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Google launches mobile music streaming service

Google has launched a new music streaming service, although it's only available as a beta version for US-based customers at the moment.

Music Beta by Google lets consumers upload their personal music collection and then stream it to their Android phone, Android tablet or computer.

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Shazam Android app offers unlimited tagging, thanks to eBay

Music discovery service Shazam has updated its free Android app with unlimited tagging, thanks to sponsorship from eBay.

The free Shazam app – which had previously come with five free 'tags' per month - will be unlimited until 1st January 2012.

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Google acquires music sync service PushLife

Google has acquired PushLife, a three-year-old Canadian company that enables non-Apple mobile devices to synchronise with the iTunes music service.

It also offers syncing with mobile operators' music services; a PushLife app was launched in the UK last year via Virgin Mobile.

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Amazon launches cloud-based music... but full service is not for the UK

Amazon.com has launched a new music service called Amazon Cloud Drive, along with web-based and Android-based music players. It enables customers to store music online and then play it on any Android mobile device or web-connected computer.

Customers can save new Amazon MP3 purchases in 'the cloud' and can also upload their existing MP3 or AAC music collection.

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By 2016, mobile music streaming will be more important than music ownership

A new study from ABI Research predicts that within five years streaming cloud-based services will be a more important method of accessing music than owning albums, songs or tracks. It says this shift away from music ownership will be driven by the growing use of mobile phones as music players.

Around 5.9 million people are expected to be subscribers of mobile music streaming services at the end of this year...

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