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Spotify is a Swedish music streaming service. It offers a digitally restricted streaming of selected music from a range of major and independent record labels, including Sony, EMI, Warner Music Group, and Universal.

Spotify was launched in October 2008 by Swedish startup Spotify AB.

Growth

Spotify had approximately ten million users as of 15 September 2010, about 2.5 million of whom were paying members.

The Total users reached 15 million by August 2012, 4 million of them paying monthly.

Availability

As of May 2012, the service is available in Australia, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Faroe Islands, Finland, France, Germany, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, and the United States.

Coca-Cola Stake

In October 2012, the Atlanta-based soft drinks giant Coca-Cola is rumored to be in talks with Spotify to buy a stake worth about $10m. Spotify is in the process of raising funds which would value the company at about $4bn. The valuation will given Coca-Cola a negligible stake in Spotify.

Spotify in News

OLUWA TONI Releases 'Music Video' for Debut Single, 'Fly to L.A.'
VANCOUVER, BC--(Marketwired - December 09, 2015) - OLUWA TONI's debut single, 'FLY TO L.A.' (raw version) was released on July 1st, 2015. The song is now available on iTunes, TIDAL, Spotify, and other digital platforms. The New Music Video with an 'ultimate version' is now available on YouTube -- with a really catchy rhythm and funny ending

Parks Associates: 15% of U.S. Broadband Households Plan to Buy Wireless Speakers by Midyear 2016
New Parks Associates research shows 15% of U.S. broadband households plan to buy wireless speakers over the next 12 months, while 18% plan to buy earbuds and 16% plan to buy headphones.

Charlie Puth to Release "NINE TRACK MIND" January 29
Atlantic recording artist Charlie Puth will release his hugely anticipated debut album "NINE TRACK MIND" on Friday, January 29th.

85 Percent of Internet Retailer's Hot 100 Treat Return Shoppers the Same as First Time Visitors
Retail Systems Research (RSR) published a report today finding that the majority of leading retailers have yet to implement functional personalization across eCommerce websites and devices

Miike Snow Premiere "Heart Is Full" Music Video
Watch now via Facebook; http://smarturl.it/hif_videopremiere; "Heart Is Full" available digitally worldwide now; New album iii due out in 2016 Swedish-American trio Miike Snow have released the video for new track "Heart Is Full" from their forthcoming LP, iii, due out via Downtown/Atlantic Records next year

Eric Lefkofsky - Joins the Board of Sprout Social, a Leading Social Management Platform for Business
CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwired - November 10, 2015) - Eric Lefkofsky, Chairman and Co-founder of Groupon, has joined the Board of Directors of Sprout Social. Founded in 2010, Sprout offers social media management and social advocacy tools to help brands more effectively communicate with their audience.

Soul and Vibe Launches the 1st Title Update for SirVival on the App Store and Google Play
Soul and Vibe Interactive Inc. (OTCQB: SOUL), or the "Company," a publisher of games, music, and interactive books for digital devices, announced today it has released the first official Title Update for its SirVival game, worldwide, for iOS devices via the App Store and for Android phones and tablets via Google Play.

Ed Sheeran Unveils "x - WEMBLEY EDITION"
Atlantic recording artist Ed Sheeran has announced the release of "x - WEMBLEY EDITION," a deluxe two-disc CD/DVD set of his RIAA platinum certified "x" paired with previously unreleased bonus tracks and the new full-length concert feature, Ed Sheeran: Jumpers for Goalposts

Smart Home Revenues to Reach $100 Billion by 2020, Driven by Automation and Entertainment Services
HAMPSHIRE, UNITED KINGDOM--(Marketwired - October 20, 2015) - New data from Juniper Research has found that consumer spend on Smart Home services, including entertainment, health, energy and home automation, will reach $100 billion by 2020, well over twice the estimated spend for this year, at $43 billion.

