soundcloud reaches 15 million and going ‘next’

SoundCloud reaches 15 million users and announces Next, a complete relaunch of their website, including a more interactive waveform player, better profiles, reposting of your sounds, and above all – a ‘continuous’ player will shift Soundcloud towards a streaming service. The Next SoundCloud will be available in a private beta immediately. Learn more and request…

Bye bye Symbian

Nokia became a synonym for weak and uninspired business, an opinion the leaving board president Jorma Ollila wants to change. In an interview with the Financial Times he announced a product campaign on tablets and ‘hybrid’ devices (whatever this may be from the perspective of a dumb phone manufacturer). Looking back he reflected that Nokias…

WIMP – new music streaming service

Thank you. Another music flat rate! Aspiro from Sweden launches its streaming service WiMP in Germany. The basics are no different from the other services available in Germany (Spotify, Deezer, Napster, Rara, Rdio, Juke, Musicload Nonstop, Simfy, Sony Music Unlimited) – The usual ~16 million songs from all majors and various independent labels, – 5, -EUR/month for basic access (only for the computer) – 10,-EUR/month for additional access from mobile devices – Apps for iPhone / iPad, Android, Windows Mobile 7, Symbian (yet?) no web…

Spotify App test

Guardian says – well, erm, OK… The app is certainly slick, and it makes good use of the iPad’s larger screen. I’m not sure I buy into Söderström’s vision of sofa-surfing music discovery just yet, though – Spotify’s revamped Radio feature is missing, as are the apps that have made its desktop application far more than just…