Amazon Cloud Player just got a major content and feature update, the company announced today, while unveiling new music licensing agreements with Sony Music Entertainment, EMI Music, Universal Music Group, Warner Music Group, and 150 other partners. As you may know, Cloud Player is a freemium platform that help users access their music in the cloud. The free version lets customers all MP3 music purchased at Amazon, plus import up to 250 songs from their computer to Cloud Player. As for the Premium version, it allows customers to import and store up to 250,000 songs in Cloud Player for an annual fee of $24.99 – which makes it a direct competitor to Apple’s iTunes Match. Read the full story at The Next Web.
Amazon updates Cloud Player to compete with iTunes Match
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Shelly Palmer is Fox 5 New York's On-air Tech Expert (WNYW-TV) and the host of Fox Television's monthly show Shelly Palmer Digital Living. He also hosts United Stations Radio Network's, Shelly Palmer Digital Living Daily, a daily syndicated radio report that features insightful commentary and a unique insiders take on the biggest stories in technology, media, and entertainment. He is Managing Director of Advanced Media Ventures Group, LLC an industry-leading advisory and business development firm and a member of the Executive Committee of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (the organization that bestows the coveted Emmy® Awards).