Ed Sheeran Celebrates 5x Platinum Certification of Worldwide Hit Single, "Thinking Out Loud"
Atlantic recording artist Ed Sheeran is celebrating the RIAA's 5x platinum certification of his worldwide hit single, "Thinking Out Loud," marking sales of 5 million in the United States alone

Electric Jukebox Brings Music Streaming to the Mass Market
LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM and NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - October 14, 2015) -

Radical.FM Announces 'RadCast for Cash' Streaming Radio Contest Giving Away $500 a Week
Radical.FM (www.Radical.FM), the Internet radio service delivering America's largest free and ad-free music library, today announced "RadCast for Cash," a first-of-its-kind streaming radio contest highlighting Radical.FM's new RadCasting social listening, sharing, and live discovery experience

DataStax Named a Leader in 2015 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Operational Database Management Systems
DataStax, the company that delivers Apache Cassandra™ to the enterprise, today announced that Gartner Inc., the world's leading information technology research and advisory company, has named DataStax a Leader in the 2015 Magic Quadrant for Operational Database Management Systems (ODBMS). Gartner recognized DataStax for its completeness of vision and ability to execute on that vision

Soul and Vibe Releases "Spellbound," a Multi-Track Music Single
Soul and Vibe Interactive Inc. (OTCQB: SOUL), or the "Company," a video, mobile, and computer games publisher, today released "Spellbound," an all-new multi-track music single published under its Soul and Vibe Music label. "Spellbound" is the fourth multi-track music single, and the fifth music product, to be released by Soul and Vibe Music since its inception in late spring, 2015.

Parks Associates: Two-Thirds of U.S. Broadband Households Use a Streaming Audio Service
New connected CE and digital media research from Parks Associates shows 66% of U.S. broadband households use a streaming audio service. Among all U.S. broadband households, 40% use a free service to stream audio, and 26% subscribe to a paid streaming audio service. Amazon Prime Music is the top subscription music service among U.S

"See You Again" by Wiz Khalifa (Feat. Charlie Puth) Scores Third RIAA Platinum Certification
Atlantic Records is proud to announce the third RIAA platinum certification of the worldwide #1 hit single, "See You Again," by Wiz Khalifa (Feat. Charlie Puth), marking sales now in excess of 3.5 million

Christine and the Queens Feat. Perfume Genius "Jonathan" Revealed via Pitchfork
Christine and the Queens Feat. Perfume Genius "Jonathan" Revealed via Pitchfork HERE (+ share soundcloud HERE) Debut Album Out 10/16 Via Neon Gold / Because Records / Atlantic Christine and the Queens Tours North America w Marina and The Diamonds in October/November + Headlines Webster Hall on 11/11 Official Video"No Harm Is Done" Ft

Code42 Secures $85 Million Investment to Continue Expansion in Endpoint Data Protection, Security, Forensics and Analytics
Code42, the leader in endpoint data protection and security for the enterprise, today announced that it has secured $85 million in Series B funding led by new investors JMI Equity, a growth equity firm focused on investing in leading software and services companies, and global venture capital firm New Enterprise Associates, Inc. (NEA)

Sharing Is the New Black: Radical.FM Revolutionizes Streaming With RadCasting, the First 'Ready-for-Primetime' Live Music-Sharing App
Radical.FM (www.Radical.FM), the Internet radio service that delivers the largest free and ad-free music library in America, today launched RadCasting, a new social listening, sharing, and discovery experience. RadCasting allows users to tune-in or broadcast (RadCast) music live in real time even while mobile

Soul and Vibe Launches SirVival on Google Play
Soul and Vibe Interactive Inc. (OTCQB: SOUL), or the "Company," a publisher of games, music, and interactive books for digital devices, announced today it has released its SirVival game, worldwide, for Android phones and tablets via Google Play.

Genius Brands International Issues Letter to Shareholders
Genius Brands International (OTCQB: GNUS) issued the following letter to shareholders:

Knife Party's Debut Album 'Abandon Ship' -- Released 3 Weeks Early -- out Now via Earstorm/Big Beat
"THIS RELEASE SETS THE DUO ON A PATH TO GREATNESS" -- DJ MAG "ALBUM = MIND BLOWN!" -- UKF Over the weekend Knife Party's highly anticipated debut album 'Abandon Ship' (Earstorm/Big Beat) sprung a leak and was made available on iTunes three weeks early. The LP stormed into the charts, instantly entering iTunes #2 in Australia, iTunes #3 in the US and iTunes #4 in the UK

K. Michelle's Anybody Wanna Buy A Heart? Debuts at #1 on iTunes R&B/Soul Album Chart; #2 on Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Chart; #6 on Billboard Top 200; Top Female R&B Debut of 2014
Coming off the smash season finale of her hit VH1 show "K. Michelle: My Life," singer/songwriter K. Michelle debuts at the #1 spot on the iTunes' Top R&B/Soul Album chart, #2 spot on the Billboard R&B/Hip Hop Chart with her sophomore album Anybody Wanna Buy A Heart?

