Google buys Songza - do you stream music?

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Google buys Songza - do you stream music?
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Wed, 07-02-2014 - 10:26am

Google just bought Songza. http://www.theverge.com/2014/7/1/5861864/google-acquires-songza

Google announced today that it's acquiring the streaming-music service Songza for an undisclosed sum. Over the coming months it will be integrating the company's smart playlist creation into Google Play Music and perhaps YouTube. Songza will remain an active and independent app for the time being. The purchase highlights the increasingly competitive landscape emerging around music, as Apple, Amazon, and Google all seek to differentiate their mobile products by offering top-notch streaming services.

I do have a Songza account but honestly, I rarely use it. But there are others out there — Pandora, Last.FM, Spotify...

Do you stream music? Which service do you use?


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Thu, 07-03-2014 - 9:22am

I stream music but not from any of these streaming services. There are a few internet radio stations that I like and they are free and ad-free. I like the variety they provide and they continually have new songs and artists that I would not normally hear about. I like the idea of instead of always playing stuff I already know, challenge me with something new and maybe I like it maybe I don't.