Wednesday, February 22, 2017
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Europe Probes Windows 10 Data Collecting Features
Google Dominates VR Headset Shipments But Samsung Gets The VR Revenues
Intel Announces 5G Mobile Trial Platform, New Atom And Xeon Processors
Verizon and Yahoo Agree to Lowered $4.48 billion Deal
New Snapdragon X20 LTE Modem Is Paving the Way for 5G
TrendForce Sees Three New iPhones Coming This Year, Including AMOLED Model With 3D Facial Recognition Function
New LG X400 Smartphone Launches In Korea
Samsung to Exhibit New VR Projects at Mobile World Congress 2017
Active Discussions
Which of these DVD media are the best, most durable?
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
cdrw trouble
 Home > News > General Computing > Amazon....
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Thursday, March 31, 2011
Amazon.com Seeks Licensing Deals With Record Companies


Amazon.com is courting the world's big music companies as it seeks licensing deals that would help improve the online music service it launched Tuesday, according to the Wall Street Journal.

The moves are also an attempt to calm the music groups' concerns over the lack of notice of the online retailer's plans, the WSJ says.

Amazon Cloud requires users to copy every song in their music library to a remote server, which then plays back those songs to any Internet-connected PC and to Android smartphones.

Digital music libraries can be uploaded to Amazon's new Cloud Drive, with 5 gigabytes of memory available free. Users who purchase an album from Amazon.com will be upgraded to 20 gigabytes of Cloud Drive space, which can be used to store music, photos, videos and other digital files.

The sevice could arise IP issues since is would allow up to five people to simultaneously listen to a song stored at its servers. In addition, the service would require vast amounts of storage capacity to operate, so cooperation from record labels could help Amazon offer a better experience to its users. By licensing the music, Amazon wouldn't have to store separate copies of the music for each customer, instead letting multiple users stream tracks from the same copy kept on Amazon?s servers.

Amazon's move is interpreted s a bid to get ahead of Apple and Google, which is developing a similar service.


Previous
Next
Intel's Upcoming Ivy Bridge Microprocessors to Support PCI Express 3.0        All News        Samsung Mass Produces Transparent LCD Panels
Tech Companies on April Fool's Day     General Computing News      Microsoft Filed Complaint Against Google's Market Share With EU

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Europe Seeks Feedback on Commitments Offered by Amazon in e-book Investigation
Amazon Patents Airships As A Base for Delivery-drones
Police Hopes an Amazon Echo Caught Sounds In A Crime Scene
Amazon Go Eliminates Checkout Lines In Stores
New Amazon Tool Protect Cloud Customers From Attacks
Amazon Unveils Image Recognition, Voice-Activated AI Services
Amazon's Next Alexa Speaker Will Be Larger
Amazon May Add Sports Broadcasts To Prime
Amazon Takes On Netflix With Global Launch Of Streaming Service
Amazon to Sell Discounted Fiat Chrysler Cars
Black Friday Shopping on Amazon.com Will Run For More than 35 Days
Amazon Home Services Expands into 20 New U.S. Metro Areas, Music Unlimited launches in the UK

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2017 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .