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Amazon Cloud Player expands to Ford Sync AppLink vehicles

Amazon is extending its Cloud Player music streaming service to Ford Motor Company vehicles equipped with the automaker's voice-activated Sync AppLink technology.

NPD: Half of smartphone owners use their device for music listening

Roughly half of all U.S. consumers who own smartphones and tablets use those devices to listen to music, according to a new survey conducted by researcher NPD Group. Fifty-six percent of all...

Spotify expands streaming music app to Windows Phone 8

Spotify is rolling out a version of its streaming music service optimized for Microsoft's Windows Phone 8 operating system. Spotify was previously available for devices running Windows Phone 7, but  The Verge  notes that version of the app leveraged native code thanks to an exception from Microsoft, and was never ported to WP8's new codebase.

Apple streaming music service rumors rekindled by hidden iOS 6.1 icons

A set of files buried in Apple's new iOS 6.1 mobile operating system update is renewing speculation the company will launch a streaming music service later this year.

RIM reveals music, video partners ahead of BlackBerry 10 premiere

With its updated BlackBerry 10 operating system slated to launch Jan. 30, Research In Motion unveiled the list of multimedia partners who will supply music, film and television content for its overhauled BlackBerry World storefront.

Samsung plans to expand Music Hub streaming to non-Samsung devices

Samsung Electronics will extend its cloud-based Music Hub across its full range of connected devices, with plans afoot to bring the streaming service to products from rival manufacturers.

Nokia launches Music+ subscription service for Lumia phones

Nokia is rolling out a premium tier upgrade for its Lumia-exclusive streaming music service, introducing new and expanded features giving consumers greater control over their listening experience.

'Rolling Stone' for iPad integrates iTunes previews, purchases

Rolling Stone  magazine is coming to Apple's iPad, bolstering its traditional music news, artist profiles and record reviews with direct links to the iTunes digital media storefront.

Amazon challenges iTunes with MP3 Store for Apple's iOS

Amazon is ramping up its mobile multimedia rivalry with Apple, challenging iTunes with a version of its MP3 Store optimized for iOS devices.

Sprint bundles Android music, video apps for Entertain ME service

Sprint Nextel is rolling out Entertain ME, which bundles music and video services including the operator's own video and music services alongside a series of third-party music applications including Spotify, Slacker, iHeartRadio, Shazam and Rumpus.