Music Streaming Services

  • Rdio acquires Indian music streaming service Dhingana; paves way for India foray 17-03-2014 10:50 AM

    New Delhi: US-based Digital music service Rdio has acquired Indian music streaming firm Dhingana, paving way for entering the Indian market. However, no financial details of the deal were disclosed. Set up in 2007, the Pune-based firm offered legal music streaming services across platforms with its portfolio of over one...
  • Spotify rolls out free music service to mobile devices 12-12-2013 10:30 AM

    New York: Online music-streaming service Spotify on Wednesday launched a free music service for smartphones and tablets as it tries to hook a fast-growing group of users keen to stream tunes on their mobile devices. Spotify offers free music on desktop computers with advertising but customers previously had to pay...
  • Microsoft launches Xbox Music on Web for free 10-09-2013 10:05 AM

    California: Microsoft is making its Xbox Music streaming service available for free on the Web - even to those who don't use Windows 8. The expansion beyond Windows 8 devices and Xbox game consoles starting Monday is intended to bring new customers into the software giant's ecosystem of devices and...
  • iTunes Radio: Apple announces music streaming service 11-06-2013 12:37 PM

    New York: Apple unveiled an Internet radio service called iTunes Radio on Monday and said the service will personalise listeners' music based on what they've listened to and what they've purchased on iTunes. Apple said iTunes Radio will be available this fall in the US. It will be free with...
  • Apple to sell audio ads on 'iRadio' music service: Sources 06-06-2013 02:55 PM

    San Francisco: Apple Inc is gearing up to sell audio ads on a music-streaming service it intends to unveil at its developers conference next week, according to people familiar with the plan, going up against Google Inc and Pandora Media Inc in the increasingly competitive market for mobile tunes. The...
  • Music streaming service Spotify to expand into Asia, North Europe 16-04-2013 05:48 PM

    Stockholm: Music streaming web service Spotify said it was expanding into Asia and Latin America, announcing plans to launch in eight new countries as it attempts to catch up with larger rival Pandora Media Inc and keep ahead of new entrants to the sector. Unlisted Spotify, which has about 24...
  • Google to take on Apple's AirPlay 21-11-2012 01:50 PM

    New Delhi: Google is constantly upping the ante against Apple when it comes to its services. According to GigaOm, Google is working on an alternative to Apple's AirPlay service. The first step towards this was taken in the recent launch of YouTube's AirPlay-like video beaming. This allows users to 'send'...