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Deezer becomes even more mobile with CarPlay integration

Deezer becomes even more mobile with CarPlay integration

Apple's long expected entry into the music streaming biz has served as a wake up call to many existing services who are now feeling a challenge to the status quo. Many have started pushing out changes to their subscription tiers or new features to their services. Deezer is, of course, no exception. Just last week it rolled out an update to its Android app that brings it in line with modern Google design, not to mention the iOS app. Now it is also announcing its next frontier, to take over your cars via Apple's CarPlay.

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Deezer revamps its Android app for faster access to everything

Deezer revamps its Android app for faster access to everything

Some say we live in a fastlane generation, where everything is almost instant and always right at our fingertips, from instant noodles to microwave meals to the apps that give fast access to content and services. A common design principle these days hold that if it takes more than a few seconds for your app to deliver what a user wants, you've lost that user. That's why when music streaming service Deezer worked to refresh its Android app, it made sure that it gives users instant access to everything they care about.

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Deezer Elite high-def auto hits Sonos international

Deezer Elite high-def auto hits Sonos international

The system known as Deezer - with their service called Deezer Elite - is suggested (by the company) to be the largest global high-definition streaming service. They're coming to Sonos with this service this year internationally, bringing Deezer Elite to the wireless speaker system for several countries around the world - beyond the USA, that is to say. Between now and March 19th, Deezer users will be able to upgrade to Deezer Elite for free. Once March 19th comes along, Deezer Elite will be available to all users at a nominal fee per month, all for the glory of high-definition audio.

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Cricket customers to score Deezer music service on Jan 31

Cricket customers to score Deezer music service on Jan 31

Deezer has been increasing its push into the US market, and among it comes a fairly big deal with Cricket Wireless, which will be the exclusive wireless provider of Deezer for mobile users (in the US). Thus far Cricket users have been left with lesser-known Muve Music, which has never been a terribly appealing service and, with Deezer inbound, is facing it final weeks of operation. On February 7, Muve Music will be discontinued, with its users being offered a Deezer trial as an alternative.

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Deezer acquires Stitcher, speeds podcasting initiative

Deezer acquires Stitcher, speeds podcasting initiative

When it comes to streaming, Stitcher is a name you hear pop up quite a bit. The streaming audio service is a popular place for podcasters to peddle their channels and shows. Stitcher is now part of Deezer, the streaming service that concentrates on music playback. The deal makes Deezer one of the better overall streaming service around, encompassing both music and podcasting. The move immediately gives Deezer ownership of the top rated Android podcasting app, and the second place podcasting app on iTunes.

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Deezer in US launch talks: Hunts partner to help fight Spotify

Deezer in US launch talks: Hunts partner to help fight Spotify

Spotify could find itself with some new streaming music competition in the US, with word that rival Deezer is weighing an expansion into the new market and has already begun partnership discussions. Deezer made its first global move back in December 2011, though avoided the US market; earlier this week, it added new countries and an ad-supported free playback option. Now, the WSJ reports, Deezer is exploring the possibility of partnering up with a US company for new subscribers.

Deezer goes ad-supported: Extra artist engagement promised

Deezer goes ad-supported: Extra artist engagement promised

Streaming music service Deezer has added an ad-supported option, extending free playback to more than 150 countries as it attempts to take on Spotify and other media options. The feature - which comes as Deezer announces 3m paying subscribers worldwide - will launch alongside Deezer 4 Artists (D4A), a new set of musician analytics, profile pages, and bonus content upload tools to help build and track communities on the service.

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