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.
The music-sharing service saw its app banned from Google so now the company is trying to make sure that won't happen again anywhere in the world.
A day before Google bans Grooveshark's Android app, EMI Music files a new breach of contract and copyright infringement suit against the company.
The fourth-largest record company alleges that music-sharing service has failed to meet the financial obligations of licensing contract.
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 controversial Grooveshark worked with Google to remove rogue apps and, as a result, Google restores Groovesharks' app.
The Android music app has again been removed from Google's online store after recently being reinstated.
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 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.
EMI, which already has a licensing agreement with the music streaming service, alleges in a breach of contract lawsuit that it has yet to be paid any royalties.