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Thursday | MediaPost

One Ringy-Dingy Goes The Way Of Dot Dot Dot?

Under its Virgin Mobile prepaid banner, Sprint will offer a monthly Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest or Instagram-only plan to consumers who use the phone for gabbing about as often as their parents sent a telegram for $12 to $15 .

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Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Twitter, Wireless, Emerging Technology, Marketing

Wed Jul 30, 2014

AdExchanger.com

If You Don't Care About Deep-Linking, You Probably Don't Care About Making Money

You're browsing the web and you see a retargeted web banner from eBay for a pair of shoes.

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Related Topix: Google, Startups, Emerging Technology, Search Engines

Hypebot

Tango Music Pix Accidentally Unveiled, Creates Slideshows From Your Pics & Spotify's Music

Tango apparently launched a stand-alone slideshow creation app called Tango Music Pix on Friday and then pulled it.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Watersblogged

Rhapsody

Source: musically.com --- Monday, July 28, 2014Three months after revealing that they had 1.7m paying subscribers between them, Rhapsody and Napster have announced another milestone this morning: 2m subscribers.

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Related Topix: Online Music, T-Mobile

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Eff.org

Net Neutrality and the Global Digital Divide

EFF's position on net neutrality simply calls for all data that travels over the Internet to be treated equally.

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Related Topix: Internet Service Providers, BitTorrent, Startups, VoIP, Science / Technology

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Brooklynvegan

Amazon Prime added "hundred of thousands" of songs (still no deal w/...

Rumblings from the land of streaming giants. Amazon says that it has added "hundreds of thousands of songs" to its Amazon Prime music streaming service, following complaints that its selection was too small.

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Related Topix: Google, Startups, Emerging Technology, Search Engines

Adweek

Samsung's Secret to Viral Videos: Load Up on Celebrity Endorsements

Samsung grabbed three of this week's top YouTube videos on the Adweek/VidIQ top 10 video chart, two of which center around celebrities and athletes to prove that the company does more than sell phones and tablets.

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Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Spotify, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Twitter

South China Morning Post

Streaming services are becoming consumers' music delivery platform of choice

Ever since the invention of the MP3 file in 1993, the music industry has been in flux.

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Related Topix: Inventions, Science / Technology, Headphones, Online Music, Speakers, Wi-Fi

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Re/code

There Have Been No Google-Spotify Acquisition Talks

According to multiple sources at both companies, there have been neither formal nor informal discussions between the companies about an acquisition, directly or indirectly.

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Related Topix: Google, Startups, Emerging Technology, Search Engines

OregonLive.com

George Harrison tree dies ironic death; Spotify seeks to make MTV musical again; 'SLC...

George Harrison tree felled by beetles: From the irony desk this morning: the George Harrison Memorial Tree, a 10-foot pine planted in Los Angeles's Griffith Park a decade ago in honor of the late Beatle, has been killed by beetles.

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Related Topix: Short, Music!, George Harrison, Music, Entertainment

Billboard

Spotify, MTV Partner on Playlists, Editorial

"Spotify and Viacom have announced an editorial partnership that will bring MTV, VH1 and CMT's apps and curatorial voice to the Spotify platform in the U.S. The partnership will be U.S.-focused at the outset, with it likely to expand to Europe and beyond in the future.

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Related Topix: Computers, Opinion

Aurora Era-Banner

Viacom partners with Spotify to lure in young music lovers

Viacom's music group is partnering with Spotify to provide free music to its users on Viacom's website and apps.

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Candymag.com

Ask Candy: What's On Your July Playlist?

Ed Sheeran, Two Door Cinema Club, Iggy Azalea, Ariana Grande - just a few artists on this month's playlist.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Pop/Rock, Taylor Swift, Hot Chicks, Country

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Wired

How Smartphones Have Unleashed Humanity's Creative Potential

Look at your smartphone. Think about the decisions you will make on it today. You may snag a dinner reservation, tell your spouse you're running late, or craft a response to an email from your boss.

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Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Computers, PC

Mashable

13 Things We Learned at Fortune's Brainstorm Tech Conference

For many in the tech world, it's becoming an annual pilgrimage: more exclusive than SXSW, not quite as elite as Sun Valley, in a far better location than CES.

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Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Economics News, Bitcoin

Re/code

Google's New Business Head Joins Spotify Board, While Another...

Omid Kordestani, who has just temporarily replaced Nikesh Arora as chief business officer at Google, is joining the board of Spotify, according to people with knowledge of the situation.

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Related Topix: Google, Startups, Emerging Technology, Search Engines

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Python

Mopidy-Spotify 1.2.0

A non-Facebook Spotify username and password. If you created your account through Facebook you'll need to create a "device password" to be able to use Mopidy-Spotify.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

GigaOM

Spotify loses Euro exec, denies IPO plans and eyes Russia

Spotify's Daniel Ek wants to turn VKontakte's users into paying customers, but he won't get any help from his former Euro VP Chris Maples, who just left the company.

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Related Topix: Social Software

Wed Jul 16, 2014

RollingStone

The Biggest Music Streaming Service You've Never Heard Of

At first, Deezer, the international song-streaming service avaiable in 182 countries, didn't fully understand how to reach music fans in Brazil - its featured-artists homepage didn't emphasize sertanejo country hits or forro dance anthems or even bass-heavy funk that, in turn, turned off working-class Brazilians.

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Related Topix: Deezer, Music, Entertainment

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Cult of Mac Blog

App Watch: An iTunes substitute, photo tools and other useful upgrades

Whether you're watching the weather or making music, clipping notes or snapping photos, this week's selection of new and updated apps should have something for you.

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Related Topix: Online Music, Spotify, Rdio, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, iPhone

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