The Grooveshark Bluetooth Car Kit isn't the best hands-free calling option and its app integration needs finessing, but the hardware is an easy way to bring Internet radio and smartphone audio playback to almost any car.
Investor Avi Faliks has expressed interest in the controversial music service but has so far been rebuffed, sources tell CNET. Meanwhile, Grooveshark has paid off debt to EMI.
In e-mail to CNET, music-sharing service says it's not sure why, exactly, its Android app was yanked from Android Market by search giant cum budding entertainment-industry player.
The controversial Grooveshark worked with Google to remove rogue apps and, as a result, Google restores Groovesharks' app.
Music-sharing site says label's claims are based on a "gross mischaracterization of information."
In an interview with Evolver, Sam Tarantino doesn't address the numerous copyright lawsuits confronting his company but he does have lots of gripes with the record industry.
With its Android app again given the boot by Google, Grooveshark has spruced up its mobile Web site to serve as a viable alternative.
The Android music app has again been removed from Google's online store after recently being reinstated.
It's the latest attack by large music companies on Grooveshark, which lets users listen to songs for free. The New York Times reports the lawsuit could be filed by today.
Prominent Silicon Valley watchdog group slams Google for not disclosing exactly why it removed Grooveshark from its app store. Group also notes irony of Google's apparent lack of respect for DMCA.