UPDATE - GRAMMY(R)-Nominated Pop Sensation Charli XCX "Sucker" Out Now via Neon Gold/Atlantic Records
PURCHASE: http://smarturl.it/SuckerSPOTIFY: http://smarturl.it/SpotifySucker LATE SHOW WITH DAVID LETTERMAN"NEED UR LUV" (W/ ROSTAM FROM VAMPIRE WEEKEND):http://youtu.be/VseY33dLqDw THE TODAY SHOW www.today.com/video/today/56633641 SATURDAY NIGHT LIVEBOOM CLAP: www.hulu.com/watch/726781 BREAK THE RULES: www.hulu

GRAMMY(R)-Nominated Pop Sensation Charli XCX Releases Sophomore Album, "Sucker" Today in the States via Neon Gold/Atlantic Records
PURCHASE: http://smarturl.it/SuckerSPOTIFY: http://smarturl.it/SpotifySucker BOOM CLAP (LIVE ON SNL): www.hulu.com/watch/726781 BREAK THE RULES (LIVE ON SNL): www.hulu

Internet Expert Matt Argall on the Impact 'Ello' Could Have on the Social Media World
Since its launch in September 2014, social network startup Ello has become the hot tech topic of conversations around the globe. The company was founded on a promise never to sell user data or show advertising, the bane of many Facebook users. But a number of tech experts claim those are necessary evils given the need for an online business to raise constant revenue

Publicis Groupe Acquires Relevant24
Publicis Groupe [Euronext Paris: FR0000130577, CAC40] announced today the acquisition of Relevant24 (R24), a leader in creating original, multi-media branded content in real-time to help make brands relevant every day

COBI Smart Bike System: Off to a Great Kick-Start
COBI raced past its Kickstarter campaign target, just 4 days after commencing on December 3. Highlights of the campaign include:

K. Michelle Releases Highly Anticipated Album "Anybody Wanna Buy A Heart?"
Today, Atlantic Records recording artist K. Michelle has released her highly anticipated sophomore studio album Anybody Wanna Buy A Heart? (#AWBAH)

MarketCast Study Reveals Console Gamers Resisting Shift to Digital Downloads
LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwired - December 04, 2014) - MarketCast, a global entertainment research firm, today announced the results of a new study among U.S. console and PC gamers that reveals for the first time the key trends keeping gamers from choosing digital downloads over physical discs

Apollo-M Crowdfunding Campaign Rockets to 35% Funded in 3 Days
Like Spotify is to songs or Netflix is to movies, Apollo-M gives the 300+ million musicians and music teachers worldwide unlimited access to a massive library of quality graded music lessons covering all popular instruments, genres, styles and age-groups in an easy-to-use app.

David Guetta Releases Most Anticipated Album 'Listen' (Atlantic/Parlophone)
'Listen,' David Guetta's incredible sixth studio album, is out today. It unites three years of production work with David's desire to produce records that strike a chord with his huge army of fans

Prezi Receives $57 Million Investment From Spectrum Equity and Accel Partners
SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - November 19, 2014) - Prezi, the presentation platform that helps people connect more powerfully with their audiences, announced today that it has received a $57 million investment from Spectrum Equity, a leading growth equity firm, with participation from existing investor, Accel Partners

Endorfyn, the Personal Entertainment Engine, Helps Fans Easily Discover New Concerts, Shows, Books, Albums and More
PopSleuth, a team of veteran media and technology entrepreneurs, today announced the debut of Endorfyn, a personal tool for people who know what they want. Endorfyn goes beyond search and ordinary recommendation engines, creating a "noise-free" feed of new content from the artists you like

