On the heels of Google wading into the music streaming waters with its Google Play Music All Access service, with a $10 fee for all-you-can-eat streamed tracks, the indie music agency Merlin has today published results of a recent survey of its...
"On April 28th, the iTunes Store basked in a milestone 10th birthday. Two years before its 2003 launch (as the iTunes Music Store), Apple introduced the iTunes client as a desktop music management program and implemented it as the device manager for the first iPod later in 2001. In those two years, Apple laid the groundwork for what can reasonably be called the iTunes era of music."
Similar to the way InstaPaper lets you queue up blog posts and news article to read later, Later.fm lets you save songs from around the web for future listening by clicking a bookmarklet in your browser’s bookmark bar.
Deezer has over four million paying subscribers.It also has 25 million tracks, which is five million more than Spotify says it has (not all of these are likely available in all territories, in the case of both services).Deezer has 10 million monthly active users. Spotify, on the other hand, saysit has 24 million.
Your home's tunes controlled by a wave of the hand or a voice command? It could happen, and the big-thinking Swede believes his music service could be the soundtrack to that very plugged-in vision. Read this article by Paul Sloan on CNET News.