LaLa.com revives WOXY
The music service, now on its third incarnation, is on to a new business model that could be great...in about five years.
Apple has acquired Italy-based audio software company Redmatica, according to the Italian blog Fanpage. The reported deal is likely to bolster Apple's pro audio efforts.
Apple CEO has met with music mogul Jimmy Iovine about Beats' planned music service, sources tell Reuters.
Lala.com is beta-testing a service that will offer unlimited streams of particular songs for $0.10 per song.
It's Rafe and Molly on the show today, and it kind of turned into a blur of Apple-related frustrations. But hey, our opinions might not matter in the least: iPad 3G arrives today in all its closed-off glory, while possible competitor tablets from Microsoft and HP are dropping like flies. Plus, Apple now owns a powerful new collection of multitouch gestures. But dammit, they killed Lala.com, and we just cannot truck with that kind of behavior (iTunes.com? Hello?). --Molly
Webware 100 winner: Lala
A new version of Apple TV will be intended for streaming video and will be based on the iPhone OS and chip.
Once upon a time, festival attendees had to guess which unknown acts to see and navigate around the in a kind of game of blind man's bluff. Thanks to on-demand music sites and mobile apps, that's no longer the case.
JamBase is the music fan's standard for tracking gigs, but Bandloop offers a solid competitor. Artists and fans populate and update the show database of more than 50,000 gigs.