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Audio streaming service Aupeo acquired by Panasonic

Panasonic’s division company “Panasonic Automotive Systems Company of America” today announced the acquisition of Aupeo, a leading content and audio streaming service and technology platform provider, based in Berlin. With the acquisition of Aupeo, Panasonic aims to further enhance its technology and … Continue reading

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simfy receives new funding and plans to be profitable soon

Aside of Spotify, which announced its Germany launch for the 13th of March, there are a bunch of other European music streaming services that are aiming for the stars. One of them is the Cologne based simfy. After strong growth … Continue reading

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Spotify says hello to Belgium, Switzerland & Austria

Spotify just announced on its blog: “We had so much fun launching in Austria yesterday that we figured why stop there? So today we’re doubly excited to welcome both Belgium and Switzerland to the Spotify family. Hello!” Last month Spotify … Continue reading

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Spotify announces its expansion into Denmark

Today, Spotify has annouced via its blog, that its music streaming service has just crossed the “Øresund” and brings a world of music to Denmark. Spotify has just launched three alternative services for Denmark: Spotify Free: Lets you enjoy on-demand, buffer-free access … Continue reading

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Spotify has already 1.4 million registered U.S. users

Just a few weeks after its U.S. launch, Spotify has already reached 1.4 million registered U.S. users for its free trial (according to AllThingsD). The source of AllThingsD has also stated that the European startup Spotify now already has 175,000 paying U.S. … Continue reading

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Live music: Jenkatehdas has received initial funding

Jenkatehdas, the young Finnish company behind LiveMusicStage.com, has recently received an initial funding from Tekes and the two business angels Jyrki Kontio and Topi Löppönen. The amount of the angel investments was not discoled yet, but we know that Tekes has … Continue reading

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Spotify will be expanding to the US soon

On January this year it has almost seemed as Spotify, Europes most popular music-streaming-service, might be quitting its plan to launch in the US. A few months (and deals) later things have changed – in a good way: Spotify has … Continue reading

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Music discovery: Hitlantis receives $1.5m of funding

Hitlantis, the Finland based discovery platform for indie music, just closed a round of angel funding worth $1.5 million. The list of investors who participated in this round is long and mainly consists of Finnish investment companies and individuals. The … Continue reading

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we7 secures new funding and plans European expansion

we7, the Oxford based music streaming service, has announced the successful closure of new funding today. The fresh capital will allow the young company to expand into new territories across Europe and enables a further growth in the UK. The … Continue reading

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Simfy files antitrust complaint against Apple

Simfy, the Cologne based music streaming service, has recently submitted a complaint to Germany’s competition authority, the Bundeskartellamt. Simfy believes that Apple is purposely holding back the approval of their iPad app – probably because of Apple’s strategy in relation … Continue reading

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