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Google in talks to buy music streaming company Songza

Google in talks to buy music streaming company Songza | Kill The Record Industry | Scoop.it

Page’s Google is in talks to acquire the 6-year-old Songza, a Long Island City-based music curation and streaming service with 5.5 million active users, two sources told The Post.

Music curation — how a subscribers’ songs are chosen — is the hottest, most competitive front in the music streaming wars.

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Now services are running after music curation experts.

Cause you'll always need someone to point yours ears in the right direction, may they be talent scouts, record labels, critics... or playlist curators.

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Young listeners opting to stream, not own music - CNN.com

Young listeners opting to stream, not own music - CNN.com | Kill The Record Industry | Scoop.it

"On a typical day, the Emory University student spends hours on her laptop, scouring the Internet for the latest music. She uses a site that aggregates music recommendations from blogs to discover new artists and songs, streams them online and then shares her finds with her friends through a Facebook group."

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Whyd, The Music Streaming Social Network, Launches Publicly After Raising $700,000 Seed Round | TechCrunch

Whyd, The Music Streaming Social Network, Launches Publicly After Raising $700,000 Seed Round | TechCrunch | Kill The Record Industry | Scoop.it

Whyd, the French startup that lets you curate your favourite music tracks from YouTube, Vimeo, Soundcloud, Dailymotion and various MP3 blogs, and connect with likeminded tastemakers, is ditching its invite-wall today to open fully to the public.

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Whyd is building a killer service upon various services' API. Expect many startups to do the same!

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Manner Torris's curator insight, November 4, 2014 4:13 PM

This is an example to show the public that there is large group of individuals that believe in streaming free music to others. Whyd is program that allows French Citizens to access all current artist and their music through online streaming.