News tagged ‘music’

Tuesday, 15 Jul 2014

Shazam streams full tracks for Rdio subscribers

Shazam streams full tracks for Rdio subscribers

An update to the Shazam app brings new benefits for Rdio subscribers, including the ability to stream a full track after Shazaming it.

Friday, 4 Jul 2014

Music Streaming Possibly Replacing Downloads in the Future

Music Streaming Possibly Replacing Downloads in the Future

With Nielsen's recent report on music consumption in the US, it seems like music streaming will soon replace digital downloads, much like how the latter has taken over physical album sales. Read on to find out more.

Wednesday, 10 Apr 2013

Google Play Music Rolls Out to Seven More Countries

Google Play Music Rolls Out to Seven More Countries

Google Play Music is now available in seven more countries. Users in Australia, New Zealand, Belgium, Luxemburg, Austria, Ireland and Portugal are now able to store their music in Google Play for free, and stream them to their Android devices from anywhere.

Wednesday, 27 Feb 2013

Music Revenue Up, Music Piracy Down

Music Revenue Up, Music Piracy Down

The International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI) has reported that global music revenues have increased by 0.3 percent over 2012. This is the first time since 1999 that the music industry has reported an increase in revenue.

Friday, 11 Jan 2013

Amazon Launches AutoRip Service

Amazon Launches AutoRip Service

Online retailer Amazon has launched an auto-ripping service which stores free digital copies of selected CDs purchased from its store. Customers can access the music via Amazon's Cloud Player or mobile apps.

Thursday, 10 Jan 2013

Vinyl is Alive

Vinyl is Alive

A recent music industry report compiled by the Nielsen Company & Billboard suggests that sales of digital music albums are on the rise, while CD sales are on the decline. More surprisingly, however, is the increase in vinyl sales in 2012.

Wednesday, 31 Oct 2012

Apple Delays iTunes Overhaul to November

Apple Delays iTunes Overhaul to November

Apple has just announced that it will be pushing back the release of the new major iTunes update back a month to November.

Friday, 7 Sep 2012

Apple Prepares Pandora Competitor?

Apple Prepares Pandora Competitor?

Rumor has it that Apple is preparing a new service. After having a look at the success of internet radio and music streaming site Pandora, they might be working on launching a similar product of their own.

Wednesday, 22 Aug 2012

Deezer Brings Music Streaming to Asia

Deezer Brings Music Streaming to Asia

Deezer is expanding is realm of operations and sphere of influence by also starting up services in Asia. Starting with Thailand, Deezer will become available to users in Singapore and Malaysia this week.

Wednesday, 27 Jun 2012

Apple Launches iTunes Store in 12 Asian Countries, Singapore Store Now Gets Music and Movies

Apple Launches iTunes Store in 12 Asian Countries, Singapore Store Now Gets Music and Movies

Apple has just launched its iTunes Store in 12 Asian countries, and Singapore is one of them. Users here now have a selection of local and international music from all the major labels, and thousands of independent ones. Also available for rental or purchase are movies from all major film studios.

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