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Rhapsody Passes 1 Million Subscriber Mark
2011-12-24 05:37:28

The longest-running subscription-based music service announced Thursday that they had finally surpassed the one-million paid subscriber milestone. Seattle-based Rhapsody, which is also celebrating its 10th anniversary this month, had for years sustained about 800,000 subscribers, the Associated Press (AP) reported on December 22. However, thanks to a pair of recent transactions, they have seen a spike in those numbers. "In August, its service began being bundled into a cellphone plan...

2011-12-21 07:03:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Dec. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- TuneWiki is excited to announce today that its award-winning lyric syncing technology and database of over 6 million lyrics is available for Spotify users everywhere! Users can go to the App Finder section in Spotify and easily add TuneWiki to their applications list, play a song, and get lyrics scrolling on the screen while the song is being played. It's incredibly simple to use. TuneWiki also added the ability to sync...

2011-12-19 16:50:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Dec. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- It was announced today by the GRAMMY Foundation that John Branca, a partner in the law firm of Ziffren Brittenham LLP and former Board Chair of the GRAMMY Foundation's sister charitable foundation, MusiCares®, will be the recipient of the 2012 Service Award at the GRAMMY Foundation®'s 14th Annual Entertainment Law Initiative® Luncheon & Scholarship Presentation on Friday, Feb. 10,...

2011-12-16 11:00:00

SOMERVILLE, Mass., Dec. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Echo Nest, a music intelligence platform powering smarter apps across the web and devices, will provide music intelligence to power intelligent radio and radio playlisting within the new Spotify Radio app, which starts rolling out to its users today. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101214/NE17511LOGO ) The relationship sees The Echo Nest powering Spotify Radio, which lets users create personalized radio stations based around...

2011-12-15 07:45:00

ALPHARETTA, Ga., Dec. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- F3 Technologies, Inc. (Pinksheets: FTCH) today officially launched its newest online service, FargoTunes.com, connecting independent artists to all the popular online music and film sale websites, and have begun an in-depth marketing program to introduce it to independent music and film artists. "As part of our continuing commitment to shareholders, I am pleased to announce we have launched FargoTunes and met our self-imposed deadline of...

2011-12-07 07:45:00

ALPHARETTA, Ga., Dec. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- F3 Technologies, Inc. (Pinksheets:FTCH.PK) today announced it will launch its newest online service, Fargotunes.com, connecting independent music and film artists to all the most popular online music and film sale websites, such as iTunes, Amazon, and Spotify on December 15, 2011. "FargoTunes is the next phase in our overall strategy to help independent artists utilize the Internet to monetize and collect royalties from their creative...

Spotify To Allow Apps For Its Platform
2011-12-01 06:02:47

Spotify, the world´s largest streaming music service with 10 million users worldwide, announced a new system where developers can add on features to its software. At the launch in New York City, Spotify CEO Daniel Ek showcased some of the new apps. One of them is TuneWiki that allows users to read the lyrics to the songs they are listening to. There is also a Rolling Stone app that brings articles and playlists together, a Billboard app that turns the top 100 charts into playlists and...

2011-11-30 02:15:00

SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Nov. 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sonos, Inc., the leading manufacturer of wireless music systems, today announced Sonos System Software 3.6, an innovative update that adds more control and more music to the Sonos Wireless HiFi experience. This free software is available to all Sonos customers via a one button update to their system. "Today's feature update reaffirms our commitment to persistently innovate so that Sonos users have the ultimate music experience...

Spotify Taking A 'New Direction'
2011-11-22 05:58:52

Spotify announced that it will be holding a press even in New York on November 30 to announce "a new direction" for its streaming music service. All the company has disclosed is that it has "some exciting news to share" at the conference and the topic would be a "new direction" from the company. The press conference announcement comes just a week after Apple released its iTunes Match music service, which allows users to stream music from their iTunes library to their iOS devices....

Latest Facebook Changes Result In Another Round Of Privacy Complaints
2011-11-21 11:31:13

Facebook may have reached the limits of how much information its users wish to share and a growing crowd of its customers are beginning to voice serious concerns with some of the latest features that have been imposed on them since September of this year. The current fire storm involves Facebook´s seamless sharing, which allows one to read a story that a friend is reading. However, if you have not toggled your privacy settings to true privacy, that content can be shared with anyone,...