Google to Unveil Service to Let Users Stream Their Music

Google plans to introduce its long-awaited service to allow people to upload and store their music collections on the Web and listen to their songs on Android phones or tablets and on computers.The announcement of the new service, a so-called cloud-based music player, will be made on Tuesday at Google I/O, the company’s developers conference here, which will run through Wednesday.
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/05/10/technology/10google.htmlAlso see:Google to Unveil Online Music Service
Google Inc. is preparing as early as Tuesday to unveil a new online music service similar to a service recently launched by Amazon.com Inc., according to people familiar with the matter, a move that escalates the battle to create the next generation of Internet businesses for storing and listening to music.Google, like Amazon, hasn’t secured licenses from the four major recorded-music companies, according to these people, and is likely to include a system that functions much like a remote hard drive.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748703730804576313862695045964.htmlGoogle Reportedly Launching Online Music Locker Service [IDG]
Google is expected to announce Tuesday its new music service, that will allow users to store their music online, according to reports.The move will pit Google directly against Amazon which launched in March a service that allows users to upload to the cloud the music they purchase from Amazon, and also other music and files.
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