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SoundCloud Gets Its Own Radio Feature With Launch Of “Stations” On iOS And Android
/ February 2, 2016 10:43 am
SoundCloud Gets Its Own Radio Feature With Launch Of “Stations” On iOS And Android

TechCrunch reports "With opportune timing, given Apple’s decision to put its curated iTunes Radio stations behind a paywall, music streaming service SoundCloud today launched its own take on continuous, lean-back listening with the debut of “Stations.” Similar to other radio services, like Pandora, Stations allow users to listen to an endless stream of music based on a track, search terms, or other content stream.". Read More

SoundCloud Strikes Deal with PRS, Clearing Hurdle for Subscription Service Launch
/ December 22, 2015 12:54 pm
SoundCloud Strikes Deal with PRS, Clearing Hurdle for Subscription Service Launch

Variety reports "Music streaming service SoundCloud has struck a licensing deal with UK-based music rights group PRS for Music, settling a lawsuit and in turn clearing an important hurdle on its way to launch a full-fledged music subscription service. Now, the company just has to get other rights holders back to the table.". Read More

SoundCloud Rolls Out A Dedicated App For Creators
/ November 2, 2015 1:04 pm
SoundCloud Rolls Out A Dedicated App For Creators

TechCrunch reports "SoundCloud, a top 5 Music app on both iOS and Android, has today released a new mobile application aimed specifically at artists and creators. Called SoundCloud Pulse, the app allows its users to share their sounds publicly and privately, track their stats and performance, reply to comments, and follow other users. The company says a more advanced feature set is already in the works, and will launch along with the iOS release in the future.". Read More

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SoundCloud Stops Sharing With Next Big Sound, Citing Its Sale to Pandora
/ August 20, 2015 9:53 am
SoundCloud Stops Sharing With Next Big Sound, Citing Its Sale to Pandora

Billboard reports "SoundCloud has decided to stop sharing data with Next Big Sound, the streaming analytics company recently acquired by Pandora. NBS let the news slip in a tweet-reply to a confused client from Motor Entertainment, who noticed SoundCloud data was missing from his reports.". Read More

SoundCloud Adds Chromecast Support to its Android App
/ August 13, 2015 10:36 am
SoundCloud Adds Chromecast Support to its Android App

Variety reports "SoundCloud added support for Google Cast to its Android app this week, allowing users of the app to send any audio stream from their mobile device to a Chromecast streaming stick, Android TV or any Internet-connected loudspeaker with Google Cast support." . Read More

In Wake Of Apple Music, SoundCloud Update Focuses On Music Discovery, Better User Experience
/ July 2, 2015 6:04 pm
In Wake Of Apple Music, SoundCloud Update Focuses On Music Discovery, Better User Experience

TechCrunch reports "All the buzz this week may be about the launch of Apple Music, but another popular streaming music application, SoundCloud, has also now rolled out a notable update to its mobile application. The update – which delivers new features including related tracks, shuffle, direct playlist editing, and more – is aimed at both improving music discovery and the overall user experience.". Read More

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SoundCloud is making things harder for third-party app developers
/ June 19, 2015 2:03 pm
SoundCloud is making things harder for third-party app developers

The Verge reports "SoundCloud is changing the way it processes and accommodates play requests in their API, a response to what the company is calling the "abuse [of] creator content" by some developers. Starting July 1st, apps are going to be limited to 15,000 play requests every 24 hours — after hitting that limit, SoundCloud will return an error message, and the app won't function as intended. This is a major change from its current policy, which allows apps to make unlimited play requests.". Read More

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