Spotify defends payout norms after Taylor Swift withdraws music
Spotify's chief executive said Tuesday his company was on the side of musicians after popular US artist Taylor Swift withdrew her music from the online music service over a payments spat.
Wi-Fi signals enable gesture recognition throughout entire home (w/ Video)
(Phys.org) —Forget to turn off the lights before leaving the apartment? No problem. Just raise your hand, finger-swipe the air, and your lights will power down. Want to change the song playing on your music ...
A wireless Cone learns music preferences
Software uses smartphone sensors to manipulate music
Computer scientists and musicologists at the University of Oslo have developed totally new software that allows you to put your own personal touch to your music.
BeBop Sensors to offer sensor expertise to wearables
Creating music in classrooms using code teaches 'risk-taking' in next generation
Early research into new education practices that fuse computing with music-making shows they create "enquiry-rich" conditions that empower children to take risks, and allow teachers to build innovative cross-subject ...
Sounds of science: Japan leads push for high-res audio
A quarter of a century after the Walkman made music portable and turned Sony into a household name around the world, the company is hoping to set the agenda again with "high-res" audio.
Google's streaming music service adds mood to mix
Google's music-subscription service will try to anticipate its listeners' mood swings as it amplifies its competition with Pandora, Spotify and other popular services that play tunes over the Internet.
Canadian astronaut's 'Space Oddity' video back on YouTube
The first music video recorded in space—a cover of David Bowie's "Space Oddity" by Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield—is back after a public outcry over its removal from YouTube.
Cavemen's rock music makes a comeback
Thousands of years after they resonated in caves, two dozen stone chimes used by our prehistoric forefathers will make music once more in a unique series of concerts in Paris.
An android opera: Japan's Shibuya plots new era of robot music
Life and death, surveillance and privacy, humans and robots: Keiichiro Shibuya likes to unsettle and push boundaries in music.
Nanofibers align to the sound of Beethoven and Mozart
(Phys.org) —Humans create and perform music for a variety of purposes such as aesthetic pleasure, healing, religion, and ceremony. Accordingly, a scientific question arises: Can molecules or molecular assemblies ...
Samsung introduces free streaming radio service
Samsung on Friday unveiled a new free music service for its phones that it touts as a significant improvement from the apps already on the market.
Google Glass gets music integration
Google's new Internet-connected eyewear will have music too.