SoundCloud Stories September 30, 2019
SoundCloud Stories August 12, 2017
SoundCloud secures its ‘largest financing round,’ names former Vimeo exec new CEO
As rumors suggested earlier this month, SoundCloud has officially confirmed that it has secured investments from The Raine Group and Temasek. The company outlined the investments in a blog post, while it also announced that former Vimeo executive Kerry Trainor will be taking over as CEO…
SoundCloud Stories May 3, 2017
The Upload is SoundCloud’s answer to Spotify’s Discover Weekly
SoundCloud has unveiled a new feature today to help listeners discover even more new music. The Upload is SoundCloud’s answer to the music discovery playlists that have become popular with other streaming services. By analyzing what its users are already interested in, The Upload will recommend new content that has been added to SoundCloud within the last few days.
SoundCloud Stories March 11, 2017
SoundCloud reportedly considering selling for as little as $250M as its struggles continue
As it faces increased competition from services like Apple Music and Spotify, SoundCloud is reportedly running out of money. According to a new report from Recode, SoundCloud has been trying to raise more than $100 million since last summer, but has ultimately been unable to do so…
SoundCloud Stories January 4, 2017
According to a report out of Music Business Worldwide, Google is the “current favorite” among potential acquirers of the struggling Berlin-based music streaming company, SoundCloud. This comes after Spotify considered picking up the service earlier this year, a deal that ultimately died last month.
SoundCloud still needs a buyer, though, as it struggles to compete with the mainstream music streaming players like Apple and Google itself…
SoundCloud Stories March 29, 2016
SoundCloud launches $10/month ‘Go’ subscription service w/ ad-free & offline listening
Big changes are coming to the community-based music streaming service SoundCloud as the company today introduces a new subscription service for the first time.
The new feature, dubbed SoundCloud Go, will allow users to listen to SoundCloud music both offline and ad-free for $10/month:
SoundCloud Stories November 2, 2015
SoundCloud releases first app for creators with ‘Pulse’ for Android
SoundCloud, the music sharing and discovery community popular with independent musicians, is today releasing its first ever app specifically for creators with the release of SoundCloud Pulse for Android.
SoundCloud Stories August 12, 2015
Are you one of the many diehard SoundCloud users and wish you could easily stream those tunes to your TV? You’re in luck, as the public version of SoundCloud in Google Play has just received an update with support for Google Cast, letting you stream all of the best remixes and indie tracks straight to your living room entertainment set up. expand full story
SoundCloud Stories July 17, 2015
Popular iOS and Android apps from companies like Walmart, ESPN, Slack and SoundCloud have been found vulnerable to password cracking, according to a recent report from AppBugs. The security firm found that dozens of the most popular apps are lacking, in that they allow you to make any number of attempts to login without restriction. These clearly opens up a gap for attackers who have the means to guess those passwords and gain access to your accounts.
SoundCloud Stories August 12, 2013
Google+ updated with SoundCloud widget integration
SoundCloud announced today on its blog that users can now listen to sounds from SoundCloud directly on Google+ thanks to new integration it’s been working on with Google. The news comes following Google+ sign-in integration that SoundCloud launched back in May.
Starting today, users will be able to “Share any SoundCloud URL to your Google+ circles and the widget will appear, automatically in the post.” In other words, you’ll be able to listen to SoundCloud links directly on Google+ through a familiar player without having to open a new tab.
And it’s effortless — check out how artists like Pearl Jam, Snoop Lion and Armin Van Buuren are already using the integration to share their latest tracks (look out for the hashtags: #soundcloudplus and #summersound).
SoundCloud Stories April 30, 2013
Google announced today on its Google+ Developers Blog that it will be working with app and site developers to integrate what it is calling “app activities” into search results. In other words, when searching for an app or site through Google search such as SoundCloud, users will now be greeted with a section to the right of search results showing related SoundCloud content that’s popular among Google+ users. Google is initially teaming up with music and movie apps Deezer, Fandango, Flixster, Slacker Radio, Songza,SoundCloud and TuneIn but plans to add more soon as the feature begins to roll out on desktops in the coming weeks.
Below Google compares the current search results for Fandango to the new improved results page with app activities: expand full story