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Apple to close deal on “iRadio” as early as next week?

According to a new report from CNET, which cites people “familiar with the negotiations,” Apple is very close to signing a deal with two major record labels to stream their music on the infamous “iRadio” service. Apple has apparently made the deal in question is very good for record labels, offering  per-stream rates almost half as cheap as…

Pandora CEO Joe Kennedy steps down

After a ten year run as CEO of Pandora, it was announced today that Joe Kennedy will step down as head of the company once a successor can be determined. Before heading up the internet radio giant, Kennedy worked at E-Loan and Saturn. He took the reigns from Pandora founder Tim Westergren in 2004, and under his watchful eye the company has grown to…

TiP Daily: Feb 25, 2013 [VID]

TiP Daily Feb 25, 2013: More iPad 5 leaked cases hit the web, Apple patches the evasi0n jailbreak in iOS 6.1.3, and more! – Shazam hits 300 million users: http://tinyurl.com/bhuvxke – Evasi0n patched: http://tinyurl.com/azkcrw4 – iPad 5 cases: http://tinyurl.com/afek7oy – Follow me on Twitter: http://tinyurl.com/6xjt8hc – TiP on…

TiP Daily: September 10, 2012 [VID]

TiP Daily September 10, 2012: T-Mobile is taking steps to make using the iPhone on its network as easy as possible, Spotify could launch a web presence, and more! – T-Mobile unlimited and unlocked: http://tinyurl.com/c5j3zyv – iPhone X in T-Mobile UK systems: http://tinyurl.com/bvk77b2 – iPhone 5 biggest upgrade: http://tinyurl.com/cw3euvv -…

Spotify boasts 13 billion listens in US

It may seem like Spotify has been around for a long time, but in reality it’s only been available to US customers for a little over a year. However, that certainly doesn’t mean that it’s a small-time service. In honor of Spotify’s one year anniversary of US availability, the company released some pretty impressive statistics. Reportedly, listeners in…

iPhone App Review: Songza

Category: Music Price: Free Release Date: Updated June 11, 2012 Version: 2.50 Seller: Songza Media, Inc. Rated: 12+ Requirements: Compatible with iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. Requires iOS 4.1 or later. Link to app TiP Rating: 4/5 Stars App Store Description: Working? Relaxing? At the gym? Songza plays you the right music at the right…

Apple tried to stop Spotify from launching in the US

This story doesn’t surprise me very much at all. While speaking at AllThingsD’s D10 conference, Spotify director Sean Parker claimed that Apple was the reason it took so long for US residents to get access to Spotify. Up until this point, it was widely believed that Spofity was delayed here in the States because of licensing issues with record…