Clean Bandit Unveils New Edition of Debut "NEW EYES" Featuring Three Unreleased Tracks, Including "Real Love" With Jess Glynne, "Stronger" & a Cover of the House Classic, "Show Me Love"
CLEAN BANDIT "SHOW ME LOVE" FT ELISABETH TROY:https://soundcloud.com/cleanbandit/clean-bandit-show-me-love-feat-elisabeth-troy/ CLEAN BANDIT "REAL LOVE" FT. JESS GLYNNE: http://youtu.be/qdo_-U4PEsk LISTEN: http://smarturl.it/Spotify_NewEyesPURCHASE: http://smarturl

AppBox Media PLC Corporate Update

DataStax Hosts Second Annual Cassandra Summit Europe 2014, the Largest Gathering of Apache Cassandra(TM) Users in Europe
DataStax, the company that delivers Apache Cassandra™ to the enterprise, today announced it will host the second annual Cassandra Summit Europe from December 3-4, 2014 at the Park Plaza Riverbank Hotel in Central London

Cash Cash Go Acoustic With New Rendition of "Surrender" Out Now via Big Beat Records
Cash Cash get intimate with an acoustic version of their latest single "Surrender," featuring the sweet seductive vocals from the talented, Julia Michaels, available for listening on Spotify (http://smarturl.it/SpotifyAcoustic) and available for download on all digital service providers via Big Beat Records

Adyen Raises $250 Million in Funding to Accelerate Growth of Its Global Payments Platform
Adyen, a leading global payments technology company, has announced it has closed $250 million in funding. The funding round was led by global growth equity investor General Atlantic, with additional participation from Temasek, Index Ventures and Felicis Ventures.

SoundHound Rolls Out Immersive Redesign
SoundHound Inc., a pioneering company in sound recognition and search technologies, launched a new version of its music search, discovery and play app today

Confirmed to Perform on ABC'S 'Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve' in New York City's Times Square; Icona Pop to Appear on 'The Ellen Degeneres Show' & 'The Queen Latifah Show'; Set to Join North American Bangerz Tour With Sky Ferreira Supporting Miley Cyrus & Katy Perry's U.K Prismatic Tou
With their west coast headlining tour in full swing, a recently unveiled, artsy, black and white video for their brand new single "Just Another Night" and 2014 tours supporting Miley Cyrus in North America and Katy Perry in the U.K, Icona Pop -- the first ever Swedish female duo to top the U

Mediamorph Announces European Advisory Board Appointments
NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - December 10, 2013) - Mediamorph, the leading cross-platform media and entertainment intelligence and analytics firm, today announced the appointment of its new European Advisory Board

Ephox Named to EContent 100 List of Companies That Matter Most in the Digital Content Industry
PALO ALTO, CA--(Marketwired - December 04, 2013) - Ephox (ephox.com), the software company that helps web content authors write, edit and publish compelling digital content via its EditLive! WYSIWYG rich text editor has been named for the second consecutive year to the 2013 EContent 100 List of Companies that Matter Most in the Digital Content Industry

Sociomantic Labs -- Advertising's Fastest-Growing Independent Startup -- Heads North, Launches Operations in Stockholm
Sociomantic Labs, the leader in programmatic display advertising solutions for eCommerce marketers, today announced the launch of its operations in Stockholm. This is the latest in a series of recent openings that includes Milan, Singapore and Mumbai

Technology Provides Individual Experience in a Hectic World
(Family Features) The advancements in technology, including devices such as smartphones and tablets, offer users a customized experience based on their own preferences and taste. Today's technology provides us with a world of information and entertainment options to make life easier.

Icona Pop Premiere Video for 'Just Another Night'
Since becoming the first ever Swedish female duo to top the U.S. Billboard Charts, having sold more than 5 million copies worldwide of their debut single 'I Love It ft. Charli XCX' and releasing their debut album 'THIS IS...ICONA POP,' Icona Pop is proud to announce they will be joining fellow chart-topper Miley Cyrus for her North American BANGERZ tour with Sky Ferreira

Young The Giant Announce 2014 Headlining Tour; Major North American Trek Kicks Off February 4th and Includes Famed Venues Such as Hollywood Palladium, Nashville's Ryman Auditorium, and a Two-Night Stand at NYC's Hammerstein Ballroom; Lead Single "It's About Time" Climbs to Top 20; Much Anticipated S
Fueled By Ramen recording group Young The Giant has unveiled details for their highly anticipated 2014 headlining tour. The North American trek will kick off on February 4th at the Ventura Theater in Ventura, California, and continue into April

Primary Data Raises $50 Million in Initial Funding
Stealth-mode enterprise software company, Primary Data, which is leading the next evolution in software-defined data center technologies, today announced the closing of a $50 million financing round.

