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 .
Wed Jul 30, 2014
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.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
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.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
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.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
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.
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.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
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.
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.
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.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
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.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
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.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
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.
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.