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Winamp will live on, as AOL finds a buyer

Winamp will live on, as AOL finds a buyer

By 14 January 2014

After being on the brink of death, famed music player Winamp will live on to please more users, thanks to AOL selling the software to digital audio business Radionomy for a deal worth between $5 million and $10 million, reports TechCrunch. The internet... >>

As Winamp closes, Spotify releases Spotiamp to pay homage

As Winamp closes, Spotify releases Spotiamp to pay homage

By 22 December 2013

Winamp, the infamous audio player and an important piece in the history of digital music consumption, shut down on Sunday.  Internet streaming service Spotify is trying to fill the gap with the release of Spotiamp. It's a fully-functional music player... >>

Winamp to live? Microsoft rumoured to buy ancient software from AOL

Winamp to live? Microsoft rumoured to buy ancient software from AOL

By 21 November 2013

Microsoft is reported to be in talks with AOL to buy Winamp, the music service that's been around since 1997 but was revealed to have been closed down on Wednesday. The news comes through TechCrunch, which says the deal is not yet finalised and a price... >>

AOL closes Winamp media player after 15 years

AOL closes Winamp media player after 15 years

By 21 November 2013

AOL has announced that its music application Winamp will shut down on 20 December 2013 after nearly 15 years of service to audiophiles. AOL bought Winamp from Nullsoft in 1999, but the increase in streaming services now available looks to have hampered... >>


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