Tango Partners With Spotify to Launch New Music Messaging Feature
Tango -- the popular U.S.-based mobile app that lets you connect with friends via calls, messaging and shared entertainment -- announced today that it has partnered with Spotify to give Tango's 160 million members the ability to discover and share music from Spotify's catalog of over 20 million songs and personalize their Tango messages to friends.

PrivCo: Spotify Posts $80M Loss on $600M Revenue; The More They Grow, the More They Lose
PrivCo recently obtained Spotify's (PrivCo Private Company Ticker SPOTFYP) latest financial results. Spotify's revenue growth has been impressive. Unfortunately, so are its losses. PrivCo's analysis reveals that Spotify's high variable cost structure due to licensing fees limits its options to rein in costs.

SparkLabs Global Ventures Launches New $30 Million Seed-Stage Fund to Help Great Start-Ups Go Global
SparkLabs Global Ventures (www.sparklabsglobal.com) is launching a new $30 million seed-stage fund that will invest in early-stage companies looking to rapidly scale their innovations. The fund's worldwide network of experienced partners identified strong demand from the best startups for on-the-ground regional support for partnerships and expansion opportunities to drive their growth.

Publicis Groupe: Q3 2013 Revenue
PUBLICIS GROUPE Q3 2013 Revenue

London Symphony Orchestra Turns to Xirrus Wi-Fi to Enable New Wireless Services and Support Mobile Business Models and Applications
Xirrus®, the leader in high-performance wireless networks, today announced that the London Symphony Orchestra (LSO), one of the world's most iconic orchestras, has deployed its high-performance Wi-Fi Solution at the LSO St Luke's venue.

ePals Announces C$10 Million Non-Brokered Private Placement Led by GSV Capital Corp. and ePals Chairman Miles Gilburne
ePals Corporation (TSX VENTURE: SLN) ("ePals" or the "Company") announced today that it intends to conduct a non-brokered private placement (the "Offering") of up to 100,000,000 units of the Company (each a "Unit") at a price of C$0.10 per Unit for aggregate gross proceeds of up to C$10,000,000

Hortonworks and WANdisco Partner to Make Hadoop Continuously Available
Hortonworks, the leading contributor to and provider of enterprise Apache™ Hadoop®, and WANdisco (LSE: WAND), a leading provider of continuous availability software for global enterprises to meet the challenges of Big Data, announced that the Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP) will support WANdisco's Non-Stop Hadoop technology

TiVo Wins CE Pro "Best for CEDIA" Award for New TiVo(R) Roamio(TM) All in One Set Top Box Series
TiVo Inc., a leader in advanced television services and the creator of digital video recorders (DVRs), announced today that its latest innovation, the TiVo Roamio DVR Series, has been awarded the CE Pro "Best for CEDIA" Award for "Home Theater Source Components/Media Servers/Streaming Media/DVRs."

Icona Pop Release Debut Album 'THIS IS... ICONA POP'
It's been 18 months since the Swedish duo first posted their hit single 'I Love It ft. Charlie XCX' online. Since that day, both Aino Jawo and Caroline Hjelt, otherwise known as Icona Pop, have gone on to be internationally acclaimed pop-stars. They've sold more than 2 million copies of their first official US single, putting them safely in the RIAA Certified Double Platinum category.

Portea Medical Announces Rs. 48 crores Funding from Accel Partners and Ventureast
Portea Medical, India’s home healthcare pioneer today announced that it has received a combined Rs. 48 crore in Series A funding from venture capital firms, Accel Partners and Ventureast

Statement from Dhingana, Inc
The following is a statement from Rohit Bhatia, CEO, Dhingana:

Lenovo Names Ashton Kutcher Its Newest Product Engineer
Multimode computing leader Lenovo (SEHK:0992) (Pink Sheets:LNVGY) today announced a new partnership with Ashton Kutcher at the livestream launch event of the new Yoga Tablet, held at the Youtube Space LA

TiVo Brings Spotify to TiVo Premiere Boxes
TiVo Inc. (NASDAQ: TIVO), the creator of and a leader in advanced television services including digital video recorders (DVRs), today announced the availability of leading music streaming service Spotify for its TiVo Premiere boxes in the US

Chil Announces ChilBox(TM) Wireless Bluetooth Speaker With Speakerphone in Colors
Chil, an innovator and developer of accessories for mobile devices, introduces the ChilBox Wireless Bluetooth Speaker with Speakerphone for mobile devices.

