Tag: stream


SoundCloud Raises $50 Million

SoundCloud, the Berlin-based start-up that allows users to upload, share, and embed audio streams, has raised a further $50 million in a financing round led by Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, raising the company’s valuation to around $200 million. SoundCloud was originally developed as a way to help musicians collaborate on and share music, but […]


Last Minute Christmas Gift Guide On A Budget: Films

There is less than a week left until Christmas, but if you are anything like me then you still have plenty of presents left to buy for your family and friends – so I thought I’d run through a few Christmas gift ideas for tech-lovers here on TechFruit. What do you get someone who already […]


Why Everyone Is Misunderstanding Spotify

Spotify was once the white night of the music industry – it offered the labels a way to turn people away from piracy and towards a centralised system that they can better control, and for consumers it offered easy access to millions of songs at the touch of a button. And all with a very […]

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Miramax Movies Coming To Facebook

Following in the footsteps of Warner Brothers, Paramount, and Universal, Miramax is now launching its own film rental service through Facebook. This is the first time a number of Miramax films will have ever been legally available digitally and online. US users of the Miramax eXperience will have access to 20 films, whilst those from […]

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BBC Launches Global iPlayer App

The hugely successful iPhone and iPad apps from the BBC giving user access to BBC video content is launching an international version today. Fans of British television will be able to pay a subscription to the service to both stream shows and also download them for offline viewing – something not currently possible with the […]

Soundcloud + Flattr

SoundCloud + Flattr = Pay What You Want For Music

I have been a long time supporter of SoundCloud, using them for about 90% of the streams over on on sister blog The Blue Walrus, but the recent Flattr announcement adds something completely new to the mix – money. SoundCloud has grown massively since its founding in 2007, with it now the go-to place for […]