Saturday, February 23, 2019

Tag: technology

“Like-A-Hug”: The social media vest that turns Facebook “likes” into a hug

Feeling lonely in the colder months and need some comfort? Wish Facebook was creepier than ever? All your dreams come true with the Like-A-Hug...

Rdio introduces new way for artists to monetize streaming music through fan engagement

Digital music service Rdio has introduced a new way for bands to monetize their music streaming through a new program called the Rdio Artist...

Kickstarter adds new rules, kills crowd-funding items that don’t exist yet

While the music industry spent a few weeks hammering Kickstarter millionaire Amanda Palmer for not paying musicians (she finally caved and is paying now), the...

Tech RecAP: Everything you need to know from today’s Apple event

It is not exactly controversial to say that musicians and artists have an adoration for Apple products, and the AltPress staff are no different....

Instagram 3.0 upgrade includes map browsing, new layouts

Instagram 3.0 was released today. Instagram says they "focused on the browsing experience" for the newest upgrade, which includes: A map-browsing feature that allows users to...

Google+ adds “Studio Mode” to Hangouts On Air for live music streaming

Google+ have announced that they intend to make "live hangout concerts sound more like the stage" with their new audio-enhancing "Studio Mode" feature. Added with...

Amazon Inc. announces upgrades to Cloud Player

Amazon Inc. has announced several improvements to its cloud-based music service, Cloud Player.  They include licensing deals with "Sony Music Entertainment, EMI Music, Universal Music...

Online ticket service TicketLeap relaunches with social focus

Working to take a piece of a market mainly dominated by Ticketmaster, online ticketing platform Ticketleap relaunched today with a new design that encourages...

No Doubt’s case against Activision over ‘Band Hero’ to be heard by jury

No Doubt's case against Activision Publishing Inc. over the use of its likeness in the Band Hero video game--which dates back to 2009--will be...

Facebook hopes to launch their own smartphone in 2013

Facebook is making serious moves to enter the smartphone business in 2013, according to a report from the New York Times' technology blog, Bits....

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