Under the commercial arrangement, local gigs and festivals pulled in from Last.fm will show up on Geomium’s GPS-powered iPhone app, along with existing listings such as bars, restaurants and local offers. → Read More
Navigating the choppy waters of ad-supported music, We7 hasn’t been afraid to change course. The UK startup began life as an innovative free music download service before transitioning to an on-demand browser-based offering. While most recently the company, which is backed by Peter Gabriel, Eden Venture and Spark Ventures, made a premium paid-for play with a desktop and mobile version… → Read More
Using MXP4′s technology, Last.fm is to begin offering brands the option to create ads that users of the music streaming and discovery service can interact with, such as remixing a track in realtime or “singing… → Read More
Users of the MP3 download store and media player can now link their Last.fm account to the app, enabling them to ‘scrobble’ tracks played on their mobile phone and send listening data to the Last.fm website in real-time.
As a result, the ‘Now Playing’ status on a user’s Last.fm profile is constantly updated… → Read More
One perceived weakness of Spotify is its music recommendation features. Let’s just say it’s no Last.fm, appearing to make very little use of users’ listening data to help other users discover new music. That’s about to change, to some degree at least, as the European music streaming service rolls out an improved artist discovery feature. → Read More
Last.fm, the CBS-owned London-based social music platform, has partnered with Europe’s biggest-selling daily newspaper Bild to power its radio service on the paper’s website. The move is part fo Last.FM’s bid to consolidate its position as an online radio partner for Europe’s news websites. The Bild integration follows a partnership with Germany’s popular weekly magazine Der… → Read More