Rhapsody’s New Cards Offer Streaming Music Right In Twitter

Screen Shot 2015-03-17 at 11.47.39 AM Twitter’s own dedicated music app never really took off, but a new partner integration with Rhapsody brings 30 million full tracks to the app via new Rhapsody audio cards. The new cards go live starting today, with a number of artists posting their own tracks to the social network as part of the kick-off of SXSW’s arts festival. The licensed streaming of full tracks directly in… Read More

Sling TV Arrives On Xbox One

xbox-one Sling TV, the over-the-top streaming service that brings live content without the big price tags of cable bundles makes the leap to Xbox One today. The Sling TV offering provides access to a variety of channels, including AMC, TNT, ESPN and ESPN2 for only $20 a month, plus more options via inexpensive add-on packs. Xbox One support was announced back in January, but the arrival of the… Read More

Apple Web Television Service Would Awaken A Sleeping Apple TV Giant

Apple TV Apple is set to launch a dedicated streaming TV service beginning in September, according to the Wall Street Journal. The offering would boast around 25 channels, including major broadcasters like ABC, CBS and Fox and would likely be priced around $30 or $40 a month, with an initial unveil in June (most likely at WWDC). This follows an announcement from Apple at last week’s event that… Read More

BuzzFeed’s CEO Says Modern Media Is About Pushing Actual Content, Not Links

BuzzFeed Reach “Because so many publishers build their businesses on banner ads, they have to get people back to their site to make money” says BuzzFeed CEO Jonah Peretti. But that misses much of the value of social media. “You should be using this distribution channel to show them content, not just a pointer to some other space.” During his talk to a massive SXSW crowd, Peretti… Read More