Google Buys ‘Mood Music’ Start-Up Songza

Google has acquired music start-up Songza, a company that says it is able to create playlists based on a person’s mood. No financial details were disclosed when the deal was announced. The move is being seen as an attempt to bolster its Google Play streaming Read More


Beats Music: What Works and What Doesn’t

[Billboard] The basic premise of Beats Music, which officially launched today, is that it’s the same as its many competitors‑‑see Spotify, Rhapsody, Slacker, Rdio, Sony Music Unlimited, Xbox Music, Muve, Google Music and, likely later this year, Deezer and YouTube– it’s a subscription service of a large Read More