streaming radio

  • Beats Music Gets In-App Subscriptions, Beefs Up Free Streaming Options

    Beats Music Gets In-App Subscriptions, Beefs Up Free Streaming Options

    Beats Music, the streaming radio solution spun out from the makers of Beats audio hardware products, has decided to bite the bullet and give Apple its 30 percent cut on subscription sign-ups. The streaming music provider originally side-stepped Apple’s in-app ecommerce options in favor of carrier billing arranged outside the app to pay for its full service, but now users can sign up… Read More

  • Rdio Will Drop The Echo Nest For Music Recommendations Post-Spotify Acquisition

    Rdio Will Drop The Echo Nest For Music Recommendations Post-Spotify Acquisition

    Music streaming service Rdio is getting rid of partner The Echo Nest, its CEO Anthony Bay told CNBC in an interview published this week (via Verge). The news comes despite promises by The Echo Nest and new owner Spotify that they’ll continue to offer free access, and continue its support of commercial partners for The Echo Nest API even after the Rdio competitor has taken over the… Read More

  • 7digital Makes A Play To Be The Go-To Streaming Radio Backend As Google And Apple Services Loom

    7digital Makes A Play To Be The Go-To Streaming Radio Backend As Google And Apple Services Loom

    7digital, the London-based company that offers digital music store services to some of the world’s leading consumer electronics companies, including Samsung and Blackberry, as well as to smaller companies and startups like doubleTwist and Turntable.fm, is announcing the wide release of its streaming music platform for DMCA radio partners in the U.S. Read More

  • Online Radio Service TuneIn Comes To Tesla’s Model S, Now Available On 200 Platforms

    Online Radio Service TuneIn Comes To Tesla’s Model S, Now Available On 200 Platforms

    TuneIn‘s online radio service that lets people listen to music, sports and news on their smartphones and on the web, just announced that it is now available on 200 different distribution platforms. The platforms include everything from smartphones, home entertainment systems, connected TV and – most recently – connected cars. Indeed, the 200th platform the company announced… Read More

  • Crowdsourced Streaming Music Service Jelli Arrives On Android, Adds SXSW Radio

    Crowdsourced Streaming Music Service Jelli Arrives On Android, Adds SXSW Radio

    Jelli, the user-controlled music streaming service, is releasing a specially curated SXSW-themed station today, which will feature the indie bands playing at the festival. The playlist for the station will be crowdsourced in real-time and made available on both web and mobile. And speaking of mobile, Jelli has good news on that front, too – it’s finally available on Android. Read More

  • VTech moves from cordless phones to cordless music

    VTech moves from cordless phones to cordless music

    In the me-too world of wireless music streaming, it’s unusual to find a device that does something a little different. And while the latest offering from VTech doesn’t manage to add too many features to make itself stand out from the crowd, its $199 price tag ought to distance it somewhat. Read More

  • Jango: Social radio done right

    Jango: Social radio done right

    Moving to NYC revived my faith in music as I often frequented popular venues like the Bowery Ballroom, Irving Plaza, Pianos and other hotbeds for new music. I haven’t been to a show in quite some time, which has resulted in me listening to the same albums I’ve been listening to for the last four months. It really sucks because music helps me get through an otherwise monotonous… Read More

  • Last.fm Inks Deal For Sony BMG Catalog

    Last.fm Inks Deal For Sony BMG Catalog

    Last.fm might be the rebel amongst online radio stations, but they just inked a global deal with Sony BMG that will bring a huge collection of popular artists like Avril Lavigne, Michael Jackson, Justin Timberlake, and The Boss to the Internet radio’s community as well as an extensive catalog of classic oldies. Last.fm’s fancy recommendation system will serve as a springboard… Read More