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We’re constantly looking for ways to make it easy to enjoy the music you love whenever and wherever you are. Starting today, Spotify Premium subscribers in the U.S. can now enjoy listening to their favorite tunes on Amazon Echo. Just ask Alexa to play any playlist (Alexa, play my Discover Weekly playlist on Spotify), artist …

Today Apple announced their new iPad Pro. The iPad Pro is a 12.9 inch table that will be added to the iPad family. With iPad Pro you will now be able to do so much more when it comes to designs, business and multi tasking. Apple also released the Apple Pencil which will allow you …

As Apple Music, Spotify and Tidal continue the digital music streaming arms race, Google has decided to throw its hat fully in the ring. Though you could always play your personal music library through Google Play, the tech giant now offers two different options to tap into their massive catalog: a $9.99-per-month subscription service and …

It’s no secret that both Apple and music labels are less than fond of free music streaming from Spotify and other services, but are they conspiring together to hurt these services in favor of pay-only options like Apple Music? Not if you ask the attorneys general of Connecticut and New York state. Both of them …

Now that Apple is launching a streaming music service, Spotify is going door-to-door to drum up backing for its forthcoming war. Of course, it doesn’t need moral support as much as cash, and investors must think it’s a safe bet, since they’ve stumped-up $526 million to the company’s fighting fund. As the Wall Street Journal …

Big changes are on the horizon for Apple’s music-streaming services. After acquiring Beats Electronics last summer and luring famed DJ Zane Lowe away from BBC Radio 1, Apple announced that it is launching an internet radio station, dubbed Beats 1, as part of its new Apple Music service. As Apple’s Eddy Cue explained onstage at …

Apple has seeded the third beta version of its upcoming iOS 8.4 update, with most of the new tweaks centered around the music app as the company gears up to launch its Beats-driven streaming service next month. The current update includes a streamlined look for the Music app, with a new mini-player, a new-look, easier-to-get-to …

Pandora, along with a handful of other music-related apps, will be available on Apple’s imminently launching Watch, according to a blog post from the company. Pandora was an early entrant on the iPhone as well, having been given a prototype ahead of the revolutionary device’s launch, according to company co-founder Tim Westergren. The streaming radio …

A court in December banned Uber Technologies from providing ride share services in Spain, so the company has reemerged as a service to deliver prepared meals, reports the Wall Street Journal. Uber announced Thursday that it opened a food delivery service in Barcelona, which is similar to the one it operates in California. Prepared meals …

Instagram is more popular for Latinos and African-Americans than it is for whites, according to Pew Research. According to USA Today, a survey on Latino, African-American and white adults found that eight out of 10 Internet-connected adults in those ethnic groups use at least one of the five main social networks: Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Pinterest …

Soundcloud likes to keep its apps looking sharp — this much we know. It was only just recently that the music service gave its iPhone app a bit of spit and polish. This time it’s the iPad version’s turn. Unsurprisingly, a lot of the design-DNA from the smaller iOS app carries over to the tablet …

Often billed as the “YouTube of music,” SoundCloud has become the number one choice for up and coming artists looking to share their tracks with the world. However, despite boasting a userbase that’s four times bigger than Spotify’s, the startup has found it difficult to turn that activity into revenue. The company hopes it can …

Manos Accelerator, a Latino-focused startup accelerator, announced this week that it was extending its partnership with Google for Entrepreneurs, after a successful first 2013 round of supporting Latino and Latin American startups. Google and Manos Accelerator partnered in 2013 to develop a platform to foster and launch high tech startups with Latino founders. As we …

LAS VEGAS (AP) – The biggest gadget trade show in the Americas wrapped up on Friday in Las Vegas after swamping the city with 150,000 attendees. This year, “wearable” computing was big, along with various 3-D technologies, especially 3-D printing. Wearable devices in the shape of smartwatches and head-mounted displays have been a staple of …