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WeTransfer offers $10,000 to every laid-off SoundCloud employee so they can ‘develop great things’

A few weeks ago, when SoundCloud let go 173 employees, the internet banded together and created a “Hire a SoundClouder” Google doc to connect companies hiring with those affected by the layoffs. from TechSnobs http://ift.tt/2eOvLx2

Streaming is now the US music industry’s biggest money maker

It may have just been a matter of time, but it finally happened: streaming music is now the biggest cash cow for the American music industry. The RIAA’s latest year-end sales report reveals that streaming accounted for 34. from TechSnobs http://ift.tt/1pxN1Xd

Jay Z is buying Spotify rival Tidal for $56 million

So this is something. The Scandinavian press is buzzing right now with the news that Jay Z is buying the Norwegian company behind the high-quality music streaming service Tidal. from TechSnobs http://ift.tt/1LpubZ6

T-Mobile Adds Google Play Music and Xbox Music, 12 Other Services to Music Freedom

T-Mobile added 14 new music services to its Music Freedom program, this morning, including Google Play Music, which won a popular vote contest put on shortly after the music program was announced earlier this year. from TechSnobs http://ift.tt/1zkixXr

Amazon Launches Music Service, Adds Another Element to Prime

The already crowded streaming music market now has to contend with Amazon. The ecommerce company has introduced a music element to Prime, adding to the video and literary media offerings of the subscription service. from TechSnobs http://ift.tt/1mM1je2

Apple confirms it’s buying Beats for $3 billion

Apple has just confirmed plans to purchase Beats Electronics for $3 billion. The acquisition ranks as the largest Apple has ever made, and will see the company take ownership of an enormously successful and profitable line of consumer headphones. from TechSnobs http://ift.tt/1mGHesr

Spotify’s been hacked, but only one user is affected so far

Spotify CTO Oskar Stål just published a blog post revealing that someone managed to gain unauthorized access to his company’s systems and internal data. “As soon as we were aware of this issue we immediately launched an investigation,” Stål said. from TechSnobs http://ift.tt/1myWAiO

Spotify hits 10 million global subscribers

Spotify has 10 million paying subscribers and more than 40 million active users across 56 markets Eminem is the most streamed artist of all time, and ‘Wake Me Up’ by Avicii is the most streamed song of all time on Spotify Spotify today announced that it now has 10 million paying subscribers and from TechSnobs http://ift.tt/1m4qBqq via IFTTT

Xbox Music Announced for Windows 8 PCs, Tablets and Phones

Xbox Music for Windows 8 is coming!!! Xbox Music Via Microsoft <iframe width=”853″ height=”480″ src=”http://www.youtube.com/embed/07wM1-lIsrM” frameborder=”0″ allowfullscreen></iframe> Introducing Xbox Music: The Ultimate All-in-One Music Service Featuring Free Streaming on Windows 8 and Windows RT Tablets and PCs Oct. 14, 2012 Enjoy your favorite music from a 30 million-song global catalog powered by the one service that integrates your music experiences across your…

Blackberry Music Manager Unboxing

Check out my unboxing of the Blackberry Music Manager        

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