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  • No More Words From TuneWiki As Vert Capital Pulls The Plug On Its Music Lyric App

    No More Words From TuneWiki As Vert Capital Pulls The Plug On Its Music Lyric App

    So much for being pulled out of the dead pool. TuneWiki, a popular social music app with millions of users that let people see the lyrics to songs they were streaming on Spotify and other platforms, may have finally sung its last song. After announcing in July 2013 that it would shut down, it then got acquired at the 11th hour, as it turned out by private equity firm Vert Capital… Read More

  • Better Know The Words: TuneWiki Game Combines Song Lyrics With Tap Tap Revenge

    Earlier this year, mobile developer TuneWiki raised over $7 million to expand beyond the namesake lyric-centric music player that put it on the map. Today sees the company’s first major expansion with the launch of a new iPhone game called Lyric Legend, which combines lyrics with the rhythmic gameplay that made Tapulous’s Tap Tap Revenge a massive hit. Playing Lyric Legend is… Read More

  • Social Music Player TuneWiki Gets An Infusion From NTT Docomo

    Social music player TuneWiki is on a funding roll. The startup just raised $7 million in Series B funding from Motorola Ventures, Intellect Capital Ventures, HillsVen Capital, Novel TMT and Benchmark Israel. Today, TuneWiki is announcing that DOCOMO Capital, the venture arm of Japanese mobile giant NTT DOCOMO, has made an undisclosed investment in the company. TuneWiki says it will use the… Read More

  • Social Music Player TuneWiki Raises $7M From Motorola Ventures, Others

    Social music player TuneWiki has raised an undisclosed amount of additional funding in a Series B round led by Motorola Ventures and joined by Intellect Capital Ventures, HillsVen Capital, Novel TMT and prior investor Benchmark Israel. TuneWiki says it will use the investment to expand its product offerings for mobile platforms and the Web. The company will continue to focus on the use of… Read More

  • TuneWiki hits Nokia store and integrates with FlyScreen

    [Israel/US] TuneWiki, an app that brings music streaming, a lyrics database and music videos from YouTube to one social, customizable media player (iTunes link) has been pretty popular on the iPhone. And now it’s just gone live on the Nokia Ovi store. Of note is the addition of a ‘Follow’ feature which is only in the Nokia app. In addition FlyScreen, the customisable… Read More

  • TuneWiki Hits Nokia Store, Integrates With FlyScreen

    TuneWiki, an app that brings music streaming, a lyrics database and music videos from YouTube to one social, customizable media player (iTunes link) has been pretty popular on the iPhone. And now it’s just gone live on the Nokia Ovi store. Of note is the addition of a ‘Follow’ feature which is only in the Nokia app. In addition FlyScreen, the customisable lockscreen which… Read More

  • TuneWiki: From #1 App On Cydia To Legit Apps For iPhone, Android And BlackBerry

    There are loads of music applications for the iPhone and iPod Touch, which is hardly surprising considering the history of the iPod device and the deep integration of the portable devices with iTunes. Up until now, the most downloaded application for jailbroken iPhones on Cydia was also a music-related one: TuneWiki, an app that brings music streaming, a lyrics database and music videos… Read More

  • TuneWiki: Android's iPhone-Like Media Player That May Become The Platform's Standard

    IsraeliAmerican startup TuneWiki has come a long way. Soon after the iPhone’s launch, the company released an application that allowed users to view highly-accurate lyrics synced karaoke style to any song stored in their music library. But because there was no App Store at the time, TuneWiki was limited to users with jailbroken (hacked) iPhones. Despite this, the application has racked… Read More

  • TuneWiki player for Android

    I won’t mumble my opinion of Android anymore — *ahem* dead on the vine *ahem* — but that won’t stop folks from creating software for it. TuneWiki is an iPhone-esque media player for Android (it’s already out on iPhone homebrew). It adds Karaoke-style lyric readouts to your songs, which is nice. Right now it works in the emulator but the video above gives you a look… Read More

  • TuneWiki's iPhone-Like Media Player for Android

    The race is on for software supremacy on Google’s Android platform, as developers compete to develop the applications that will eventually come preloaded on branded phones. Today TuneWiki, one of the most popular third-party developers for the iPhone, has announced a media player for Android that will feature an iPhone-esque interface, support for synching with iTunes, and the… Read More

  • Source: Benchmark Invests In TuneWiki To Bring Song Lyrics To iPhone

    Israeli startup TuneWiki delivers user generated song lyrics to music playing on a PC or mobile device. The service, which was launched in December 2007, became a hit with “hundreds of thousands” of downloads to jailbroken iPhones alone (says our source), despite the very sketchy nature of the main website and the fact that only hacked iPhones can use the app. Why is TuneWiki… Read More