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Spotify acquires music recommendation service powering Rdio, Vevo, and more

Spotify acquires music recommendation service powering Rdio, Vevo, and more | Film Discovery | Scoop.it
Spotify is acquiring The Echo Nest, the music recommendation company that's been powering a number of today's biggest radio apps. While you might not be familiar with its name, there's a good...
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Music Customized For Your Heartbeat - Discovery News

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Music Customized For Your Heartbeat
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The music service of the future could deliver running songs that maintain an elevated heart rate and playlists that help listeners warm up on cold days.
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Beats Music Is Good, but the Best Music Recommendation Engine Is Still You

Beats Music Is Good, but the Best Music Recommendation Engine Is Still You | Film Discovery | Scoop.it
In a world where music streaming services look increasingly similar, personal curiosity and taste still reign supreme. (In a world where music streaming services look the same, personal curiosity and taste still reign supreme.
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Paul Allen's Fayve app updated with new tricks for finding the best movies and ... - GeekWire

Paul Allen's Fayve app updated with new tricks for finding the best movies and ... - GeekWire | Film Discovery | Scoop.it
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Google Mulls Boredom Meter - InformationWeek

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Google Mulls Boredom Meter
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Amazon, Netflix, and other companies augment media transaction data by soliciting user input. Fandango, the online movie ticketing service, will pester you after you've seen a movie to rate it.
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Music Data Firms to Collaborate on Internet Radio Platform - New York Times

Music Data Firms to Collaborate on Internet Radio Platform - New York Times | Film Discovery | Scoop.it
Music Data Firms to Collaborate on Internet Radio Platform New York Times Gracenote announced on Wednesday that it would work with another music data company, Next Big Sound, to finesse the way it analyzes listeners' habits and make recommendations...
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How to Personalize Shopping on an Ecommerce Site - Practical Ecommerce

How to Personalize Shopping on an Ecommerce Site - Practical Ecommerce | Film Discovery | Scoop.it
How to Personalize Shopping on an Ecommerce Site
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In this article, I'll review what three large ecommerce companies do with personalization. I'll then offer a phased approach for all ...
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TiVo forks out $135 million in cash to buy Digitalsmiths - Communications, Engineering & Design Magazine

TiVo forks out $135 million in cash to buy Digitalsmiths - Communications, Engineering & Design Magazine | Film Discovery | Scoop.it
TiVo forks out $135 million in cash to buy Digitalsmiths Communications, Engineering & Design Magazine In an effort to speed up its evolution to cloud-based software-as-a-service (SaaS) offerings, TiVo announced this morning that was buying search...
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Who picks the best songs? We taste test Pandora, Spotify, Google Music, and ... - Digital Trends

Who picks the best songs? We taste test Pandora, Spotify, Google Music, and ... - Digital Trends | Film Discovery | Scoop.it
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Who picks the best songs? We taste test Pandora, Spotify, Google Music, and ...
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This was what “music discovery” meant to me. Thankfully, things have changed.
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re:publica 2013: Music Recommendation - Future Casting

Find out more at: http://13.re-publica.de/node/1859 The selection of music online is enormous. But many users would like better recommendation systems. Exper...
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Gracenote Teams With Musicmetric To Bring Social Data To Its ...

Gracenote Teams With Musicmetric To Bring Social Data To Its ... | Film Discovery | Scoop.it
Today Gracenote announced that Rhythm, its Internet radio and music recommendation service, is becoming a bit smarter with new inclusion of social data.. ... Quadcopters Never Have To Crash Again Thanks To This Software-Based Fail-Safe System.
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Tank Top Movies: A philosophy of recommendations

Tank Top Movies: A philosophy of recommendations | Film Discovery | Scoop.it
We've often seen this when observing people using different movie services. Faced with a massive list, from which nothing good immediately leaps out, people feel compelled to narrow down their options.
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Fayve Helps You Find Movies and TV Shows to Stream - TIME

Fayve Helps You Find Movies and TV Shows to Stream - TIME | Film Discovery | Scoop.it
Fayve Helps You Find Movies and TV Shows to Stream
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Of course, despite its ubiquity and its convenience, this is Netflix's downfall — that much of the time you're reduced to watching what's available as opposed to a specific film you want to see.
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Montreal-Born 5by Unveils Android App for Video Recommendation ...

Montreal-Born 5by Unveils Android App for Video Recommendation ... | Film Discovery | Scoop.it
5by, the San Francisco-based company that was founded in Montreal in 2012, has launched its app in the Google Play store, for Android phones. ...
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Beats Music Is Good, but the Best Music Recommendation Engine Is ...

Unlike Spotify, which outsources most of its music discovery mechanisms to third-party apps (like our own), the Beats Music team incorporates smart, as-close-to-human-as-possible music recommendation features directly into the service.
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Last.fm and Spotify team up to give better music recommendations - SlashGear

Last.fm and Spotify team up to give better music recommendations - SlashGear | Film Discovery | Scoop.it
Last.fm and Spotify team up to give better music recommendations
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In a match that seems made in heaven, Internet radio and recommendation service Last.fm has gone into a partnership with music streaming service Spotify.
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Review: Beats Music proves it has some heart - Phys.org

Review: Beats Music proves it has some heart - Phys.org | Film Discovery | Scoop.it
There's no shortage of music subscription services that offer unlimited streaming for a monthly fee. The conceit of the latest offering, Beats Music, is that its playlists and other recommendations are curated by warm-blooded ...
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The Music Biz Weekly Ep. #112 - Are We Making Music Discovery a Bigger Problem Than It Really Is?

Download The Music Biz Weekly on Apple iTunes: http://itunes.thornybleeder.com The Music Biz Weekly, a weekly podcast co-hosted by Michael Brandvold & Brian ...
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Apple buys Twitter analytics company Topsy for $200M - Silicon Valley Business Journal

Apple buys Twitter analytics company Topsy for $200M - Silicon Valley Business Journal | Film Discovery | Scoop.it
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Apple buys Twitter analytics company Topsy for $200M
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Social data would be a very useful signal as the company tries to build the ultimate music recommendation engine and outfox rivals Google and Pandora.
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MIST: Music Recommend System based on Situation, Context and Emotion.wmv

Artificial Intelligence Lab. Chung-Ang University ( http://ai.cau.ac.kr ) Music Recommendation Services named MIST MUSIC(Android App.) is a music player that...
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