Radical.FM Launches World's Most Comprehensive Music Delivery Service
Radical.FM, the brainchild of internet radio pioneer Thomas McAlevey, today announced the Swedish launch of the most comprehensive music delivery service in the world. Radical.FM combines a full-featured personal broadcasting service (TALK and RadCasting™) with curated radio (like Pandora), on-demand playlists (like Spotify) and a powerful distribution channel for indie artists

Olive Unveils New Line of Amplified HD Music Systems and Smart Music OS
Leading HD Music Server manufacturer Olive Media Inc. today announced a new line of amplified HD Music Systems and the next generation of its audiophile 6HD Music Server

Boston First US City to Get Hailo, the World's Fastest-Growing Taxi App
After taking London, Dublin and Toronto by storm, Boston has beaten all-comers to become the first city in the USA to get Hailo -- the world's fastest-growing and largest app-based taxi service -- and thus the first US city to declare freedom from the tyranny of waiting on a rain-soaked corner for a cab.

Xirrus Named in World's Top 100 Most Valuable Private Tech Companies
Xirrus®, the leader in high-performance wireless access, today announced that it has been named by Business Insider as one of the world's most valuable private technology companies

Matchbox Twenty Shoot to the Top With "NORTH"; Acclaimed New Album Debuts at #1 on Billboard 200, Marking Multi-Platinum Band's First-Ever Album Chart-Topper; "NORTH" Also Tops Australian Album Chart, in Advance of Band's Upcoming Arena Tour
"NORTH," the acclaimed new album from Emblem/Atlantic recording group Matchbox Twenty, has made a stunning chart debut, coming in at #1 on the SoundScan/Billboard 200 after its first week in release. Fueled by critical acclaim -- as well as the current hit single, "She's So Mean" -- the album's unprecedented popularity marks the multi-platinum rock band's first-ever chart-topper and #1 debut

dmexco 2012: Digital Business Is Becoming the Hub of the Global Industry
The business models of many industries are undergoing radical change worldwide as a result of the ongoing digitalization. In the meantime the digital business encompasses almost all segments of the value chain and is thus gaining more and more significance for the entire global industry

Simultaneously Listen to Your Twitter Feed and Music With The Social Radio, Now Available for the Web, iOS, and Android
The Social Radio, an app that lets people listen to their Twitter Timeline mixed with their favorite music, is rocking into the social networking environment with the launch of its web app available this Thursday, September 6th. iOS and Android apps will also be updated.

SendGrid Hits the Road With 'SendGrid Delivered' National Tour
SendGrid, the leader in email deliverability, today announced a three-city tour aimed at educating web application companies on email deliverability. The SendGrid Delivered tour kicks off in New York on September 12 and includes stops in San Francisco on October 10 and Denver on November 8

Illinois Technology Association Partners With Wakefield to Bring UNCUBED Talent Fair to Chicago
The Illinois Technology Association (ITA) and Wakefield have partnered to bring UNCUBED to Chicago. Startups and companies in high-growth stages are booming in Chicago, yet hiring the right people remains a challenge. On October 4, from 1 to 7 p.m

Back-to-School Shopping Goes Mobile, Social With Wrapp
Wrapp, the new social gifting app that lets you give your Facebook friends free gift cards from leading retailers, today announced the addition of new merchant partners targeting back-to-school shopping, which is projected to increase 14 percent this year, according to an annual survey conducted for the National Retail Federation (NRF).

John Legend's Younger Brother, Vaughn Anthony, Releases "Life of a Player"
Former Home School Recording Artist and Springfield, Ohio native, Vaughn Anthony (VA) www.indiegogo.com/vaughnanthonymusic has released his highly anticipated mixtape, "Life of a Player," today in partnership with his Manager Keith Albright, Core DJs, JAB Entertainment, and Empire Distribution.

