Following rumors surfacing at the beginning of last month, Google has announced today that it will acquire music streaming service Songza for an undisclosed sum.
Recently T-Mobile CEO John Legere announced a free streaming music from several different streaming radio apps that would not count against the customers data plan. This exclusive was said to be free to ALL customers with an unlimited data plan and cost $4 a month for those with a tiered plan.
Recently, T-Mobile unveiled their latest “uncarrier” tactic which allows T-Mobile customers to use a number of streaming music services without having that data counted against their data caps if the customer is paying at least $50 per month.
The latest update to Google Search for Android adds the ability to play tracks of artists you’ve been searching for with just one tap.
Amazon Prime becomes even more attractive with the addition of Prime Music, an unlimited, ad-free streaming service that Amazon took the wraps off today.
Startup company Deezer now offers free music streaming service for everyone, regardless of subscription plan.
Rhapsody and Napster subscribers on Android can now send music to their TV through Chromecast. Rhapsody and Napster are two more in a long line of apps that have added support for the Google Chromecast since the cast sdk was released in February. And with each new app, users gain a greater bang for their buck from this $35 streaming device.
New startup Beep, formed by two former Google employees, has now announced the ‘Beep’, a Wi-Fi controller that allows you to bring your existing speakers to the cloud.
Xbox Music was originally announced without a lot of fanfare. Microsoft is looking to change that with a full redesign and release on Android and iOS.
To help reduce mobile data charges while streaming music, Google has updated its Play Music app to add new mobile network streaming quality settings. Do you stream over a 3G or 4G connection?