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Spotify in talks to buy SoundCloud

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Swedish music streaming service Spotify AB is in advanced talks to buy its German rival SoundCloud, Financial Times reported. It was unclear how much Spotify would pay for the Berlin-based company, the report said, citing people briefed on the talks. This move is seen as Spotify’s attempt to take ...

Microsoft’s Xbox to sell music, goes mobile

Microsoft Corp took another step toward its goal of turning the Xbox into the nexus of household entertainment, unveiling software to let users view extra content, control games and surf the Internet from their tablets and smartphones. The software maker, whose market-leading Xbox already streams N...

5 June, 2012 | More »


Pandora, Spotify Face Off In Free Online Music Market

It took decades for music delivery to evolve from vinyl records to CDs and years to go from CDs to MP3 players. Now Internet radio is shaping up as competition for digital audio players by providing free online music streaming from websites such as Pandora and Spotify. Singer-songwriter Theresa Ande...

7 May, 2012 | More »

Music Industry Warms To Digital Streaming

It was Adele’s night at the Grammy awards in Los Angeles on Sunday, where the British singer won six awards including best album for 21, which has sold 17m copies around the world. Adele’s international success makes the absence of her album from digital-music streaming services such as Spotify,...

14 February, 2012 | More »

Thrifty Music Lovers Boost Music Magpie

Music Magpie, the specialist online website chaired by retail veteran Allan Leighton that buys second-hand CDs, DVDs and games, has more than doubled operating profit as greater numbers of consumers converted unwanted technology into hard cash. The group, which trades as Entertainment Magpie, also n...

8 February, 2012 | More »

Personalisation Of Music Will Be Focus Area For Dhingana In 2012: Co-founder & COO Swapnil Shinde

Following the launch of a BlackBerry application in November last year, social music streaming service, Dhingana will shift its focus to mobile this year, Swapnil Shinde, Dhingana, co-founder & COO told Techcircle.in. He said Dhingana’s application attracted 100,000 downloads within 40-50 days...

1 February, 2012 | More »

App Wishes You Were Here With A Musical Postcard

An app that acts like a musical postcard enables users to capture and share musical moments with friends and family and to discover great songs along the way. Called Soundtracking, the free app lets users share song clips, along with their thoughts, location and a photo to help convey their experien...

2 January, 2012 | More »

Could One Music Downloader Change US Copyright Law?

In the age of iTunes and an-app-for-everything, Joel Tenenbaum’s battle with the music industry over illegal downloading seems as relevant as an eight-track cassette. But it turns out the fight could produce something surprisingly enduring: a change in copyright law. Back in 2007, Tenenbaum wa...

29 September, 2011 | More »

Facebook Builds Tighter Integration With Music, TV

Facebook unveiled new ways for users to listen to music and watch TV, offering tie-ups with the likes of Spotify and Hulu, as it attempts to make media an integral part of its social networking service. The features, which Facebook unveiled at its annual f8 developers’ conference in San Franci...

23 September, 2011 | More »

Tanla & Muzigle Launch Solution For Classical Music Students

Hyderabad-based Tanla Solutions has launched an online solution called Guru Swara in collaboration with social music network Muzigle India Pvt. Ltd aimed at students of music. The solution, which is a combination of the website and a downloadable software, will allow artists and students of classica...

5 September, 2011 | More »

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