Tag Archive for music

Is Your Music Being Written by Big Data?

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by Angela Guess Judy Woodruff of the PBS Newshour recently reported, “The digital revolution has rocked the music business for more than a decade, changing the way we buy, play and discover new music. But it turns out digital technology is leaving an even deeper impression. Increasingly, the data that is created by all of…

In iOS 8, Apple Stirs Up Siri, Connects Music, Home and Health

by Jennifer Zaino Apple’s announcements at its WorldWide Developers’ Conference today had the crowd responding enthusiastically (of course, it was an Apple’s Developers Conference, so that just comes with the territory). Much of the applause came in response to the new iOS 8 and its enhanced capabilities. As had been expected, as part of this,…

Music Discovery Service seevl.fm Launches

by Eric Franzon This week marked the public launch of seevl.fm. SemanticWeb.com has tracked seevl’s development through various incarnations, including a YouTube plugin and as a service for users of Deezer (available as a Deezer app). This week’s development, however, sees the service emerge as a stand-alone, cross-browser, cross-platform, mobile-ready service; a service that is…

Let The Music Play On: iTunes Radio Arrives Soon With Siri Support

Does the leading Internet radio service Pandora, which is based on Pandora Media’s Music Genome Project, have anything to fear from Apple? Apple’s iPhone 5C and 5S smartphones, formally launched yesterday, boast the new iOS 7 operating system to be officially released next week, and that means they also boast iTunes Radio. Craig Federighi, senior vice president…

Decibel Makes Sweet Music With Neo4j Graph Database

At Decibel, provider of metadata-driven music discovery APIs, Neo4j has a featured role in a learning project that is the start of a plan to replace the relational database of 5 million tracks from 1.1 million albums by 300,000 artists – and the world of connections around that data – with a NoSQL graph database.…

Big Data Fighting Music Theft

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by Angela Guess Brian Proffitt of ReadWriteWeb reports, “The same kind of digital fingerprinting that helps music lovers identify songs using apps such as Shazam and Soundhound is also being used to help artists, performers and rights holders identify who is using those songs – yet another way big data is changing the way we live and do business.…

Liner Notes for YouTube – Seevl Plugin

Seevl, the music discovery service built on Semantic Technology that I wrote about a few months ago, has released a significant update to their plugin for YouTube. The plugin is still only available for the Google Chrome browser, but other browser plugins are in the works. You can grab the Chrome plugin here. Once the…