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Friday Jul 25 | Iol.co.za

Google wanted to buy Spotify - report

Internet titan Google tried last year to buy streaming music service Spotify but backed off for reasons including a whopping price tag, the Wall Street Journal reported.

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Related Topix: Spotify, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, WebMD, US Securities and Exchange Commission, Financial Services

Tue Jul 22, 2014

West Australian

Google made failed bid for Spotify

Internet titan Google tried last year to buy streaming music service Spotify but backed off for reasons including a whopping price tag, the Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Spotify, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, WebMD, US Securities and Exchange Commission, Financial Services

Mon Jul 14, 2014

The Motley Fool

When Will Microsoft Buy Pandora Media Inc.?

The shares fell 11% last week, and the streaming music leader's stock has plunged 35% since peaking in March.

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Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Science, Computer Science, Skype, Gadgets

Re/code

Rhapsody's unRadio Service Might Just Strike the Right Chord

A couple months ago, I wrote a column offering tips for using streaming music services like Pandora, Spotify and Beats Music.

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Related Topix: Spotify, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, T-Mobile, iPhone

Thu Jul 10, 2014

The Motley Fool

Google's Latest Acquisition Hurts Pandora

Google's challenge Pandora relies on algorithms to deliver music to listeners based on their listening pattern, but Songza uses a different technology -- human curation.

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Related Topix: Pandora, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App

Tue Jul 08, 2014

The Motley Fool

Here's Why Google Acquired Songza

The music-streaming industry is going through some interesting changes after two tech giants acquired companies that provide original music curation, defying the dominant market share of Pandora has made a similar move by acquiring Songza.

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Search Engines, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Spotify, Apple, Startups, iPod

The Motley Fool

Can Pandora Overcome Competitive Headwinds?

The company has been growing its active user base and revenue. However, the company has had a difficult time achieving profitability.

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Related Topix: Apple, Startups, Spotify, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Google, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, iPod

Sun Jul 06, 2014

Journal and Courier

Google adds more musical chops with Songza dealGoogle adds more...

Google adds more musical chops with Songza deal Google is fine-tuning its digital music strategy with a service that creates soundtracks.

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Related Topix: iPod touch App, iPad App, Google+, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Google, Startups, Computers, Apple

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Wireless Week

Google Seeks to Refine Music Strategy with Songza Buy

Google is fine-tuning its digital music strategy with the acquisition of Songza, a service that creates soundtracks tailored for people's changing moods.

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Related Topix: iPod touch App, iPad App, Google+, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Google, Startups, Computers, Apple, Spotify

PC Magazine

Songza

Crisp audio. Concierge presents music based on mood and time of day. Numerous themed playlists, including community-curated playlists.

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Related Topix: iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Slacker Radio

Wed Jul 02, 2014

WNYC-AM New York

07-02-2014- Marketplace- Education-Tech Dollars

Target is following other national chains in asking gun owners not to bring their guns shopping, including states where open-carry is legal.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, iPad App, Ipad, iPhone and iPad App, iPod touch App, iPhone App

The Washington Post

Everything you really need to know about Songza

Google plunked down $39 million for the music-streaming site Songza on Tuesday, an acquisition that delighted many an industry insider.

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Related Topix: iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Google, Startups, iPhone, Entertainment, Television

The Motley Fool

Shutterfly Surges as GoPro Drops

Shutterfly said to be seeking a sale Shutterfly shares rose more than 14% early on Wednesday after Bloomberg reported that the website had hired Qatalyst Partners to help facilitate a sale.

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Related Topix: Internet, Science / Technology, Google, Startups, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Apple

Tue Jul 01, 2014

WTHR-TV Indianapolis

Google adds more musical chops with Songza deal

The Federal Trade Commission is alleging that T-Mobile USA, Inc., made "hundreds of millions" of dollars off its customers through bogus charges.

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Related Topix: iPod touch App, iPad App, Google+, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Google, Startups, Enterprise Mobile, T-Mobile, Religion, Amish

MacRumors

Google Following in Apple's Footsteps With Songza Purchase

Just over a month after Apple announced plans to purchase Beats Electronics and the Beats Music service, Google has made its own music purchase , acquiring streaming music service Songza.

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

Sun Jun 29, 2014

The Motley Fool

Google Just Challenged Apple and Amazon on Multiple Fronts

The I/O conference is an important tool in creating the necessary buzz, and this year Google was quick to draw lines in the sand.

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Related Topix: Google, Startups, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Apple, Spotify, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, Google Drive, iPhone App

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