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Apple Seals Beats Deal, Lays Off 200
Aug 1, 2014 - in News
Apple finalizes its $3 billion deal to acquire Beats Music and Beats Electronics.
Apple Finally Spices Up iPod Touch Line
Jun 27, 2014 - in News
The iPod Touch line is now more colorful.
Big Brother is Listening: Facebook Will Detect Movies, Music
May 24, 2014 - in News
Facebook will use a new audio fingerprinting tool to detect what movies, music, or TV shows you're watching or listening to.
Why Apple Would Acquire Beats Electronics for $3.2 Billion?
May 9, 2014 - in News
Apple may be interested in the Beats Audio subscription service.
Pandora Sued By Sony, Warner Over Copyright Infringement
Apr 18, 2014 - in News
The music industry is a total mess.
Winamp and SHOUTcast Live on With Radionomy
Jan 15, 2014 - in News
Radionomy has purchased Winamp and SHOUTcast from AOL.
Broadcom's WICED SDK Enables Wi-Fi HD Audio Streaming
Jan 6, 2014 - in News
A new audio SDK for Broadcom's wireless embedded device platform promises to deliver seamless wireless audio to the home.
Winamp May Live On Thanks to New Owner
Jan 2, 2014 - in News
The latest supposed purchaser of Winamp is Radionomy.
Winamp May Not Be Doomed After All
Dec 20, 2013 - in News
Sources claim that AOL is finalizing a deal with an unnamed buyer.
Winamp Petition Emerges as Microsoft Considers Purchase
Nov 22, 2013 - in News
A petition to save Winamp has appears as Microsoft considers a purchase.
After a 16-year Run, Winamp to Shut Down Next Month
Nov 20, 2013 - in News
Winamp is joining Alta Vista and Voodoo Extreme in the Internet graveyard. Sob.
UK Band Muse Announces First Concert Filmed in 4K UHD
Oct 31, 2013 - in News
One of Muse's concerts has been filmed in 4K and is headed to a theater near you.
Report: iTunes Radio Coming to UK, Canada Early Next Year
Oct 9, 2013 - in News
iTunes users in the UK, Canada, Australia and New Zealand apparently don't have long to wait.
Microsoft Launches Web Version of Xbox Music
Jul 2, 2013 - in News
Xbox Music hits the web.
Amazon AutoRip Launches in the United Kingdom
Jun 30, 2013 - in News
When was the last time you listened to your cassettes?
WSJ: Here are Apple's iTunes Radio Terms for Indie Labels
Jun 28, 2013 - in News
What's Apple giving record labels in exchange for their content?
EE Bringing Free WiFi to Glastonbury with a Tractor
Jun 27, 2013 - in News
EE is describing it as the world's slowest fastest hotspot.
Microsoft Confirms Web Version of Xbox Music
Jun 26, 2013 - in News
Another platform for Xbox Music is on the way.
Vdio Now Available to All in the U.S. and UK
Jun 20, 2013 - in News
Rdio subscription no longer required.
Google Launches All-Access Music Streaming Service
May 15, 2013 - in News
Mountain View's long-rumored music streaming service is finally official.
Shazam and Rdio Announce Partnership for UK, Canada, More
May 13, 2013 - in News
Partnership aims to help users discover more music.
Tom's Guide: 10 Desktop Music Managers
Apr 11, 2013 - in News
Check out Tom's Guide's latest story on music managers.
UK Hits One Billion Song Downloads
Apr 10, 2013 - in News
Legal downloads, that is.
Spotify Ditches Five-play Track Cap for UK Users
Mar 20, 2013 - in News
Go on, stick your favorite track on repeat.
Report: Asda May Make a Bid for HMV
Mar 13, 2013 - in News
Asda and HMV, a match made in heaven?
Elton John Wants to Help Ailing HMV UK
Feb 23, 2013 - in News
Superstar wants to help out ailing music chain.
A Further 37 HMV Stores Confirmed to Close
Feb 22, 2013 - in News
Deloitte confirms additional stores to close.
O2 UK Launches New Music Subscription Service
Feb 15, 2013 - in News
All the top 40 tracks you can stomach.
A Third of UK HMV Stores Set to Close
Feb 8, 2013 - in News
Deloitte confirms stores will close after retailer entered administration in January.
Sony Will Cease Shipping MiniDisc Devices in March
Feb 7, 2013 - in News
Sony will cease shipping MiniDisc devices in March.