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Omnifone and Gracenote team up on cloud-based music solutions

Omnifone and Gracenote team up on cloud-based music solutions

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A development from CES could see new cloud-based music solutions hitting PCs, phones, TVs, Blu-ray players, games consoles and more in the coming year. Omnifone has announced it has expanded its relationship with Sony-owned Gracenote, integrating Gracenote's... >>

VIDEO: Sony Pictures and Gracenote bring movieIQ to BD-Live

VIDEO: Sony Pictures and Gracenote bring movieIQ to BD-Live

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Fresh from IFA 2009 is the announcement that Sony Pictures Home Entertainment has announced the European launch of movieIQ, a new Blu-ray disc feature powered by Gracenote. The thinking behind the new feature is to allow users to access a real-time movie... >>

Sony to acquire Gracenote

Sony to acquire Gracenote

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Sony Corporation of America has announced that it has signed a merger agreement with Gracenote, Inc and will pay around $260 million for the company, that used to be known as CDDB, in a deal expected to go through late May. "Gracenote is a global leader... >>

iTunes to get words of its own

iTunes to get words of its own

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This is yet to be confirmed but with Apple moving further multimedia it looks like the company may opt in for some old fashioned text-based services. This would be in the form of providing song lyrics to iTunes users. A proposed deal between Apple and... >>

Speech recognition heads to portable media players

Speech recognition heads to portable media players

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Two US firms have outlined ambitious plans to enable users to talk to their digital media players instructing them what they want to hear next. Music library firm Gracenote has teamed up with Scansoft to offer a control system that hopes to give people... >>