Tag Archives: Music

Twitter expected to launch music app tomorrow

Twitter is expected launch its new standalone iOS music-discovery app at Coachella festival tomorrow. Twitter bought music discovery service wearehunted.com last month, and tomorrow should bear the fruits of that purchase. The app will integrate with third-party apps and music services like iTunes to bring you clips of music that you may like….

iRadio deal almost complete with Warner and Universal

Apple’s iRadio service may be one of the most commonly rumored services from the Cupertino company in recent memory (not including devices). Just recently, it was rumored that the service would be coming this summer. According to reports today, a deal with Warner is basically done, and Apple will pay about the same amount as paid by Pandora. Apple is…

Apple patents iTunes ‘credit’ system for offline purchases

A patent published today shows how iTunes users may soon be able to make music purchases whilst offline. Published today by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, the patent is named “On-device offline purchases”, and it does pretty much what it says on the tin. The system would allow iTunes users to buy credits from iTunes, and store those credits for a…

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…

Judge says “no” to ability to resell iTunes music

For those of you looking forward to the idea of one day being able to resell your iTunes songs that you no longer want, you may be waiting for quite some time. There was recently a legal push through the United States district court to give music owners the right to resell music to other users digitally. Unfortunately for music lovers looking to cash in…

Rumor: Apple wants to launch iRadio this summer

By now, many of you may know that Apple is rumored to be working on a streaming music service. While at this point it is not clear if the company plans on modeling it’s music service after Spotify or Pandora, many in the industry do believe that it is coming, and soon. Apple’s so called “iRadio” has been in the works for some time, and at first…

Vinetune introduces epic new music video idea

In a bid to shake up music-videos, VineTune has just launched a new crowd sourcing initiative in a bid to create constantly changing music videos for its users. Vinetune will use user-submitted Vines with hashtags that match song lyrics to create a music video for a specified song. Each month, Vinetune will promote a different track and add its own…