Radio.co: Starting up new platforms for future radio

Posted By James on Dec 10 2015 10:46 PM

Radio has had an uneasy relationship with new and multimedia technology over the last 10 years. The World Wide Web offers emerging and established broadcasters alike access to wider audiences beyond FM and even DAB but there are few in both broadcasting and internet development taking full advantage...

TuneIn takes the ads out of your on-the-go real radio

Posted By James on Sep 07 2015 09:38 PM

TuneIn, the site best known for streaming thousands of radio stations online, is angling to become the one-stop shop for everything you feed into your ears. The company on Tuesday added an $8-a-month subscription that unlocks a variety of new perks: It removes the audio ads from 600 radio stations,...

SHOUTcast Plans to Monetize 55,000 Broadcasters

Posted By James on Sep 08 2014 07:14 PM

SHOUTcast is a name synonymous with streaming audio software, but now it has been transformed into something completely new. Earlier this year, online radio provider Radionomy saved SHOUTcast from extinction and today they unveil a new suite of products built around the tradition and reliability of ...

Streaming grows 40% in Denmark, echoing U.S. trends

Posted By James on Sep 03 2014 05:39 AM

Whither goes Scandinavia, so goes the industry — or maybe it’s the other way around. IFPI Denmark released a year-over-year comparison of streaming uptake in the first half of each year. Streaming increased 40 percent, from 45% of music conumption to 63%. Scandinavia is sometimes c...

SHOUTcast Re-Launches with Ad Supported Option

Posted By James on Jul 23 2014 03:10 AM

Venerable Internet radio platform SHOUTcast, which was acquired from AOL by Radionomy early this year, is re-launching this week with enhancements that should benefit SHOUTcast station owners. The SHOUTcast brand, station directory, and back-end tie-ins with mobile apps all remain intact....

iOS 8 will build Shazam into Siri

Posted By James on Jun 03 2014 12:54 AM

Apple kicked of its annual Worldwide Developer Conference today with the main event for non-professional Apple-watchers: the keynote. Anchored by CEO Tim Cook, supported by departmental leaders, the keynote traditionally previews Apple’s future products related to its operating systems. The W...

2DayFM Broadcaster Left Jobless and Depressed After Royal Prank Call

Posted By Georgi on Jun 02 2014 02:36 AM

In 2012, 2DayFm broadcaster’s Mel Greig and co-host Michael Christian were involved in a royal hoax that has since left Greig fearing of the ongoing repercussions. Last night Greig broke her silence on the matter during Australia’s Sunday Night program, bringing to light the events of t...

Apple/Beats: $500 million for the streaming music part

Posted By James on May 31 2014 05:18 AM

A little more detail spilled out of this week’s important industry consolidation, as Apple acquired Beats Electronics. According to sources cited by The Wall Street Journal, Apple’s valuation of Beats Music, the subscription streaming service, was $500-million. The rest of the $3-billion...

Twitter reportedly considers buying SoundCloud

Posted By James Davey on May 27 2014 03:50 AM

As the supposed Apple acquisition of Beats Electronics is taking longer than expected, the industry needed a fresh rumor to chew on. Peter Kafka of Re/Code has supplied it: According to his sources, Twitter might buy crowdsourced music site SoundCloud. SoundCloud has made n...

The Next Generation Of Internet Multimedia Delivery

Posted By David Childers on Mar 23 2014 07:55 PM

Peer-to-Peer data sharing architecture has been called the holy grail for cost efficient video delivery on the Internet. Several companies have attempted to provide such a solution with specialized software applications that have provided a Peer-to-Peer type content delivery system.  These comp...


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