From Mp3.com to Mp3Tunes, Michael Robertson has never been afraid to take on the music industry; and that's often landed him in court. In fact, lawyers for Universal Music are still arguing over whether $12M is enough for their work winning a "pyrrhic victory" over Mp3Tunes. Unphased, he's back with new music app Six Seconds.
Chinese leading search engine Baidu and Carmel Ventures have made a joint investment to the tune of $5 million dollars in music education technology software, Tonara.
In the midst of hip-hop, country and EDM, it can be nice to wind down and listen to some relaxing classical music. So, just turn on your smartphone and start drifting away.
This morning, urRadio launched an impressive set of creative, music discovery, and social tools empowering anyone to create, discover, and share live streaming music and talk radio stations.
This time last year, Founder Drew Meeks and his team started Riff Digital as a passion project at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, VA. He and developers Dennis Lysenko, Andriy Katkov, and Lukas Lozovski have successfully built a mobile app turned music discovery tool that has the capacity to compete with the likes of Snapchat.