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2010-09-02 11:00:00

SOMERVILLE, Mass. and LONDON, Sept. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, The Echo Nest and 7digital announced a partnership that brings together The Echo Nest's intelligent music application development platform with 7digital's open API, extensive MP3 catalogue and comprehensive international rights. The combined offering will give developers instant access to The Echo Nest's one-of-a-kind music intelligence APIs based on 7digital's catalog and the ability to sell over 10,000,000 songs across 32...

2010-03-04 10:34:00

SOMERVILLE, Mass., March 4 /PRNewswire/ -- The Echo Nest, a music intelligence platform that helps music companies and application developers make online music smarter, announced it has been awarded a $500,000 Phase IIB SBIR grant from the National Science Foundation. Since 2005, The Echo Nest has been indexing and analyzing music fan activity across the web. The NSF-funded project, entitled "Automated Community and Sentiment Mining for Global Media Preference Understanding" will...

2010-02-10 10:00:00

SOMERVILLE, Mass., Feb. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- The Echo Nest, a music intelligence platform that helps developers make online music smarter, announced today that it is enabling advanced music discovery for the new Thumbplay Music service. The Echo Nest is powered by the world's first machine learning system for music that actually reads about music and listens to music everywhere on the web. At http://developer.echonest.com/ developers can easily tap into this deep musical understanding to...

2010-01-06 11:23:00

SOMERVILLE, Mass., Jan. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- The Echo Nest, a music intelligence company powering smarter music applications for leading online music companies and developers, today announced it secured additional venture financing. The company adds three new notable investors: Donald L. McLagan, Nicholas Negroponte and James J. Pallotta. Donald L. McLagan most recently served as Chairman, President and CEO of Compete, Inc., which was acquired by Taylor Nelson Sofres. Previously, he was the...

2009-11-20 13:43:00

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Nov. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- During the weekend of November 21, nearly 300 hackers will gather in Cambridge MA for one common purpose - to hack music. This is the Boston Music Hack Day. At the weekend-long event programmers, engineers, musicians and hobbyists will devote 36 hours to building next generation music apps, novel music making devices, and computer-generated music remixes. The hack day allows music hackers of all types to gather in one place, to share ideas,...

2009-11-03 06:00:00

SOMERVILLE, Mass. and BERKELEY, Calif., Nov. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- The Echo Nest announced today that its music intelligence platform will service MOG's All Access music offering, scheduled to launch by Thanksgiving 2009. The Echo Nest powers smarter music applications with a one-of-a-kind machine learning platform that listens to and reads about music all over the web to enable better music search, recommendation and interactivity. According to David Hyman, CEO of MOG, "MOG All Access will...

2009-10-22 15:40:00

SOMERVILLE, Mass., Oct. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- The Echo Nest, a music intelligence company providing data-driven solutions for the online music industry, today announced Donald L. McLagan joined the company's board of directors. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091022/NE97538 ) Most recently, McLagan served as Chairman, President and CEO of Compete, Inc., which was acquired by Taylor Nelson Sofres in March, 2008. Previously, he was the founder, Chairman and CEO of NewsEdge...

2009-06-24 07:00:00

Customers include leading labels and distributors SOMERVILLE, Mass., June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- The Echo Nest, a music intelligence platform providing data-driven solutions to the digital music industry, today announced the launch of its Fanalytics platform. Fanalytics applies patented web crawling, machine learning and semantic web technology to help artists and labels better understand, locate and build their online fan base. As part of the launch, The Echo Nest announced an existing...

2009-05-18 15:00:00

SOMERVILLE, Mass., May 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Spotify, the music streaming service, is partnering with The Echo Nest's music intelligence platform to help develop Spotify's playlist and music discovery functions. Spotify, one of the world's fastest-growing music streaming services, sees the partnership as an important part of its evolving recommendation system. The Echo Nest is a one-of-a-kind machine learning platform created by two MIT PhDs that listens to and reads about music all over the...

2009-04-01 10:39:00

SOMERVILLE, Mass., April 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, The Echo Nest, a music intelligence company powering advanced digital music applications, announced it has solved the problem of music discovery - helping music fans everywhere sort through millions of artists to find the ones they (should) love. The Echo Nest's new Goodness API applies the company's advanced web crawling, language processing and audio analysis platform to help music fans everywhere separate music worth listening to from...


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