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Last.fm to charge for streaming, cuts off third-party mobile streaming apps

And so it goes. Last.fm, which just went to a pay-to-play model, is shutting down mobile streaming due to “licensing agreements.” This means unofficial Last.fm scrobbling and streaming app

Radionomy Doubles Funding For Custom Internet Radio Platform

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2009/03/radionomy-214x69.png" width="214" height="69" /> <a href="http://www.radionomy.com/EN/Cust/Listen.aspx#/EN/Cust/Listen.aspx">Radionomy</a>, b

The Digital Divisions Are Dead At Big Media

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2009/03/green-hand-215x112.jpg" width="215" height="112" /> Big Media's love affair with the Internet ebbs and flows with the markets. When they see

Did Last.fm Just Hand Over User Listening Data To the RIAA?

<img src="https://beta.techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/02/lastria-small.png" /> That <a href="http://www.forbes.com/2009/02/18/u2-no-line-on-the-horizon-business-media_u2_album.html">leaked

Fring Integrates Last.fm Into Its Mobile VoIP Client

<img src="https://beta.techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/01/copy-2-of-screenshot0167.jpg" alt="" />Mobile VoIP and IM service <a href="http://www.fring.com/">fring</a>, one of the more popular mo

Last.fm Takes On Imeem On Android

<img src="https://beta.techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/01/last-fm-logo-red1.png" alt="" />Music recommendation engine / social network <a href="http://last.fm">Last.fm</a> has launched an offic

MOG Has Created The Ultimate Streaming Music App; Too Bad It May Never Launch

<img alt="" /><a href="http://www.mog.com">MOG</a> demo'd the next version of their popular music service to me today, and I was impressed. It combines a best of breed interface with free on demand st

Pandora Hits 20 Million Registered Users (Via Twitter)

<img src="https://beta.techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/12/pandora-20m.png" /> Just in via <a href="http://twitter.com/pandora_radio/status/1067705251">Twitter</a>: Pandora has registered its 2

Layoffs At Last.FM Confirmed. Where Else Are Heads Rolling At CBS?

<img src="https://beta.techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/12/lastfm-logo.jpg" /> Today, CBS Interactive is laying off people across several of its properties, I've confirmed with the company. CB

Last.FM Needs More Than A Redesign To Catch Up To Imeem

Yesterday, CBS sent out a press release touting the success of Last.fm’s month-old redesign, citing a 20 percent increase in unique visitors and a 36 percent increase in total minutes between Ju

The Record Industry's Digital Distribution Plan (TotalMusic) Comes Back From the Dead

The music industry’s attempts to create its own digital distribution business is like a bad horror movie. It just keeps coming back no matter how badly bludgeoned it gets. Back in 2001 in respon

Mobbler update brings Last.FM streaming for S60

S60 users now have a reason to scream stream thanks to the latest update to mobbler. Version 0.2.1 now includes streaming from Last.fm and ‘scrobbles’ tracks played on your handset to your Last.fm

Last.fm's Buggy, New Design

Last.fm has a new look today that simplifies the navigation of the main site and makes finding music easier. Or at least, it would make finding music easier if the site wasn’t so buggy. (At leas

Who Needs Music Labels? Last.fm Starts Paying Royalties To Unsigned Artists

Music-streaming service Last.fm is now paying unsigned artists royalties for every song played on its service. Since the company announced the program last January, 170,000 70,000 artists and small mu

AOL Radio Relaunches, Now Powered By CBS: Going After Local Ads

Even on the Web, radio is local. People still tune into their favorite college or hometown radio station from hundreds of miles away. Today’s relaunch of AOL Radio (in beta) embraces that aspect

Sonific Heading To The Deadpool: Record Labels Blamed

Sonific, an online music playing servuce similar to Pandora and Seeqpod, is to close May 1 as the company was unable to obtain licensed music rights in a way that made the service viable. Gerd Leonhar

MyPlayList Combines Flickr And Online Music

MyPlayList, a bootstrapped startup from Agentbleu, a Englishman living in France, combines streamed music and Flickr for a free music service that delivers visual as well as musical abundance. MyPlayL

Grooveshark Launches Web Media Player

Music sharing and sales startup Grooveshark has launched Grooveshark Lite, a flash app that provides access to all the songs in Grooveshark’s library. For those unfamiliar with the company, Groo

Last.fm to power Bild newspaper's radio service

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

iLike Launches Artist News Stream – Users Triple since Last July To 22 Million

San Francisco/Seattle based music service iLike launched a “news feed” for favorite artists this week. Users can now see exactly what their favorite artists are up to – when they go
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