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Senzari Takes On Pandora With Personalized Radio That Lets You Customize By Popularity, Similarity, Discovery & Tempo

Published by Tech Crunch Senzari, the Pandora competitor backed by $1 million in funding from 500 Startups and others, has just debuted a brand-new recommendation engine called AMP3, which steps up the competition quite a bit between it and other streaming radio providers. The new engine (which we’ll just call “AMP” for short) isn’t like [&hellip + More

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How to close a $1m round with 500 Startups’ Dave McClure

Published by The Next Web Dave McClure has clarified in a comment how the deal negotiation actually happened: “We discussed terms via face2face mtgs and phone calls, then confirmed closing via SMS. not exactly revolutionary or all that unusual, except that our f2f meetings occurred after midnight in places like Paris & Munich over drinks [&hellip + More

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Latin Conference: Social Savviness, DJ Domination Dictate Current Scene

Published by Billboard.bz The Billboard Latin Music Conference closed out with two panels devoted to two of the current hottest topics in the industry: social media and the increasing power of DJs. The first, appropriately titled “Being Social,” featured heads from several social media giants: Mark Coatney, media outreach director for Tumblr, Ashley Simon, manager [&hellip + More