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Google gearing up for MP3 store launch according to rumor

Google gearing up for MP3 store launch according to rumor

There are rumors circulating around the tech world today that Google may be getting ready to launch its own MP3 store reports the NYT. We already have some giant MP3 stores to choose from with iTunes being the top for people that are on the iPhone platform. When it comes to getting music onto your Android smartphone many people use Amazon's music store. There are also a wealth of other music stores on the market to choose from.

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Google Music Beta account holders get two invites each

Google Music Beta account holders get two invites each

If Google didn’t see fit to bless you with an invite to the launch of its Google Music Beta program you may have felt slighted. You may even know someone that got into the beta round and been more than a little jealous. I hope that jealousy didn’t turn into some sort of bitter feud though considering the announcement that Google has now made.

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SlashGear Weekly Roundup Video – July 17, 2011

SlashGear Weekly Roundup Video – July 17, 2011

It was a disappointing week for Apple fans eager to pick up a new MacBook Air and OS X Lion, as both were no-shows with a launch looking to be next Thursday or Friday instead. The much anticipated Spotify music streaming service did open its doors to the US finally, although by invite-only. Google had an excellent earnings call and Microsoft revealed upcoming some Windows Phone Mango handsets. Continue after the cut for the roundup video and links.

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SlashGear Week in Review – Week 29 2011

SlashGear Week in Review – Week 29 2011

Welcome to this week's edition of the SlashGear Week in Review, let's get to it! The Vol Speaker concept turned up this week with a design that makes it look like a big volume knob. The concept has a rechargeable battery inside for portable listening. We learned that Android 3.2 fixes the screen incompatibility for apps that were previously handset only. The OS will get the ability to change from stretch to fill and zoom to fill the screen.

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Google+ to get an address book uploader soon

Google+ to get an address book uploader soon

I am not that big of a social network user. I have Google+ account as all of us here at SlashGear do but so far other than adding a very short profile I haven't embraced what Google is offering. I know a lot of people have and for many the big challenge is getting all of your contacts into Google+ from other social networks like Facebook. It would seem with Facebook moving to block the export of friends from its site the dominant social network is a little nervous about competition.

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Best Buy Unveils Its Own Cloud Music Service

Best Buy Unveils Its Own Cloud Music Service

With Amazon, Google, and Apple full steam ahead with cloud music services and likely to dominate the highly competitive arena, its quite a bold move for Best Buy to jump in with a "me too." Best Buy certainly isn't one to shy away from uphill battles and has announced today its own Best Buy Music Cloud that attempts to combine some of the best features from the other cloud services.

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Spotify Inks Universal Music Deal, Really Close Now To U.S. Launch

Spotify Inks Universal Music Deal, Really Close Now To U.S. Launch

There may soon be even more competition in the cloud music streaming arena as Spotify has just signed on Universal Music Group, bringing it one more label closer to a U.S. launch. Spotify has already signed EMI and Sony Music, leaving now just Warner Music to coaxed on board. The service has been incredibly popular in Europe with an almost cult following, but it's uncertain if that will translate to success across the Atlantic.

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