AM News: Apple iCloud Update, Unseat.me, Google Music Blips, Spotify, HP Music Cloud, Webbys & More
So much for my status as a music media heavy... a week after Apple announced, I finally got notification to upgrade to the new iTunes In The Cloud. If you've used it, share your experiences in comments below. In related news, iCloud Communications has sued Apple for trademark infringement. (Digital Trends). Plus an Unofficial ITunes Cloud and iTuntes Match FAQ (paidContent), and Pirate Bay's founder warns that we're all giving up control of our music.
- Unseat.me Adds A Social Layer To StubHub; Takes The Anonymity Out Of Selling Tix Online (TechCrunch)
- The Echo Nest's Paul Lamere watched his entire 7K+ song collection disappear from Google's cloud music service and magically re-apear the next day. Apparently others suffered similar problems.
- Spotify needs just one more label to launch in the US.
- HP and eMusic are considering cloud music lockers. (CMU)
- The Webby Awards will be broadcast live on Facebook tonight. (Hollywood Reporter)
- Brenden Mulligan is leaving Sonicbids a year after the company bought his ArtistData tour date posting service. Mulligan is travelling and writing prior to plotting his next move. I wish him well, and continue to hope Sonicbids will further integrate ArtistData within their system.
- 10 Instagram Tips For Bands, By Bands (Mashable)
- Cafepress IPO Filing Gives A Glimpse At A Crowdsourced Business Model. (TechCrunch)