Hoping to bring the capabilities of Facebook Graph Search to music taste, 25mostplayed.com aims to provide a greater insight into the listening habits of consumers to give businesses a deeper understanding of their fans.
"Musyc from FingerLab, puts music on a canvas. It’s fun, and it’s free (for starters anyway), if you already have an iOS device. You can use it to make little sonic doodles to share with your friends, or just to amuse yourself."
"A study by economist (and occasional Reg contributor) Will Page sheds new light on the relationship between streaming services and piracy. Artists who withhold from Spotify may suffer from increased piracy, he finds. Since Page works for Spotify, the words of the great prophet M'andee-rice Davies spring to mind - but it's worth a read nonetheless, as there’s a lot of new research here"
7digital, the London-based company that offers digital music store services to some of the world's leading consumer electronics companies, including Samsung and Blackberry, as well as to smaller companies and startups like doubleTwist and...