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Closing in... says user passwords were leaked

June 7th, 2012

Custom Internet radio provider on Thursday confirmed that passwords belonging to an unspecified number of it users have been compromised. “We are currently investigating the leak of some user passwords,” the company said in a statement on its website. “This follows recent password leaks on other sites, as well as information posted online. As …

Spotify reportedly prepping Pandora competitor

April 26th, 2012

Web-based streaming music provider Spotify is reportedly preparing to launch a new service that will add new radio and content discovery elements to its portfolio. Citing multiple unnamed sources, Bloomberg on Thursday reported that Spotify is developing a new online radio service that will compete directly with Pandora. Due to launch by the end of …

Spotify said to launch in U.S. next week

July 8th, 2011

Popular European streaming music service Spotify could launch in the U.S. as soon as next week, AllThingsD’s Peter Kafka speculates. Spotify announced earlier this week that it would be taking its talents to the U.S., but it gave no indication as to how soon the launch might occur. AllThingsD says the smart money is on …

Spotify announces imminent U.S. launch

July 6th, 2011

Custom music steaming company Spotify on Wednesday announced that it will soon launch its popular service in the U.S. The company has been rumored to be in negotiations with major U.S. music labels for more than a year now, and it looks like those negotiations finally panned out. “The award-winning music service that’s taken Europe by … to nix free streaming to mobile, other devices

February 8th, 2011

CBS-owned announced on Monday that it will soon discontinue its free ad-supported streaming music service for cell phones and home entertainment devices. is a custom Internet radio service that competes with the likes of Pandora and Slacker Radio. The service currently streams to computers, to cell phones and to various home entertainment devices …

Winamp beta comes to Android Market

October 21st, 2010

We recently dedicated a Throwback Thursday to Winamp and, as many of you were quick to point out, the product is still alive and quite awesome. Today, via a blog post, Winamp maker Nullsoft reminded us just how awesome their product is with the release of a Winamp beta for Android. The media player, which …

Sonos Multi-room Music System Review: S5, ZoneBridge, Controller 200

February 17th, 2010

It’s pretty incomprehensible that until about two weeks ago, I had never used a piece of Sonos equipment. Heard about it, and read about it? Sure, but never used it. What MP3s did for personal audio enjoyment 5 years ago, Sonos does for your home, office, or wherever you want today, ingeniously creating a seamless … cuts off third-party mobile apps

March 25th, 2009

Sad news from custom internet radio land as announces some big changes that are sure to upset plenty of listeners. While the company has never provided an official API in the past, it has turned a blind eye to third-party developers with apps that stream content to computers and/or mobile devices. No more …

Fring marries music, MoIP and messaging with add-on

January 27th, 2009

Fringers, start your updating. The Israeli mobile comms company has just announced the release of a new version of its popular application that brings streaming and friend-monitoring to the fring app. Users can now enjoy custom streaming radio stations while chatting with friends without ever having to leave the fring application. All of your …