events. When Apple announced their new App Store, allowing third-party developers to write applications for the iPhone, Pandora was one of the first in the App Store. When Apple “Finally” announced “multi-tasking” with iOS 4,...

Mobile Growth Could Mean Revenue Drop For Facebook
2012-08-02 08:11:28

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online As Facebook users continue to adapt to using their smartphones to access the social network, Mark Zuckerberg and his staff have new problems confronting them. According to Facebook's 10-Q SEC document posted on Tuesday, the social network has seen a 23 percent increase in its mobile traffic from March to June. The problem Facebook faces is that its mobile advertising cannot generate income like its desktop version software. So, the...

2012-07-30 23:01:30

CD Baby encourages artists to sell more and earn more with 0% promotion. Portland, OR (PRWEB) July 30, 2012 Between July 30th and August 3rd, CD Baby, the world´s largest online distributor of independent music, will not take their standard retail cut of MP3 purchases made on CDBaby.com, the company´s newly redesigned music store. For five days, 100% of the digital download revenue generated on CDBaby.com will be paid to the independent artists around the world who call CD Baby...

Stamped Social-Sharing App Revamps With Host Of Celebrity Investors
2012-07-26 11:18:09

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Stamped, the social-sharing app for iPhones and iPods, is getting a fresh new look and feel today as the startup of ex-Googlers revamps its catchy product. First rolled out in November 2011, Stamped allows users to keep track of and share things they like with their friends, such as restaurants, books, and films. And to help get the buzz out about the new update, Stamped is adding a celebrity lineup of new investors, including...

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2012-07-25 14:39:18

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Nearly every industry has had to adjust from changes brought about by the Internet. The music industry, however, has been slow to adapt to this new, ever-connected world where songs have turned into MP3s and sharing these files is as smooth and easy as the bass groove in Come Together. Some artists have come up with clever ways to use the Internet to their advantage, of course. Take, for instance, Brit-rock Demi-Gods Radiohead, who let...

2012-07-23 23:00:06

New Lifetracker App Creates the Hottest Pop Playlists and Links to the Expert Voice in Pop News and Analysis. New York, New York (PRWEB) July 23, 2012 Popdust.com, the largest web destination dedicated exclusively to pop music, announced its Spotify app, Lifetracker, is now available within the Spotify app finder in the U.S. Lifetracker features Popdust editors' hand-curated soundtracks to any day-to-day activity you might think of -- from working out to making out -- enabling users the...

Apple iTunes
2012-06-29 05:16:37

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online With the exception of some UI tweaks here and there, iTunes has mostly looked and worked the same since its introduction. Now, Bloomberg has been talking to those stealthy People Familiar With the Matter and is reporting Apple is planning to issue iTunes a pretty big revamp by the end of 2012. According to Bloomberg, it will be the largest change to iTunes since 2003. At nearly 10 years, it´s about time. The People...


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snash
  • To talk saucily.
  • Insolent, opprobrious language; impertinent abuse.
This word is Scots in origin and probably imitative.