Tag: spotify

by Julie Keck

1. Poll: Twitter reactions to Zimmerman verdict run hot and cold (Mashable) 2. Associated Press extends live video capabilities with new LiveU deal (Journalism.co.uk) 3. “Orange is the New Black” confirms: Netflix is the new HBO (paidContent) 4. Thom Yorke blasts Spotify on Twitter as he pulls his music (The Guardian) 5. Survey: Far fewer […] more »

by Mark Glaser

Technology is ever entwined with the way we listen to music. There have been vinyl records (78 rpm to 45 rpm to 33 1/3 rpm), 8-track, radio, cassette, CD, digital downloads and streaming. Despite the boom in streaming music with Pandora, Rdio, Spotify and now iTunes Radio, there’s also been a resurgence for vinyl records, […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. BBC launches ‘expert women database’ to help its journalists diversify sources (Poynter) 2. Summly’s teenaged founder says he wants to make Yahoo great again (GigaOm) 3. New York Times closes another loophole in its digital pay wall (PaidContent.org) 4. Spotify plans to take on Netflix and HBO with streaming video service (Business Insider) 5. […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. The problem with online freelance journalism (Reuters) 2. Pay walls for digital content are getting higher, starting sooner (paidContent)  3. No end in sight to tough Venezuelan control over media, social or otherwise, following Chavez passing (Variety) 4. YouTube to launch streaming music service, take on Spotify (CNN Money) 5. Medium wants to help […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. 6 top tips for handing a social media crisis (memeburn) 2. Kickstarter’s Perry Chen on crowdsourcing and creativity – Podcast (GigaOm) 3. Success of music streaming apps like Spotify means less money for musicians (NYT) 4. “In death, Swartz has become a political martyr for the cause he championed in life: making scientific and […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung. 1. Twitter CEO is confident the company will grow (Wired) 2. 22 percent of Millenials read a paper at least every other day (Poynter) 3. Christian Science Monitor sees revenue jump after 3 years of Web-first model (Poynter) 4. When Twitter […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung. 1. Publishers could reach settlement with 50 states in e-books case (PaidContent) 2. NBC will stream live all 30-plus sports in upcoming summer Olympics (NYT) 3. California’s lieutenant governor snags gig at Current TV (NYT) 4. Spotify teams up with Coca-Cola […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung. 1. Who should consumers root for in DOJ’s e-book lawsuit? (GigaOm) 2. Patch editor-in-chief Brian Farnham to leave the company (Business Insider) 3. Magazines’ first-quarter ad revenues down 4.2% (minOnline) 4. The Bay Citizen to end its relationship with NYT (Poynter) […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung. 1. This American Life retraction sets an online listening record (Nieman Lab) 2. More U.S. lawmakers support protecting the privacy of Facebook passwords (All Facebook) 3. What happened when a PaidContent staff writer got retweeted by @BarackObama (PaidContent) 4. PC Magazine […] more »

by Jason Feinberg

Click to read all SXSW coverage As I noted in the my SXSW Music 2012 post last week, subscription services and engagement apps are quickly becoming core factors driving the music industry and the conversations surrounding them. Services such as Spotify and Rdio are responsible for an increasing percentage of music consumption. And apps, such […] more »