Posts Tagged: music streaming


Taiwan-based music streaming startup KKBox raises $104M from Singapore’s GIC

A whopping funding round for Asia's Spotify could help it strengthen its on the music streaming space in Southeast Asia

  • August 28, 2014
  • at 11:14 am
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SoundCloud is top pick for music streaming in emerging markets in Asia

Germany-based SoundCloud is the most-used music streaming app in emerging markets in Asia.

  • May 19, 2014
  • at 9:00 pm
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Hungry for music in the Philippines? Here are 6 streaming services to soothe your soul

Filipinos love to listen to both local and international music. But as technology evolves, streaming services have become a popular way to h...

  • March 26, 2014
  • at 8:30 pm
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Rdio set to launch in India after acquiring failed local music streaming startup

Rdio set to launch in India after acquiring failed local music streaming startup

Music streaming service Rdio is set to launch in India after acquiring local startup Dhingana, which shut down last month.

  • March 14, 2014
  • at 1:25 pm
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Australia’s music streaming service Guvera launches in Indonesia

However, in contrast to Guvera’s freemium business model in Australia, Indonesia is a full-on subscription service. Skybee CEO Pontus Sonn...

  • February 4, 2014
  • at 8:30 pm
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Popular music-streaming app Spotify adds Taiwan to its roster of Asian countries

Spotify, the popular music-streaming service, has launched in Taiwan this morning. According to the site, the service h...

  • September 24, 2013
  • at 10:59 am
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Google India shuts music search portal

The Day The Music Died: Google India Shutters Music Search Portal

Google’s (NASDAQ:GOOG) music search and streaming service has shut down in India. Formerly located at, the page now...

  • July 31, 2013
  • at 9:26 pm
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Spotify Singapore launch April 2013

Spotify Ready for Asian Debut with Singapore Launch Next Week

Spotify is set to launch in Singapore, perhaps as soon as next week. The Swedish music streaming startup has just sent out invites for an ev...

  • April 9, 2013
  • at 3:30 pm
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DoubanFM paid music streaming

Chinese Social Network Douban Rolls Out Paid Music Streaming Subscriptions

We recently wrote about how 2013 was likely to be the year that China faced up to paid music subscriptions. And, lo and behold, yesterday Do...

  • January 8, 2013
  • at 4:15 pm
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China’s Soundcloud-esque Ximalaya nets $11.5 million in funding from Kleiner Perkins

Ximalaya, a Shanghai-based audio-streaming startup, recently closed a series A funding round of $11.5 million. According to the company̵...

  • May 22, 2014
  • at 2:00 pm
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Spotify launches officially in the Philippines, teams up with local telco for promo

The music streaming service has secured a partnership with Globe, a local telco, to provide its subscribers access to Spotify through Globe...

  • April 8, 2014
  • at 5:59 pm
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Philippine telco launches iOS app for fledgling music streaming service

Philippine telco Smart now has an iPhone app to go with its music streaming service. Called Spinnr, it allows users to download or stream mu...

  • March 21, 2014
  • at 6:30 pm
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Australia gets to dive into streaming music on Apple’s iTunes Radio

Australia gets to dive into streaming music on Apple’s iTunes Radio

Nearly five months after Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) launched iTunes Radio in the US, the music streaming service has finally rolled out to a second...

  • February 11, 2014
  • at 6:50 pm
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Baidu Wireless Music Box

Baidu continues to invade Chinese living rooms with the release of this new music box

Baidu (NASDA: BIDU), the Chinese internet giant best known for its search engine, has recently unveiled its latest hardware product – ...

  • January 20, 2014
  • at 12:42 pm
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MeTunes is Looking to Solve Indonesia’s RingBack Tone Dilemma

The Indonesian music industry has never been the same since the ‘Black October’ 1 incident in 2011. Even though the channel for ringback...

  • August 2, 2013
  • at 3:32 pm
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It’s Official: Spotify Launches in Singapore, Malaysia, and Hong Kong

We mistakenly leaked last week that Spotify is set to launch in Singapore. So today’s launch by the Swedish music streaming giant into...

  • April 16, 2013
  • at 11:58 am
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Rumor Alibaba acquired Xiami Music

As Alibaba Gets More Social, Rumors Swirl of Acquisition of Music Site Xiami [UPDATE: Confirmed]

Just a few hours after Alibaba boss Jack Ma detailed the restructuring of the e-commerce giant into 25 more nimble divisions, a rumor emerge...

  • January 10, 2013
  • at 9:34 pm
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This is the Year that China’s Coolest Music Streaming Startup Should Come of Age [REVIEW] was one of the coolest new startups to emerge in China in 2012, a music-streaming service sort of like Grooveshark. But I was so hap...

  • January 4, 2013
  • at 7:30 pm
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