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Smule: The hottest, weirdest startup you may not know (Q&A)

Smule raised $16 million in its latest round, even though it didn’t need to raise funding at all. Another atypical step for the atypical startup, which originated when a 40-something went back to college instead of a 20-something dropping out.

By April 10, 2014

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Smule launches huge Web-based music social network

For years, songs created through apps like Ocarina and Sing Karaoke were accessible only through those apps. Now, Smule is connecting all its users and their content through a new Web-based system.

By October 1, 2013

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SoundCloud amps up ways for artists to get paid. The price? Ads

The "YouTube for audio" is the latest streaming-music site to tout new ways artists can commercialize. Of course, for its 175 million monthly listeners, that means commercials.

By August 21, 2014

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Get ready, groupies. Spotify puts VIP access to bands up for sale

The streaming music service joins with Bandpage to let musicians sell experiences to fans like private concerts, duets, and pre-show parties.

By August 13, 2014

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Google creates $100M fund to back European startups

The Big G's investment arm Google Ventures is sending $100m to Europe to fund the next Spotify, Soundcloud or Skype.

By July 10, 2014

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With Ocarina 2, Smule has a new addiction for loyal fans

With the second major iteration of its mega-hit app, Smule has added new game elements, the ability to buy song packs, and has brought it all together inside the app.

By June 19, 2012

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T-Pain's Booty Symphony Android app scrapes bottom of the remix barrel

Conduct 30-second music videos from the US rapper's label by 'tapping booty', and upload your own rump-shaking videos to add to the fun. It's Android-only for now.

By January 18, 2011

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Smule CEO: iPhone is the only game in town

Smule's CEO, Jeff Smith, claimed at a panel discussion Thursday night that the iPhone is "the only game in town" for the mobile-apps market. Is he right?

By March 27, 2009

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Feel Good iPad as Damon Albarn creates new Gorillaz album on tablet

Damon Albarn is so in love with his iPad he's made the next Gorillaz record on the Apple tablet. Take a listen to the new single and see if you can hear the fruit flavours.

By November 16, 2010

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Smule makes your iPhone go boom

Smule introduces Sonic Boom, an app that turns your iPhone into a virtual firecracker.

By October 22, 2008