Spotify Arrives in the U.S.
The highly praised European music service Spotify is now available in the U.S. with four major labels on board.
People will have the option to sign up for two plans: $4.99 per month for its unlimited, ad-free service, and $9.99 per month for the premium, mobile service.
Klout CEO Reveals Details About Foursquare Integration
Klout CEO Joe Fernandez told Mashable Klout is still figuring out exactly how Foursquare will factor into the hush-hush Klout algorithm. Fernandez also said Klout users’ scores will only go up once they add Foursquare to their Klout dashboards.
Netflix Expands NBC Deal as Customer Anger Mounts
On the heels of a price increase for Netflix DVD and streaming services that prompted much criticism, Netflix and NBC Universal renewed and expanded their live video streaming deal.
The agreement will bring more content to Netflix, including shows such as Leave it to Beaver, Psych and Law and Order: SVU.
- Twitter for Android users with multiple Twitter handles are now able toggle between accounts on their Android app without having to log out and log in again. Additionally, users will now receive push notifications.
- One-third of of iPhone owners (34%) mistakenly think they own or have owned a 4G smartphone, according to a survey. A 4G iPhone, however, doesn’t yet exist.
- Amazon’s rumored tablet computer will be introduced before October, according to a report. It’s one of three new hardware products from Amazon coming in the third quarter, according to The Wall Street Journal
- Google’s live traffic feature on Google Maps has expanded to 13 more countries: Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Germany, Ireland, Israel, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Poland, Slovakia, Spain and Switzerland.