Wrapp App Set to Change the Way We Gift
Wrapp, the social gifting app that lets you give your Facebook friends free and paid gift cards, is now available in Australia and is set to change how we give gifts to our friends and family from now on.

dmexco 2012: Global Summit of Digital Industry
Under the motto "The Digital Transformation: Shaping Models - Creating Business" the dmexco Conference 2012 is setting new standards and bringing the most innovative leading executives and heads of the global marketing, media and creative industry together

SendGrid Partners With Leading Cloud Development Platforms
SendGrid, the leader in email deliverability, today announced partnerships with leading cloud application development platforms Heroku, Engine Yard, Cloudbees, Standing Cloud and AppHarbor

Survey: Nearly 50% of Web App User Actions Trigger an Email Alert
SendGrid today announced the results of a survey exploring the use and function of app-generated, triggered, or transactional email within the web application space. Widely unknown and unused as a form of email marketing prior to the social era, transactional email is booming: according to survey results, web applications are sending an average of 631,000 transactional emails per month.

SendGrid Reports Record Growth
SendGrid today announced record growth for the first six months of the year, adding 20,000 new customers to bring its total customer count to 60,000. Notable customer additions include Pinterest, Tumblr, Pandora, HP Cloud Services, RockMelt, Booking.com, Minted and Airtime.

Yahoo teams up with music streaming service Spotify
Embattled Internet firm Yahoo has announced a deal with Spotify that will add content from the online music service to its various products.

GE Healthcare Connects People through Music in Fight Against Breast Cancer with First Health Initiative powered by Spotify
Today GE Healthcare announced the launch of ‘Give a Little Beat’, a musical initiative and a first in the healthcare industry, to connect people in the fight against breast cancer through the power of music and social media. By visiting www.givealittlebeat

Ticketfly Announces Facebook Purchase App
Ticketfly, Inc., the leading independent ticketing and social marketing platform, today launched the ticketing industry's first fully integrated in-app Facebook purchase solution

Prezi Announces $14M Series B Funding; Adoption of Zooming Presentation Software Growing Fast
Prezi, the zooming presentation software, announced today that it has closed $14 million in Series B financing led by Accel Partners.

'Social network built for sex' Badoo hits 130 mln users worldwide
Badoo, the site described as the 'world's largest social network for meeting new people' has passed 130 million users worldwide.

Spotify: A Perfect Platform for Apps
Spotify, the largest and fastest-growing music service of its kind, today opens up a new world of possibilities with Spotify Platform.

HotelTonight Raises $9 Million in B Round
HotelTonight, the mobile app innovator that offers deeply discounted same-day hotel deals, today announced it has secured a $9 Million Series B investment. The funding round was led by Battery Ventures and includes continued participation from Accel Partners and First Round Capital. Accel Partners will assume a seat on the board and Dave Morin will join as an advisor.

Lot18 Closes $30 Million in Series C Funding
Lot18, the New York-based company that is changing the way Americans buy wine and gourmet food, today announced that it has completed a $30 million Series C financing led by Accel Partners. Sameer Gandhi, who led Accel's investments in Bonobos, Spotify and StumbleUpon, will join Lot18's board of directors

IODA Expands European Roster With Catalog Label Giants Repertoire and MAT
IODA, the global leader in digital distribution, marketing, and technology solutions for the independent music industry, today announces worldwide distribution and marketing partnerships with MAT and Repertoire Records

ABC Music and IODA Partner to Distribute ABC Music Catalog Globally
IODA, the global leader in digital distribution, marketing and technology solutions for the independent music industry, today announced it has signed a global distribution deal with ABC Music, the music label of the ABC (Australian Broadcasting Corporation), which is Australia's national public broadcast company

Seven Arts Pictures Announces Acquisition of Independent Music Label

RTG Ventures Launches From Development Laboratory to Commercial Exploitation Through Partnerships
RTG Ventures, Inc. (OTCQB: RTGV), announced a major milestone to its shareholders today. Its core technology has transited from research and development to commercial exploitation through strategic partnerships and the Company is now the owner of disruptive technology for the digital media industry

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