Twitter eyes music-sharing service SoundCloud
Twitter is mulling plans to buy the German-based music-sharing service SoundCloud to fuel growth at the social network, the news site Re/code reported Monday.
Computer app allows classical musicians to perform solo with virtual accompaniment
Musicians can now perform as the soloist with a full philharmonic orchestra from the comfort of their own living rooms, thanks to a new computer system that will be described in a presentation at the 167th meeting of the ...
Beats buy could broaden Apple's reach
An Apple buy-out of hip headphone maker Beats Electronics could expand the iPhone maker's lucrative domain and play into plans for its next big thing, analysts said Friday.
Report: Apple on verge of buying Beats for $3.2B
Apple is orchestrating a $3.2 billion acquisition of Beats Electronics, the headphone maker and music streaming distributor founded by hip-hop star Dr. Dre and music industry impresario Jimmy Iovine, according ...
Sprint offers six months free Spotify to its Framily
Sprint is bringing Spotify into the Framily.
Sound expert works with Imogen Heap on musical gloves project
UWE computer music expert Dr Tom Mitchell is part of the team working to make musician Imogen Heap's pioneering Mi.Mu gestural gloves more widely available. The team has recently started a Kickstarter campaign ...
Music industry joins legal battle against Megaupload
The major US music labels joined the legal battle against file-sharing website Megaupload, with a copyright infringement lawsuit against the site shut down by US authorities.
Internet-capable pianos may change the way students learn to play
In what may be a revolution in experiencing music, 19-year-old Russian pianist Osip Nikiforov is recording Chopin's Etude Op. 10, No. 1, without capturing any of its sound.
Science-themed music videos boost scientific literacy, study shows
As the United States puts ever-greater emphasis on science, technology, engineering and mathematics education to keep competitive in the global economy, schools are trying to figure out how to improve student learning in ...
Spotify slashes prices for US college students
Spotify is wooing U.S. college students with a $5-a-month premium music deal, half off the regular rate.
Pono may sound great, but don't expect it to stick around
I hate to be the one to break it to rock-and-roll legend Neil Young, but his new digital music venture has about as much chance of succeeding as I have of winning a Grammy - maybe less.
Study finds the family "taxi" might be the ideal place to develop a child's interest in music
Case Western Reserve University music educator Lisa Huisman Koops realized during the daily 20-minute commute to her daughter's preschool that the family vehicle might be an ideal—and overlooked—place to develop a child's ...
US judge hands Pandora a partial victory on royalties
A US judge handed Internet radio company Pandora Media a partial victory in a royalties dispute with music publishers and songwriters in a decision released Wednesday.
Subscriptions woo fans back from pirated music
Fans are increasingly willing to pay for digital music through subscription streaming services rather than downloading it illegally for free, according to an upbeat report published on Tuesday.