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Microsoft Unveils Xbox Music Service
2012-10-15 09:45:56

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Just days before they announced their latest smartphone, the Wall Street Journal and the New York Times predicted Apple could be poised and ready to release their take on a music streaming service in the vein of Pandora or Spotify. If this rumor is true, it looks like Microsoft may beat them to the punch, as they plan to announce Xbox Music, a service with a catalog of music 30 million tracks deep and the potential penetration...

Facebook Open Graph Revisions Include Notices
2012-10-12 13:32:38

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Just about every online action can potentially end up posting itself to Facebook. Listen to music on Spotify and your playlist is posted. Watch a show on Hulu and your friends will see that too. And if you read an article on Yahoo, that will get posted to your timeline with a "Jimmy read this article" tag. That's been the behavior of Facebook for the past year due to Open Graph, an API that lets developers automate posts to user...

2012-10-09 04:00:56

Telematics Update: Spotify´s Pascal de Mul, Head of Global Hardware and Partnerships, will head to San Diego this December for the Content and Apps for Automotive USA 2012 Conference to meet with Honda, BMW, Toyota and Mercedes-Benz to explore the concept of an embedded app within the car dashboard. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) October 08, 2012 As app development issues across the automotive platforms are being solved, and connectivity increases, it has made it easier for content providers...

Facebook Gifts May Bring In Additional Revenue
2012-09-28 13:13:02

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Make no bones about it, Facebook wants nothing more than to be the virtual representation of your everyday real life. The Facebook profile is already a virtual representation of each user, complete with a timeline of one´s significant life events, a page full of likes and possible dislikes, and photo albums detailing one´s life. These users can also use Facebook´s virtual currency, buy apps and even use their...

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,...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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