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Prince Bans Music Services from Streaming His Catalog

Not the new Taylor Swift but the same old artist formerly known as Prince

On the heels of releasing a new track, HARDROCKLOVER, on SoundCloud, the Purple One has…

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Apple Launches Streaming Music and Social Platform

New service will 'Connect' fans with artists

Connect, the social networking feature, will allow fans to follow artists, who will post music,…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Spotify Enters Video Streaming Business, Partners With Starbucks

The music streaming site teams with top content producers while coffee baristas will soon become DJs

Spotify offers video streaming and announces Starbucks partnership, and in less than one week, it…

By Joel Lyons

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Tidal Wave: Jay Z Defends Music Service in Twitter Rant

The rap mogul blocked attacks of and asked for the public to be patient with its performance

Jay Z defends Tidal in Twitter rant, as the rap mogul blocked attacks of and…

By Joel Lyons

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Jay Z’s Tidal Music Streaming App Drops Out of iTunes’ Top 700

Meanwhile, rivals Pandora and Spotify are in top four of revenue-generating apps

Jay Z’s Tidal streaming app drops out of iTunes’ top 700.

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Jay Z Calls Tidal Users, Thanks Them for Listening

The rapper surprised listeners of his newly acquired music streaming service

The rapper surprised listeners of his newly acquired music streaming service.

By Joel Lyons

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New York City-based All Star Code dropped by Tumblr headquarters to get in on the fun. The non-profit initiative offers young males a curriculum that includes workshops, ongoing mentorship and networking opportunities, as well as a six-week summer intensive program set to start in 2014. ASC founder Christina Lewis Halpern is determined to fill the technology career pipeline with qualified, young black men.

BE Smart: All Star Code Educates Next Generation of Tech Entrepreneurs

The nonprofit helps diversify the tech space

Christina Lewis Halpern, 34, created All Star Code as a vehicle to diversify the tech…

By Derek T. Dingle

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Quixey Hires Former Google, Spotify Executive Richard Gregory

Quixey Hires Former Google and Spotify Executive Richard Gregory

Most recently, Gregory was VP of Revenue at Spotify

Richard Gregory has been responsible for over one billion dollars in revenue over the course…

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Spotify Launches Music Play Button for Websites

The European startup rolls out new embeddable button that can stream songs flawlessly on any webpage

Spotify is taking its offerings to the next level announcing Spotify Play on Wednesday. The…

By Janel Martinez

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A White rapper had the hottest Super Bowl commercial, a Black tech startup accelerator changes the Web tech startup space and a homeless man gets his dream job because a YouTube video went viral. The year 2011 was epic in terms of showing how much impact technology has on our culture and has changed the way we communicate, launch businesses, and become informed about current events. As the final days on this year count down, I decided to take a look back on some of the great (and not-so-great) moments in technology for 2011. —Hajj Flemings

2011: The Year in Review Through Technology

A look back at technology's impact on the year that was

From the man with the golden voice to Occupy Wall Street, the 2011 year in…

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The Future of Music: 3 Alternatives to Apple’s iTunes Platform

Digital anthropologist Lane DeNicola suggests alternative music distribution outlets for independent artists to consider

BlackEnterprise.com spoke to digital expert Lane DeNicola about 3 iTunes alternatives independent artists should consider.

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