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Social Music Service Rdio Officially Launches

San Francisco - Social music service Rdio on Tuesday announced its official launch, offering unlimited streaming of a library of seven million songs to the desktop...

5 Questions With: Mikko Setälä of Rovio

Mikko Joined the Rovio Entertainment team in 2006 as chairman of the board and bounced around as CFO and EVP of corporate development before settling into his current role. Mikko’s background is in the software industry where he has served as a leader, founder and investor at multiple companies throughout his career. Digital Media Wire had the pleasure of conducting an interview with Mikko. We talked about his leadership philosophy, the start of his career, what Rovio brings to the entertainment table, and, of course, Angry Birds.

Nook Tablet Comes with Netflix, Hulu Plus and Pandora

Netflix Inc. will be pre-installed on the new Nook Tablet announced Monday by Barnes & Noble Inc., making it simple for Netflix subscribers to watch movies and TV shows on their device. As part of the deal, Barnes & Noble will promote the Netflix application in its stores and through various other marketing activities.

Guest Column: Perspective on CES 2013

In this guest column from Marty Shindler, he provides a recap of CES 2013. At once exhilarating, intriguing and overwhelming, in a positive way, walking through the 1.92 million feet of exhibition space with nearly 160,000 of your closest friends is an adventure unto itself.

5 Questions With: Benji Rogers of PledgeMusic

PledgeMusic is a direct-to-fan music platform that enhances the fan-artist dynamic from the creation of music to its experience in digital and live formats. The platform...

Award-winning talent Kickstarting 'Robota' game [with videos]

Sixits Studios announced it is entering a partnership with Academy Award winner Doug Chiang and DC Studios, and that their first project will be a mobile game called "Robota: Vengeance."

Guest Column: It's Make or Break Time for Apple

In this article titled "It's Make or Break Time for Apple," Guest Columnist Robert Tercek addresses the recent hysteria over the drop in Apple's share price and tackles the timely question: What will Apple accomplish in 2013?

Evernote secures a memorable $50 million to be a 'second brain'

Evernote won’t need its own service to remember today’s announcement that it has received a $50 million round of funding led by Sequoia Capital, with participation from Morgenthaler Ventures.

Bitly morphs from link shortener to social sharing network

Bitly users were confronted today with a bookmarking and social sharing service almost unrecognizable from the link shortener that made its name.

Virgin Mobile and Whooznxt Book Show Using SocMed

Whooznxt has expanded the opportunities it offers member bands, thanks to a partnership with Virgin Mobile USA. Big Bang Presented by Whooznxt is an original weekly series hosted on Virgin Mobile's Facebook lifestyle portal, Virgin Mobile Live, that showcases a chosen band with exclusive content. The bands will also be featured on Virgin Mobile Live 2.0, Virgin Mobile's streaming music station available on all Android devices.