The Apple Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) was the big tech story of the week, with the unveiling of iOS7, a new Mac Pro, new AirPort Extreme and AirPort Time Capsule devices, and a brand new Apple music product: iTunes Radio.
Singer Demi Lovato’s millions of fans flocked to Twitter yesterday to declare their love for her – or, more specifically, her latest tracks.
The singer’s fourth studio album, Demi, isn’t set to drop until May 14.
But the singer challenged fans to unlock each song early online by tweeting its title as a hashtag, releasing each single on her website LovaticsSpeedUpTime.com after a certain amount of crowd-sourced excitement.
Tech companies love to poach employees from each other. Twitter steals employees from Google with such frequency, one would think they had someone on the inside sourcing candidates!
So we guess Twitter doesn’t view it as too much of a big deal to lose it’s “music VP” to one of the Twitter co-founders, Biz Stone’s, new startup, Jelly. But this is the third person’s he’s brought on from the Twitters – will there be more?
This is a dual announcement: An aqui-hire and an app development.
We told you Twitter was planning to launch its own music app – and now it has! Well, it kind of has. It will be made available to the unverified masses soon enough.
And this music app launch will be made possible by Twitter’s latest aqui-hire: We Are Hunted.
Ever see the President of a country and a nobel prize-winning economist duke it out on Twitter and think to yourself -“now THAT would make a great opera!”?
And even if you did, who has the time to do such a thing? These guys.
If you’ll be attending South by Southwest (SXSW) this year? If so, you should plan to participate in creating this Rockumentary because you’ll kick yourself for it later if you don’t.
And if you don’t know what SXSW is, it’s a “unique convergence of original music, independent films, and emerging technologies” – and it’s what everyone will be tweeting about from March 8-17.
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