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The Sound of (mobile) Music: Pandora and Last.fm fan out mobile offerings

December 20th, 2008

Two of the biggest names in the new wave of personalized internet radio, Pandora and Last.fm, have announced new mobile offerings this week that are sure to please subscribers. For those who aren’t familiar with these services, we’ll give you quick rundowns: Pandora is a free ad supported service (with an ad-free subscription option) that …

Layoffs hit CBS Interactive, spread across all digital properties

December 12th, 2008

As we near the end of 2008 and approach the holiday season, layoffs get harder and harder to swallow. No one wants to close out the year with workforce cuts but sometimes it’s just inevitable. Such is the case with CBS Interactive, which announced internally yesterday that it would be undergoing a reorg attached to …

Muxtape forced to dump original model; prepares for relaunch

September 26th, 2008

Talk about great reads. Muxtape founder Justin Ouellette finally let the cat out of the bag today and published a lengthy report of his recent trials and tribulations. For outsiders looking in, reading about dealings with the unmitigated disaster that is the music industry is like a guilty pleasure. Rage seems to build with each …

Muxtape Takes Fire from the RIAA

August 19th, 2008

It looks like the big guys aren’t the only ones feeling the wrath of the RIAA these days, and it’s only bound to get worse. Muxtape, a service that allows users to upload music from their personal libraries to create an online mixtape, currently services less than 90,000 unique visitors per month according to Compete. …

Pandora’s Woes: RIAA Would Rather Artists Make Nothing

August 17th, 2008

As traffic to Pandora continues to climb at an impressive rate, far more steep than that of competitor Last.fm as seen in the chart above, the popular custom internet radio provider may be a breath away from closing its doors. Why, you might ask? The answer is not very far from being obvious these days. …

Mobbler Gets “THE” Update; Last.fm Streaming Support for S60

August 7th, 2008

S60 users: If you happen to see developer Michael Coffey walking down the street, stop him and buy him a drink. For years now, Symbian smartphone users have wondered why they couldn’t feel the Last.fm love. Windows mobile has a streaming client, the iPhone had MobileScrobbler (and now an official Last.fm app) within a few …